8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Taxi to Khao Lak
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Khao Lak
— 1 night
Bus to Phuket Bus Terminal 2, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry to Rassada Pier Phuket, Taxi to Rawai
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Rawai, Phuket
— 2 nights
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Bus to Phuket Town, Foot to Sino Inn Phuket Hotel, Fly to Pune

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Khao Lak — 1 night

A tropical adventure in Khao Lak, a cluster of villages on the west coast of Thailand's main peninsula, ensures tourists have plenty of time for basking on beaches boasting a serene and secluded ambience.
On the 3rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at White Sand Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Pak Weep Beach, and then look for gifts at New Fashionway.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Khao Lak tour planner.

Pune, India to Khao Lak is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Pune to Khao Lak, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Khao Lak, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Phi Phi Don trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Khao Lak to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 2 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 5th (Wed), boost your wellbeing at Warin Spa, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally look for gifts at Tiger of Koh Lanta. On your second day here, stroll through Lanta Animal Welfare, then get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town, and then trek along Tiger Cave.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Ko Lanta trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.
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Ko Lipe — 1 night

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
On the 7th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, kick back and relax at Sunrise Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ko Lipe tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Malaysia Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Lipe can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rawai.
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Rawai, Phuket — 2 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.
On the 8th (Sat), view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Top to Toes by Herbal House Phuket, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Big Buddha Phuket and then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rawai trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Lipe to Rawai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 1 hour. In October in Rawai, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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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.
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