58 days in Thailand Itinerary

58 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route planner

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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
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Sukhothai
— 5 nights
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Bangkok
— 7 nights
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Ko Samet
— 5 nights
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi, Bus to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 6 nights
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Ko Lanta
— 7 nights
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— 7 nights
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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.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) are in your itinerary. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang). The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, examine the collection at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders, and enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Chiang Mai is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 25:

Sukhothai

— 5 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sukhothai Historical Park and Si Satchanalai Historical Park. Appreciate the collections at Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum and Sangkalok Museum. When in Sukhothai, make a side trip to see Wat Ratcha Burada Temple in Phitsanulok, approximately Phitsanulok away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Phra Si Ratana Temple.

Plan a Sukhothai trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Drive from Chiang Mai to Sukhothai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January in Sukhothai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 30:

Bangkok

— 7 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.
Appreciate the collections at Jim Thompson House and Museum of Siam. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Wat Maha That. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ancient City (in Samut Prakan) and Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, get engrossed in the history at Baan Kudichin Museum, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and stop by R.Boss Bespoke.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok vacation planning app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 6:

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.
Get outdoors at Ao Wai and Ao Thian. You'll get in some beach time at Ao Kiu Na Nok and Sai Kaew Beach. The adventure continues: stroll through Ao Cho and kick back and relax at Ao Tubtim.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Samet driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Bangkok to Ko Samet with the Route module. February in Ko Samet sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll through Ao Tanot Bay and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ko Samet to Koh Tao. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 7 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Get in touch with nature at Salad Beach and Mae Haad Beach. Relax by the water at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Chao Phao Beach. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yao Beach, and stroll through Haad Gruad Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 20:

Krabi Town

— 5 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Escape the urban bustle at Railay Beach and Sawasdee Divers Krabi. You'll get in some beach time at PhraNang Cave Beach and Ao Nang Beach. When in Krabi Town, make a side trip to see Phang Nga Elephant Park in Phang Nga, approximately Phang Nga away. There's much more to do: take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tha Lane, get a dose of the wild on Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, and stop by De' MARCO Fashions.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town travel route website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in February: highs in Krabi Town hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 20 — 25:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 6 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Relax by the water at Laem Tong Bay and Long Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Nui Beach. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, head off the coast to Mosquito Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ko Bida Nok, and enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Lana Bay.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don online day trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 25 — Mar 3:

Ko Lanta

— 7 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
We've included these beaches for you: Lanta Klong Nin Beach and Diamond Cliff Beach. Get outdoors at Shark Diving and Long Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kantiang Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ko Jum, and delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta holiday builder.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In March in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 10:

Patong, Phuket

— 7 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Appreciate the collections at The Phuket Gallery and Apichart art gallery. Visit Patong Beach and Kata Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park) and Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, get great views at Karon Viewpoint, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Patong tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or ride a ferry. March in Patong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 10 — 17:

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.