15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Shannon
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h 15​min
End: Shannon

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Visit Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Wat Mahathat, & more). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip maker site .

Shannon, Ireland to Bangkok is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Shannon in October: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Salad Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Haad Yuan Beach, kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, then experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Spas

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Dao Siam Cosmetics, and finally kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bophut trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes 4 hours. In October in Bophut, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
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Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): get great views at Railay View Point, head off the coast to Bamboo Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

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Do a combination of flight and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 27°C in Krabi Town. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Railay View Point ©
Railay View Point
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Maya Bay, then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip builder app .

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. October in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

1
night
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 2nd (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta visit planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about an hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare

5
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Big Buddha Phuket. Relax by the water at Freedom Beach and Nai Harn Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Phang Nga Bay. (in Ao Phang Nga National Park). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Monkey Hill, get great views at Karon View Point, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Patong online sightseeing planner .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November in Patong, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Nai Harn Beach, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Phang Nga Bay.
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Bang Tao Beach ©
Bang Tao Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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