12 days in Bangkok & Phuket Itinerary

12 days in Bangkok & Phuket Itinerary

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12 days in Bangkok & Phuket Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Pa Khlok
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Rawai
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragon. The Grand Palace and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, browse the range of quality goods at Terminal 21, admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and wander the streets of Khao San Road.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bangkok trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, you will find days in Bangkok are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much warmer (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pa Khlok.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Pa Khlok

Pa Khlok ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort, then kick back and relax at Nai Yang Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Rehabilitation Project. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bang Tao Beach, then stroll through Surin Beach, and then stop by James Bespoke Suit.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pa Khlok attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bangkok to Pa Khlok. In August, daytime highs in Pa Khlok are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Pa Khlok

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nai Yang, Bang Tao Beach, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Holiday Inn Resort Phuket Mai Khao Beach Resort, Surin Beach
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Bang Tao Beach ©
Bang Tao Beach
Naiyang Beach ©
Naiyang Beach

6
nights
Rawai

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Phuket Trickeye Museum. For shopping fun, head to Naka Market or Casa Di Moda. Venture out of the city with trips to Patong (Freedom Beach & Patong Beach) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Phuket Town). The adventure continues: get great views at Karon View Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Chalong, stop by James Fashion House Co Ltd., and identify plant and animal life at KokChang Safari Elephant Trekking.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Rawai route maker .

Drive from Pa Khlok to Rawai in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town, Patong
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Phuket Trickeye Museum ©
Phuket Trickeye Museum
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Rawai Beach
Rawai Beach

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