16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly + Bus:  22 h 15 min
1
Rawai, Phuket
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Ko Lanta
— 3 nights
+4
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  21 h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): stop by Casa Di Moda The Fashion House, then kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, take some stellar pictures from Promthep Cape, and then kick back and relax at Rawai Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rawai trip itinerary maker.

Los Angeles, USA to Rawai is an approximately 22- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rawai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get a bit warmer in Rawai: highs are around 89°F and lows about 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Rawai

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Patong, Casa Di Moda The Fashion House
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Rawai Beach
Rawai Beach

3
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ko Phi Phi Le and Laem Tong Bay. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Bamboo Island. There's more to do: make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip planner.

Getting from Rawai to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

3
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Step out of the city life by going to Long Beach and Khlong Dao Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Tiger Collections and FashionPoint. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Kantiang Bay, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, head off the coast to Ko Jum, and get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In November, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Lanta Klong Nin Beach ©
Lanta Klong Nin Beach

4
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Head to Fisherman Pants Shop and Nicky Fashionfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wat Plai Laem and Lamai Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach), take in the dramatic natural features at Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Maenam Beach.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Bophut trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Lanta to Bophut takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in November, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Maret, Ko Samui, Maenam Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

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.
On the 24th (Fri), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bophut to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in November, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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