9 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

9 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

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9 days in Thailand & Kolkata (Calcutta) Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Drive:  52​h
1
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 day
shuttle:  2​h 30​min
2
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
3
Pattaya, Thailand
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h 30​min
4
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
— 1 night
End: Kolkata (Calcutta), India


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1
day
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 (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in the exciting artwork at Dao Art Gallery, then look for gifts at Alex's Fashion, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Krabi Town vacation planner .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Krabi Town is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in June; daily highs in Krabi Town reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Alex's Fashion ©
Alex's Fashion
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) ©
Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea)

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Mon), stop by Martin Fashion, don't miss a visit to Big Buddha Phuket, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Kampon Art Gallery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Phuket Town trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a shuttle from Krabi Town to Phuket Town in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Phuket Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Shopping Adventure

Side Trips

Patong, Martin Fashion
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

1
night
Pattaya, Thailand

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nikolaus Church, and finally look for gifts at Ama Fashion.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pattaya itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Phuket Town to Pattaya in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Big Buddha Temple ©
Big Buddha Temple
St. Nikolaus Church ©
St. Nikolaus Church

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, and finally surround yourself with nature on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bangkok online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Kolkata (Calcutta).

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Madame Tussauds Bangkok ©
Madame Tussauds Bangkok

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Victoria Memorial Hall, then take a stroll through Park Street, then explore the activities along Rabindra Sarovar, and finally examine the collection at Tagore House.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kolkata (Calcutta) tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Kolkata (Calcutta) takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to India Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Museums Nature Parks
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Victoria Memorial Hall ©
Victoria Memorial Hall
Park Street ©
Park Street
Tagore House ©
Tagore House

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