16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Bus to Patong
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Bangrak, Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 3 nights
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Patong, Phuket — 3 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Spas and Kata Beach. Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd. in Rawai, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, have fun at Football Crazy Golf, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and stop by Like A Boss.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Patong holiday maker site.

Washington DC, USA to Patong is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Washington DC to Patong. Traveling from Washington DC in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Patong, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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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 6th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, and then Head underground at Viking Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don day trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in September, and nighttime lows around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.
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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 8th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel 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 9th (Mon), stroll through Laem Thian and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Koh Tao trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Krabi Town to Koh Tao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Koh Tao, with lows around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 4 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Family-friendly places like Salad Beach and Haad Khom will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, stroll through Hat Sadet Beach, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Thansadej Koh Phangan National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha-Ngan day trip planner.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan by ferry takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Ko Pha-Ngan are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and finally stop by Mango Mojito Shoes. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Safari World and then see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 78°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling 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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