15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Bus to Phuket Town
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 3 nights
Bus to Phuket, Fly to Ang Thong
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Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Phuket Town, Phuket — 3 nights

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Flying Hanuman and Spas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Green Elephant Sanctuary Park and Promthep Cape. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phuket Town: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Karon Viewpoint (in Karon). It doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town planner.

Washington DC, USA to Phuket Town is an approximately 26.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ang Thong.
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Ang Thong, Ko Samui — 1 night

As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
On the 31st (Mon), get outside with Ko Mae Ko, take in the dramatic natural features at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, and then head off the coast to Ko Wua Talap Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ang Thong trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Ang Thong in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 2 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 1st (Tue), take a memorable tour with Flying Trapeze Adventures and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then step off the mainland to explore Koh Nang Yuan.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao in 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 3 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Bring the kids along to Bottle Beach and Thong Nai Pan Noi. Explore hidden gems such as Salad Beach and Wat Phu Khao Noi. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball, and kick back and relax at Hat Sadet Beach.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ko Pha-Ngan online tour planner.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in September, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 1 night

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 6th (Sun), kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bophut route maker tool.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bophut are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bangkok.
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Bangkok — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Hong Rattanaram. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and then meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bangkok sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Bophut to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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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.
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