15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Ao Nang, Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Charles Armani, contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Nak Prok. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Observatory Point, then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip planner.

Washington, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington to Bangkok is 12 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Washington in April; daily highs in Bangkok reach 96°F and lows reach 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Patong.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 30:

Patong, Phuket — 3 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Patong Beach. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

Make your Patong itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Bangkok to Patong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bangkok in April: high temperatures in Patong hover around 91°F and lows are around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Side Trip
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 2 nights

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with ProFun Divers. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Moo Dee Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary builder.

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. May in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 2 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 6th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, then kick back and relax at Salad Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally admire the sheer force of Phaeng Waterfall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Pha-Ngan tour planner.

You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Pha-Ngan in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ko Pha-Ngan, with lows around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Koh Tao.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

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 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao holiday builder tool.

Ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chiang Mai.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stroll through Elephant Care & Grand Canyon Jumping and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip planning tool.

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. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Chiang Mai, with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:

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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