8 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

8 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

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8 days in Phuket Town & Karon Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
1
Phuket Town
— 3 nights
bus:  45​min
2
Karon
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Bangkok

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Phuket Trickeye Museum and Kampon Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and Dolphin & Whale Watching. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, stop by Endless Summer, hunt for treasures at Sunday Walking Street Market (Lard Yai), and browse the exhibits of Art Heart Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phuket Town journey site .

Bangkok to Phuket Town is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Phuket Town are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Karon.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
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Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Phuket Trickeye Museum ©
Phuket Trickeye Museum

4
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.
Patong Inn Art and The Phuket Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Jungceylon and Malin Plaza Patongfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Kata Beach, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, and revel in the low prices at Royal Armani Suit.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Karon itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Phuket Town to Karon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Karon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Karon

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Patong
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Patong Inn Art ©
Patong Inn Art
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

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