9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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9 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
2
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
taxi + ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
ferry:  45​min
4
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Beirut

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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and delve into the distant past at Wat Pho.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online journey maker .

Beirut, Lebanon to Bangkok is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Beirut in December: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 24th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Patong Beach, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at The Phuket Gallery, then make a trip to Big Buddha Phuket, then look for gifts at Dress Men Fashion, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Patong trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Buddha Phuket
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the activities along Maya Bay, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

2
nights
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Shaan and Jeevan's Eco-Farm and then stop by The Boss Collection.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planning site .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta takes an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

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