16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + bus:  25​h
1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
3
Railay Beach
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 15​min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get outdoors at Patong Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Karon Beach and Kata Beach. There's lots more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, and view the masterpieces at Patong Inn Art.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Patong travel app .

Edmonton, Canada to Patong is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 14 hours. In November, Patong is warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
You'll get in some beach time at Maya Bay and Laem Tong Bay. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Long Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, stroll through Nui Beach, and don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Railay Beach.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Loh Dalum Beach ©
Loh Dalum Beach

1
night
Railay Beach

Railay Beach ©
A quiet and picturesque peninsula, Railay Beach sits between Krabi and Ao Nang.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Railay Beach and then hike along Thaiclimber Climbing.

Plan trip to Railay Beach with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Railay Beach takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Railay Beach are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Railay Beach

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Thaiclimber Climbing
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Thaiclimber Climbing ©
Thaiclimber Climbing

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Visit Salad Beach and Ao Plai Laem for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yao Beach, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip planning tool .

Getting from Railay Beach to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Salad Beach
Salad Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Koh Tao vacation builder .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Grand Palace and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, take a stroll through Chinatown - Bangkok, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In November, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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