8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
1
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Ao Phang Nga National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Phuket Town, Phuket

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 River Rafting & Tubing. On the 12th (Wed), get great views at Windmill Viewpoint, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then identify plant and animal life at Monkey Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, make a trip to Bangla Road, get outside with Patong Beach, stop by Casa Di Moda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phuket Big Buddha, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chalong.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Phuket Town visit planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Phuket Town is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Phuket Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ao Phang Nga National Park.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Patong, Casa Di Moda The Fashion House
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

1
night
Ao Phang Nga National Park

Ao Phang Nga National Park ©
A rugged and varied coastal environment characterizes Ao Phang Nga National Park.
You've now added Phang Nga Bay to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Ao Phang-nga National Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Natai Beach, and then head off the coast to Khai Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Ice Cream Cave, then explore the activities along Phang Nga Bay, and then step off the mainland to explore James Bond Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ao Phang Nga National Park day trip planning site .

Drive from Phuket Town to Ao Phang Nga National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ao Phang Nga National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Natai Beach
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Khai Island ©
Khai Island
James Bond Island ©
James Bond Island
Ao Phang-nga National Park ©
Ao Phang-nga National Park

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket. On the next day, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Lumpini Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and finally admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

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Do a combination of taxi and flight from Ao Phang Nga National Park to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. September in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Spas Shopping
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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