16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h
2
Ayutthaya
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6 h 45 min
4
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
+4
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  7 h 15 min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
+3
Ferry + Taxi + Bus + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes House of Taste Thai Cooking School, Grasshopper Adventures - Bangkok Bike Tours, Wat Pho, and other attractions you added. Visit The Grand Palace and Wat Ratchanatdaram Woravihara (Loha Prasat) for their historical value. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

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Barcelona, Spain to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In October, Bangkok is a bit warmer than Barcelona - with highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Classes Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Ram, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mahathat, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Muang. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Na Phra Meru, then steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat, then contemplate the long history of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, and finally steep yourself in history at Wat Maheyong.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ayutthaya online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Ayutthaya sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Muang
Highlights from your plan
Wat Muang ©
Wat Muang
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon

3
nights
Chiang Mai

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.
Visit Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Wat Si Suphan for their historical value. Escape the urban bustle at Elephant Rescue Park and Maerim Elephant Sanctuary. Venture out of the city with trips to Chom Thong (Wachirathan Falls & Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saen Muang Ma Luang.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip builder tool .

Getting from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Chom Thong, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

1
night
Koh Tao

Koh Tao ©
A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Unseen Tours Koh Tao has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): choose your vessel at Unseen Tours Koh Tao and then look for gifts at Flipflop and Treacle.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Koh Tao itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Chiang Mai to Koh Tao in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Chiang Mai in October, Koh Tao is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Adventure Transportation
Highlights from your plan
Unseen Tours Koh Tao ©
Unseen Tours Koh Tao

1
night
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chaloklum, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yuan Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hat Sadet Beach ©
Hat Sadet Beach
Haad Yuan Beach ©
Haad Yuan Beach

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then stroll through Laem Tong Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Ko Bida Nok and then explore the activities along Maya Bay.

Plan trip to Ko Phi Phi Don with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Ko Phi Phi Don by combination of ferry, flight, and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in October, Ko Phi Phi Don is a bit cooler at night with lows of 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

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