12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
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Koh Tao
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
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Bangkok
— 3 nights

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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Patong is known for shopping, beaches, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Patong trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Patong is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: highs in Patong hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Side Trip

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Bangla Road
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Ko Pha Ngan

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Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 6th (Thu), stop by Natural Kite Park, then experience rural life at Purina Sheep Farm, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: expand your horizons at C&M Learn Thai Culture, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan travel route planning website.

Getting from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Patong in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ko Pha Ngan, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Classes
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Koh Tao

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 8th (Sat), whizz through the canopy at Flying Trapeze Adventures and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Koh Tao trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ko Pha Ngan to Koh Tao takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Koh Tao

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Chiang Mai

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then look for gifts at Mesimu. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pikanesuan Devalai Chiangmai.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai visit site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Chiang Mai in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

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Spa
Spas
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Bangkok

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City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 11th (Tue), steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), then stop by Harmenstone - Siam Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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Wat Pho
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The Grand Palace
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