18 days in Phuket Itinerary

18 days in Phuket Itinerary

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18 days in Phuket Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly + Bus:  9​h
1
Phuket Town
— 1 night
Bus:  30​min
2
Rawai
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Karon
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Patong
— 4 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Choeng Thale
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

1
night
Phuket Town

Phuket Town ©
The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Treasure Island as well as La Moet Phuket. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see the top attractions with Treasure Island, then get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, and finally choose your vessel at La Moet Phuket. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Naiyang Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Phuket Town is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Mumbai to Phuket Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, Phuket Town is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Karon.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Treasure Island, Naiyang Beach
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Naiyang Beach ©
Naiyang Beach
La Moet Phuket ©
La Moet Phuket

2
nights
Rawai

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Promthep Cape, then get great views at Nai Harn Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanui Beach. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Phuket Zoo, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Rawai Beach.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rawai journey planning site .

Rawai is just a short distance from Phuket Town. In December in Rawai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Karon.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Phuket Zoo
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Rawai Beach
Rawai Beach

7
nights
Karon

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 Karon Beach and Banana Beach. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach, take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, take a memorable tour with Tours, and cool off at Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Karon tour itinerary maker tool .

Karon is just a short distance from Rawai. In December in Karon, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Patong.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket, Banana Beach
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Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach
Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach ©
Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach

4
nights
Patong

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Bring the kids along to Patong Beach and Kamala Beach. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bangla Road, see Off-Road Tours, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Patong road trip planner .

Patong is just a short distance from Karon. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Choeng Thale.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Kamala Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

3
nights
Choeng Thale

Choeng Thale ©
The relatively untouched municipality of Choeng Thale in the Thalang District of Phuket is a burgeoning destination for trekking routes across leafy green forest and jungle.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then enjoy the sand and surf at Surin Beach, and then putt your heart out at Phuket Adventure Mini Golf and Off Course Restaurant & Bar. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a splash at Splash Jungle Waterpark and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Choeng Thale itinerary builder app .

Getting from Patong to Choeng Thale by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Choeng Thale

Outdoors Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Nai Thon Beach, Naiyang Beach, Splash Jungle Waterpark
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Surin Beach ©
Surin Beach
Naiyang Beach ©
Naiyang Beach

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