10 days in Phuket & Pondicherry Itinerary

10 days in Phuket & Pondicherry Itinerary

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10 days in Phuket & Pondicherry Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Nai Yang, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Karon, Thailand
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
3
Pondicherry, India
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Chennai, India

1
night
Nai Yang, Thailand

Nai Yang ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing, identify plant and animal life at Green Elephant Sanctuary Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Rehabilitation Project. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): get outside with Sky Club Asia and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Nai Yang trip planner .

Chennai, India to Nai Yang is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Nai Yang is 1 hour. In February in Nai Yang, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Nai Yang

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Choeng Thale, Sky Club Asia, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
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Green Elephant Sanctuary Park ©
Green Elephant Sanctuary Park
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
Karon, Thailand

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Kids will enjoy Scuba & Snorkeling and Kata Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Phuket Big Buddha, and look for gifts at Oscar Fashion.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Karon trip app .

Drive from Nai Yang to Karon in 1.5 hours. In February in Karon, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pondicherry.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Patong, Big Buddha Phuket
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Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

2
nights
Pondicherry, India

Pondicherry ©
South Indian spiritualism meets French chic in Pondicherry, an interesting, unusual, and international destination on the Bay of Bengal.
Bring the kids along to Sadhana Forest - Auroville and Paradise Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Pondicherry: Ayyanar Falls (in Rajapalayam) and Pichavaram (in Cuddalore). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arulmigu Manakula Vinayagar Temple, stop by Sund'art, explore the galleries of Kalinka Art Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Sri Aurobindo Ashram.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pondicherry using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train from Karon to Pondicherry in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, flight, and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Karon to Pondicherry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Pondicherry

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ayyanar Falls, Pichavaram, Sadhana Forest
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Sadhana Forest ©
Sadhana Forest
Pichavaram ©
Pichavaram
Rock Beach ©
Rock Beach

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