54 days in Thailand Itinerary

54 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 5 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
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Ko Samet
— 4 nights
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Ban Ta Khun
— 3 nights
Drive
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Krabi Town
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 7 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
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Bangkok — 5 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, Wat Maha That, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok holiday planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Bangkok is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Bangkok is 4 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in December, expect Bangkok to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Khao Yai National Park.
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Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:

Khao Yai National Park — 3 nights

The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
Spend the 14th (Wed) exploring nature at Khao Yai National Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, surround yourself with nature on Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Bloom By TV Pool.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Khao Yai National Park trip planning app.

Drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. December in Khao Yai National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ko Samet.
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Find places to stay Dec 13 — 16:

Ko Samet — 4 nights

A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Ko Samet is known for beaches, nightlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Ao Prao Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Wong Duean.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ko Samet day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khao Yai National Park to Ko Samet. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Ban Ta Khun.
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Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:

Ban Ta Khun — 3 nights

Explore Ban Ta Khun's surroundings by going to Ao Luek (Wat Bang Thong & Wat Maha That Wachiramongkol), Wat Rat Upatham (Wat Bang Riang) (in Thap Put) and Thamma Park (Ban Khao Na Nai) (in Khian Sa).

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ban Ta Khun trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Ko Samet to Ban Ta Khun with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Ban Ta Khun are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Krabi Town.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Golf
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Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:

Krabi Town — 6 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Step out of Krabi Town with an excursion to Phang Nga Bay. in Ao Phang Nga National Park--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Railay Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at Massage Corner, enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and discover the deep blue sea with Sea Gypsy Divers.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town road trip website.

You can drive from Ban Ta Khun to Krabi Town in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Find places to stay Dec 23 — 29:

Ko Phi Phi Don — 5 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for wildlife, sightseeing, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Moo Dee Beach, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the ferry ride to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 6 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 4th (Wed) with a shark diving experience. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Kantiang Bay, see the vivid underwater world at Ko Ha Yai, and look for gifts at The Boss Collection.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta online trip builder.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 7 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Suit Master, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Patong trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.
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Find places to stay Jan 9 — 16:

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.
On the 17th (Tue), get interesting insight from Tours and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Patong to Koh Tao in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or ride a ferry; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 5 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha-Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, enjoy some diversion at Jungle Kids Phangan, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

You can plan Ko Pha-Ngan trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan by ferry takes about 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ko Pha-Ngan are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Bophut.
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Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:

Bophut, Ko Samui — 2 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 23rd (Mon), look for gifts at Classic International Suits, indulge in some personalized pampering at Anodas Spa, and then tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then view the masterpieces at KoKo Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bophut trip maker website.

Getting from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Mai.
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Chiang Mai — 6 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.
Spend the 25th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 26th (Thu), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, look for gifts at Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip builder site.

You can fly from Bophut to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in January, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Chiang Mai. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.
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Find places to stay Jan 24 — 30:

Thailand travel guide

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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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Krabi Town travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Scuba & Snorkeling
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region. The city of about 25,000 people remains the main town in the province. Buddhist temples cling to the rocky landscape, and the town's many luxury spas and retreats draw many visitors. Outside the urban center you'll have the chance to explore the natural abundance of the surrounding national parks. Popular experiences include eco adventure tours into the wilderness or coastal activities like kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling.
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