22 days in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

22 days in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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22 days in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Vientiane, Laos
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + ferry:  5​h
6
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 2 nights
ferry:  45​min
7
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
ferry + taxi:  2​h 30​min
8
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + ferry:  5​h 45​min
9
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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 and learn at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Glang-Viang Gallery. Get a sense of the local culture at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum and Wat Si Suphan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Mae Rim (Maerim Elephant Sanctuary & Elephant POOPOOPAPER Park). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Rescue Park, look for gifts at The Lost Book Shop, and delve into the distant past at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Mai trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 7 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 37°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mae Rim
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire the striking features of Golden City Temple (Wat Xieng Thong), and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luang Prabang trip planner .

You can fly from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in November, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall

1
night
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
On the 24th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), browse the eclectic array of goods at Morning Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket, then make a trip to Wat Ong Teu, and finally look for gifts at Mai Savanh Lao.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vientiane trip builder website .

Getting from Luang Prabang to Vientiane by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Vientiane can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Morning Market ©
Morning Market
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Royal Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Phnom Penh attractions planner .

Fly from Vientiane to Phnom Penh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
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.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, explore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, then explore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and finally view the masterpieces at Jayav Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): examine the collection at Angkor National Museum, delve into the distant past at Angkor Thom, then delve into the distant past at Preah Khan, and finally see the interesting displays at Cambodia Landmine Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Siem Reap trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Siem Reap can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan

2
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Kantiang Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and then stop by World Fashion Suits.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ko Lanta trip site .

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Siem Reap to Ko Lanta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Loh Dalum Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Laem Tong Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, then Head underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ko Phi Phi Don day trip tool .

Getting from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don by ferry takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay

2
nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 2nd (Mon), kick back and relax at Freedom Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, and then get great views at Karon View Point. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Nordic Fashion, get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Patong trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong in 2.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Phuket Town, Nai Harn Beach
Highlights from your plan
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bottle Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ko Pha Ngan holiday website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Ko Pha Ngan can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Rajawongse Clothier and Chatuchak Weekend Market. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Pho and Historic City of Ayutthaya. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet, & more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, browse the fresh offerings at Bangkok Farmer's Market, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaopho Khao Tok - Chaopho Pantai Norasingh Shrine.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok journey planner .

Getting from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok by combination of ferry and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bangkok, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

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