15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  6 h
2
Koh Tao
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4 h
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
6
Karon, Phuket
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  25 h
End: Vancouver

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
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 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bangkok day trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 15 hours traveling from Vancouver to Bangkok. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Bangkok at 41°C and lows at 32°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Jim Thompson House ©
Jim Thompson House

3
nights
Koh Tao

Koh Tao ©
A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ao Tanot Bay and Rocky Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sai Nuan Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Jansom Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lighthouse Bay, and browse the exhibits of The Gallery.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Koh Tao trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or take a bus. In May in Koh Tao, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sai Nuan Beach ©
Sai Nuan Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Jansom Bay ©
Jansom Bay

5
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bottle Beach and Mae Haad Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Ao Chaloklum Bay. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Haad Yao Beach, get outside with Haad Yuan Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

Getting from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Ko Pha Ngan are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
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 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Maenam Beach, explore the world behind art at Art-samui, and then wander the streets of Fisherman’s Village.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
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Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Art-samui ©
Art-samui

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Ko Phi Phi Don fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Ko Phi Phi Don. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

1
night
Karon, Phuket

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and then kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Karon trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Karon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nai Harn Beach, Patong Beach
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Highlights from your plan
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach

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