15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  21 h
1
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
+5
Train + Foot + Bus + Foot + Train + Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
4
Bophut
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Los Angeles

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Art in Paradise Pattaya and Parody Art Museum & 3D Selfie Studio. Get a sense of the local culture at The Grand Palace and Wat Phra Sri Sanphet. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, &more) and Pattaya (Spas & Wong Amat Beach). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pak Nam, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), and admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok visit planning website.

Los Angeles, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 20- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time is 15 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Bangkok reach 93°F and lows reach 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Ayutthaya, Pattaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tham Phu Wa Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ban Tham, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Tham Sua, then stroll the grounds of Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai. On your second day here, hike along Sawadi Saiyok Jungle Adventure.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kanchanaburi route builder.

You can drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Kanchanaburi, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tha Muang, Sawadi Saiyok Jungle Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Wat Tham Sua ©
Wat Tham Sua
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery ©
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, and finally stroll through Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monkchat Meditation Retreat, then stroll the grounds of Wat Suan Dok, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Elephant Rescue Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Kanchanaburi to Chiang Mai in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In June in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Wat Suan Dok ©
Wat Suan Dok

2
nights
Bophut

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 30th (Tue), play a few rounds at Koh Samui Golf Academy, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, admire the masterpieces at Art-samui, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chinese Temple, then head outdoors with Taling Ngam Muay Thai, and finally see the interesting displays at Dusit Dhewa - Samui Cultural Center and Fine Art of South East Asia.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bophut day trip planning site.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bophut by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In June in Bophut, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Taling Ngam Muay Thai, Dusit Dhewa - Samui Cultural Center and Fine Art of South East Asia, Chinese Temple, Pagoda Khao Hua Jook
Highlights from your plan
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

3
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
On the 2nd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of The Chakri Group (Phra Thinang Chakri Maha Prasat), examine the collection at Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), and finally admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Suan Pakkad Palace Museum, see the interesting displays at Siriraj Medical Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally view the masterpieces at Bangkok CityCity Gallery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Siriraj Medical Museum ©
Siriraj Medical Museum
Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple) ©
Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)
Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) ©

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