20 days in Thailand & Laos Itinerary

20 days in Thailand & Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 2 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
3
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
4
Ko Chang, Thailand
— 6 nights


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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.
Kids will enjoy Terminal 21 and International Fashion Center. Explore hidden gems such as Siam Paragon and CentralWorld. Go for a jaunt from Bangkok to Bang Yai to see Central Plaza WestGate about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), browse the range of quality goods at Central Chidlom, and browse the different shops at Central Plaza Lardprao.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary site.

Adelaide, Australia to Bangkok is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Adelaide in September, expect Bangkok to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Central Plaza WestGate
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Terminal 21 ©
Terminal 21
Siam Paragon ©
Siam Paragon
CentralWorld ©
CentralWorld

4
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Khinthong Lao Silk and The Morning Market. Get in touch with nature at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's much more to do: get advice or help at The Living Land Farm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xieng Mouane, admire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, and get lost in a book at Luang Prabang Library.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Luang Prabang takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Luang Prabang sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Nahm Dong Park ©
Nahm Dong Park

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.
Family-friendly places like Zipline and Glang-Viang Gallery will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Doi Inthanon National Park and Sanpatong buffalo market. When in Chiang Mai, make a side trip to see Siam Celadon in San Kamphaeng, approximately San Kamphaeng away. It doesn't end there: indulge your taste buds at Tonlamyai Market and don't miss a visit to Wat Sum Pow.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Mai day trip website.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Chiang Mai in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Chiang Mai can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ko Chang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Siam Celadon, Sanpatong buffalo market, Doi Inthanon National Park
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Zipline
Doi Inthanon National Park ©
Doi Inthanon National Park
Sanpatong buffalo market ©
Sanpatong buffalo market

6
nights
Ko Chang, Thailand

Ko Chang ©
Ko Chang means "Elephant Island" and, though elephants are not indigenous to the island, visitors certainly see plenty of them on tours of protected reserves.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Khlong Prao Beach and Klong Plu Waterfall. Bring the kids along to Wai Chaek Beach and Ao Sapparot Pier. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Klong Son Bay, step off the mainland to explore Ko Rang, stroll through Ko Wai, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chao Por Koh Chang Shrine.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Ko Chang vacation maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chiang Mai to Ko Chang in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Ko Chang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ko Chang

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ko Rang ©
Ko Rang
Klong Plu Waterfall ©
Klong Plu Waterfall
Khlong Prao Beach ©
Khlong Prao Beach

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