30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
3
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
4
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
5
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
6
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
8
Bangkok
— 3 nights
9
Chiang Mai
— 7 nights

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Escape the urban bustle at Nai Harn Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and The Phuket Gallery. Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bang Tao Beach, and stop by Nordic Fashion.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Patong trip tool.

Berlin, Germany to Patong is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Berlin to Patong. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Nai Harn Beach, Bang Tao Beach
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Get outdoors at Shark Diving and Ko Phi Phi Le. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nui Beach and Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Dalum Beach, kick back and relax at Long Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don holiday builder app.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Long Beach and Lanta Klong Nin Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kantiang Bay. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and look for gifts at World Fashion Suits.

Plan my day in Ko Lanta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In December in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

1
night
Ko Lipe

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): head off the coast to Ko Lipe, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lipe trip maker site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lipe can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Ko Lipe
Ko Lipe

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll get in some beach time at Railay Beach and Ao Nang Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Poda Island and Ko Hong. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Bamboo Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, and enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town visit planning tool.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Poda Island ©
Poda Island
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

2
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 17th (Tue), kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, thenstop by Dao Siam Cosmetics, and finally kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, thenstroll through Choeng Mon Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Bophut road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Bophut, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Mae Nam
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Bottle Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Haad Khom. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem, stroll through Salad Beach, and experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan vacation planner.

Getting from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about an hour. In December in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic City of Ayutthaya and The Grand Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Maha That and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, don't miss a visit to The 4 Kings' Phra Maha Chedi, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

7
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Doi Inthanon National Park. Wat Phra Singh and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, and relax and rejuvenate at Chabaprai Massage.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai travel planning site.

Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Chiang Mai. On the 31st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Doi Inthanon National Park, Thai Elephant Home
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

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