8 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) & Thailand Itinerary

Start: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
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Patong, Thailand
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) ©
Situated among a collection of low hills that lead up to the coastline, state capital Thiruvananthapuram acts as a base for exploration of the southern tip of the country.
Family-friendly places like Magic Planet Theme Park and Kovalam Beach will thrill your kids. Step out of Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to go to Kovalam and see Adimalathura Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, don't miss a visit to Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, get in on the family fun at Playaza, and examine the collection at Priyadarshini Planetarium.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) online trip builder .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Trivandrum International Airport. In May in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kovalam
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Playaza ©
Playaza
Kovalam Beach ©
Kovalam Beach
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple ©
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

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Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 8th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach and then stroll through Patong Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Freedom Beach, then don't miss a visit to Bangla Road, and then get your game on at The Kids Club Phuket.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Patong trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Patong takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) to Patong. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Patong

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Karon Beach
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
The Kids Club Phuket ©
The Kids Club Phuket

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Krabi Town, Thailand

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
On the 10th (Sun), kick back and relax at PhraNang Cave Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Railay Beach.

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Getting from Patong to Krabi Town by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, then explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally browse the range of quality goods at Mango Mojito Shoes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House and then surround yourself with nature on SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

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Getting from Krabi Town to Bangkok by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Krabi Town in May since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World ©
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho

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