5 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

5 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

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5 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

Start: Karon
bus:  30​min
1
Phuket Town
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
2
Karon
— 1 night
End: Karon

2
nights
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 Simon Star Show Phuket as well as Phuket Big Buddha. On the 22nd (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Naka Market, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chalong, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Simon Star Show Phuket, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Phuket Big Buddha. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town travel planner.

Karon to Phuket Town is an approximately half hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Karon.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping Nightlife Historic Sites
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
Naka Market ©
Naka Market

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nai Harn Beach, kick back and relax at Kata Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Karon online itinerary creator.

Karon is just a short distance from Phuket Town. In June, daily temperatures in Karon can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Karon

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Nai Harn Beach
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Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach

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