9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly
1
Khao Lak
— 1 day
Drive
2
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
4
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry
5
Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry
6
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Fly to Koh Samui, Taxi to Bophut
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Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to London Heathrow

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Khao Lak

— 1 day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at International Tsunami Museum, and then kick back and relax at White Sand Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Lak trip tool.

London, UK to Khao Lak is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Khao Lak, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in March, things will get much hotter in Khao Lak: highs are around 39°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Patong.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:

Patong, Phuket

— 2 nights
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Phuket Offices, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and finally get great views at Karon View Point. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Patong trip planner.

Drive from Khao Lak to Patong in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. In March, daytime highs in Patong are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:

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 19th (Fri): kick back and relax at Loh Moo Dee Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Phi Phi Don road trip planning website.

Traveling by ferry from Patong to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 19:

Ko Lanta

— 1 night
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, look for gifts at Lanta Animal Welfare, then stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and finally head off the coast to Koh Rok Island.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta route planner.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Lipe.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:

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 21st (Sun), stroll through Sunrise Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Bundhaya Resort Spa, then step off the mainland to explore Ko Lipe, and finally stroll through Pattaya Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ko Lipe trip simple and quick.

Ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Malaysia Time (MYT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Ko Lanta in March, Ko Lipe is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Ko Lipe

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 21:

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 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), head off the coast to Bamboo Island, then step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and finally get great views at Railay View Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Krabi Town sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town by ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ko Lipe in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Krabi Town. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

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 23rd (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Plai Laem.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bophut road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Krabi Town to Bophut in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Krabi Town in March, plan for slightly colder days in Bophut, with highs around 37°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 31°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:

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.