12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 1 night
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Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 1 night
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Bangkok — 1 night

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 7th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and finally look for gifts at Vicky's Fashion. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Bangkok is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lahore in October since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Chiang Mai.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:

Chiang Mai — 2 nights

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 9th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, look for gifts at Thai Inter Fabrics, then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Bophut.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

Bophut, Ko Samui — 1 night

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
On the 11th (Tue), wander the streets of Fisherman’s Village, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bophut tour itinerary app.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bophut in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in October since evenings lows in Bophut dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Patong.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Patong, Phuket — 2 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 12th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kata Beach, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then look for gifts at Phuket Tailor New Armani, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nai Harn Beach and then get great views at Karon Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Patong trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Bophut to Patong takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Bophut in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Patong, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:

Ko Lanta — 1 night

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at Oasis Yoga, then stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Patong to Ko Lanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 15th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don vacation planning app.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

Krabi Town — 1 night

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): look for gifts at De' MARCO Fashions, take some stellar pictures from Railay View Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, and finally stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town journey builder.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Krabi Town in 2 hours. In October in Krabi Town, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 16:

Thailand travel guide

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.