8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
bus + Fly:  28​h
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
2
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + shuttle + train:  30​h
End: Jacksonville

2
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.
Visit The Grand Palace and Vimanmek Mansion for their historical value. Jim Thompson House and Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Saket, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bangkok trip planner .

Jacksonville, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 12 hour difference. While traveling from Jacksonville, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Bangkok, ranging from highs of 96°F to lows of 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 5th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, then view the masterpieces at The Phuket Gallery, and finally look for gifts at P & C Jewelry.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Patong trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Patong in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bangkok in April, expect Patong to be little chillier, temps between 91°F and 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

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

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