10 days in Thailand Itinerary

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Fly to Phuket, Bus to Phuket Town
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Phuket Town, Phuket
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 1 night
Ferry
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Ko Lanta
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Ko Lipe
— 1 night
Ferry
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Krabi Town
— 2 nights
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Phuket Town, Phuket — 2 nights

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get interesting insight from Tours, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and finally kick back and relax at Freedom Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Nai Harn Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), then kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Khao Rang Hill View Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Phuket Town vacation app.

Washington DC, USA to Phuket Town is an approximately 26.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Phuket Town is 12 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in December; daily highs in Phuket Town reach 88°F and lows reach 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.
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Ko Phi Phi Don — 1 night

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 25th (Fri), kick back and relax at Nui Beach, Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Ko Phi Phi Don day trip planning app.

Traveling by ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Phi Phi Don takes 3 hours. In December in Ko Phi Phi Don, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 73°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Lanta.
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Ko Lanta — 2 nights

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stroll through Kantiang Bay, stroll through Lanta Klong Nin Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare, and finally stroll through Long Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ko Lanta trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Phi Phi Don to Ko Lanta in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Lipe.
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Ko Lipe — 1 night

With a name that means "Paper Island" in the local Chao Ley language, Ko Lipe is known for its white sand beaches, historical villages, and diving attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): head off the coast to Ko Lipe, enjoy the sand and surf at Pattaya Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Sunrise Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lipe journey planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Ko Lanta to Ko Lipe is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Krabi Town.
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Krabi Town — 2 nights

Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): head off the coast to Bamboo Island, then enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, then step off the mainland to explore Poda Island, and finally get great views at Railay View Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town trip itinerary planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town in 4 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Ko Lipe to Krabi Town, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in December, and nighttime lows around 73°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll travel back home.
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Thailand travel guide

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Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.
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