Planned by
Matthew Ruth

Prepare to embark on an exhilarating adventure to Thailand! Remember, travel light with backpacks or compact bags that are easy to carry. Given the diverse modes of transportation you'll be taking and the frequent changes of location, agility is key!From exploring national parks teeming with wildlife, unwinding on serene sandy islands, to traversing bustling urban landscapes, this journey promises a plethora of experiences.Thailand's rich culture will captivate your senses, while its culinary delights will tantalize your taste buds. But remember, this trip is just a glimpse into the myriad wonders Thailand has to offer.So get ready, gear up, and step into a world of unforgettable experiences. Trust us, Thailand is a destination that never disappoints!

Day 1: Travel to Thailand

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure to Thailand, the Land of Smiles! Choose lightweight backpacks or compact bags for easy carrying. You'll be constantly on the move, using different transportation methods, so staying nimble and adaptable is critical!

Days 2-5: Bangkok

Begin your journey in Bangkok, where tradition and modernity exist side by side. Experience the vibrant nightlife, tantalizing restaurants, and convenient access to downtown Bangkok during your stay at the Aloft Sukhumvit Hotel. 

Have a delightful lunch at The Nang Loeng Market on Day 3. Savor the local flavors before heading to the Mojjo Rooftop Lounge for an evening drink with a breathtaking view. 

Day 4 takes you on a cultural journey through Bangkok's revered temples. Cap off the excursion with a long-tail boat tour and a delicious lunch. Spend your last day in Bangkok soaking up the city one more time before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.

Days 6-8: Chiang Mai

On Day 6, you will arrive in Chiang Mai, the city known for its beautiful old city and lush mountains. During your time here, rest at The Inside House. Explore the city, enjoy local cuisine, and experience the nightlife.

The following day, you'll have the incredible opportunity to meet the majestic giants at the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary. Prepare to indulge in their rejuvenating mud spa and engage in their cleaning routine. It's an experience that will leave you in awe!

On Day 8, embark on a private tour of Doi Inthanon National Park, followed by a couples massage at Makkha Health & Spa (Ancient House).

Days 9-11: Chiang Rai

Embark on a journey to Chiang Rai, renowned for its exquisite temples. Enjoy a wonderful stay at the Mora Boutique Hotel for the next few days. Explore the area and treat yourself to a meal at Restaurant Lab Sanam Keela. The following day, visit the Blue Temple and Wat Huey Plan Kang. 

On Day 11, experience an enthralling adventure as you delve into the enchanting ancient city near Chiang Saen and the captivating Golden Triangle in the northern regions. Immerse yourself in the fascinating history and breathtaking allure of these remarkable areas.

Days 12-13: Phuket

From Chiang Rai, fly to the tropical paradise of Phuket. Explore stunning beaches, charming towns, breathtaking national parks, and the renowned Phi Phi islands. Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of a Muay Thai Boxing match in Patong, enjoying ringside seats. Indulge in the ultimate luxury at the exquisite SALA Phuket Resort.

On Day 13, you have the option to either delve into the vibrant Phuket town and visit the bustling Chillva market, or to enjoy the radiant sun at the beach and surf to your heart's content.

Days 14-16: Khao Sok National Park & Surat Thani

Continue your adventure in the breathtaking Khao Sok National Park, where you can indulge in a myriad of activities. Take a moment to unwind, go for a swim, give kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding a shot, embark on a captivating bamboo raft tour, and experience a thrilling night safari to observe the local wildlife. Stay at the Phutawan Raft House where you can jump into the Cheow Lan Lake.  

On Day 16, venture to Surat Thani, where you can unwind and bask in the serene ambiance of either the luxurious Donsak Beach Hotel or the charming AreNice Boutique Hotel.

Days 17-20: Koh Phangan

Embark on a ferry to Koh Phangan and stay at a private villa at Kupu Kupu by L'Occitane. Explore the island's beautiful beaches and waterfalls and visit the Phantip Night Market in the evening.

Dive into the clear waters with Sail Rock Divers on Day 18, and if possible, don't miss the Half Moon Party. On Day 19, explore some more on a rented scooter, and enjoy sunset drinks or dinner at Secret Mountain. On Day 20, the day is entirely yours to do as you please.

Days 21-22: Bangkok

The final leg of your incredible trip takes you back to the bustling city of Bangkok, where you'll be staying at the luxurious Mustang Blu hotel. Don't miss the vibrant atmosphere of Bangkok's Chinatown at night. Experience the lively streets with tempting aromas, colorful markets, and captivating street performances. Take this opportunity to savor the last taste of Thailand before bidding farewell to this enchanting country on Day 22.

Weather & Climate

Weather and Climate

Thailand's climate is predominantly tropical, with temperatures remaining warm throughout the year. The country experiences three main seasons: the rainy season from May to October, the cool season from November to February, and the hot season from March to May. During the cool season, temperatures range from 18 to 32 degrees Celsius, making it an ideal time for visitors. However, the climate can vary significantly across the country, with the north experiencing cooler temperatures at higher altitudes. Rainfall also varies across different regions, with an average of 64 inches per year.

Culture & Events

Culture and Events

Thai culture is deeply rooted in Buddhism, which influences its art, architecture, and social customs. Thailand is known for its colorful festivals such as Songkran (New Year’s Festival) in April and Loi Krathong (Festival of Lights) in November. The country is also renowned for its traditional Thai dance and martial art, Muay Thai.

Local Cuisine

Local Cuisine

Thai cuisine is a delightful fusion of flavors, balancing sweet, sour, salty, bitter, and spicy in every dish. Street food is a significant part of Thai culture, with dishes like Pad Thai, Som Tam (Green Papaya Salad), and Tom Yum Goong (Spicy Shrimp Soup) being popular favorites. Don't miss out on trying Mango Sticky Rice for dessert!



From bustling night markets to rooftop bars and pulsating nightclubs, Thailand offers a diverse nightlife scene. Bangkok's Sukhumvit and Silom areas are famous for their vibrant nightlife, while beach parties are popular in places like Phuket and Koh Phangan.

Gardens & Parks

Gardens and Parks

Thailand is home to numerous beautiful gardens and parks. In Bangkok, Lumpini Park offers a peaceful respite from the city's hustle, while the historical park in Sukhothai is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Doi Inthanon National Park in Chiang Mai is known for its stunning waterfalls and bird-watching opportunities.



Thailand boasts an extensive transportation network making it easy for travelers to navigate. Bangkok has the Skytrain (BTS) and Metro (MRT), along with taxis, tuk-tuks, and river boats. For intercity travel, trains, buses, and flights are readily available.

Local Tips

Local Tips

  • Always respect the Thai Royal Family and Buddha images as disrespect can lead to legal consequences.

  • Dress modestly when visiting temples or religious sites.

  • Bargaining is common in markets, but do so politely.

  • Be cautious of street food hygiene, especially in busy tourist areas.

  • Avoid touching someone's head and don't point your feet at people or statues, as it's considered disrespectful in Thai culture.

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