9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Thailand Itinerary

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9 days in Kolkata (Calcutta) & Thailand Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— Few hours
Fly:  5 h 45 min
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
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Ang Thong, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
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Phuket Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  2 h 30 min
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Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India

Kolkata (Calcutta) ©
Nestled on the banks of the Hooghly River, Kolkata is a booming metropolis, India's second largest city, and the country's cultural hub, known for being the birthplace of major artistic and literary movements.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, then don't miss a visit to Park Street, and then take in the views from Howrah Bridge.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kolkata (Calcutta) trip website .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport. In August in Kolkata (Calcutta), expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Park Street ©
Park Street
Howrah Bridge ©
Howrah Bridge

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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Pho. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), then explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, and then make a trip to Khao San Road.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bangkok takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Bangkok, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ang Thong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Zoos & Aquariums
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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Ang Thong, Thailand

Ang Thong ©
As the capital of a province of the same name, Ang Thong boasts a rich history--most notably as an outpost during the war against the Burmese and the birthplace of Nai Dok and Nai Thongkaeo, two of the war's venerated heroes.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park.

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Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Ang Thong takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In August in Ang Thong, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ang Thong

Parks Nature
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Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park ©
Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park

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Phuket Town, Thailand

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the different shops at Jungceylon, don't miss a visit to Patong Beach, then don't miss a visit to Big Buddha Phuket, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong). Keep things going the next day: stop by Armani Fashion and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town vacation planner.

You can fly from Ang Thong to Phuket Town in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Ang Thong in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 28°C in Phuket Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping Outdoors Tours

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Patong
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Jungceylon ©
Jungceylon

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Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), and then take a peaceful walk through Krabi Elephant Sanctuary.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Krabi Town trip planner .

Take a shuttle from Phuket Town to Krabi Town in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)
Alex's Fashion ©
Alex's Fashion

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Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 17th (Sat), look for gifts at Modern Suit Samui, stroll through Chaweng Beach, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pagoda Khao Hua Jook and then take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bophut itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Krabi Town in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Bophut, with lows of 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pagoda Khao Hua Jook
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Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Fisherman’s Village ©
Fisherman’s Village

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