6 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

6 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chennai
Fly + Bus:  11 h
1
Karon
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Pattaya
— 1 night
Shuttle:  1 h 30 min
3
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Karon

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
On the 5th (Sat), stop by Aussie Tailor, then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket, stop by The Boss Tailor Central Patong, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Karon day trip planning site.

Chennai, India to Karon is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Karon. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Patong, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road

1
night
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, head off the coast to Koh Larn, and then make a trip to Walking Street Pattaya.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pattaya day trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Karon to Pattaya in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Pattaya are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Koh Larn ©
Koh Larn
The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
Walking Street Pattaya ©
Walking Street Pattaya

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally stop by Mango Mojito Shoes. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip planning tool.

Take a shuttle from Pattaya to Bangkok in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Bangkok sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market

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