7 days in Chiang Mai & Bangkok Itinerary

7 days in Chiang Mai & Bangkok Itinerary

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7 days in Chiang Mai & Bangkok Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Bangkok
— 4 nights
End: Bangkok

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip tool .

Bangkok to Chiang Mai is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bangkok in January, Chiang Mai is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). Get a sense of the local culture at Jim Thompson House and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Bang Saen Beach (in Chonburi) and Wat Mahathat (in Ayutthaya). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, head outdoors with SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, and make a trip to Khao San Road.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Chiang Mai in January since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Bang Saen Beach, Wat Maha That
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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