9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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9 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Ferry:  4 h 45 min
2
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

3
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
We've included these beaches for you: Thong Takhian Beach (Silver Beach) and Maenam Beach. Visit Wat Plai Laem and Dipabhavan Meditation Centre for their historical value. Spend the 14th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Lamai Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chaweng Beach.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bophut travel route planner .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Bophut is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Maret, Lamai Beach, Maenam Beach
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Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

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 16th (Thu): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le.

Plan trip to Ko Phi Phi Don with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ko Phi Phi Don when traveling from Bophut in August, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
Highlights from your plan
Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
nights
Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Chalong, then kick back and relax at Rawai Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Phromthep Cape, and finally get great views at Nai Harn Beach.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rawai trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Rawai takes 1.5 hours. In August in Rawai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Rawai Beach
Rawai Beach
Ao Sane ©
Ao Sane

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.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), and then look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bangkok itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, flight, and train from Rawai to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, ferry, bus, flight, and train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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