59 days in Thailand Itinerary

59 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand tour planner

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Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Drive
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Phang Nga
— 2 nights
Drive
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Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 7 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Doi Inthanon National Park
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Doi Inthanon National Park
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
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Bangkok
— 7 nights
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Patong, Phuket

— 6 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately Chalong away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, stop by Suit Master, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patong attractions planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Patong is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Patong is 6 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in December: high temperatures in Patong hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phang Nga.

Things to do in Patong

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 16 — 23:

Phang Nga

— 2 nights
Frequently overlooked by tourists, the town of Phang Nga may seem lackluster and uninteresting to some vacationers.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Phang Nga Bay. and then stroll through Phang Nga Elephant Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple and then cast your line with Exotic Fishing Thailand.

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Drive from Patong to Phang Nga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Phang Nga are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Phang Nga

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:

Krabi Town

— 5 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Step out of Krabi Town to go to Ao Luek and see Ko Hong, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, head off the coast to Poda Island, stroll through Ao Nang Beach, and delve into the lush surroundings at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Phang Nga to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 6 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: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nui Beach, and step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don journey maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2 hours. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) 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 Dec 30 — Jan 5:

Ko Lanta

— 7 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 6th (Thu) with a shark diving experience. There's still lots to do: stop by The Boss Collection, stroll through Phra Ae Beach, relax and rejuvenate at Warin Spa, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach.

Discover how to plan a Ko Lanta trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 12:

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 4 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: relax and rejuvenate at Anodas Spa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, stop by Classic International Suits, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Bophut route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Bophut takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Ko Lanta in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 30°C in Bophut. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 12 — 16:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 6 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 in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, indulge in some personalized pampering at Pharaoh Spa, enjoy some diversion at Jungle Kids Phangan, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan travel route builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. January in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 22:

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 23rd (Sun): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Sai Nuan Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Doi Inthanon National Park.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:

Doi Inthanon National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Phra Maha Dhatu Naphamethinidon and Naphaphonphumisiri Pagoda and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Inthanon.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Doi Inthanon National Park trip builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Doi Inthanon National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and taxi. Traveling from Koh Tao in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Doi Inthanon National Park, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Doi Inthanon National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

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.
Spend the 26th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: pick up some new knowledge with Siam Rice Thai Cookery School, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai itinerary maker.

You can drive from Doi Inthanon National Park to Chiang Mai in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 25 — 31:

Sukhothai

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Si Satchanalai Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Wat Si Chum and then admire all the interesting features of Sukhothai Historical Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sukhothai road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Sukhothai in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:

Khao Yai National Park

— 3 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.
Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Khao Yai National Park. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, take in nature's colorful creations at The Bloom By TV Pool, admire the sheer force of Haew Narok Waterfall, and get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Khao Yai National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Sukhothai to Khao Yai National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In February, daily temperatures in Khao Yai National Park can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:

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.
Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) & Wat Maha That). Spend the 11th (Fri) in the animal kingdom at Safari World. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and get great views at Wat Saket.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bangkok attractions planner.

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. February in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 12:

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