12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  25 h
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
2
Pattaya
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
+5
Ferry + Taxi + Bus + Fly + Foot + Train:  28 h
End: Philadelphia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, then pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online tour builder.

Philadelphia, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 25- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 12 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Philadelphia in June: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 93°F and lows are around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Step out of Pattaya to go to Na Chom Thian and see Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of The Sanctuary Of Truth, get your game on at EasyKart, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wang Sam Sien, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jomtien Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pattaya online road trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Bangkok to Pattaya in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Pattaya are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Wang Sam Sien, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
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Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Walking Street Pattaya ©
Walking Street Pattaya

3
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong with an excursion to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong--about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, stop by Thai Benjarong by Siam Ceramic Handmade, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Patong Mosque.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Patong sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Pattaya to Patong takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pattaya in June, Patong is little chillier at night with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Banana Beach, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

2
nights
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 2nd (Thu): stroll through Laem Tong Bay, then kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don in 2.5 hours. July in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

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