8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
Fly + bus:  25​h
Krabi Town
— 1 night
ferry:  3​h
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h 15​min
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Bangkok
— 1 night
train + Fly:  19​h 45​min
Sharm El Sheikh

1
day
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 2nd (Sat), stop by King's Fashion, then kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at PhraNang Cave Beach, and finally trek along Railay Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Krabi Town tour planner.

Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt to Krabi Town is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Krabi Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, things will get a bit warmer in Krabi Town: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

1
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Ko Phi Phi Don

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Maya Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Maya Bay ©
Maya Bay
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
days
Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): kick back and relax at Kata Beach, then look for gifts at Instyle Fashion, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally kick back and relax at Patong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): stroll through Karon Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stop by Jungceylon.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Patong travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 2.5 hours. In December in Patong, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kata Beach, Karon Beach
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, then make a trip to Khao San Road, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, then browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and finally explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bangkok itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Bangkok sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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