15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Similan Islands
— 1 day
Travel:  3 h
3
Karon, Phuket
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  1 h 15 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Pho and The Grand Palace. Head to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragonfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

New York City, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Indochina Time is 12 hours. In February, Bangkok is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 91°F and lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Similan Islands.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

1
day
Similan Islands

Similan Islands ©
Divers across the globe come to the Similan Islands to holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Similan National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Similan Islands road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bangkok to Similan Islands. February in Similan Islands sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 73°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Similan Islands

Nature Parks
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Mu Ko Similan National Park ©
Mu Ko Similan National Park

2
nights
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 26th (Tue): kick back and relax at Yanui Beach, then kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and then stroll through Kata Beach.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Karon sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Similan Islands to Karon with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in February, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Karon

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Rawai, Patong Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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 28th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, kick back and relax at Laem Tong Bay and then stroll through Ao Ton Sai.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ko Phi Phi Don vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Karon to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Ao Ton Sai ©
Ao Ton Sai

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): look for gifts at Uomo collection, then enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then kick back and relax at Railay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): stroll through Khlong Muang Beach, then stop by De' MARCO Fashions, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Nang Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town road trip site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 1.5 hours. March in Krabi Town sees daily highs of 96°F and lows of 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Get some historical perspective at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra Singh. Step out of Chiang Mai with an excursion to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community in Mae Wang--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 4th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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