60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Drive
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Khao Sok National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Maret
— 3 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui Mae Nam, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 7 nights
Ferry
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Ang Thong
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai
— 5 nights
Drive
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Pai
— 3 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Khao Tao
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Khao Tao
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kanchanaburi
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bangkok
— 7 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don

— 5 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Laem Tong Bay and Ao Ton Sai. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ko Bida Nok. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and stroll through Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Ko Phi Phi Don is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Ko Lanta

— 5 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Visit Khlong Dao Beach and Nui Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Shark Diving and Kantiang Bay will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, stop by The Tiger Collections, and take in the waterfront at Saladan Pier.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta day trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. November in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Krabi Town

— 5 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get in touch with nature at Railay Beach and Natai Beach. Relax by the water at PhraNang Cave Beach and Koh Lao Lading. Change things up with a short trip to Phang Nga Bay. in Ao Phang Nga National Park (about 1h 35 min away). The adventure continues: walk around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and do sightseeing at your own pace with Motorbike Rental Krabi.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town online itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Khao Sok National Park

— 4 nights
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Visit Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple and Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang) for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Ao Khoei Beach and Tam Nang Waterfall. Explore Khao Sok National Park's surroundings by going to Sa Nang Manora Forest Park (in Phang Nga) and Takua Pa (Khuk Khak Beach, Pakarang Beach, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave) and tour the pleasant surroundings at Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Khao Sok National Park vacation app.

Drive from Krabi Town to Khao Sok National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Maret.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Maret

— 3 nights
Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
We've included these beaches for you: Chaweng Beach and Samrong Beach. Get in touch with nature at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Malibu beach. Take a break from Maret with a short trip to Big Buddha in Bophut, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take some stellar pictures from Lad Koh View Point, stop by Classic International Suits, and kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Maret road trip site.

You can drive from Khao Sok National Park to Maret in 5 hours. December in Maret sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Maret

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ko Pha Ngan

— 7 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Khao Tham and Wat Phu Khao Noi are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Chaloklum Bay. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Haad Chao Phao Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Sadet Beach, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip maker.

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Maret to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Ang Thong

— 2 nights
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Ko Mae Ko and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Wua Talap Island.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ang Thong road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Ang Thong in 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ang Thong are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Chiang Rai

— 5 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Rong Khun and Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha). Get in touch with nature at Elephant Valley Thailand and Ban Kae Phayao. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Rai side-trips: Wat Phra Kaew (in Chiang Khong), Doi Chang (in Mae Suai) and Golden Triangle Park (in Chiang Saen). The adventure continues: make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, explore the activities along Chiang Saen, stroll around Phu Chi Fa Forest Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Klang Wiang.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Rai online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Ang Thong to Chiang Rai in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ang Thong in December: high temperatures in Chiang Rai hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Pai

— 3 nights
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Get in touch with nature at Conserve Natural Forests and Fluid Pool. Explore Pai's surroundings by going to Wat Chan (in Galyani Vadhana) and Lod Cave (in Soppong). There's lots more to do: try for a hole-in-one at Bamboo Mini Golf, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and explore the stunning scenery at Pai Canyon.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pai itinerary planner.

Drive from Chiang Rai to Pai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Pai are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pai

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

Chiang Mai

— 6 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Elephant Rescue Park. Popular historic sites such as Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Hariphunchai are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, stop by Sop Moei Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, and get your game on at Chiangmai Speedkart.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Pai to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Khao Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Khao Tao

— 2 nights
On the 10th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park and then don't miss a visit to Wat Tham Khao Tao. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kui Buri National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Khao Tao trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Chiang Mai to Khao Tao with the Route module. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Khao Tao. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Khao Tao

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Kanchanaburi

— 5 nights
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Wat Thipsukontharam and Wat Thawornwararam will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Erawan National Park and Erawan Waterfalls. Step out of Kanchanaburi with an excursion to CDR Adventure in Sai Yok--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at ElephantsWorld, see the interesting displays at The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre, stroll the grounds of Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Tham Sua.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kanchanaburi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Khao Tao to Kanchanaburi takes 4 hours. Traveling from Khao Tao in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kanchanaburi, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bangkok

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Wat Phra Khao Temple (in Bang Ban), Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), Wat Maha That, &more) and Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (in Saraburi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kanchanaburi to Bangkok takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Ko Samui travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.