13 days in Thailand Itinerary

13 days in Thailand Itinerary

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13 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
2
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Phuket Town
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Patong
— 1 night
taxi + ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  27​h
End: New York City

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), examine the collection at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Suphan, and then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Wat Suan Dok and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai travel route planner .

New York City, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chiang Mai is 12 hours. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 76°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 92°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife
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Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World

3
nights
Phuket Town

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) and Phuket Big Buddha. Go for a jaunt from Phuket Town to Patong to see Bangla Road about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: choose your vessel at La Moet Phuket.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Phuket Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Phuket Town can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Patong.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Transportation Wildlife

Side Trip

Bangla Road
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La Moet Phuket ©
La Moet Phuket
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

1
night
Patong

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Spa Burasari has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach and then relax and rejuvenate at Spa Burasari.

To find out how to plan a trip to Patong, use our trip itinerary maker.

Patong is just a stone's throw from Phuket Town. In August in Patong, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Nordic Fashion
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Spa Burasari ©
Spa Burasari

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.
Ko Phi Phi Le has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Monkey Beach and Viking Cave will get you outdoors.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don journey maker .

Do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In August in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. You will leave for home on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Viking Cave ©
Viking Cave

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