15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bangrak, Ferry to Ko Pha Ngan
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Taxi to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly
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Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
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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 (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, kick back and relax at Salad Beach, kick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then kick back and relax at Bottle Beach.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

London, UK to Ko Pha Ngan is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Ko Pha Ngan is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Ko Pha Ngan hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

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 19th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Choeng Mon Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, and then stroll through Maenam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): stroll through Samui Elephant Sanctuary, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut online journey planner.

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut by ferry takes about an hour. In August in Bophut, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Krabi Town

— 1 night
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then head off the coast to Poda Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Tup Island.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bophut to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Krabi Town, with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 1 night
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 22nd (Sun), head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

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Ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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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 23rd (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:

Phuket Town, Phuket

— 2 nights
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
On the 25th (Wed), kick back and relax at Nai Harn Beach and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Sea Bees Diving - Chalong, take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and then stroll through Monkey Hill.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Phuket Town trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Phuket Town in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. In August in Phuket Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Chiang Mai

— 4 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary and River Rafting & Tubing. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Wat Phra Singh. Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Mae Taeng to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum and get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai travel planning website.

You can fly from Phuket Town to Chiang Mai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:

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.