10 days in Thailand Itinerary

10 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Plai Laem, Ko Samui
— 1 day
Drive
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly
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Sukhothai
— 1 day
Fly
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Plai Laem, Ko Samui

— 1 day
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): kick back and relax at Chaweng Noi Beach, stop by Moda Classic Suits International, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Plai Laem vacation planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Plai Laem is an approximately 120-hour travel. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Istanbul in July, with highs in Plai Laem at 38°C and lows at 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Plai Laem

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trip

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 2 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
On the 10th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, then explore and take pictures at Nai Harn Beach, and finally get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Big Buddha Phuket, stop by P & C Jewelry, and then kick back and relax at Freedom Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Phuket Town driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Plai Laem to Phuket Town in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Plai Laem in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Phuket Town, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ang Thong, Ko Samui

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ang Thong online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Phuket Town to Ang Thong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In July in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks · Nature

Sukhothai

— 1 day

The rising of happiness

A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Phra Si Ratana Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chedi Si Hong, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Si Chum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai road trip app.

Getting from Ang Thong to Sukhothai by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks

Bangkok

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Pho and Wat Maha That. Popular historic sites such as The Grand Palace and Historic City of Ayutthaya are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planning app.

You can fly from Sukhothai to Bangkok in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.