16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bangrak Pier Koh Samui, Fly to Phuket
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Khao Lak
— 2 nights
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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Explore hidden gems such as Siam Safari and Karon View Point. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Take a break from Patong with a short trip to Nai Harn Beach in Nai Harn, about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Freedom Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip planner.

Athens, Greece to Patong is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Athens to Patong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in December, things will get much warmer in Patong: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

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Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don travel route planner.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Ko Phi Phi Don are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): relax and rejuvenate at Warin Spa, then kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

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Ko Lipe

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): head off the coast to Ko Lipe, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lipe travel planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe. December in Ko Lipe sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:

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Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): head off the coast to Bamboo Island and then take a tour by water with Sea Gypsy Divers. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach, then head off the coast to Poda Island, and then step off the mainland to explore Tup Island.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town trip builder app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town. In December in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): look for gifts at Classic International Suits, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll through Maenam Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bophut day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krabi Town to Bophut takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bophut, with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

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Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach, then kick back and relax at Mae Haad Beach, and then stroll through Haad Yao Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan road trip app.

Getting from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan by ferry takes about an hour. January in Ko Pha Ngan sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Lak trip app.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Khao Lak in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in January, Khao Lak is slightly colder at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

Thailand travel guide

3.8
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.