8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
Fly + train:  19​h 45​min
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
Sharm El Sheikh

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). On the next day, shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and then admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary maker.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Bangkok is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, with highs in Bangkok at 41°C and lows at 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
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Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then make a trip to Bangla Road, and then take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then kick back and relax at Karon Beach.

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You can fly from Bangkok to Patong in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get little chillier in Patong: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Karon
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

2
days
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then hunt for treasures at Sunday Night Market Walking Street - Tha Pae Gate, then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip generator.

Getting from Patong to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Patong in April, expect nights in Chiang Mai to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

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Sunday Night Market Walking Street - Tha Pae Gate
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Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
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