16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Pha-Ngan
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Fly to Phuket, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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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 6th (Sat): stop by R.Boss Bespoke, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and then don't miss a visit to Wat Pho. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok travel itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Bangkok is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. When traveling from Mumbai in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Bangkok, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.
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Koh Tao — 2 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 8th (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay, and then kick back and relax at Hin Wong Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao online trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha-Ngan.
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Ko Pha-Ngan — 4 nights

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Bottle Beach and Hat Sadet Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Thong Nai Pan Noi and Haad Khom. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mae Haad Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ko Pha-Ngan journey planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha-Ngan takes 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Bophut.
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Bophut, Ko Samui — 4 nights

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Wat Plai Laem and KoKo Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Samui Elephant Sanctuary and Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at Tamarind Springs Forest Spa, see Off-Road Tours, make a trip to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook, and kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha-Ngan to Bophut in 1.5 hours. In August in Bophut, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ko Phi Phi Don when traveling from Bophut in August, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas and Karon Viewpoint. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Big Buddha Phuket and Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Nai Harn Beach in Nai Harn, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and look for gifts at New Era's Vienna.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Patong online holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Thailand travel guide

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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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