16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  27 h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  27 h
End: Toronto

2
nights
Bangkok

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lumpini Park and then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 27-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Toronto to Bangkok. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Bangkok to be much hotter, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Spas Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Spas & Wellness
Jim Thompson House ©
Jim Thompson House

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Wed), take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem, then admire the natural beauty at Big Buddha, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks (Hin Yai & Hin Ta). On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bophut trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bangkok to Bophut by combination of train, flight, and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, ferry, and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Bophut are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to do a combination of to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Grandfather's Grandmother's Rocks - Hin Ta Hin Yai
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Big Buddha ©
Big Buddha

3
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Ko Pha Ngan is known for beaches, adventure, fun & games, spas, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy some diversion at Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Khao Tham, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Pha Ngan travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of takes about 4 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to do a combination of to Bophut.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Full Moon Party
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium ©
Kobra Muay Thai Boxing Stadium
Zipline

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lamai Beach, kick back and relax at Chaweng Noi Beach, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Bophut travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bophut

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Samui
Highlights from your plan
Lamai Beach ©
Lamai Beach
Spas & Wellness
Chaweng Noi Beach ©
Chaweng Noi Beach

4
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.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Tiger Kingdom (in Mae Rim) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). Spend the 28th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chiang Mai Zoo, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and admire the striking features of Wat Chet Yot (Wat Maha Photharam).

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai tour planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bophut to Chiang Mai in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bophut in December since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 20°C. On the 31st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Tha Pae Walking Street, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Tiger Kingdom - Chiang Mai
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): explore the activities along Chao Phraya River and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bangkok vacation builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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