60 days in Thailand Itinerary

60 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Chicago
+3
Fly + Bus + Drive + Ferry:  25 h
1
Ko Lanta
— 5 nights
Ferry:  45 min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Krabi Town
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2 h
5
Koh Tao
— 5 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
6
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Travel:  4 h 45 min
7
Similan Islands
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
8
Khao Yai National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Pattaya
— 6 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 45 min
10
Bangkok
— 7 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Sukhothai
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Chiang Mai
— 8 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Chicago

5
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Spend the 7th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island, and catch a live event at Muay Thai at Klong Dao Stadium.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta driving holiday planning app.

Chicago, USA to Ko Lanta is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, flight, and ferry. Traveling from Chicago to Ko Lanta, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in January; daily highs in Ko Lanta reach 90°F and lows reach 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Jum ©
Ko Jum

4
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: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary planning app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In January, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

6
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Go for a jaunt from Krabi Town to Phang Nga to see Phang Nga Elephant Park about 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, step off the mainland to explore Ko Hong, get great views at Railay View Point, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town day trip planning app.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Phang Nga Elephant Park
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De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

6
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Spend the 23rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, head outdoors with Haad Yuan Beach, and stroll through Bottle Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 78°F in Ko Pha Ngan. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
First Bow & Arrow Club Koh Phangan ©
First Bow & Arrow Club Koh Phangan

5
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.
Spend the 28th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 1st (Fri), spend a cool day on the water with Unseen Tours Koh Tao. There's much more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sai Nuan Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay, and head off the coast to Koh Nang Yuan.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao online day trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in January, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao
Spas & Wellness

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get your game on at Phuket Kart, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and kick back and relax at Karon Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Koh Tao to Patong takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Koh Tao in February since evenings lows in Patong dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Similan Islands.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket, Big Buddha Phuket, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
Similan Islands

Similan Islands ©
Divers across the globe come to the Similan Islands to holiday.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Similan National Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Similan Islands online trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Patong to Similan Islands with the Route module. In February, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Similan Islands

Nature Parks
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Mu Ko Similan National Park ©
Mu Ko Similan National Park

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Haew Narok Waterfall and then head outdoors with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Similan Islands to Khao Yai National Park with the Route module. February in Khao Yai National Park sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Pattaya.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Khao Yai National Park
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park
Haew Narok Waterfall ©
Haew Narok Waterfall

6
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pattaya: Ko Samae San (in Samaesan), Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden (in Na Chom Thian) and Sriracha Tiger Zoo (in Chonburi). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth, meet the residents at Khao Kheow Open Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Pattaya, and head off the coast to Koh Larn.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pattaya day trip planner.

You can drive from Khao Yai National Park to Pattaya in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Khao Yai National Park in February, you will find days in Pattaya are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are about the same (74°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Khao Kheow Open Zoo, Ko Samae San, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Sriracha Tiger Zoo, Underwater World Pattaya
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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn

7
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 Ancient City in Samut Prakan--about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Ancient City
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Traphang Thong, delve into the distant past at Wat Si Chum, stroll around Sukhothai Historical Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Maha That, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Sa Si. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Si Satchanalai Historical Park.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai trip itinerary tool.

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 February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sukhothai, with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Wat Si Chum ©
Wat Si Chum

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Lampang (Thai Elephant Conservation Center & Wat Phra That Lampang Luang), Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng) and Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park). Spend the 25th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, and get lost in a book at Documentary Arts Asia.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Sukhothai in February, plan for little chillier nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Lampang, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Thai Elephant Home, Doi Inthanon National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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