31 days in Thailand Itinerary

31 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Ferry:  1 h
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry:  30 min
3
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
5
Bophut
— 4 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
6
Pattaya
— 12 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: Auckland

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Big Buddha Phuket and Wat Mongkol Nimit. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mai Khao Beach and Pak Weep Beach. When in Patong, make a side trip to see Kayaking & Canoeing in Phuket Town, approximately Phuket Town away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, make a trip to Bangla Road, stroll through Merlin Butterfly Sanctuary, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Patong trip maker site.

Auckland, New Zealand to Patong is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Patong is minus 5 hours. While traveling from Auckland, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Patong, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Pak Weep Beach, Mai Khao Beach, Karon View Point
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Pak Weep Beach ©
Pak Weep Beach
Mai Khao Beach ©
Mai Khao Beach

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Loh Dalum Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Laem Tong Bay and Nui Beach. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don vacation planner.

Getting from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 3 hours. In October in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tha Lane. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, thenkick back and relax at Diamond Cliff Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta day trip planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ao Tha Lane
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Ao Tha Lane ©
Ao Tha Lane
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Get in touch with nature at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and Koh Lao Lading. We've included these beaches for you: Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. The adventure continues: hike along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Krabi Town online driving holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Krabi Town in 4.5 hours. October in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

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

4
nights
Bophut

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Escape the urban bustle at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Coral Cove Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Choeng Mon Beach and Chaweng Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Buddha’s Footprint Temple in Na Mueang (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chinese Temple, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bophut driving holiday site.

Getting from Krabi Town to Bophut by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 30°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Chinese Temple, Buddha’s Footprint Temple
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary

12
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
You've now added Khao Kheow Open Zoo to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Jomtien Beach and Seang Chan Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Art in Paradise Pattaya and Spas. Venture out of the city with trips to Bang Saen Beach (in Chonburi), Chachoengsao (Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan & Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple) and Samaesan (Ko Samae San & Nang Ram Beach). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Bang Saray Beach, make a trip to Beach road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Temple, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaus Church.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pattaya travel planning site.

You can fly from Bophut to Pattaya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rayong, Ban Chang, Chachoengsao, Samaesan, Bang Lamung
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Ko Samae San ©
Ko Samae San
Jomtien Beach ©
Jomtien Beach
Art in Paradise Pattaya ©
Art in Paradise Pattaya

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