19 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

19 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Damnoen Saduak
— 1 night
Drive
2
Umphang
— 1 night
Drive
3
Khlong Lan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Khao Kho
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Nakhon Thai
— 1 night
Drive
6
Pai
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Soppong
— 1 night
Drive
8
Phayao City
— 1 night
Drive
9
Thoeng
— 1 night
Drive
10
Chiang Saen
— 1 night
Drive
11
Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
Fly
12
Takua Pa
— 3 nights
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Damnoen Saduak

— 1 night
Damnoen Saduak, situated in Ratchaburi Province, harbors conservation areas that offer an iconic range of wildlife in Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the activities along Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.

To plan Damnoen Saduak vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Singapore, Singapore to Damnoen Saduak is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Singapore to Damnoen Saduak, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 25°C in Damnoen Saduak. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Umphang.

Things to do in Damnoen Saduak

Nature · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Umphang

— 1 night
Umphang is the southernmost district of Tak Province, Thailand, established by the Royal Decree Establishing Amphoe Umphang, BE 2502 , which came into force on 6 May 1959.The district is on the Thai-Burmese border. Thi Lo Su Waterfall has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Tue), admire the sheer force of Thi Lo Su Waterfall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Umphang trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Damnoen Saduak to Umphang takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Damnoen Saduak in December, plan for little chillier nights in Umphang, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Khlong Lan.

Things to do in Umphang

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Khlong Lan

— 1 night
You've now added Mae Wong National Park to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), appreciate the views at Mae Wong National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Khlong Lan trip planner.

You can drive from Umphang to Khlong Lan in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Khao Kho.

Things to do in Khlong Lan

Nature · Parks

Khao Kho

— 2 nights

Mountain of the Ceylon Oak

Historically a battleground between the Thai communist party and Royal Army during the mid 1980s, Khao Kho has since taken on a calmer, more relaxed character.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Khao Takhian Ngo View Point, relax in the rural setting at B.N. Farm, and then don't miss a visit to Chedi Phra Borommasaririkkathat Khao Kho. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Weapon Museum and then don't miss a visit to Khao Kho Wind Farm.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Khao Kho tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Khlong Lan to Khao Kho by car takes about 4.5 hours. In December in Khao Kho, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nakhon Thai.

Things to do in Khao Kho

Museums

Nakhon Thai

— 1 night
Thung Salaeng Luang National Park has been added to your itinerary.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nakhon Thai online tour planner.

Getting from Khao Kho to Nakhon Thai by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in December, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pai.

Things to do in Nakhon Thai

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Pai

— 2 nights
Tourism in Pai has turned the once-quiet mountain village into one of Thailand's busiest rural tourist hubs, for Thai visitors and foreigners alike.
You've now added Yun Lai Viewpoint to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): head outdoors with Yun Lai Viewpoint, then stroll through Conserve Natural Forests, then take in breathtaking views at Pai Canyon, and finally putt your heart out at Bamboo Mini Golf. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Pai Memorial Bridge, then take in the natural beauty of Pai Hot Springs, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Mae Yen, and finally make a trip to Wat Nam Hoo.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pai online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Nakhon Thai to Pai takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, Pai is little chillier than Nakhon Thai - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Soppong.

Things to do in Pai

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Soppong

— 1 night
Ban Jabo (Black Lahu community) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get great views at Pang Mapha Viewpoint, then Head underground at Lod Cave, then get great views at Luk Khao Lam Viewpoint, and finally make a trip to Ban Jabo (Black Lahu community).

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Soppong trip planner.

You can drive from Pai to Soppong in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Soppong are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phayao City.

Things to do in Soppong

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Phayao City

— 1 night
You've now added Phu Langka Forest Park to your itinerary. On the 30th (Wed), make a trip to Phu Langka Forest Park, stroll through Ban Kae Phayao, head outdoors with Kwan Phayao (Phayao Lake), then make a trip to Wat Si Khom Kham, and finally contemplate the long history of Wat Tilok Aram.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Phayao City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Soppong to Phayao City takes 7 hours. In December in Phayao City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Thoeng.

Things to do in Phayao City

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thoeng

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Phu Chi Fa Forest Park. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to Doi Pha Mon Agricultural Center and then delve into the lush surroundings at Phu Chi Fa Forest Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Thoeng trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Phayao City to Thoeng takes 2 hours. In December in Thoeng, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chiang Saen.

Things to do in Thoeng

Nature · Parks

Chiang Saen

— 1 night
A calm, reserved town along the Mekong River, Chiang Saen entices those interested in early East Asian history.
On the 1st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Pra That Pukhao, see the interesting displays at House of Opium, then make a trip to Golden Triangle Park, and finally make a trip to Wat Phra That Chom Kitti.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Saen travel planner.

Traveling by car from Thoeng to Chiang Saen takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Saen

Museums · Historic Sites

Chiang Rai

— 3 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Chiang Rai is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Wat Rong Khun, explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), and make a trip to Clock Tower Chiang Rai.

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You can drive from Chiang Saen to Chiang Rai in 1.5 hours. In January in Chiang Rai, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Takua Pa.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Takua Pa

— 3 nights
While not heavily touristed, the Southern Thailand district of Takua Pa does tend to attract a fair amount of visitors thanks to its status as a transportation hub, connecting people to various national parks and beach resorts.
Takua Pa is known for shopping, nature, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hunt for treasures at Bang Niang Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Bangsak Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Sai Rung Waterfall, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Khao Lak-Lam Ru National Park.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Takua Pa day trip planner.

Getting from Chiang Rai to Takua Pa by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chiang Rai in January; daily highs in Takua Pa reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Takua Pa

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Ratchaburi Province travel guide

3.3
Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks · Gift & Specialty Shops
The hilly region of Ratchaburi Province, one of the central provinces of Thailand, showcases caves and mineral streams, punctuated with cultural temples and shrines. Urban areas here feature ancient ruins dating back to the Dvaravati period and reflect central Thai culture with floating markets, where the sellers paddle through the waters to make a sale, creating a quintessentially Thai spectacle.

Mae Hong Son Province travel guide

3.5
Canyons · Landmarks · Bridges
Mae Hong Son Province, a landlocked region of Thailand, stands hemmed in by rugged mountains on the border with Myanmar. The largely rural region offers mountainous areas with mist-covered peaks that support elephant conservation projects. Rice paddies in the lowlands create impressive vistas, while the temples—with many showing an influence from Burmese architecture—have ornate, tiered central spires. Isolated hill tribes make up the majority of the population, and each possesses a unique culture which can be seen in ways from their festivals and dress to their languages and cuisine.

Phayao Province travel guide

4.3
Landmarks · Outdoor Activities · Historic Sites

Chiang Rai Province travel guide

3.7
Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Chiang Rai Province, the northernmost province of Thailand, features rolling hills through agricultural areas where hill tribes can be found growing coconuts, pineapples, coffee, and bananas. Visitors can trace the histories of these tribes through the region's cultural villages as well as ethnographic museums. Buddhist temples dot the changing topography of the region, providing a spiritual center to the rural industry and geographic vastness of the province.