16 days in Thailand Itinerary

16 days in Thailand Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  20 h
1
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h
2
Phang Nga
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Khao Sok National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Khao Lak
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
5
Chiang Mai
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Bangkok
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h
7
Ayutthaya
— 1 day
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
8
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h
End: Los Angeles

4
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.
You've added Wat Pho, Or Tor Kor (OTK) Market, Khlong Toei Market, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Grand Palace and Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bangkok trip site.

Los Angeles, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Bangkok, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in Bangkok to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 91°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phang Nga.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

1
night
Phang Nga

Phang Nga ©
Frequently overlooked by tourists, the town of Phang Nga may seem lackluster and uninteresting to some vacationers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple). Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple).

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Phang Nga day trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Phang Nga. In December, daytime highs in Phang Nga are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Khao Sok National Park.

Things to do in Phang Nga

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple)
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Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple) ©
Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple)

1
night
Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park
While on tour of Khao Sok National Park, you'll discover a dense jungle, towering karst formations, and a man-made lake.
For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Sok National Park tour app.

Traveling by car from Phang Nga to Khao Sok National Park takes 1.5 hours. In December in Khao Sok National Park, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Khao Sok National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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2
nights
Khao Lak

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
You've now added Scuba & Snorkeling to your itinerary.

Plan my day in Khao Lak using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Khao Sok National Park to Khao Lak in 1.5 hours. In December in Khao Lak, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Chiang Mai

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham, Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si), and other attractions.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai day trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Khao Lak to Chiang Mai in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Khao Lak in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 64°F in Chiang Mai. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Bua Thong Waterfalls (Nam Phu Chet Si), Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok
For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bangkok, with lows of 73°F. You will leave for Ayutthaya on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife
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1
day
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
You've added Wat Chaiwatthanaram, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, Historic City of Ayutthaya, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, explore the ancient world of Wat Maha That, admire the striking features of Temple of the Royal Restoration (Wat Ratchaburana), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Ram, then make a trip to Historic City of Ayutthaya, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Sri Sanphet.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Ayutthaya trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December in Ayutthaya, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites
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Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok attractions planner.

Getting from Ayutthaya to Bangkok by shuttle takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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