60 days in Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  22 h
1
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
2
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
3
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 5 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45 min
6
Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
8
Khao Yai National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Sukhothai
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Chiang Rai
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
12
Chiang Mai
— 8 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: San Francisco

5
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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Plai Laem, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach.

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

San Francisco, USA to Ko Pha Ngan is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from San Francisco to Ko Pha Ngan due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from San Francisco in December, with highs in Ko Pha Ngan at 86°F and lows at 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) 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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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Phangan Jorkyball ©
Phangan Jorkyball

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. On your second day here, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then look for gifts at May & Co. General Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Spas & Wellness

5
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.
Bophut is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at Classic International Suits.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bophut trip itinerary app.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daytime highs in Bophut are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

We Green, Paintball Party, Pagoda Khao Hua Jook
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 13:
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Food Tours
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits

5
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krabi Town: Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple (in Thap Put) and Phang Nga (Sa Nang Manora Forest Park & Phang Nga Elephant Park). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Railay Beach, stroll through Ao Nang Beach, look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, and step off the mainland to explore Poda Island.

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

Getting from Bophut to Krabi Town by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Krabi Town when traveling from Bophut in December, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phang Nga, Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

5
nights
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: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, and stroll through Long Beach.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ko Phi Phi Don trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 23:
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

5
nights
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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and head outdoors with Ko Ha Yai.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ko Lanta itinerary site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 28:
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Shark Diving
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Spas & Wellness

6
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park), Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong) and Takeoff Landing (in Mai Khao). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bangla Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach, get your game on at Game Space Laser Battle, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Patong online trip builder.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Phang Nga Bay., Banana Beach, Bang Wad Reservoir and Dam, Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, Karon Beach
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park, don't miss a visit to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and get your game on at Pete Maze.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Khao Yai National Park trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Patong to Khao Yai National Park. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in January, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow 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 Jan 3 — 6:
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Nang Rong Waterfalls ©
Nang Rong Waterfalls
Pete Maze ©
Pete Maze

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Ayutthaya to see Wat Maha That about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bangkok using our trip 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 January, daytime highs in Bangkok are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Wat Maha That
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
nights
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sukhothai: Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple (in Si Satchanalai), Ton Krabak Yai (in Tak) and Phitsanulok (Phra Si Ratana Temple (Wat Yai) & Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Sukhothai Historical Park, stop by Suthep Sangkalok, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Si Satchanalai Historical Park, and take a memorable drive along Green E-bike Sukhothai.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Sukhothai online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Sukhothai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sukhothai, with lows of 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Phitsanulok, Phra Si Rattana Mahathat Rajworawihan Temple, Ton Krabak Yai
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 15:
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum ©
Sgt. Maj. Thawee Folk Museum

5
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Explore Chiang Rai's surroundings by going to Wat Phra Kaew (in Chiang Khong) and Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, admire the natural beauty at 75 Anniversary Flag And Lamp Park, stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand, and stop by El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Sukhothai to Chiang Rai in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Sukhothai in January, things will get little chillier in Chiang Rai: highs are around 80°F and lows about 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiang Saen, Wat Phra Kaew
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 20:
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Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) ©
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha)

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Conserve Natural Forests (in Pai) and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online trip planner.

You can drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon National Park, Conserve Natural Forests, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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