15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand itinerary planner

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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
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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.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, and then browse the different shops at Siam Paragon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and then look for gifts at Raja's Fashions.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok route maker site.

Washington DC, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Bangkok, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:

Patong, Phuket

— 3 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
For shopping fun, head to Jungceylon or Raj's Collection. Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and The Phuket Gallery. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Patong Inn Art, hunt for treasures at Malin Plaza Patong, get some fabulous bargains at Royal Armani Suit, and kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Patong day trip planning website.

Getting from Bangkok to Patong by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Bophut.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): pick up some local products at Mae Nam Morning Market, then get the adrenaline pumping with Samui Bungy Jump, then stop by Classic International Suits, and finally take a tour by water with Samui Asia Divers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Samui Explorer, then stroll through Chaweng Beach, and then see the sights as you ascend with Rock Climbing Koh Samui.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bophut attractions planner.

You can fly from Patong to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bophut are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 2 nights
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Salad Beach, then take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, and then look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan day trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Classes
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Koh Tao

— 1 night

Turtle Island

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 4th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at Flying Trapeze Adventures and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In August in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 80°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Chiang Mai

— 2 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, then look for gifts at Mengrai Kilns, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Three Owls Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Mae Hia Fresh Market, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then view the masterpieces at Glang-Viang Gallery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai tour builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. In August in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 76°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

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.