16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand travel planner

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Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sukhothai
— 1 night
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
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Plai Laem, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Drive
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Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Fly to Madras

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Bangkok

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Popular historic sites such as Wat Pho and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Wat Pak Nam. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Chonburi (Wihan Thep Sathit Phra Ki Ti Chaloem & Bang Saen Beach), Chachoengsao (Wat Saman Rattanaram Temple & Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan) and Ancient City (in Samut Prakan). The adventure continues: stop by Rajawongse Clothier, stroll through Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Hua Lumphong, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary app.

Chennai, India to Bangkok is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chennai, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Sukhothai

— 1 night

The rising of happiness

A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Wat Traphang Thong, delve into the distant past at Wat Si Chum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Maha That, then delve into the distant past at Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Sa Si.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sukhothai trip planner.

Fly from Bangkok to Sukhothai in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Sukhothai are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Spas. Visit Bottle Beach and Salad Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Sukhothai to Ko Pha Ngan takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Plai Laem.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Plai Laem, Ko Samui

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Noi Beach, don't miss a visit to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, then stop by Moda Classic Suits International, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Plai Laem trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Ko Pha Ngan to Plai Laem takes 4.5 hours. June in Plai Laem sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Plai Laem

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Rawai, Phuket

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phuket Crocodile World, then look for gifts at Nordic Fashion, and finally stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Nai Harn Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rawai trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plai Laem to Rawai takes 6.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rawai when traveling from Plai Laem in June, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Rawai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Ko Lanta

— 3 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nui Beach and Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai). Explore hidden gems such as Scuba & Snorkeling and The Tiger Collections. There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ko Lanta road trip site.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rawai to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.