15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  33 h
1
Karon, Phuket
— 3 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
Ferry:  4 h 30 min
3
Ko Lipe
— 2 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
4
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
+5
Ferry + Drive + Bus + Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4 h 45 min
5
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Bus + Fly + Bus:  36 h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Karon, Phuket

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
On the 13th (Fri), kick back and relax at Kata Beach, then explore and take pictures at Nai Harn Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Yanui Beach, and finally soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Freedom Beach, and then make a trip to Patong Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Karon trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Karon is an approximately 28- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Karon is 12 hours. In January, Karon is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Karon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rawai, Patong
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Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
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 15th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, then explore the striking landscape at Viking Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loh Moo Dee Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then stroll through Loh Dalum Beach, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Karon to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Loh Dalum Beach ©
Loh Dalum Beach

2
nights
Ko Lipe

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 17th (Tue): kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Sanom Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lipe road trip app.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lipe by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lipe is 1 hour. January in Ko Lipe sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Pattaya Beach ©
Pattaya Beach
Sunset Beach ©
Sunset Beach

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Khlong Dao Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ko Lipe in January, Ko Lanta is slightly colder at night with lows of 72°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
We've included these beaches for you: Bottle Beach and Haad Yao Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Thong Nai Pan Noi and Hat Sadet Beach. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Mae Haad Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Chaloklum Bay, and get outside with Haad Yuan Beach.

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You can do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ko Lanta to Ko Pha Ngan in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Ko Pha Ngan when traveling from Ko Lanta in January, with lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Haad Yao Beach ©
Haad Yao Beach

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