9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Make it your trip
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Phuket, Bus to Patong
Patong, Phuket
— 3 nights
Bus to Phuket, Fly to Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights


Bangkok — 2 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip site.

Ahmedabad, India to Bangkok is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to Bangkok is 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in May: highs in Bangkok hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Koh Tao.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Koh Tao — 1 night

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
On the 4th (Thu), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Koh Tao sightseeing site.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Koh Tao are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Patong.
Spas · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Highlights from your trip

Patong, Phuket — 3 nights

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Change things up with a short trip to Big Buddha Phuket in Chalong (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Karon Beach, stop by Like A Boss, and identify plant and animal life at The Junk Liveaboards.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Patong vacation maker site.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Koh Tao to Patong takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Koh Tao in May, expect little chillier with lows of 28°C in Patong. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Side Trips
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Chiang Mai — 2 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On your second day here, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Mai online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Patong in May, you will find days in Chiang Mai are a bit warmer (42°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors · Spas
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Thailand travel guide

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.