30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
Drive to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
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Bangkok

— 3 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok attractions planning tool.

George Town, Malaysia to Bangkok is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 4:

Khao Yai National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Khao Yai National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, and take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

Chiang Mai

— 4 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.
Spend the 8th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, stop by Shiraz Jewelry, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chet Lin, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read Chiang Mai online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Khao Yai National Park to Chiang Mai with the Route module. Traveling from Khao Yai National Park in January, things will get a bit cooler in Chiang Mai: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 11:

Koh Tao

— 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao trip builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Koh Tao when traveling from Chiang Mai in January, with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 12:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, get outside with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yao Beach, and tour or see a game at Phangan Jorkyball.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan vacation maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 15:

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 1 night
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Anodas Spa, and then stop by Amazonas Beachwear.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bophut trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Patong.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Parks · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 16:

Patong, Phuket

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Go for a jaunt from Patong to Chalong to see Big Buddha Phuket about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Karon Viewpoint.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Patong day trip planner.

Fly from Bophut to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in January, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Patong. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:

Krabi Town

— 2 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary and then see some colorful creatures with Sea Gypsy Divers.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town vacation maker.

You can take a shuttle from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 22:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 4 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nui Beach, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. In January in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 27th (Thu) with a shark diving experience. There's still lots to do: stop by The Boss Collection, enjoy the sand and surf at Kantiang Bay, stroll through Long Beach, and explore the galleries of Lanta Art.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta tour planning app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 30:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.