15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand holiday builder
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Ang Thong, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
3
Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Ko Pha-Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12

Bangkok — 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Historic City of Ayutthaya in Ayutthaya--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take an in-depth tour of Baan Kudichin Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bangkok vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Bangkok is 12 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Ang Thong.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get great views at Blue Lagoon (Emerald Lake), then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Wua Talap Island.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ang Thong day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ang Thong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
more
Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:

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 2nd (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at Flying Trapeze Adventures and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf 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.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Koh Tao online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ang Thong to Koh Tao takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
more
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

Ko Pha-Ngan — 4 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bottle Beach and Hat Sadet Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Phu Khao Noi and Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, learn and have fun at C&M Learn Thai Culture, stroll through Salad Beach, and let little ones run wild at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha-Ngan trip builder tool.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan takes 2 hours. In September in Ko Pha-Ngan, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Bophut.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:

Bophut, Ko Samui — 2 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Chaweng Beach, stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maenam Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bophut itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
more
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Thailand travel guide

3.8
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.
more