Solo Travel: the Temples & Beaches of Thailand

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Immerse yourself in Thai culture with this excellent 6-night vacation! You’ll get to explore the city and the countryside. Begin your solo journey with the exciting hustle and bustle of Bangkok! On the second leg of your journey, you’ll enjoy the beaches and islands of Phuket! You’ll get the best of both worlds with this awesome vacation for one. Your tr...
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Trip type
Self-Guided / Independent Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Trip pace
Flexible schedule


    • Bangkok City & Temples Tour
    • Half-day Phuket City Tour

What's this trip about?

    Immerse yourself in Thai culture with this excellent 6-night vacation! You’ll get to explore the city and the countryside. Begin your solo journey with the exciting hustle and bustle of Bangkok! On the second leg of your journey, you’ll enjoy the beaches and islands of Phuket! You’ll get the best of both worlds with this awesome vacation for one. Your trip starts in Bangkok! You’ll spend time taking tours, visiting ancient temples, and exploring local shops. Chow down on some green papaya salad or prawn soup at authentic Thai restaurants! Take a tour of the city where you’ll see stunning temples and important landmarks. Gaze at the Golden Budha, then take in the exciting nightlife scene before you make your way to Phucket. In Phuket, you’ll enjoy a half-day tour of the city - be sure to charge your camera! You can lounge on a sunny beach, or perhaps go kayaking! Discover the best bars and restaurants as you mingle with the locals. With leisure time here, you can explore any part of the city you wish. With a mix of guided tours and free time, you’ll have the time of your life in Thailand!


Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportN/A
Start CityBangkok
End CityThailand


  • Asia
  • Thailand

Trip includes

    • Round-trip economy class airfare into Bangkok (BKK), out of Phuket (HKT)
    • Round-trip, private airport transfers in Bangkok & Phuket
    • 3 nights in Bangkok at the Furama Xclusive Sathorn Hotel, or similar
    • Half-day Bangkok City & Temples Tour
    • One-way economy class flight from Bangkok (BKK) to Phuket (HKT)
    • 3 nights in Phuket at the Chanalai Flora Resort, or similar
    • Half-day Phuket City Tour
    • Breakfast daily


Day 1 Welcome to Bangkok!

Touch down in the bustling city of Bangkok! Enjoy a transfer to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at leisure. In a city filled with glorious temples, vibrant lifestyles, and colorful culture, entertainment for any traveler waits just around the corner.

Day 2 Bangkok

Rise and shine! After breakfast, embark on a half-day tour that brings you to three of Bangkok's most stunning temples. Visit the Golden Buddha at Wat Traimit, experience Wat Chetuphon, and feast your eyes on Wat Benchamabophit, made of Carrara marble.

The remainder of the day is yours. Check out the Grand Palace or feel like a local by riding the Skytrain!

Day 3 Bangkok

Spend another incredible day in Bangkok! Ease your way into the day with a stroll through Lumpini Park and take in the view of Bangkok skyline from the lake.

You might want to check out Bangkok's floating markets - unique cultural hubs where vendors sell ...

Day 4 Bangkok - Phuket

Bid farewell to Bangkok and get ready for surf and sand! Fuel up with breakfast, then enjoy a comfortable ride to the airport (BKK). Hop on a plane and land in paradise! Upon arrival in Phuket, you will be picked up from the airport and transferred to your fina...

Day 5 Phuket

Recharge with some breakfast, then experience the highlights of Phuket on your included half-day tour! Discover the sights and sounds of Phuket Town and feel the serenity of Wat Chalong, Phuket's largest temple. You'll also be able to gaze out at the bright blu...

Day 6 Phuket

Today, treat yourself to a day of sun and surf by bouncing around the gorgeous Phi Phi Islands. Reached by ferry or speedboat (not included), this group of six islands are some of the most picturesque in all of Southeast Asia. These islands are a paradise during the day and a party at night!

Day 7 Depart Thailand

Squeeze all your souvenirs into your luggage and say "so long" to sunny Phuket. Enjoy a comfortable transfer to the airport for your relaxing flight home.

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Price per day$384
Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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