15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Boston
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  26​h
1
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  45​min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Travel:  6​h 15​min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Boston

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Long Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures, enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kantiang Bay.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta trip itinerary planning app .

Boston, USA to Ko Lanta is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Boston to Ko Lanta. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in August; daily highs in Ko Lanta reach 88°F and lows reach 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, then head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally identify plant and animal life at Ko Bida Nok.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don route planning tool .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

2
nights
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
On the 6th (Tue), get outside with Outdoor Activities, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), then take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and finally kick back and relax at Nai Harn Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Monkey Hill, pick up some new knowledge with Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant, then get great views at Karon View Point, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rawai day trip website .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Rawai in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Rawai are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Phuket Town, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Karon View Point
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Monkey Hill ©
Monkey Hill

1
night
Ang Thong, Ko Samui

Ang Thong ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) and then explore the striking landscape at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ang Thong trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rawai to Ang Thong takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. In August in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake) ©
Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake)

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 9th (Fri), kick back and relax at Bottle Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Haad Yuan Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary builder site .

Explore your travel options from Ang Thong to Ko Pha Ngan with the Route module. In August, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Maenam Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Samui Football Golf Club, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, identify plant and animal life at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, then stop by Classic International Suits, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bophut online trip maker .

You can drive from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
Highlights from your plan
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Rescue Park. Keep things going the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chiang Mai travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Bophut to Chiang Mai takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Zipline

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