The Ultimate 10 Day Thailand Itinerary Story

By Agne Civilyte

Introduction

The Ultimate 10 Day Thailand Itinerary Story

Thailand - a land of breathtaking beauty and magnificent temples - is probably one of the most visited countries in...

Day 1

Explore the Beauty Pai

Pai is a town situated between Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai provinces in North Thailand. It is a must...

Day 1 - Stop 1

Meal at Na’s Kitchen

There is nothing better than starting the day in a new country with some local cuisine. Our first stop is...

Day 1 - Stop 2

Pai Canyon

Pai Canyon is a majestic place, just 8 km away from Pai town. It is a breathtaking natural wonder filled...

Day 1 - Stop 3

Pai Historical Bridge

Pai Historical Bridge or Pai Memorial Bridge (Saphan Prawatsart in Thai) is an important WWII historical artefact. The bridge was...

Day 1 - Stop 4

Tha Pai Hot Spring

Tha Pai Hot Spring is hidden in Huai Nam Dang National Park. It is an excellent place to stop over...

Day 2

Inside the Old City of Chiang Mai

Located about 700 km north of Bangkok, Chiang Mai is a city that can't be missed during a visit to...

Day 2 - Stop 1

Wat Suan Dok

Established in 1371, Wat Suan Dok (Flower Garden Temple) is the first stop of the day. The temple is situated...

Day 2 - Stop 2

Fern Forest Cafe

Fern Forest Cafe is found inside the old city of Chiang Mai. It is the best place to eat breakfast...

Day 2 - Stop 3

Wat Phra Singh

Situated in the old city, Wat Phra Singh is often referred to as the most attractive of Chiang Mai’s temples....

Day 2 - Stop 4

Wat Chedi Luang

Wat Chedi Luang or Temple of the Great Stupa is the most iconic and historically significant temple in Chiang Mai....

Day 2 - Stop 5

Shopping at Chiang Mai Night Bazaar

The last stop of the day takes you to a buzzing night shopping street - The Chiang Mai Night Bazaar....

Day 3

Adventurous Trip to Doi Suthep

On this third day, you will take a day trip from Chiang Mai to a mountainous area called Doi Suthep...

Day 3 - Stop 1

Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep

Nestled deep in the mountains, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is one of the most sacred temples in Thailand. It dates...

Day 3 - Stop 2

Huai Rap Sadet Waterfall

After visiting the temple, I suggest stopping by one of the cafes and stalls selling light food and drink. Grab...

Day 3 - Stop 3

Bhubing Palace - Chiang Mai’s Winter Palace

Constructed in 1961, Bhubing Palace or Royal Winter Palace is a summer getaway for the royal family. It was built...

Day 3 - Stop 4

Doi Pu Hill Tribe - Hmong Village

Located about 4 kilometres from Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Hmong is a traditional hill tribe village resting at the top...

Day 4

Day Trip to Chiang Mai’s Wildlife Parks

The last day in Chiang Mai requires you to book two tours to the wildlife parks outside of Chiang Mai....

Day 4 - Stop 1

Breakfast at Blue Diamond

Before your tour, I suggest grabbing breakfast at a cafe near the booking offices. The Blue Diamond (also known as...

Day 4 - Stop 2

Bathing Elephants at Elephant Nature Park

Situated about 60 kilometres from Chiang Mai city, Elephant Nature Park is the largest elephant sanctuary in the province. The...

Day 4 - Stop 3

Experience Night Safari

Your last stop of the day and in Chiang Mai province is a night safari. Not just any night safari,...

Day 5

Always Buzzing Bangkok

On your fifth day, you will finally arrive back in Bangkok - a place that has to be included in...

Day 5 - Stop 1

Wat Arun

Situated near the river, Wat Arun Temple, known as the Temple of the Dawn, impreses tourists with its 70-meter high...

Day 5 - Stop 2

Breakfast at Ma Chim Cafe

Before taking a ferry to the other side of the river, I suggest having a light breakfast at Ma Chim...

Day 5 - Stop 3

Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew

Situated in central Bangkok, the Grand Palace is a perfect example of traditional Thai architecture. Its buildings are decorated in...

Day 5 - Stop 4

Wat Pho

Just 10 minutes walk from the Grand Palace, you can find the magnificent temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho...

Day 5 - Stop 5

Chao Phraya River Boat Cruise

Bangkok is known as the Venice of Southeast Asia. The city has the main Chao Phraya river that has numerous...

