16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4​h 45​min
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Portland

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Ayutthaya (Historic City of Ayutthaya & Wat Mahathat). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, hunt for treasures at Chatuchak Weekend Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok online road trip planner .

Portland, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Portland in November: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 91°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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 20th (Wed): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Salad Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium

1
night
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): have fun at Koh Tao CrossFit and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Koh Tao travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Tao CrossFit ©
Koh Tao CrossFit

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Krabi Town day trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in November, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

1
night
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 24th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Maya Bay, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker website .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. November in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

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

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm. On your second day here, stop by The Boss Collection, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then get outside with Pirate Kayak Adventures.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta day trip planning site .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about an hour. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, then make a trip to Bangla Road, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion, then browse the different shops at Jungceylon, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In November in Patong, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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.
On the 29th (Fri), delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Orthodox Church of St. Vladimir. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ched Yot, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Patong to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in November, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Walking tours

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