16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 4 nights
2
Phang Nga
— 1 night
3
Khao Sok National Park
— 1 night
4
Khao Lak
— 2 nights
5
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
6
Bangkok
— 1 night
7
Ayutthaya
— 1 day
8
Bangkok
— 1 night

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bang Saen Beach and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Appreciate the collections at Ancient City and Jim Thompson House. Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Wihan Thep Sathit Phra Ki Ti Chaloem (in Chonburi) and Erawan Museum (in Samut Prakan). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Bangkok travel route builder website.

Los Angeles, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 15 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Phang Nga.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Chonburi, Samut Prakan
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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night
Phang Nga

Phang Nga ©
Frequently overlooked by tourists, the town of Phang Nga may seem lackluster and uninteresting to some vacationers.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phang Nga trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Phang Nga by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 74°F in Phang Nga. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Phang Nga

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple)
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Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple) ©
Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple)

1
night
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park ©
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave), tour the pleasant surroundings at Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary, and then make a trip to Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Khao Sok National Park trip planner.

Drive from Phang Nga to Khao Sok National Park in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple
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Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave) ©
Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave)
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple ©
Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple

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nights
Khao Lak

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Khao Lak trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Khao Sok National Park to Khao Lak takes 1.5 hours. March in Khao Lak sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Bangsak Beach, Sea Turtle Conservation Centre
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Royal Thai Navy Third Fleet Turtle Nursery ©
International Tsunami Museum ©
International Tsunami Museum

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nights
Chiang Mai

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wat Phra Singh and Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si). Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Chiang Man and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Bazaar, and delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip maker app.

Getting from Khao Lak to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Khao Lak in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 69°F in Chiang Mai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si), Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si) ©
Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si)
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok
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You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 79°F in Bangkok. You'll set off for Ayutthaya on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Bangkok

Tours · Shopping · Outdoors
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Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Na Phra Meru, steep yourself in history at Wat Thammikarat, examine the collection at Thai Boat Museum, explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Ram.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ayutthaya trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Ayutthaya are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites · Museums
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Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ©
Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That

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night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
On the 29th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Democracy Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ayutthaya to Bangkok in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Sukhumvit ©
Sukhumvit
Chinatown - Bangkok ©
Chinatown - Bangkok
Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) ©

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