16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  27​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Ao Nang
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
5
Hua Hin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Orlando

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple), The Grand Palace and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Khao San Road, explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally wander the streets of Chinatown - Bangkok. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Soi Rambuttri, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple).

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok route planner.

Orlando, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Bangkok is 12 hours. In September in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
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.
On the 18th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then identify plant and animal life at Authentic Thai Elephant Sanctuary.

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Fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in September, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You will leave for Rawai on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Spas Wildlife Parks
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Spas

2
nights
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rawai day trip site .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Rawai by car takes about 22 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rawai are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ao Nang.

Things to do in Rawai

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karon View Point, Big Buddha Phuket
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Karon View Point ©
Karon View Point

1
night
Ao Nang

Ao Nang
Head to the resort town of Ao Nang for a holiday by the sea and an exploration of an area where many dive instruction centers offer training necessary to access some of the region's best dive spots.
On the 22nd (Sun), trek along Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ao Nang attractions planning website .

You can ride a ferry from Rawai to Ao Nang in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Ao Nang, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 74°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hua Hin.

Things to do in Ao Nang

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail
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2
nights
Hua Hin

Hua Hin ©
The seaside town of Hua Hin serves as a popular coastal retreat for Bangkok residents and international tourists.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Huay Mongkol Temple as well as Black Mountain Golf Club. Jao Mae Tub Tim Shrine and Wat Amparam are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wat Khao Noi and Baan Sillapin Artists Village. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Hua Hin Beach.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Hua Hin day trip planning site .

You can drive from Ao Nang to Hua Hin in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 77°F. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bangkok.

Things to do in Hua Hin

Outdoors Golf Historic Sites
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Hua Hin Beach ©
Hua Hin Beach
Huay Mongkol Temple ©
Huay Mongkol Temple
Black Mountain Golf Club ©
Black Mountain Golf Club

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Khao San Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Lakshmi Shrine, then explore the galleries of Jim Thompson House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip planner.

You can drive from Hua Hin to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Khao San Road ©
Khao San Road
Wat Saket ©
Wat Saket

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