8 days in Phuket Town & Krabi Town Itinerary

8 days in Phuket Town & Krabi Town Itinerary

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8 days in Phuket Town & Krabi Town Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + Bus:  10 h 45 min
1
Phuket Town
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Krabi Town
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Chennai

3
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Patong Beach and Kata Beach. Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Karon Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phuket Town: Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn) and Patong (Zipline, Bangla Road, & more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), get your game on at Phuket Kart, and get great views at Kao Khad Views Tower.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Phuket Town journey builder tool .

Chennai, India to Phuket Town is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Chennai to Phuket Town, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chennai in May; daily highs in Phuket Town reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Patong, Karon, Nai Harn Beach
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

3
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Railay Beach and Ao Nang Beach. Escape the urban bustle at PhraNang Cave Beach and Zipline. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tab Kak Hang Nak Hill Nature Trail, look for gifts at Ander's Collection, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea).

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip itinerary tool .

You can take a shuttle from Phuket Town to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Krabi Town can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

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