16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
Ferry:  30 min
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Phuket Town, Phuket

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Phuket Town online trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Phuket Town is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Phuket Town is minus 3 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Phuket Town hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Nai Harn Beach, Freedom Boardsports
Highlights from your plan
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Phuket 3D Museum ©
Phuket 3D Museum
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, thenmake a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and then step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don day trip planner.

Getting from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 3 hours. In August in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Plai Laem and Wat Phu Khao Thong. Relax by the water at Maenam Beach and Malibu beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Samrong Beach, and stop by Modern Suit Samui.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut journey app.

You can fly from Ko Phi Phi Don to Bophut in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Bophut, with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Mae Nam
Highlights from your plan
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Step out of the city life by going to Bottle Beach and Salad Beach. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Plai Laem, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes an hour. In August in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket. On your second day here, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bangkok tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) ©

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Wat Suan Dok. Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Zipline. There's more to do: examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Zipline

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