16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand trip planner
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Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
3
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ko Pha-Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
7
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai — 2 nights

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.
Chiang Mai is known for classes, wildlife, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai driving holiday planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Chiang Mai is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, observe the fascinating underwater world at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Koh Tao.
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Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then get interesting insight from Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Koh Tao vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can ride a 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.
On the 26th (Wed), look for gifts at Pet Tawan Silver Jewelry, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at C&M Learn Thai Culture, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haad Yao Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally make a trip to Phangan Royal Navy Ship.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ko Pha-Ngan holiday site.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan in 2 hours. In October in Ko Pha-Ngan, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bophut.
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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.
On the 28th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at Anantara Spa, then get active on the water at CSI: SAMUI Dive School, and then tee off at Koh Samui Golf Academy. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary, stop by Classic International Suits, and then view the masterpieces at KoKo Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bophut visit app.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel 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 30th (Sun): get close to the beloved marine mammals with ProFun Divers and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, Head underground at Viking Cave, then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally stroll through Ko Bida Nok.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don online holiday maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ko Phi Phi Don when traveling from Bophut in October, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Patong.
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Patong, Phuket — 3 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a trip to A&F Tour Travel, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Patong trip maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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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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