31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip itinerary builder

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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pattaya
— 2 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
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
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Bangkok

— 3 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bangkok route tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Bangkok is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in October: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Khao Yai National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall and then get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Khao Yai National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Khao Yai National Park are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Pattaya.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Pattaya

— 2 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth, then step off the mainland to explore Koh Larn, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Temple. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya, look for gifts at Chheena Fashion, and then explore the world behind art at The Museum of Buddhist Art Nongprue.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pattaya trip planner.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Pattaya in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Pattaya

Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Pattaya to Koh Tao in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 4 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: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy some diversion at Phangan Jorkyball, expand your horizons at C&M Learn Thai Culture, and kick back and relax at Haad Chao Phao Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ko Pha Ngan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 3 nights
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
When in Bophut, make a side trip to see Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint in Ang Thong, approximately Ang Thong away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Samui Asia Divers, make a splash at High Park Samui, take in the spiritual surroundings of Samui International Meditation Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bophut trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Patong.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:

Patong, Phuket

— 4 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park), Phuket Elephant Park (in Pa Khlok) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stop by Like A Boss.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Patong day trip tool.

Fly from Bophut to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Patong, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 20:

Krabi Town

— 2 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at Chao Nang Spa and then get outside with The Dive Ao Nang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, then stop by De' MARCO Fashions, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and finally get outside with Motorbike Rental Krabi.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town sightseeing tool.

You can take a shuttle from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. October in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 3 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, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave, and see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don visit planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. In October in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:

Ko Lanta

— 2 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave, then head outdoors with Ko Ha Yai, and then look for gifts at Tiger of Koh Lanta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Lanta Art and then experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In October in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Chiang Mai

— 4 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 28th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip builder.

You can do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.