16 days in Thailand & Siem Reap Itinerary

16 days in Thailand & Siem Reap Itinerary

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16 days in Thailand & Siem Reap Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  21​h
1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Bophut, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Seattle, United States


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2
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bangkok online trip builder .

Seattle, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Seattle to Bangkok, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in December, with highs in Bangkok at 87°F and lows at 73°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Bophut.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Tours Nightlife

4
nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bophut route builder app .

Getting from Bangkok to Bophut by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in December, and nighttime lows around 78°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

4
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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 Wat Phra Singh will appeal to history buffs. Head to The Suvannabumi Art Gallery and Mengrai Kilnsfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Chiang Mai: Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park), Maerim Elephant Sanctuary (in Mae Rim) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chiang Mai online attractions planner .

Getting from Bophut to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Bophut in December since evenings lows in Chiang Mai dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Baan Jang Nak - A Museum of Elephant Wood Carvings, Ban Roi An Phan Yang, Maerim Elephant Sanctuary, Tha Pae Walking Street
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doi Inthanon ©
Doi Inthanon
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

3
nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ta Prohm and Angkor National Museum. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum, take in the exciting artwork at One Eleven Gallery, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Siem Reap online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Chiang Mai to Siem Reap by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chiang Mai in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Siem Reap. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

1
night
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
On the 14th (Sat), examine the collection at Chatuchak Flower Market.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bangkok road trip site .

Fly from Siem Reap to Bangkok in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Museums Tours
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Chatuchak Weekend Market ©
Chatuchak Weekend Market
Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) ©
Chinatown - Bangkok ©
Chinatown - Bangkok

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