15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Krabi Airport, Drive to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive
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Khao Lak
— 1 night
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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 1 night
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 1 night
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Krabi Town — 1 night

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 30th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, head off the coast to Tup Island, then head off the coast to Poda Island, and finally take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town trip site.

Washington, USA to Krabi Town is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You can also travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Washington to Krabi Town. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Washington in April, with highs in Krabi Town at 94°F and lows at 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lipe.
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Ko Lipe — 1 night

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 1st (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Sanom Beach, kick back and relax at Pattaya Beach, stroll through Sunrise Beach, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ko Lipe trip itinerary builder website.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe. In April in Ko Lipe, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 78°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

Ko Lanta — 2 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and finally step off the mainland to explore Koh Rok Island.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows 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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Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and finally make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Ko Phi Phi Don using our trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), get great views at Karon Viewpoint, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and finally stroll through Karon Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patong road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Khao Lak.
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Khao Lak — 1 night

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Lak online trip planner.

Getting from Patong to Khao Lak by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in May, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 1 night

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, stroll through Thong Nai Pan Noi, take in the dramatic scenery at Paradise Waterfall, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha-Ngan trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Pha-Ngan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Khao Lak in May since evenings lows in Ko Pha-Ngan dip to 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

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 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

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Getting from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, then stop by Classic International Suits, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut travel app.

You can ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. May in Bophut sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 82°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.
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Bangkok — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then buy something for everyone on your list at Charles Armani, then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok day trip tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Bangkok in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 96°F during the day and 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

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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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