12 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

12 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok
— 2 nights
2
Sukhothai
— 1 night
3
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
4
Pai
— 1 night
5
Chiang Rai
— 3 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, thensteep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, and finally stop by Khaosan Road. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Chatuchak Weekend Market, browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Bangkok, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in October, with highs in Bangkok at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

1
night
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
On the 4th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Wat Si Chum, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Maha That, thenexplore the ancient world of Sukhothai Historical Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Traphang Thong.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sukhothai trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Sukhothai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Sukhothai are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Wat Traphang Thong
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Wat Si Chum ©
Wat Si Chum
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That

3
nights
Chiang Mai

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Dab Pai, see the interesting displays at Lanna Traditional House Museum CMU, and admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online tour builder.

Traveling by car from Sukhothai to Chiang Mai takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Pai

Pai ©
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
On the 8th (Thu), stroll through Conserve Natural Forests, thendon't miss a visit to The Land Split Pai Thailand, and then make a trip to Wat Nam Hoo. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Love Strawberry Pai, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Pai Canyon, and then take in the views from Pai Memorial Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pai trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Chiang Mai to Pai takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Pai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Conserve Natural Forests ©
Conserve Natural Forests
Pai Canyon ©
Pai Canyon
The Land Split Pai Thailand ©
The Land Split Pai Thailand

3
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): examine the collection at 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น, make a trip to Golden Triangle Park, and then get great views at Sop Ruak - the center of the Golden Triangle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple), thenmake a trip to Wat Huay Pla Kang, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chiang Rai driving holiday app.

Drive from Pai to Chiang Rai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Chiang Rai are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Chiang Saen
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