12 days in Ao Phang Nga National Park & Phuket Itinerary

12 days in Ao Phang Nga National Park & Phuket Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  20 h
1
Ao Phang Nga National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Patong
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  18 h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Ao Phang Nga National Park

Ao Phang Nga National Park ©
A rugged and varied coastal environment characterizes Ao Phang Nga National Park.
James Bond Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple) and then contemplate the waterfront views at Phang Nga Bay.. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Khai Island and then stroll through Natai Beach.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ao Phang Nga National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Ao Phang Nga National Park is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Ao Phang Nga National Park is 5 hours. When traveling from Johannesburg in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Ao Phang Nga National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Patong.

Things to do in Ao Phang Nga National Park

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Takua Thung
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Natai Beach ©
Natai Beach
James Bond Island ©
James Bond Island
Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple) ©
Wat Suwan Kuha (Cave Temple)

7
nights
Patong

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
We've included these beaches for you: Patong Beach and Kata Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP). Explore Patong's surroundings by going to Thalang National Museum (in Si Sunthon), Windmill Viewpoint (in Phuket Town) and Nai Harn Beach (in Nai Harn). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, look for gifts at Niphon's Rich Collection, kick back and relax at Karon Beach, and hunt for treasures at Karon Temple Market.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Patong trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Ao Phang Nga National Park to Patong by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town, Nai Harn Beach, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Thalang National Museum
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket

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