59 days in Thailand Itinerary

59 days in Thailand Itinerary

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59 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Chiang Rai
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
6
Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
8
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
9
Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h
10
Pattaya
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Bangkok
— 7 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Los Angeles

5
nights
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning app .

Los Angeles, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time is 15 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Chiang Mai at 90°F and lows at 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

4
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Rai: Doi Chang (in Mae Suai), Wat Phra Kaew (in Chiang Khong) and Chiang Saen (House of Opium & Golden Triangle). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Khun, contemplate the waterfront views at Chiang Saen, look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Valley Thailand, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Sa Ngo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Rai route planner.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chiang Saen, Wat Phra Kaew, Doi Chang
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, let little ones run wild at Kidzoona, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Patong trip app .

Getting from Chiang Rai to Patong by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in August, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Karon Beach, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Phang Nga Bay., Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

5
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Phra Ae Beach, head outdoors with Pirate Kayak Adventures, and take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta travel planner .

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Ko Ha Yai ©
Ko Ha Yai
Lanta Parklife ©
Lanta Parklife

5
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, cool off at Aquaride, and kick back and relax at Nui Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning site .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

5
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
When in Krabi Town, make a side trip to see Ko Hong in Ao Luek, approximately 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dragon Crest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town trip planner .

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Hong
Highlights from your plan
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

5
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Step out of Bophut with an excursion to Nathon Market in Ang Thong--about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary Help of Christians Church, and make a splash at High Park Samui.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bophut tour planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 80°F in Bophut. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wat Phu Khao Thong, Nathon Night Food Market
Highlights from your plan
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Scuba & Snorkeling
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits

2
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 13th (Fri), kick back and relax at Laem Thian and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by May & Co. General Store and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online itinerary planner .

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

6
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, spas, adventure, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and learn and have fun at C&M Learn Thai Culture.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan sightseeing tool .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In September in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

5
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
When in Pattaya, make a side trip to see Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet National Park in Phe, approximately 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum), have fun at Sport Point Pattaya, step off the mainland to explore Koh Larn, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater World Pattaya.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pattaya tour planning site .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Pattaya by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Bang Lamung, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet National Park
Highlights from your plan
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Khao Laem Ya - Mu Ko Samet National Park ©

3
nights
Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park ©
The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
Khao Yai National Park is known for nature, parks, fun & games, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park, take in nature's colorful creations at The Bloom By TV Pool, take in the dramatic scenery at Nang Rong Waterfalls, and don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Yai National Park trip builder app .

Getting from Pattaya to Khao Yai National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in September, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall
Nang Rong Waterfalls ©
Nang Rong Waterfalls

7
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Wat Mahathat, & more) and Ancient City (in Samut Prakan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daytime highs in Bangkok are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Ancient City
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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