15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Durango
Fly:  25​h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
5
Pak Phli
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Durango

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

Durango, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 14 hours. Traveling from Durango in December, expect Bangkok to be much warmer, temps between 87°F and 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Rescue Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in December, Chiang Mai is little chillier at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
When in Patong, make a side trip to see Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, and don't miss a visit to Bangla Road.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Patong in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Patong, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Karon Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Ko Phi Phi Don is known for nature, wildlife, adventure, beaches, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Maya Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, and cool off at Aquaride.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In December, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Pak Phli.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Pak Phli

Pak Phli ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Khao Yai National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Pak Phli trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Ko Phi Phi Don to Pak Phli with the Route module. In December in Pak Phli, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 72°F at night. You will leave for home on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Pak Phli

Nature Parks
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Khao Yai National Park ©
Khao Yai National Park

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