18 days in Thailand Itinerary

18 days in Thailand Itinerary

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18 days in Thailand Itinerary

Cairo
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Patong, Phuket
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive + ferry:  6​h
Ko Lanta
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
Cairo

7
days
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Patong Beach and Karon Beach. Popular historic sites such as Holy Trinity Church in Phuket and Wat Phra Thong are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Patong: Andys Scuba Diving Phuket (in Rawai) and Phuket Trickeye Museum (in Phuket Town). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Surin Beach, stop by Banzaan Fresh Market, stroll through Bang Tao Beach, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Cairo, Egypt to Patong is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Patong, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in March: high temperatures in Patong hover around 39°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Phuket, Phuket Town, Karon, Surin Beach, Nai Yang Beach
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Andys Scuba Diving Phuket
Surin Beach
Patong Beach

4
days
Bangkok

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Grand Palace and Ayuthaya Ruins. Step out of the city life by going to Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex and Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute). Step out of Bangkok to go to Chonburi and see Bang Saen Beach, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), find something for the whole family at Safari World, contemplate the waterfront views at Chao Phraya River, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market).

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Fly from Patong to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ayutthaya Ruins, Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex, Bang Saen Beach
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Bang Saen Beach
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

4
days
Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Long Beach and Khlong Dao Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Diamond Cliff beach and Nui Beach (Haad Nui). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town, look for gifts at The Tiger Collections, step off the mainland to explore Ko Jum, and kick back and relax at Khlong Khong Beach.

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Getting from Bangkok to Ko Lanta by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bangkok in March since evenings lows in Ko Lanta dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Khlong Khong Beach
Long Beach
Lanta Old Town

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