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First Time Itinary

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First Time Itinary

Ok so I have been putting together an Itinary for our first visit to Thailand. We are a mid 30s couple, not particularly interested in wild parties!

In this itinary I'm completely bypassing Bangkok. Doesn't seem to be our sort of place but feel free to persuade me otherwise.

So here it is:

Fly into Chiang Mai for 3 nights.

Chiang Rai for 2 nights.

Fly from Mai down to Phuket and stay in Kata for 3 nights.

Onto the elephant hills for 2 nights

Then to Koh Samui for 7 nights

Fly home from Samui.

If anybody has other suggestions I'm happy to hear them!

5 replies to this topic
Portsmouth, United...
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1. Re: First Time Itinary

Think about full days in places rather than nights.

2 nights = only 1 full day.

Leicester, United...
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2. Re: First Time Itinary

Because of different rainfall patterns you really need to tell us when you are planning to travel.

For example 7 days on Samui in November could be an absolute disaster.

If your first trip to Thailand it would be a shame not to have at least a couple of full days in Bangkok.

Amazing how many different ways there are to spell itinerary :-)

London, United...
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3. Re: First Time Itinary

I am with Bill on this, Bangkok has a lot to offer and if you have not been before it would be a shame to miss it out completely.

Sunderland, United...
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4. Re: First Time Itinary


Any reason for flying to CM first? Just that flying to CM then travelling up to CR, to travel back to CM to fly to Phuket seems a lot of wasted time? Fly to CR, bus to CM the fly to Phuket?

Leicester, United...
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5. Re: First Time Itinary

#4..... Few international flights into Chiang Rai.

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