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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Patong Beach and Kata Beach. Head to Instyle Fashion and Jungceylonfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Phuket Big Buddha (in Chalong) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, identify plant and animal life at Phuket Crocodile World, and look for gifts at Bob Collection.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Patong travel planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Patong is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Patong due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Patong. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chalong, Karon, Kata Beach, Nai Harn Beach
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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Railay Beach and Ao Thalane. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, stop by Alex Fashion Way, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Nang Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Krabi Town trip planner.

Drive from Patong to Krabi Town in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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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, then stop by G.G Armani collection, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chet Yot (Wat Maha Photharam), enjoy breathtaking views from Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, stop by Mesimu, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. October in Chiang Mai sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Wat Saket. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, stop by Rajawongse Clothier, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok vacation builder.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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