30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

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30 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
ferry:  45​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
6
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 45​min
8
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
9
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Milan

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and then admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm, then make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, and then stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Chiang Rai tour itinerary planner.

Milan, Italy to Chiang Rai is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in December; daily highs in Chiang Rai reach 31°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Shopping
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Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun

3
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.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). Spend the 21st (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir, look for gifts at Mesimu, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

You can plan Chiang Mai trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Oscar Fashion, view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Patong online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Patong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Patong when traveling from Chiang Mai in December, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phang Nga Bay., Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Phuket Golf Leisure
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for beaches, wildlife, nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, get outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures, look for gifts at The Boss Collection, and take in the exciting artwork at Lanta Art.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta vacation planner .

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In December in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

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, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Dalum Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
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Shark Diving
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, and then stop by VICTORIA Fashion House. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and then take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Classic International Suits, then get your game on at EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Bophut trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bophut, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Food Tours
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Koh Tao

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 8th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Koh Tao CrossFit and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To plan Koh Tao vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for wildlife, beaches, spas, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, learn something new at C&M Learn Thai Culture, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Tours
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Natural Kite Park ©
Natural Kite Park

4
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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bangkok, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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