16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Gaya
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  45 min
5
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
6
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  5 h 45 min
7
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Gaya

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes CRU Champagne Bar, Follow Me Bike Tours, Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class, and other attractions. On the 14th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), gain insight with Follow Me Bike Tours, and then learn the tricks of the trade with Sompong Thai Cooking School. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some new kitchen skills with Silom Thai Cooking School, then learn something new at Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class, and then join in the after-dark buzz at CRU Champagne Bar.

Plan my day in Bangkok using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Gaya, India to Bangkok is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Gaya to Bangkok is 1.5 hours. While traveling from Gaya, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Classes Tours Outdoors
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Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class ©
Chef LeeZ Thai Cooking Class
Silom Thai Cooking School ©
Silom Thai Cooking School
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
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 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phan Tao, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Suphan, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): stop by Smart Fashion, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Walking tours
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Phang Nga Elephant Park and Krabi Elephant Sanctuary. Take a break from Krabi Town with a short trip to Koh Panak Cave in Ao Phang Nga National Park, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and stroll through Ao Phra Nang.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip planning site.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Krabi Town by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Chiang Mai in May, plan for little chillier days in Krabi Town, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Koh Panak Cave, Phang Nga Elephant Park
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay, then step off the mainland to explore Mosquito Island, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Mosquito Island ©
Mosquito Island

1
night
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for gifts at The Boss Collection, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave, and then head off the coast to Ko Rok Nok.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about an hour. In May, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Nature Parks Shopping
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Ko Rok Nok ©
Ko Rok Nok
Khao Mai Kaew Cave ©
Khao Mai Kaew Cave
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the galleries of The Phuket Gallery, then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Patong online trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, daytime highs in Patong are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Banana Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): get in on the excitement at Phangan Jorkyball, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and then take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan route builder.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Traveling from Patong in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok
Plan my day in Bangkok using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. On the 28th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

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