41 days in Thailand Itinerary

41 days in Thailand Itinerary

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41 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15​h
1
Bangkok
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Ang Thong
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Maret
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Khao Sok National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 12 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  22​h
End: Brussels


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10
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Pattaya (Walking Street Pattaya, The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum), & more), Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden (in Na Chom Thian) and Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya, Wat Maha That, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Bangkok is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Bangkok. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Brussels in January: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Pattaya, Ayutthaya, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Ang Thong

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
On the 12th (Sun), go for a walk through Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint and then take in the pleasant sights at Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): get outside with Ko Mae Ko, then explore the striking landscape at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, and then head off the coast to Ko Wua Talap Island.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Ang Thong travel route planner .

Fly from Bangkok to Ang Thong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bangkok in January since evenings lows in Ang Thong dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Maret.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint ©
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

7
nights
Maret

Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bophut (Big Buddha, Malibu beach, & more), Taling Ngam Muay Thai (in Taling Ngam) and Wat Plai Laem (in Plai Laem). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fisherman’s Village, have some family-friendly fun at EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving, enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, and make a splash at High Park Samui.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Maret trip maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ang Thong to Maret. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Maret

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bophut, Ko Samui, Taling Ngam Muay Thai, Buddha’s Footprint Temple
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Food Tours
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha

8
nights
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Khao Sok National Park: Phang Nga (Phang Nga Elephant Park, Tam Nang Waterfall, & more), Thap Put (Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang) & Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple) and Takua Pa (Tongdee Elephant Camp, Old Takua Pa Sunday Market, & more). There's much more to do: head off the coast to James Bond Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol, pause for some photo ops at Wat Bang Thong, and take in the natural beauty of Rommanee Hot Spring.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Khao Sok National Park road trip site .

You can drive from Maret to Khao Sok National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Maret in January, Khao Sok National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Takua Pa, Phang Nga, Ao Luek, Thap Put, James Bond Island
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
James Bond Island ©
James Bond Island
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple ©
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple

12
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: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, have fun at First Bow & Arrow Club Koh Phangan, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan road trip site .

You can drive from Khao Sok National Park to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Traveling from Khao Sok National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Scuba & Snorkeling
C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture

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