18 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

18 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

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18 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
1
Bangkok
— 14 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
End: Bangkok

14
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bangkok: Pattaya (Walking Street Pattaya, Big Buddha Temple, &more), Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden (in Na Chom Thian) and Ayutthaya (Wat Phanom Yong, Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, &more). Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok tour site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Pattaya, Ayutthaya, Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden, Ancient City, Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Food Tours, Kiyora Spa, Nature & Wildlife Tours, and other attractions. On the 16th (Thu), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, stop by Mengrai Kilns, then admire the striking features of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and finally stroll through Elephant Rescue Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chiang Mai Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Dab Pai, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Kiyora Spa.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai tour builder site.

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chiang Mai, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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