49 days in Thailand Itinerary

49 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
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Sukhothai
— 4 nights
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Bangkok
— 5 nights
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Ko Samet
— 5 nights
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 6 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
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Krabi Town
— 6 nights
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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.
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra Singh will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. Change things up with a short trip to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chet Lin.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary builder tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Chiang Mai is 6 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, expect Chiang Mai to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 16 — 20:

Sukhothai

— 4 nights

The rising of happiness

A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Get some historical perspective at Sukhothai Historical Park and Wat Sa Si. Do some cultural sightseeing at Si Satchanalai Historical Park and Wat Chang Lom. There's more to do: explore the ancient world of Phra Si Ratana Temple and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai day trip planner.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Sukhothai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 24:

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya, Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), &more). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, wander the streets of Khaosan Road, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sukhothai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Sukhothai in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 24 — 29:

Ko Samet

— 5 nights
A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Take a break from the city and head to Ao Wai and Ao Kiu Na Nok. We've included these beaches for you: Ao Cho and Ao Thian. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Prao Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Kaew Beach.

Before you visit Ko Samet, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Ko Samet. In January, daytime highs in Ko Samet are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 3:

Koh Tao

— 2 nights

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 4th (Fri): kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Koh Tao tour planning website.

Explore your travel options from Ko Samet to Koh Tao with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 3 — 5:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 6 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Salad Beach and Mae Haad Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Bottle Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, stroll through The Secret Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 11:

Patong, Phuket

— 5 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kata Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tri Trang Beach, make a trip to Bangla Road, and look for gifts at New Era's Vienna.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Patong trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Patong in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Patong, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 16:

Ko Lanta

— 6 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Relax by the water at Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Phra Ae Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Long Beach. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), kick back and relax at Diamond Cliff Beach, contemplate the long history of Lanta Old Town, and test the waters at Warin Spa.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta vacation app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 22:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 5 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visit Laem Tong Bay and Long Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ko Phi Phi Le. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Lana Bay, and explore the gorgeous colors at Ko Bida Nok.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 22 — 27:

Krabi Town

— 6 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get outdoors at Railay Beach and The Dive Ao Nang. Visit PhraNang Cave Beach and Ao Nang Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Phang Nga Elephant Park in Phang Nga (about 1h 45 min away). There's lots more to do: take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), stop by De' MARCO Fashions, and surround yourself with nature on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 5:

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.