60 days in Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route planner

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Train to Marylebone station, Fly to Suvarnabhumi
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Bangkok
— 11 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 8 nights
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Pai
— 5 nights
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Bus to Chiang Mai, Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Mae Nam
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Mae Nam, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 9 nights
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Surat Thani
— 2 nights
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Ko Yao Yai
— 2 nights
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Patong, Phuket
— 7 nights
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Pattaya
— 9 nights
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Bangkok

— 11 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.
Do your shopping at Siam Paragon and Rajawongse Clothier. Wat Pho and The Grand Palace will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Japanese Settlement & Wat Maha That) and Ancient City (in Samut Prakan). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), browse the different shops at MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center), and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Birmingham in February, with highs in Bangkok at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 17 — 28:

Chiang Mai

— 8 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.
Shop till you drop at Mengrai Kilns and Tha Pae Walking Street. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders and Lanna Traditional House Museum CMU. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Maesa Elephant Camp (in Mae Rim), Umbrella Village - Bor Sang (in Bo Sang) and Lampang (Wat Phra That Lampang Luang & Thai Elephant Conservation Center). Spend the 3rd (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Mesimu, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 9:

Pai

— 5 nights
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Tham Chiang Dao Temple and Wat Phra That Mae Yen. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chiang Dao Cave and Pai Memorial Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting Pai side-trips: Mae Taeng (The Elephant Training Center Chiang Dao & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Pai Walking Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thom's Pai Elephant Camp, don't miss a visit to Wat Nam Hoo, and take in the natural beauty of Pai Hot Springs.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pai day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Pai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Pai can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Mae Nam.

Things to do in Pai

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 14:

Mae Nam, Ko Samui

— 3 nights
Mae Nam's claim to fame is an uninterrupted 7 km (4.3 mi) of beach (nicknamed "the undiscovered beach").
For shopping fun, head to Lamai Sunday Nightmarket or Soma T-shirts Shop. Relax by the water at Maenam Beach and Chaweng Noi Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mae Nam: Fisherman Pants Shop (in Lamai Beach), Nicky Fashion (in Chaweng) and Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) (in Maret). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem and kick back and relax at Lamai Beach.

Plan trip to Mae Nam with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Pai to Mae Nam in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Pai in March, plan for slightly colder days in Mae Nam, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Mae Nam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

Krabi Town

— 9 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Relax by the water at Railay Beach and Khlong Muang Beach. Head to De' MARCO Fashions and Alex's Fashionfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Tree Top Adventure Park Krabi (in Ao Luek) and Ao Phang Nga National Park (James Bond Island & Phang Nga Bay.). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, stroll through Ao Phra Nang, step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mae Nam to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Mae Nam in March, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Krabi Town: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 17 — 26:

Surat Thani

— 2 nights
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Surat Thani City Pillar Shrine and then stop by Saturday Night Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya, then make a trip to Suan Mokkh Moklaphalaram Garden, and then take a leisurely stroll along Donsak Pier.

Start your trip to Surat Thani by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Krabi Town to Surat Thani takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Ko Yao Yai.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Ko Yao Yai

— 2 nights
On the 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Khlong Son Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Laem Nok Ok.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Yao Yai online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Surat Thani to Ko Yao Yai. In March, daytime highs in Ko Yao Yai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Yao Yai

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Patong, Phuket

— 7 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Big Buddha Phuket and Phuket 3D Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Rawai Beach (in Rawai) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Instyle Bespoke Tailors, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Kamala Beach, and stroll through Kata Beach.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ko Yao Yai to Patong. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in March, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 6:

Pattaya

— 9 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jomtien Beach and Pattaya Beach. Do your shopping at CentralFestival Pattaya Beach and Thepprasit Road Nightmarket. Explore Pattaya's surroundings by going to Nang Ram Beach (in Samaesan), Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden (in Na Chom Thian) and Bang Saray Beach (in Bang Sare). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Sanctuary Of Truth, browse the different shops at Royal Garden Plaza, head off the coast to Koh Larn, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Toei Ngam.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pattaya day trip planning app.

Fly from Patong to Pattaya in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Patong in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Pattaya, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 15:

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.

Ko Samui travel guide

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Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.

Phuket travel guide

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Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.