16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 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
— 2 nights
Ferry:  45 min
6
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally browse the range of quality goods at Mango Mojito Shoes. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, then don't miss a visit to Phra Maha Chedi Si Rajakarn, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planning site .

Vancouver, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in March, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 40°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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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 Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then have fun at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium. On the next day, enjoy some diversion at Phangan Tennis Club, get your game on at Phangan Football Golf Club, and then stroll through Salad Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ko Pha Ngan attractions planner .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bangkok in March: highs in Ko Pha Ngan hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Fun & Games Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Phangan Football Golf Club ©
Phangan Football Golf Club

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 11th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Koh Tao CrossFit and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Koh Tao fast, fun, and easy.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 1.5 hours. March in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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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 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and then get outside with Motorbike Rental Krabi.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Koh Tao in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Krabi Town: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave 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 13th (Fri): explore the activities along Maya Bay, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): kick back and relax at Long Beach, then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience. On your second day here, stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then kick back and relax at Bamboo Beach (Had Mai Phai), and then stop by The Tiger Collections.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta day trip planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. March in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shark Diving
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach
Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest ©
Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, spas, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Patong in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. March in Patong sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 20th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get your game on at Chiangmai Speedkart.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai day trip website .

Getting from Patong to Chiang Mai by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Patong in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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