57 days in Thailand Itinerary

57 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Denver
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  25 h
1
Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Chiang Rai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
6
Krabi Town
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Taxi:  2 h 30 min
7
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
8
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
9
Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h
10
Pattaya
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Bangkok
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  22 h 45 min
End: Denver

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong). There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and hunt for treasures at Mae Hia Fresh Market.

Plan my day in Chiang Mai using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Denver, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 26- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 14 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in November, expect Chiang Mai to be warmer, temps between 89°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park

4
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Rai: Wat Phra Kaew (in Chiang Khong) and Chiang Saen (212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น & Golden Triangle Park). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan, experience rural life at Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm, and don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Rai vacation maker website.

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Chiang Rai: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiang Saen, Wat Phra Kaew
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 10:
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Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) ©
Wat Phra Kaew ©
Wat Phra Kaew

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, stop by The Boss Tailor Central Patong, and see Off-Road Tours.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Patong using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Rai to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Patong when traveling from Chiang Rai in November, with lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket, Phang Nga Bay.
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 15:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

5
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for wildlife, beaches, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, putt your heart out at Lanta Parklife, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 20:
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall ©
Lanta Paintball & Bouldering Wall

4
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planning site.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

5
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ko Hong (in Ao Luek) and Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, stop by Alex's Fashion, take in the exciting artwork at Dao Art Gallery, and take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town takes 1.5 hours. In November in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Phang Nga, Ko Hong
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 29:
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

5
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Venture out of the city with trips to Taling Ngam Muay Thai (in Taling Ngam) and Thong Ching Bay (in Khanom). There's still lots to do: stop by Classic International Suits, tour the pleasant surroundings at Malibu beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by Fisherman’s Village.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Bophut sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Taling Ngam Muay Thai, Thong Ching Bay
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 4:
Highlights from your plan
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), stop by May & Co. General Store and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, enjoy some diversion at Koh Tao CrossFit and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

6
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, tour or see a game at Phangan Jorkyball, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and have some family-friendly fun at Phangan Football Golf Club.

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

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 12:
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball

5
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Go for a jaunt from Pattaya to Na Chom Thian to see Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater World Pattaya, get your game on at Megabreak Pool Hall, and head off the coast to Koh Larn.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pattaya road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Pattaya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, expect little chillier with lows of 72°F in Pattaya. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Fun & Games Adventure

Side Trips

Underwater World Pattaya, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Underwater World Pattaya ©
Underwater World Pattaya

3
nights
Khao Yai National Park

Khao Yai National Park ©
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.
Khao Yai National Park is known for nature, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, and take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Khao Yai National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Pattaya to Khao Yai National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in December, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall
Nang Rong Waterfalls ©
Nang Rong Waterfalls

6
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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Wat Maha That in Ayutthaya--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Wat Pho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok journey planner.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In December, daytime highs in Bangkok are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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