15 days in Bangkok, Ko Lanta & Chiang Mai Itinerary

15 days in Bangkok, Ko Lanta & Chiang Mai Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Fly to Phuket, Drive to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Ferry to Ko Lanta
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Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
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Ferry to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, Drive to Thalang Temple, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 6 nights
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Bangkok
— 1 night
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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.
On the 4th (Mon), get outside with Rent A Scooter Bangkok.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

Philadelphia, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Bangkok is 12 hours. In April, Bangkok is much hotter than Philadelphia - with highs of 96°F and lows of 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Ko Lanta

— 4 nights
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Explore Ko Lanta's surroundings by going to Wat Kaew Ko Wararam (in Pak Nam) and Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) (in Krabi Town). Spend a fascinating day underwater on the 7th (Thu) with a shark diving experience. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, contemplate the long history of Lanta Old Town, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight, car, and ferry from Bangkok to Ko Lanta in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bangkok in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ko Lanta, with lows around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:

Chiang Mai

— 6 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.
Go for a jaunt from Chiang Mai to Mae Rim to see Maerim Elephant Sanctuary about 40 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chet Lin, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai planner.

Do a combination of ferry, car, and flight from Ko Lanta to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. In April in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 99°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 16:

Bangkok

— 1 night

City of Angels

On the 16th (Sat), explore the wide array of goods at Steve & James, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Spas
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