12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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12 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  12 h 45 min
1
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry:  2 h 30 min
2
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry:  45 min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
4
Krabi Town
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
6
Ko Pha Ngan
— 1 night
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally stop by New Era's Vienna. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Patong Mosque, and finally get your game on at Phuket Kart.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Patong trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Patong is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. 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 October, expect Patong to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

1
night
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for gifts at The Boss Collection, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta vacation builder website .

Getting from Patong to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. October in Ko Lanta sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Adventure Wildlife
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Shark Diving
The Boss Collection ©
The Boss Collection

1
night
Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 21st (Wed), head off the coast to Ko Phi Phi Le, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don online day trip planner .

Traveling by ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Shark Diving
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

1
night
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, then kick back and relax at Railay Beach, and then look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Krabi Town road trip planner .

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

1
night
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then stop by May & Co. General Store.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Koh Tao trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Krabi Town to Koh Tao in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. October in Koh Tao sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
May & Co. General Store ©
May & Co. General Store

1
night
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the architecture and design of C&M Learn Thai Culture, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi, then relax in the rural setting at Purina Sheep Farm, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Phangan Jorkyball.

Plan my day in Ko Pha Ngan using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Classes Parks Fun & Games
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C&M Learn Thai Culture ©
C&M Learn Thai Culture
Purina Sheep Farm ©
Purina Sheep Farm
Wat Phu Khao Noi ©
Wat Phu Khao Noi

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, put a fun spin on your tour with Amazing Adventure Bangkok, and get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Fun & Games Historic Sites
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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