26 days in Thailand Itinerary

26 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Fly:  16 h
1
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Maret, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Krabi Town
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Taxi + Train + Taxi:  6 h
7
Hua Hin
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Helsinki

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.
Kids will enjoy Nature & Wildlife Tours and Spas. Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Doi Inthanon National Park in Doi Inthanon National Park, about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chiang Mai Zoo, and take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

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

Helsinki, Finland to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Chiang Mai is 5 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in May: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 42°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Maret.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Chiang Mai Zoo ©
Chiang Mai Zoo
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Maret, Ko Samui

Maret ©
Maret, a bustling area on the island of Koh Samui, offers an abundance of activities and small settlements along a stretch of attractive coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): make a splash at High Park Samui and then stop by Classic International Suits.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Maret day trip website.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Maret in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in May, plan for slightly colder days in Maret, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Maret

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bophut
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
High Park Samui ©
High Park Samui

4
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krabi Town: Lanta Animal Welfare (in Ban Sala Dan) and Ko Lanta (Long Beach, The Tiger Collections, &more). There's more to do: browse the exhibits of Dao Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Maret to Krabi Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Maret in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 28°C in Krabi Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Patong.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Lanta
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Bangla Road make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Patong side-trips: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Chalong (Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) & Big Buddha Phuket). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, stop by Dress Men Fashion, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, and get in on the family fun at Football Crazy Golf - Phuket.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Patong journey maker website.

Getting from Krabi Town to Patong by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Patong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Nai Harn Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

1
night
Ang Thong, Ko Samui

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
On the 14th (Thu), get great views at Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint, explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, and then take in the pleasant sights at Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake).

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Ang Thong trip planner.

You can fly from Patong to Ang Thong in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Patong in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ang Thong, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint ©
Pha Jun Jaras Viewpoint
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark Diving. The adventure continues: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, and stroll through Sai Nuan Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao route builder app.

Ride a ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao in 3 hours. In May in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
Climbing Tours

3
nights
Hua Hin

Hua Hin ©
The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Bring the kids along to Siam Milsim and Vana Nava Water Jungle. Step out of Hua Hin to go to Tha Yang and see Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: cool off at Black Mountain Water Park, stop by Carlo Collection, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Orthodox Church.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hua Hin online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of ferry, train, and taxi from Koh Tao to Hua Hin in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in May, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand
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Siam Milsim ©
Siam Milsim
Vana Nava Water Jungle ©
Vana Nava Water Jungle
Black Mountain Water Park ©
Black Mountain Water Park

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.
Attractions like Wat Pho and SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Woodland Muangmai in Nakhon Chai Si--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, stroll around Lumpini Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and meet the residents at Safari World.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip builder site.

You can drive from Hua Hin to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. May in Bangkok sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Woodland Muangmai
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
Safari World ©
Safari World

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