17 days in Thailand & Dubai Itinerary

17 days in Thailand & Dubai Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  2 h 30 min
3
Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Karon, Thailand
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
5
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  9 h 30 min
End: London, United Kingdom

3
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip planner.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Bangkok, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in January, things will get much hotter in Bangkok: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

2
nights
Bophut, Thailand

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 25th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Samui Elephant Sanctuary and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stop by Classic International Suits, then have some family-friendly fun at EasyFly - Indoor Skydiving, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Lazgam Laser Games Koh Samui.

Make your Bophut itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bangkok to Bophut in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bangkok in January since evenings lows in Bophut dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bophut

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Food Tours
Samui Elephant Sanctuary ©
Samui Elephant Sanctuary
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits

3
nights
Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
When in Krabi Town, make a side trip to see Ko Hong in Ao Luek, approximately Ao Luek away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Railay Beach, stroll through Ao Nang Beach, Head underground at Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and head off the coast to Poda Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krabi Town online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Bophut to Krabi Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Krabi Town when traveling from Bophut in January, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Karon.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Ko Hong
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De' MARCO Fashions ©
De' MARCO Fashions
Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary ©
Krabi Elephant Sanctuary

3
nights
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.
Karon is known for beaches, shopping, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, browse the different shops at Jungceylon, kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Patong Beach.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Karon trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Krabi Town to Karon by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Karon can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Karon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Patong, Big Buddha Phuket
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Bangla Road ©
Bangla Road
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach

3
nights
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubai: Abu Dhabi (Spas, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Burj Khalifa, explore the activities along Dubai Creek, take in the spiritual surroundings of Jumeirah Mosque, and admire the striking features of Emirates Towers.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Dubai trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Karon to Dubai in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Karon to Dubai, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Karon in February, expect Dubai to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Abu Dhabi
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Burj Khalifa ©
Burj Khalifa
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall

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