9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  11 h
1
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 45 min
2
Koh Tao
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 15 min
3
Ko Pha Ngan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Bophut, Ko Samui

Bophut ©
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 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have some family-friendly fun at Samui Football Golf Club, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Maenam Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bophut trip maker website.

Sydney, Australia to Bophut is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Bophut, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Bophut reach 37°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Maenam Beach
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Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem
Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Choeng Mon Beach
Choeng Mon Beach

1
night
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ao Tanot Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Koh Tao online journey maker.

You can ride a ferry from Bophut to Koh Tao in 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Koh Tao can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan

Ko Pha Ngan ©
Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phu Khao Noi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): kick back and relax at Bottle Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Pha Ngan visit planning site.

Ride a ferry from Koh Tao to Ko Pha Ngan in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in October, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For traveler tips and tourist information, read Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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