47 days in Thailand Itinerary

47 days in Thailand Itinerary

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1
Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
2
Bangkok
— 4 nights
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
4
Koh Tao
— 4 nights
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
6
Krabi Town
— 4 nights
7
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
8
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
9
Patong, Phuket
— 9 nights

5
nights
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Phra Singh and Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong) and Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park). There's much more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai sightseeing planner.

Cincinnati, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 12 hours. Traveling from Cincinnati in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Doi Inthanon National Park
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Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community ©
Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic City of Ayutthaya and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Wat Maha That (in Ayutthaya) and Big Buddha Temple (in Pattaya). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), look for gifts at Raja's Fashions, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok road trip site.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Big Buddha Temple
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

6
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Salad Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bottle Beach and Haad Khom. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, kick back and relax at Haad Gruad Beach, get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

4
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Relax by the water at Ao Tanot Bay and Sai Daeng Beach. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Climbing Tours. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ao Thian Ok, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, stroll through Sai Nuan Beach, and trek along John-Suwan Viewpoint.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao trip itinerary maker site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Koh Tao are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Shark Diving

4
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Maenam Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wat Plai Laem and Choeng Mon Beach. Step out of Bophut to go to Khanom and see Thong Ching Bay, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village, stop by Dao Siam Cosmetics, and enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bophut day trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mae Nam, Thong Ching Bay
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
We've included these beaches for you: Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Phang Nga Elephant Park and Bamboo Island. When in Krabi Town, make a side trip to see Sa Nang Manora Forest Park in Phang Nga, approximately Phang Nga away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), head off the coast to Ko Hong, get great views at Railay View Point, and stop by De' MARCO Fashions.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Krabi Town trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Bophut to Krabi Town by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Krabi Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Phang Nga
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visiting Shark Diving and Loh Moo Dee Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Loh Lana Bay and Laem Tong Bay. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Ton Sai.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don online itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. September in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Explore hidden gems such as Lanta Animal Welfare and Diamond Cliff Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kantiang Bay. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, stroll through Phra Ae Beach, head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, and stop by The Tiger Collections.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

9
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Nai Harn Beach and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Freedom Beach and Yanui Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Patong: Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park), Phuket 3D Museum (in Talat Yai) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, stroll through Bang Tao Beach, and admire the sheer force of Ton Chong Fa Waterfall.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Patong road trip planner.

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. In September, daytime highs in Patong are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Rawai, Karon, Bang Tao Beach, Ton Chong Fa Waterfall
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 8:
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Spas
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

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