9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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9 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Auckland

4
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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip itinerary builder.

Auckland, New Zealand to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Auckland to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Auckland in November, plan for much hotter days in Bangkok, with highs around 38°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Tours
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace

2
nights
Chiang Mai

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 5th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Three Kings Monument, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): look for gifts at G.G Armani collection and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai custom trip planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bangkok in November since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll through Karon Beach, then make a trip to Bangla Road, and then kick back and relax at Patong Beach.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Patong trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Patong takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Patong are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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