8 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

8 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand travel planner

Make it your trip
Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Chiang Mai
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Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly
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Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly to Koh Samui, Bus to Bophut
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Bophut
— 1 night
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Bus to Koh Samui, Fly to Krabi, Ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don
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Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Krabi Town Pier, Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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Chiang Mai

— 1 night

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then stop by Mesimu.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai attractions planning app.

Exeter, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 20-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Spas

Bangkok

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
On the 6th (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, then make a trip to Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC). On your second day here, stop by Suit Art Bangkok, then see the interesting displays at Jim Thompson House, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

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

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Bophut

— 1 night
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 8th (Fri): meet some fierce fish with CSI: SAMUI Dive School and then look for gifts at Classic International Suits.

Before you visit Bophut, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can 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. In October, daily temperatures in Bophut can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your trip

Ko Phi Phi Don

— 2 nights
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint, add some fun to your beach time ProFun Divers, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ko Phi Phi Le.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Bophut to Ko Phi Phi Don in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in October, expect little chillier with lows of 27°C in Ko Phi Phi Don. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Adventure

Ko Samui travel guide

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Gift & Specialty Shops · Beaches · Sacred & Religious Sites
Coconut Island
Known for its outstanding natural beauty, the island of Ko Samui lies some 700 km (430 mi) south of Bangkok and features a palm-fringed coastline and hillsides shrouded in virgin rainforest. Take a trip to Ko Samui to discover a heaven for kayakers, snorkelers, and nature lovers of all ages. Together with about 60 other islands, Ko Samui is part of a sprawling marine national park sheltering a diverse wildlife that includes fish, frogs, otters, dolphins, monkeys, bats, turtles, iguanas, cobras, and hogs. Although you can tour Ko Samui's developed beaches in a few hours by car or motorcycle, the island is still large enough for serious adventures in the wild.