Day 6

Relaxing Koh Samui and Koh Tao

If you are trying to make the most of your 10 days in Thailand, you can't skip Koh Samui (Samui...

Day 6 - Stop 1

Meal at Fisherman’s Village, Bophut

Bophut is the oldest part of the island. It stretches over several kilometres of beach and is usually referred to...

Day 6 - Stop 2

Big Buddha

The island's most popular attraction, a golden 12 meter seated Buddha was built in 1972 on a rocky island in...

Day 6 - Stop 3

Wat Plai Laem

Several minutes walk from the Big Buddha lies another fascinating temple - Wat Plai Laem. This temple represents a mixture...

Day 6 - Stop 4

Snorkelling in Koh Tao

Koh Tao is one of the smallest islands in the Gulf of Thailand. The name "Koh Tao" in Thai means...

Day 6 - Stop 5

Sunset Dinner at Barracuda Roof Top Restaurant & Bar

About 15 minutes drive from Shark Bay, you will encounter Sairee Beach, the central tourist hub in Koh Tao. Most...

Day 7

Chasing Waterfalls in Koh Phangan

Mostly known for a Full Moon Party, Koh Phangan is an island just 12 kilometres away from Koh Samui. It...

Day 7 - Stop 1

Wang Sai Thong Waterfall

Situated near Mae Haad beach, Wang Sai waterfall can be easily reached by trekking from the beach. It is located...

Day 7 - Stop 2

Paradise Waterfall

After visiting Wang Sai waterfall, jump back onto your motorbike and head towards Chaloklum Road where you will find your...

Day 7 - Stop 3

Phaeng Waterfall

Located just 5 minutes drive from Paradise Waterfall, Phaeng Waterfall is the most well-known waterfall on the island. It is...

Day 8

Exciting Day at Railay Beach and Koh Lanta

On your eighth day in Thailand, you will travel to one of Thailands star attractions - Railay Beach. Railay Beach...

Day 8 - Stop 1

Hat Railay West

Hat Railay West or Railay West Beach has the most beautiful white sandy beaches in the Railay peninsula. Railay West...

Day 8 - Stop 2

Hike to Railay Viewpoint

The second stop of the day is Railay Viewpoint on Railay East Beach. The viewpoint is known for its incredible...

Day 8 - Stop 3

Koh Lanta Mangrove Tour

To reach Koh Lanta island, take a ferry that departs from Railay East Beach Port. The never-ending mangroves, beaches, and...

Day 8 - Stop 4

Sunset at Pra Ae Beach

Also known as "Long Beach", Pra Ae Beach is a 4-kilometre long beach on Koh Lanta Yai island. Long Beach's...

Day 9

Experience Island Life in Phi Phi islands

The Phi Phi Islands or Koh Phi Phi are located about 40 kilometres from Phuket and Krabi. To get here,...

Day 9 - Stop 1

Koh Phi Phi Don Viewpoints

Morning is an ideal time to begin exploring Koh Phi Phi. Start with a hike to the island’s viewpoints. Grab...

Day 9 - Stop 2

Brunch at Latte de Phi Phi

Make your way down and head towards Loh Dalum Bay. At the bay, you will notice numerous restaurants and cafes...

Day 9 - Stop 3

Loh Dalum Beach

Loh Dalum Beach is located opposite of the busy Tonsai Beach. Loh Dalum Beach is a great spot for relaxing...

Day 9 - Stop 4

Phi Phi Raggae Bar

Phi Phi Reggae Bar is becoming more and more popular. The pub is well-known for its Muay Thai matches. Some...

Day 10

Island Hopping in Phang Nga Bay

The last day of your 10 day Thailand itinerary will be the most adventurous and wild. For your last day,...

Day 10 - Stop 1

Kayaking in Koh Hong

Koh Hong (Room Island) is the closest island to Krabi in the bay. It has only one beach and is...

Day 10 - Stop 2

Visiting Caves in Koh Pan Ak

Usually included in kayaking tours, Koh Pan Ak island is very similar to Koh Hong. However, it is more dangerous...

Day 10 - Stop 3

Koh Ta Pu - James Bond Island

The most well-known island of all Phang Nga Bay islands is "James Bond Island". The island's real name is Koh...

Day 10 - Stop 4

Floating Village in Koh Pan Yee

Koh Pan Yee (known as Koh Pan Yi or The Island of the Flag) has a small island community consisting...

Conclusion

In Summary

Thailand is a big country that offers a lot of magnificent places. It is impossible to see everything within a...