9 days in Thailand Itinerary

9 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Bus:  20 h 45 min
1
Bophut, Ko Samui
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Krabi Town
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry:  45 min
4
Ko Lanta
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Rawai, Phuket
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Khao Lak
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Plai Laem, look for gifts at Classic International Suits, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

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Vancouver, Canada to Bophut is an approximately 21- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Bophut, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in January, expect Bophut to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Food Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wat Plai Laem ©
Wat Plai Laem

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Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), then step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, then head off the coast to Bamboo Island, and finally get great views at Railay View Point.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Krabi Town tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Bophut in January since evenings lows in Krabi Town dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Bamboo Island ©
Bamboo Island
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Railay View Point
Poda Island ©
Poda Island

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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 9th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don road trip website.

You can ride a ferry from Krabi Town to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Shark Diving
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

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Ko Lanta

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
On the 10th (Sun), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Lanta sightseeing planner.

Ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ko Lanta can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare

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Rawai, Phuket

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
On the 11th (Mon), get great views at Promthep Cape, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nai Harn Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get great views at Karon View Point, then make a splash at Surf House Phuket - Kata Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rawai planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ko Lanta to Rawai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Khao Lak.

Things to do in Rawai

Beaches Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Karon, Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong)
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Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Promthep Cape ©
Promthep Cape
Karon View Point ©
Karon View Point

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Khao Lak

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.
On the 12th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at White Sand Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Khao Lak road trip site.

Traveling by car from Rawai to Khao Lak takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Khao Lak

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, then examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Khao Lak to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Khao Lak in January, Chiang Mai is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

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