25 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

25 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 8 nights
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 1 night
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Battambang, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 3 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 8 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bangkok: Pattaya (Pattaya Beach & Walking Street Pattaya) and Ayutthaya (Wat Suwandawas, Wat Maha That, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with Khaosan Road, walk around Lumpini Park, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok day trip planning site.

Ottawa, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Bangkok is 12 hours. In April, Bangkok is much warmer than Ottawa - with highs of 41°C and lows of 31°C. You'll set off for Chiang Rai on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Chiang Rai, Thailand

— 3 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Explore Chiang Rai's surroundings by going to Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & House of Opium). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Bamboo Tours, walk around Singha Park, stroll through Elephant Valley Thailand, and get great views at Sop Ruak - the center of the Golden Triangle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Rai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in April, Chiang Rai is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Chiang Mai is known for wildlife, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and stroll through Elephant Rescue Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. While traveling from Chiang Rai, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Side Trip

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Bangkok, Thailand

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Enjoy Bangkok some more: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bangkok holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Bangkok

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

— 1 night

Temple Town

Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Pre Rup and then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Siem Reap trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Siem Reap takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Battambang.

Things to do in Siem Reap

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Battambang, Cambodia

— 2 nights
The riverside city of Battambang draws visitors with its easy charm, rich culture, and convenient location close to a number of historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Tep Kao Sol Loeum Lorn Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at HUMAN Gallery - Joseba Etxebarria Photography, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kampong Pil Pagoda, then contemplate the long history of Wat Banan Temple, and then Head underground at Battambang Bat Caves.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Battambang online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Siem Reap to Battambang by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Battambang

Parks · Nature · Tours · Historic Sites
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia

— 3 nights

Charming City

On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Phnom Penh is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Central Market, steep yourself in history at Choeung Ek Genocidal Center, and have fun at Cambodia Fire Range.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Phnom Penh day trip planning app.

Drive from Battambang to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. April in Phnom Penh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 24:

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.