7 days in Thailand Itinerary

7 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport, Drive to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Krabi Town
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Drive to Krabi Airport, Fly to Washington

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary builder website.

Washington, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington in May; daily highs in Bangkok reach 96°F and lows reach 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:

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 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stop by Classic International Suits, then enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bophut driving holiday planning website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Bophut in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 16:

Ko Pha Ngan

— 1 night
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, then kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and finally kick back and relax at Bottle Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ko Pha Ngan trip itinerary builder site.

Ride a ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 16 — 17:

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 18th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tanot Bay, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online holiday planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. In May in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 82°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Krabi Town road trip site.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Krabi Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 75°F in Krabi Town. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

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.