8 days in Phuket, Ko Phi Phi Don & Hat Yai Itinerary

8 days in Phuket, Ko Phi Phi Don & Hat Yai Itinerary

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8 days in Phuket, Ko Phi Phi Don & Hat Yai Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Patong
— 2 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  2​h 30​min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  2​h
3
Phuket Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Hat Yai
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Patong

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Banzaan Fresh Market, Freedom Beach, Patong OTOP Shopping Paradise, and other attractions. On the 27th (Mon), hunt for treasures at Malin Plaza Patong. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Banzaan Fresh Market, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Patong OTOP Shopping Paradise, and finally make a trip to Bangla Road.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patong online driving holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Patong is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Patong, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Shopping Parks Outdoors
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Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shark Point. On the 29th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ko Phi Phi Don vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. January in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Tours
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Shark Point ©
Shark Point

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 list of things to see and do now includes Chillva Market, Lard Ploy Khong Market (Indy Market), Central Phuket, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): browse the different shops at Limelight Avenue and then look for gifts at Lard Ploy Khong Market (Indy Market). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Old Phuket Town, then browse the different shops at Central Phuket, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chillva Market.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Phuket Town online journey planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Phuket Town takes 2 hours. In January in Phuket Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Hat Yai.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping
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Central Phuket ©
Central Phuket
Old Phuket Town ©
Old Phuket Town
Chillva Market ©
Chillva Market

1
night
Hat Yai

Hat Yai ©
The fourth-largest Malay city and one of the country's premier shopping and commercial districts, Hat Yai has proved extremely popular among local tourists.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Greenway Night Market, Lee Garden Plaza and Asean Trade Bazaar. On the 1st (Sat), hunt for treasures at Greenway Night Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Hat Yai journey site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Hat Yai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Hat Yai are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hat Yai

Shopping
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Greenway Night Market ©
Greenway Night Market
CentralFestival Hatyai ©
CentralFestival Hatyai
Central Hatyai ©
Central Hatyai

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