51 days in Thailand Itinerary

51 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 7 nights
Fly to Hat Yai, Ferry to Ko Lipe
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Ko Lipe
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 6 nights
Drive
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Khao Lak
— 3 nights
Bus
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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Fly
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Chiang Mai — 7 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 off the beaten path and head to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanta Elephant Sanctuary, stroll the grounds of Wat Suan Dok, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phan Tao, and admire the landmark architecture of Chiang Mai Women Correctional Institution Vocational Training Center.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai day trip planning website.

Paris, France to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In January, Chiang Mai is much warmer than Paris - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Lipe.
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Ko Lipe — 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), kick back and relax at Sanom Beach and then kick back and relax at Sunset Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Lipe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ko Lipe, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 5 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ko Jum and The Boss Collection. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Diamond Cliff Beach, get a dose of the wild on Sun Island Tours, explore the fascinating underground world of Tiger Cave, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

Plan trip to Ko Lanta with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Ko Lipe in January, Ko Lanta is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Laem Tong Bay and ProFun Divers. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Dalum Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, and step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 6 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and De' MARCO Fashions-Tailor Krabi Aonang. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with Sawasdee Divers Krabi, relax and rejuvenate at Massage Corner, identify plant and animal life at Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Agnes Catholic Church.

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You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Khao Lak.
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Khao Lak — 3 nights

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Khuk Khak Beach and Richelieu Rock. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tongdee Elephant Camp, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by New Fashionway, and kick back and relax at Bangsak Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Khao Lak trip planning website.

Drive from Krabi Town to Khao Lak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 6 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Wat Mongkol Wararam (in Nai Yang), Phuket 3D Museum (in Talat Yai) and Rawai (Yanui Beach & Promthep Cape). The adventure continues: stop by Nordic Fashion, hunt for treasures at Malin Plaza Patong, see Off-Road Tours, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patong Mosque.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Patong travel planner.

Getting from Khao Lak to Patong by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daytime highs in Patong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 4 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Explore hidden gems such as Boss International Suits and Anodas Spa. Get out of town with these interesting Bophut side-trips: Maret (Dipabhavan Meditation Centre & Lamai Viewpoint). There's much more to do: make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, play a few rounds at Koh Samui Golf Academy, make a splash at High Park Samui, and see some colorful creatures with The Life Aquatic.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. February in Bophut sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:

Ko Pha-Ngan — 6 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Explore hidden gems such as Haad Yuan Beach and Zipline. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, and head outdoors with Khao Ra.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha-Ngan trip itinerary website.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha-Ngan in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 2 nights

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 28th (Tue), stroll through Sai Daeng Beach and then kick back and relax at Hin Wong Bay. On the next day, hike along John-Suwan Viewpoint, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then look for gifts at Flipflop and Treacle.

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Getting from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat) and Benjakitti Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Kasattrathirat Worawihan & Wat Na Phra Meru). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Lhong 1919, look for gifts at The Gentleman, and walk around Wachira Benchathat Park (Rot Fai Park).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in March, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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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