8 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

8 days in Phuket, Pattaya & Bangkok Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
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.
Head to Jungceylon and Aussie Tailorfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Apichart art gallery and Patong Inn Art. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and make a trip to Bangla Road.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Karon road trip tool.

Chennai, India to Karon is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Karon is 1.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in September, expect nights in Karon to be about the same, around 27°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Pattaya.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Patong
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

1
night
Pattaya

Pattaya ©
Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien), thenadmire the striking features of The Sanctuary Of Truth, thenexplore the world behind art at Art in Paradise Pattaya, and finally don't miss a visit to Walking Street Pattaya.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Pattaya trip builder.

You can fly from Karon to Pattaya in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Bangkok.

Things to do in Pattaya

Historic Sites Museums
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The Sanctuary Of Truth ©
The Sanctuary Of Truth
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Art in Paradise Pattaya
Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien) ©
Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien)

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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.
Shop till you drop at Chatuchak Weekend Market and Siam Paragon. Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: visit Khaosan Road, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Pattaya to Bangkok by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Chatuchak Weekend Market
Spas
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Siam Paragon

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