15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip planner

Make it your trip
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
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Bangkok

— 3 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Wat Pho, explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bangkok driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 12 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, expect Bangkok to be somewhat warmer, temps between 92°F and 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Patong, Phuket

— 2 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at No Gravity Dive Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, and then view the masterpieces at Patong Inn Art. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then browse the exhibits of The Phuket Gallery, then make a trip to Bangla Road, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Patong road trip app.

Fly from Bangkok to Patong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Bophut, Ko Samui

— 1 night
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, discover the deep blue sea with Samui Asia Divers, and then stop by Classic International Suits.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut online trip maker.

Getting from Patong to Bophut by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 3 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, wildlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In July in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Classes · Wildlife

Koh Tao

— 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao itinerary planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas
Highlights from your trip

Chiang Mai

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at Lanna Traditional House Museum CMU and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chiang Man, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai, and finally get great views at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. July in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 76°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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.