12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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12 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + bus:  17​h 15​min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Krabi Town
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: London


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2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, get outside with Patong Beach, then view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, and finally make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then look for gifts at New Valentino, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Patong trip planner.

London, UK to Patong is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Patong. When traveling from London in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Patong, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the galleries of Dao Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, stop by de' MARCO Fashions, then explore the fascinating underground world of Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town vacation planner.

You can drive from Patong to Krabi Town in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
de' MARCO Fashions ©
de' MARCO Fashions
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

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.
For shopping fun, head to Chatuchak Weekend Market or Khao San Road. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Pho and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, don't miss a visit to Phra Maha Chedi Si Rajakarn, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok tour app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bangkok in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

2
nights
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.
Head to Mengrai Kilns and Mae Hia Fresh Marketfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get your game on at Chiangmai Speedkart.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai online journey planner .

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

1
night
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get your game on at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui, then kick back and relax at Chaweng Beach, then stop by Classic International Suits, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bophut attractions app .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bophut in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bophut are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bophut

Neighborhoods Shopping Beaches
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

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