32 days in Phuket, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

32 days in Phuket, St. Petersburg & Moscow Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket International Airport, Drive to Nai Yang
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Nai Yang, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive
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Karon, Thailand
— 9 nights
Fly
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 9 nights
Train
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Moscow, Russia
— 11 nights
Fly

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Nai Yang, Thailand

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mongkol Wararam, then kick back and relax at Naiyang Beach, and then see some colorful creatures with Paradise Diving Asia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Nai Thon Beach, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Devlaya Massage, then stroll through The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), and finally make a trip to Takeoff Landing.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nai Yang online day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Nai Yang is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Nai Yang is 5 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nai Yang, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Karon.

Things to do in Nai Yang

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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Karon, Thailand

Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
Explore Karon's surroundings by going to Green Elephant Sanctuary Park (in Choeng Thale) and Banana Beach (in Ko He). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Suit Master, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and kick back and relax at Freedom Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Karon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nai Yang to Karon takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

Side Trips

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©
Must see
Spas
4.2
Bangla Road ©
Landmark
Bangla Road
2.6

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St. Petersburg, Russia

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, explore the galleries of Peter and Paul Fortress, appreciate the history behind Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip builder website.

You can fly from Karon to St. Petersburg in 16.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Karon to St. Petersburg is minus 4 hours. In December, St. Petersburg is much colder than Karon - with highs of 1°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
Must see
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8

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Moscow, Russia

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Moscow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Red Square, explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, take an in-depth tour of State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, and admire the landmark architecture of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Moscow trip planner.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in January, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

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Red Square ©
Must see
Red Square
4.7
Moscow Kremlin
World heritage site
Moscow Kremlin
4.7

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