8 days in Phuket & Phang Nga Itinerary

8 days in Phuket & Phang Nga Itinerary

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8 days in Phuket & Phang Nga Itinerary

Start: Patong
1
Patong
— 4 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Phuket Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Phang Nga
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Patong

4
nights
Patong

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Bring the kids along to Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jungceylon and Malin Plaza Patong. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the exhibits of Apichart art gallery, look for gifts at Oscar Fashion, and stroll through Kata Beach.

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

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Patong. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Karon
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), browse the exhibits of Kampon Art Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Keep things going the next day: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Heart Gallery, and then stop by Endless Summer.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town trip planner .

Drive from Patong to Phuket Town in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Phang Nga.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Wildlife Shopping Tours

Side Trip

The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong) ©
Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)

1
night
Phang Nga

Phang Nga ©
Frequently overlooked by tourists, the town of Phang Nga may seem lackluster and uninteresting to some vacationers.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple, then hike along Sa Nang Manora Forest Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Phang Nga Elephant Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phang Nga day trip planning app .

Getting from Phuket Town to Phang Nga by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Phang Nga can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Phang Nga

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple
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Phang Nga Elephant Park ©
Phang Nga Elephant Park
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple ©
Praya-Nakarach Cave Temple
Sa Nang Manora Forest Park ©
Sa Nang Manora Forest Park

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