18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
1
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Utapao
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Pattaya
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Khao Yai National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly

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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, explore and take pictures at Patong Beach, and look for gifts at David Jone Fashion.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip builder tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Patong is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Dammam to Patong. Traveling from Dammam in June, expect nights in Patong to be little chillier, around 28°C, while days are cooler, around 37°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

1
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Phuket Town, Phuket

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then indulge in some personalized pampering at NARA Massage & Spa Phuket, then make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket, and finally discover the deep blue sea with Bubba Diving Phuket.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town travel route planner.

Phuket Town is very close to Patong. In June, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas

1
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Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): have unforgettable encounters with CSI: SAMUI Dive School and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bophut trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Phuket Town to Bophut in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Phuket Town in June since evenings lows in Bophut dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours · Wildlife · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

2
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Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pick up some new knowledge with C&M Learn Thai Culture, indulge in some personalized pampering at Pharaoh Spa, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan travel itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. 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 14th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Wildlife · Tours · Classes · Outdoors

1
night
Koh Tao

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao online journey planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Spas
Highlights from your trip

2
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Pattaya

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Koh Larn, then admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Big C - Central Marina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, observe the fascinating underwater world at Underwater World Pattaya, then look for gifts at Siam International, and finally make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Pattaya trip planner.

Getting from Koh Tao to Pattaya by combination of ferry and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Khao Yai National Park.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

2
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Khao Yai National Park

The oldest national park in Thailand--and a World Heritage Site to boot--Khao Yai National Park impresses visitors with its waterfalls, mountainous terrain, and abundant monsoon forest.
On the 18th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Yai National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at The Bloom By TV Pool, then make a trip to Primo Piazza Khao Yai, then Head underground at Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave, and finally get outside with Khao Yai Bird Watching Day Trip by Thailand Bird Watching.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Khao Yai National Park trip site.

You can drive from Pattaya to Khao Yai National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Khao Yai National Park can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Khao Yai National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

4
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Bangkok

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and make a trip to Wat Pho.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

Getting from Khao Yai National Park to Bangkok by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · 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.