10 days in Thailand Itinerary

10 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Chiang Mai
— 1 night
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai — 1 night

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 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chiang Man and then admire the masterpieces at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phan Tao and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai online trip itinerary builder.

Chicago, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 13 hours. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Chiang Mai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Bophut.
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Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 2 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary and then stroll through Maenam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): stop by Classic International Suits, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bophut road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bophut takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): stop by Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, then kick back and relax at The Secret Beach, then stroll through Salad Beach, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Bottle Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Sadet Beach.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ko Pha-Ngan tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Bophut to Ko Pha-Ngan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to catch the 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

You can plan Koh Tao trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Ko Pha-Ngan to Koh Tao by ferry takes about 2 hours. In July in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 80°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally look for gifts at St Armani Fashion.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok visit site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or ride a ferry. July in Bangkok sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 79°F at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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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