16 days in Thailand & Hong Kong Itinerary

16 days in Thailand & Hong Kong Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Koh Tao, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 day
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
6
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
7
Hong Kong, China
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: San Francisco, United States

2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Wat Pho, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok online day trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 15 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get much hotter in Bangkok: highs are around 96°F and lows about 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks 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)

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ao Plai Laem. You'll get in some beach time at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Salad Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Haad Khom, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chao Mae Kuan Im Shrine, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan trip planner.

You can fly from Bangkok to Ko Pha Ngan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and ferry. In May in Ko Pha Ngan, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 82°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Haad Khom ©
Haad Khom

1
night
Koh Tao, Thailand

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll through Laem Thian and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Koh Tao attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in May, and nighttime lows around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 12th (Sun), stop by Scandi Fashion, enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Krabi Town trip builder tool.

You can fly from Koh Tao to Krabi Town in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Krabi Town, with lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Scandi Fashion ©
Scandi Fashion

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Loh Dalum Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Laem Tong Bay and Loh Lana Bay for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Nui Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Viking Cave, and make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip itinerary app.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. May in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Patong Mosque, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Patong road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Patong are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Hong Kong.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

1
night
Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong ©
Witness the vibrant skyline of Hong Kong, an impressive urban territory on the southern coast of China.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin Temple and then step off the mainland to explore Lantau island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Victoria Peak (The Peak), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Man Mo Temple, thentake an in-depth tour of Hong Kong Museum of History, and finally make a trip to Hong Kong Skyline.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hong Kong day trip tool.

Fly from Patong to Hong Kong in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Hong Kong Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hong Kong

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Victoria Peak (The Peak) ©
Victoria Peak (The Peak)
Lantau island ©
Lantau island
Hong Kong Museum of History ©
Hong Kong Museum of History

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