15 days in Thailand & London Itinerary

15 days in Thailand & London Itinerary

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to Bangkok
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
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Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
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Krabi Town, Thailand
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 night

City of Angels

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 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pho, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok travel planner.

Exeter, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Ayutthaya.

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Ayutthaya, Thailand

— 1 night
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the striking features of Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration) and then see the interesting displays at Pridi Banomyong Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind King U-Thong Monument, then delve into the distant past at Wat Maha That, and then contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ayutthaya trip maker site.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites · Museums
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Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 3 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Lanna Traditional House Museum CMU are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chet Lin are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Chiang Mai side-trips: Wongwan Strawberry Farm (in Samoeng) and Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, admire the striking features of Wat Chiang Man, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ayutthaya in January, plan for little chillier nights in Chiang Mai, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly to Bangkok.

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Side Trips

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 1 night

City of Angels

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), examine the collection at Jim Thompson House, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bangkok attractions site.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, Bangkok is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums · Spas · Historic Sites
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Krabi Town, Thailand

— 3 nights
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Railay Beach and PhraNang Cave Beach. Get outdoors at Krabi Elephant Sanctuary and Aonang Elephant Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with The Dive Ao Nang, indulge in some personalized pampering at Phra Nang Spa, stroll through Diamond Cave (Tham Phra Nang Nai), and kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krabi Town day trip tool.

Getting from Bangkok to Krabi Town by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In January, daytime highs in Krabi Town are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Krabi Town

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Natural History Museum and National Gallery. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and stroll around Kensington Gardens.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our London trip planner.

You can fly from Krabi Town to London in 18 hours. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Krabi Town in January, things will get colder in London: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Thailand travel guide

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Land of Smiles
Offering a rich culinary heritage, sun-kissed beaches, exotic culture, tropical climate, and stunning landscapes, a Thailand vacation remains one of the world's greatest magnets for curious travelers. In between the busy and crowded cities, the Asian nation features a quiet countryside: a blend of lush rice paddies, flourishing tropical forests, and tiny villages living according to an age-old agricultural clock that continues to play a major role in the locals' lifestyle. A tour of Thailand reveals a deep devotion to Buddhism, exemplified by eye-catching temples lavishly decorated with golden Buddha statues, simple shrines, and lively religious festivals celebrated throughout the country.