6 days in Thailand Itinerary

6 days in Thailand Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route builder
Make it your trip
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights


Bangkok — 1 night

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 11th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, then make a trip to Wat Pho, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip maker app.

Tokyo, Japan to Bangkok is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Tokyo to Bangkok is minus 2 hours. In January, Bangkok is much hotter than Tokyo - with highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Koh Tao.
Historic Sites · Shopping

Koh Tao — 1 night

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Bangkok in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Koh Tao. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.
Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Spas

Ko Pha Ngan — 1 night

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 14th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Bophut.
Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife · Tours

Bophut, Ko Samui — 2 nights

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 15th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem and then kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bophut trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Bophut takes 1.5 hours. In January in Bophut, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
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Thailand travel guide

Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
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.