32 days in Thailand Itinerary

32 days in Thailand Itinerary

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32 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + bus:  15​h
1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
ferry:  45​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 4 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Travel:  6​h
8
Ko Samet
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
9
Mae Wang
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Kata Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Karon Beach, look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion, browse the different shops at Ocean Plaza Patong, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tri Trang Beach.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Patong road trip website .

Stockholm, Sweden to Patong is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Patong. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in December; daily highs in Patong reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Karon
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

4
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Lanta Klong Nin Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kantiang Bay and Long Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Cliff Beach, stop by World Fashion Suits, and take a peaceful walk through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta travel planner.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Maya Bay and Loh Dalum Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Long Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, stroll through Ao Ton Sai, make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don attractions planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stop by Armani Collection, then stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach, and then stroll through Railay Beach. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

1
night
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 20th (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

Start your trip to Koh Tao by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 21:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Salad Beach and Haad Yao Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem. There's much more to do: stroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi, enjoy the sand and surf at The Secret Beach, have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan tour itinerary website .

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

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

3
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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and get a dose of the wild on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok vacation builder tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Samet.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

3
nights
Ko Samet

Ko Samet ©
A popular trip from Bangkok, Ko Samet provides a getaway with white-sand beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs teeming with fish.
Escape the urban bustle at Ao Wai and Ao Kiu Na Nok. You'll get in some beach time at Ao Prao Beach and Ao Cho. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Wong Duean and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tubtim.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Ko Samet vacation site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Ko Samet. In December in Ko Samet, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Mae Wang.

Things to do in Ko Samet

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Ao Wai ©
Ao Wai
Ao Prao Beach ©
Ao Prao Beach
Sai Kaew Beach ©
Sai Kaew Beach

1
night
Mae Wang

Mae Wang ©
On the 2nd (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Khun Wang Royal Project, then see the interesting displays at Mae Wang National Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): cruise along Doi Inthanon.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Mae Wang trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ko Samet to Mae Wang. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mae Wang when traveling from Ko Samet in January, with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Mae Wang

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Doi Inthanon
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Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Mae Wang National Park ©
Mae Wang National Park

3
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 outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Thai Elephant Conservation Center. Change things up with a short trip to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Mae Wang to Chiang Mai takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Thai Elephant Conservation Center
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Thai Elephant Conservation Center ©
Thai Elephant Conservation Center

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