55 days in Thailand Itinerary

55 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Pattaya
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
5
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
6
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
7
Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
8
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45 min
9
Ko Lanta
— 6 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Khao Lak
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: London

3
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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bangkok trip simple and quick.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from London in January, things will get much warmer in Bangkok: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Go for a jaunt from Pattaya to Na Chom Thian to see Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Koh Larn, take a memorable tour with Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Orthodox Christian Church in Pattaya / Православный храм в Паттайе, and don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Pattaya road trip app.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Bang Lamung, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn
Walking Street Pattaya ©
Walking Street Pattaya

6
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.
When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Mae Ram Orchid in Mae Rim, approximately Mae Rim away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Pattaya to Chiang Mai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Pattaya in January, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Mae Ram Orchid, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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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

6
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 beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, stroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi, let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip builder.

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. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in January since evenings lows in Ko Pha Ngan dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Phangan Football Golf Club ©
Phangan Football Golf Club
Natural Kite Park ©
Natural Kite Park

3
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, stop by Flipflop and Treacle, explore the galleries of The Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. January in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Climbing Tours
Shark Diving
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

4
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.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get your game on at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach.

Make your Bophut itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2.5 hours. In January in Bophut, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving ©
EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving

5
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Krabi Town is known for beaches, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Agnes Catholic Church, and look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town online travel planner.

You can fly from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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

5
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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don day trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

6
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, stroll through Long Beach, and head off the coast to Ko Jum.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ko Lanta route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In February in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm ©
Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm

6
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd. (in Rawai). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and stroll through Freedom Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Patong trip planner.

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 February, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Big Buddha Phuket, Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd.
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
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.
Take a break from Khao Lak with a short trip to Phang Nga Bay. in Ao Phang Nga National Park, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look and learn at Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery, take in the dramatic scenery at Ton Chong Fa Waterfall, and stroll through Sea Turtle Conservation Centre.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Khao Lak trip planner.

Drive from Patong to Khao Lak in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In February, daytime highs in Khao Lak are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Phang Nga Bay., Sea Turtle Conservation Centre
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 24:
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Ton Chong Fa Waterfall ©
Ton Chong Fa Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

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