13 days in Chiang Mai, Bangkok & Kanchanaburi Itinerary

13 days in Chiang Mai, Bangkok & Kanchanaburi Itinerary

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13 days in Chiang Mai, Bangkok & Kanchanaburi Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  25​h
1
Chiang Mai
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Bangkok
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kanchanaburi
— 2 nights
+5
Train + Foot + Bus + Foot + Train + Fly:  27​h
End: Kansas City

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wat Phra Singh and Zipline. Do your shopping at Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai and G.G Armani collection. Venture out of the city with trips to Maesa Elephant Camp (in Mae Rim) and Umbrella Village - Bor Sang (in Bo Sang). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Chiang Mai Women's Correctional Institution and stop by Mesimu.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai trip maker website .

Kansas City, USA to Chiang Mai is an approximately 25-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Chiang Mai is 13 hours. While traveling from Kansas City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Chiang Mai, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Maesa Elephant Camp, Umbrella Village - Bor Sang
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Zipline
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh

5
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.
Head to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Terminal 21for plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Ayutthaya Ruins and Chinatown - Bangkok. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Bang Saen Beach (in Chonburi), Amphawa Floating Market (in Amphawa) and Wat Mahathat (in Ayutthaya). And it doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, explore the activities along Chao Phraya River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and stop by Bangkok Bazaar.

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Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by combination of flight and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Bangkok are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Kanchanaburi.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Bang Saen Beach, Amphawa Floating Market, Wat Maha That
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Rajawongse Clothier ©
Rajawongse Clothier
Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That

2
nights
Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi ©
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Erawan Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wat Thawornwararam, then stroll the grounds of Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Bridge Over the River Kwai. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kanchanaburi trip planning site .

You can drive from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Kanchanaburi are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kanchanaburi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Erawan waterfall
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Erawan waterfall ©
Erawan waterfall
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery ©
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
Bridge Over the River Kwai ©
Bridge Over the River Kwai

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