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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Aonang Elephant Sanctuary, then step off the mainland to explore Tup Island, then head off the coast to Poda Island, and finally take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planner.

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. Traveling from Washington in May, you will find days in Krabi Town are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are warmer (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to ride a 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 3rd (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Sanom Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally head off the coast to Ko Lipe.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lipe day trip planning site.

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 May, daytime highs in Ko Lipe are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 2 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, explore the fascinating underground world of Khao Mai Kaew Cave, then head off the coast to Koh Rok Island, then kick back and relax at Phra Ae Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta. May in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through 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.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 7th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, and then make a trip to Bangla Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Karon Viewpoint, take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, then take a memorable excursion with Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Patong day trip app.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Patong are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Khao Lak vacation builder site.

Take a bus from Patong to Khao Lak in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Khao Lak sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, stroll through Bottle Beach, relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha-Ngan trip planner.

Getting from Khao Lak to Ko Pha-Ngan by combination of flight, bus, and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Khao Lak in May, Ko Pha-Ngan is a bit warmer at night with lows of 82°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.
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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.
On the 11th (Tue), stroll through Ao Tanot Bay, get interesting insight from Tours, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip itinerary builder site.

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 up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the 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 12th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach, then stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally stop by Country Road International Suit.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bophut online route builder.

Getting from Koh Tao to Bophut by ferry takes about 2.5 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 12th (Wed) so you can fly 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 13th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, stop by Mysuitbangkok, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then make a trip to Wat Pho, and finally steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bangkok tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Bangkok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daytime highs in Bangkok are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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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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