8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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1
Bangkok
— 1 night
2
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
3
Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
4
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night

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night
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 15th (Tue), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally get great views at Wat Saket. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), thenadmire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and finally browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bangkok visit planner.

Cardiff, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In January, Bangkok is warmer than Cardiff - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew) ©
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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Bophut, Ko Samui

Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stop by Rocky's Fashion, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Chaweng Beach, thensee some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Bophut trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Bophut takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bangkok in January since evenings lows in Bophut dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Chaweng Beach ©
Chaweng Beach

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, look for gifts at The Tiger Collections, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lanta Old Town.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Bophut to Ko Lanta in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and car. Traveling from Bophut in January, Ko Lanta is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
The Tiger Collections ©
The Tiger Collections
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Bamboo Island, thendon't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, and then step off the mainland to explore Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don online travel route planner.

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Phi Phi Don can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bamboo Island
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le

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