9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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9 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h
1
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Krabi Town
— 1 night
ferry:  4​h
4
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h 15​min
5
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h
6
Phuket Town, Phuket
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bophut road trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to Bophut is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Bophut. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Maenam Beach
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Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Scuba & Snorkeling
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach

1
night
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bophut to Ko Pha Ngan takes 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 12th (Thu), head off the coast to Poda Island, then step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, and then look for gifts at de' MARCO Fashions.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Krabi Town holiday builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Krabi Town takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Krabi Town, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Nature Parks Shopping
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
de' MARCO Fashions ©
de' MARCO Fashions
Poda Island ©
Poda Island

1
night
Ko Lipe

Ko Lipe ©
With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ko Lipe trip maker tool .

Traveling by ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Lipe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, daytime highs in Ko Lipe are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sunrise Beach ©
Sunrise Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Lipe ©
Ko Lipe

1
night
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 14th (Sat), stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary builder tool .

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Ko Lanta, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stroll through Freedom Beach and then get great views at Nai Harn Beach. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Phuket Town trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Ko Lanta to Phuket Town by combination of ferry and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. December in Phuket Town sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Freedom Beach, Nai Harn Beach, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP)
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Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP) ©
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach

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