15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Bologna
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Bologna

4
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.
Wat Pho and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Rajawongse Clothier and Khao San Road. Venture out of the city with trips to Bang Saen Beach (in Chonburi), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Pattaya) and Ayutthaya (Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Wat Phanan Choeng, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip website .

Bologna, Italy to Bangkok is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bologna in September: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Scuba & Snorkeling, Bang Saen Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai ©
Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kanta Elephant Sanctuary. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Lost Book Shop, then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Rescue Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, and finally examine the collection at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain).

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip planner .

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park
Highlights from your plan
Kanta Elephant Sanctuary ©
Kanta Elephant Sanctuary
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park

1
night
Chiang Rai

Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 10th (Tue), look for gifts at Doi Din Dang Pottery, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Huay Pla Kang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Rong Khun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phrathat Doi Chom Thong, then explore the galleries of Art Bridge Chiang Rai, and finally don't miss a visit to Wat Klang Wiang.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Klang Wiang ©
Wat Klang Wiang

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Popular historic sites such as Big Buddha Phuket and Patong Mosque are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Jungceylon and Suit Fitter Phuket. There's lots more to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, get great views at Karon View Point, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chiang Rai to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Patong sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Buddha Phuket, Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon View Point ©
Karon View Point

Similar Plans

18 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Thailand & Bali BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM POLAND September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM ICELAND October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Thailand SEE PLAN April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM BELGIUM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Thailand BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans