12 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

12 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

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Rawai, Phuket
— 3 nights
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Pattaya
— 2 nights
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Bangkok
— 4 nights
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Rawai, Phuket

— 3 nights
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 Bob Collection. Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Karon Temple Market and stop by James Fashion House Co Ltd..

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rawai road trip tool.

Alexandria, Egypt to Rawai is an approximately 17-hour 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 fly to Pattaya.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors · Transportation · Tours · Wildlife

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Pattaya

— 2 nights

Resort City

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 CentralFestival Pattaya Beach and Tailor Paul The Designer. Spend the 19th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Beach road, stroll through Pattaya Elephant Village, make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hat Toei Ngam.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pattaya trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rawai to Pattaya takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Pattaya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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Bangkok

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). For shopping fun, head to Siam Paragon or Khaosan Road. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bangkok tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
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Phuket travel guide

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Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops · Spas
Pearl of the Andamans
Thailand's largest island, Phuket lures both die-hard divers and casual beach lovers interested in spending most of their time basking in the sand and munching on local delicacies. Picturesque lagoons and an abundance of modern amenities may be the main incentive for a Phuket vacation, but you can find plenty of other things to do here once you get your fill of sun and sand. Away from the busy waterfront, the island boasts many gardens, Buddhist temples, museums, and aquariums that deserve a top spot on any traveler's Phuket itinerary.