16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly + bus:  17​h 45​min
1
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
4
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 15​min
5
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 30​min
7
Patong, Phuket
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Milan

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Escape the urban bustle at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Ao Plai Laem. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bottle Beach and Spas. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phu Khao Noi, look for gifts at Sugar & Spice, and relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan trip planner .

Milan, Italy to Ko Pha Ngan is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Milan to Ko Pha Ngan due to the time zone difference. In December, Ko Pha Ngan is much hotter than Milan - with highs of 35°C and lows of 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, then stop by Dao Siam Cosmetics, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Maenam Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bophut using our trip planner.

You can drive from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 23rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach, step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and then look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunrise Beach.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ko Lipe road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Ko Lipe ©
Ko Lipe

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stop by World Fashion Suits, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kantiang Bay and then stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta online tour itinerary planner .

Ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see the vivid underwater world at Ko Bida Nok. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally Head underground at Viking Cave.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip planning app .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

4
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Patong Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Spas and Karon View Point. Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Freedom Beach and stop by Dress Men Fashion.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Patong trip maker tool .

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Nai Harn Beach, Kayaking & Canoeing, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Spas

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