29 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 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
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Bus to Phuket, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
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Bangkok — 4 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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get great views at Wat Saket, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip planning app.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Bangkok, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in Bangkok at 36°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Koh Tao.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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.
On the 21st (Sat), get interesting insight from Tours and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao trip builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Koh Tao. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 4 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: enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Pha-Ngan trip itinerary builder.

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 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 2 nights

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 26th (Thu): meet some fierce fish with CSI: SAMUI Dive School, look for gifts at Classic International Suits, and then make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook. On the next day, pick up some local products at Mae Nam Morning Market, stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at SALA Spa Chaweng.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Bophut trip builder website.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 5 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get out of town with these interesting Krabi Town side-trips: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Phang Nga (Phang Nga Elephant Park & Sa Nang Manora Forest Park). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Royal Palm Spa, see some colorful creatures with Sawasdee Divers Krabi, and take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town online trip planner.

Fly from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bophut in January, Krabi Town is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 4 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take a leisurely stroll along A&F Tour Travel.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong road trip website.

Getting from Krabi Town to Patong by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 4 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, step off the mainland to explore Ko Jum, enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and boost your wellbeing at Warin Spa.

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Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chiang Man, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai day trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and flight from Ko Lanta to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Traveling from Ko Lanta in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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