43 days in Thailand Itinerary

43 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
4
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry:  45 min
7
Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Khao Lak
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
10
Ko Samet
— 3 nights
Travel:  5 h 45 min
11
Bangkok
— 6 nights
Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: London

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Chiang Man. Head to Mengrai Kilns and Three Owls Galleryfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Doi Inthanon National Park in Doi Inthanon National Park (about 1h 45 min away). There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip planner.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from London to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Chiang Mai at 42°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park
Spas

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visit Salad Beach and Leela Beach for some beach relaxation. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Mae Haad Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ao Plai Laem, stroll through Haad Chao Phao Beach, get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip planning site.

Traveling by flight 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. When traveling from Chiang Mai in April, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ko Pha Ngan: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Mae Haad Beach ©
Mae Haad Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Nuan Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach

4
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Chaweng Beach. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman’s Village and Wat Plai Laem. There's lots more to do: stop by Classic International Suits, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha, enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Samrong Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2.5 hours. April in Bophut sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Samui Crocodile Farm
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get a sense of the local culture at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) and Dao Art Gallery. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Railay Beach and Ao Nang Beach. Step out of Krabi Town with an excursion to Ko Hong in Ao Luek--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, walk around Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, and hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in April, expect little chillier with lows of 27°C in Krabi Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Hong
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visit Long Beach and Loh Moo Dee Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nui Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, stop by Phi Phi Postcard Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Lana Bay, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Plan my day in Ko Phi Phi Don using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

5
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Visiting Shark Diving and Lanta Klong Nin Beach will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai) and Khlong Dao Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, enjoy the sand and surf at Diamond Cliff Beach, stop by Star Fashion, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in April, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Big Buddha Phuket and Patong Inn Art. Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) (in Chalong). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, take in the exciting artwork at Apichart art gallery, and stop by Rajah Fashion.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner.

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 April in Patong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Nai Harn Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

2
nights
Khao Lak

Khao Lak ©
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.
On the 30th (Fri), stroll through Phang Nga Elephant Park, thenkick back and relax at Pak Weep Beach, and then stop by New Fashionway.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Khao Lak route planning app.

Getting from Patong to Khao Lak by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. April in Khao Lak sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phang Nga Elephant Park, Bangsak Beach
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Bangsak Beach ©
Bangsak Beach
Pak Weep Beach ©
Pak Weep Beach

3
nights
Ko Samet

Ko Samet ©
A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
We've included these beaches for you: Ao Wai and Ao Karang (Ao Pakarang). Get in touch with nature at Ao Kiu Na Nok and Ao Thian. The adventure continues: stroll through Ao Prao Beach and kick back and relax at Sai Kaew Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Samet travel route app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khao Lak to Ko Samet. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Khao Lak in May since evenings lows in Ko Samet dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ao Wai ©
Ao Wai
Ao Prao Beach ©
Ao Prao Beach
Sai Kaew Beach ©
Sai Kaew Beach

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragonfor plenty of shopping. Venture out of the city with trips to Ayutthaya (Chantharakasem National Museum, Wat Maha That, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), browse the different shops at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip itinerary maker website.

Explore your travel options from Ko Samet to Bangkok with the Route module. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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