15 days in Thailand Itinerary

15 days in Thailand Itinerary

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15 days in Thailand Itinerary

Johannesburg
Fly:  18​h
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Bangkok
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  16​h
Johannesburg

3
days
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
We've included these beaches for you: Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Shop till you drop at Instyle Fashion and Bob Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Phuket Big Buddha (in Chalong). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Patong vacation trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Patong is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Indochina Time is 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in October since evenings lows in Patong dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Kata Beach, Nai Harn Beach, Phuket Big Buddha
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Patong Beach
Phuket Big Buddha
Karon Beach

3
days
Krabi Town

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Visit Railay Beach and Ao Thalane for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, stroll through Khlong Muang Beach, and stop by de' MARCO Fashions.

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Traveling by car from Patong to Krabi Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach

2
days
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 20th (Sat), admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, stop by G.G Armani collection, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chet Yot (Wat Maha Photharam), enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, then stop by Mesimu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and finally explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Shopping Spas

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra Singh

4
days
Bangkok

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Get some cultural insight at The Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Your inner history buff will appreciate Wat Pho and Wat Saket. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the different shops at MBK Center, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bangkok are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 27th (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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Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho

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