12 days in Bangkok, Surat Thani & Koh Tao Itinerary

12 days in Bangkok, Surat Thani & Koh Tao Itinerary

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12 days in Bangkok, Surat Thani & Koh Tao Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Surat Thani
— 2 nights
Travel:  14 h 15 min
3
Koh Tao
— 5 nights
+2
Ferry + Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
4
Bangkok
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

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.
Bangkok is known for shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, take in panoramic vistas at Observatory Point, and take a stroll through Khaosan Road.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok travel itinerary planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Bangkok is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Barcelona to Bangkok. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in April: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 41°C and lows are around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Surat Thani.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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
Surat Thani

Surat Thani ©
Literally translated as "City of Good People," Surat Thani ranks as the eighth-largest city in Thailand and the historical seat from which the Sriwijaya kingdom ruled much of Southeast Asia.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Khao Sok National Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Surat Thani trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bangkok to Surat Thani. Traveling from Bangkok in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Surat Thani, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Surat Thani

Nature Parks
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Khao Sok National Park ©
Khao Sok National Park

5
nights
Koh Tao

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Tanot Bay, take a memorable tour with Tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at Aow Leuk Bay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Surat Thani to Koh Tao. Traveling from Surat Thani in April, you will find days in Koh Tao are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Climbing Tours
Koh Nang Yuan ©
Koh Nang Yuan

1
night
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and then stroll around Lumpini Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Wat Saket ©
Wat Saket
Lumpini Park ©
Lumpini Park

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