30 days in Thailand Itinerary

30 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand itinerary planner

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Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
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Bangkok
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Chiang Mai

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Walking tours will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Wongwan Strawberry Farm (in Samoeng), Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win). There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai route planning app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, things will get a bit warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 6:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 7th (Tue), experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Chaloklum Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball, then see Natural Kite Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Chiang Mai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ko Pha Ngan when traveling from Chiang Mai in December, with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

Krabi Town

— 4 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Attractions like Railay Beach and Sea Gypsy Divers make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, and take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Krabi Town, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 4 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Bring the kids along to Shark Diving and Laem Tong Bay. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Lana Bay, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and kick back and relax at Long Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don online travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. December in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Attractions like Shark Diving and The Boss Collection make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, tour the pleasant surroundings at Phra Ae Beach, experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta day trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. December in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:

Patong, Phuket

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bangla Road and Patong Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, find something for the whole family at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, and enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:

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.
Kids will enjoy The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok vacation builder tool.

Getting from Patong to Bangkok by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:

Thailand travel guide

3.9
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.