12 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

12 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Alexandria
Fly + Bus:  17 h 30 min
1
Rawai
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Pattaya
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  1 h 45 min
3
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Alexandria

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Karon Beach and Kata Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Andys Scuba Diving Phuket and James Fashion House Co Ltd.. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Karon Temple Market and stop by Bob Collection.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rawai road trip tool.

Alexandria, Egypt to Rawai is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Indochina Time is 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Karon
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Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach
Andys Scuba Diving Phuket ©
Andys Scuba Diving Phuket
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

2
nights
Pattaya

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and CentralFestival Pattaya Beach. Shop till you drop at Beach road and Tailor Paul The Designer. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hat Toei Ngam and make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Pattaya day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Rawai to Pattaya in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Pattaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Hat Toei Ngam
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Scuba & Snorkeling
CentralFestival Pattaya Beach ©
CentralFestival Pattaya Beach
Beach road ©
Beach road

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Snake Farm (Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute) and Spas & Wellness. For shopping fun, head to Siam Paragon or MBK Center (Ma Boon Khrong Center). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
Khaosan Road ©
Khaosan Road

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