37 days in Thailand & Luang Prabang Itinerary

37 days in Thailand & Luang Prabang Itinerary

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37 days in Thailand & Luang Prabang Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv, Israel
Fly + Bus:  22​h
1
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 10 nights
Bus + Ferry:  4​h
2
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 4 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4​h
3
Phuket Town, Thailand
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 4 nights
ferry:  60​h
6
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
7
Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv, Israel

10
nights
Phuket Town, Thailand

The economic hub of the eponymous island, Phuket Town attracted merchants from China, India, and Portugal long before it became a tourist destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kata Beach (in Kata Beach), Patong (Spas, Scuba & Snorkeling, & more) and Karon Beach (in Karon). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), play a few rounds at Phuket Golf Leisure Co., Ltd., and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chalong Bay Rum Distillery & Restaurant.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Phuket Town trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Phuket Town is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Indochina Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, expect nights in Phuket Town to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Patong, Karon, Rawai, The Gibbon Rehabilitation Project (GRP), Krabi Elephant Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Spas

4
nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Ko Lanta is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Kantiang Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Nui Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta holiday app .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Phuket Town to Ko Lanta in 4 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In January in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phuket Town.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay
Phra Ae Beach ©
Phra Ae Beach

1
night
Phuket Town, Thailand

Phuket Town ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Naka Market.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Phuket Town day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Ko Lanta to Phuket Town takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Phuket Town

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Naka Market ©
Naka Market

4
nights
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Rai: Chiang Saen (212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น & Golden Triangle Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), explore the world behind art at Baan Dam Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Doi Mae Salong, and look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan.

Plan my day in Chiang Rai using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Phuket Town to Chiang Rai in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phuket Town in January, things will get little chillier in Chiang Rai: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chiang Saen, Singha Park
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand
Spas
Doi Mae Salong ©
Doi Mae Salong

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Wang) and Wongwan Strawberry Farm (in Samoeng). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, and go for a walk through Doi Inthanon.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Chiang Mai online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Doi Inthanon, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Wongwan Strawberry Farm, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

5
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
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.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Kuang Si Waterfall, look for all kinds of wild species at Green Jungle Park@Hoi Khua Waterfall, play a few rounds at Luang Prabang Golf Club, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chiang Mai in January: highs in Luang Prabang hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
MandaLao Elephant Conservation ©
MandaLao Elephant Conservation
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Green Jungle Park@Hoi Khua Waterfall ©

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bangkok side-trips: Pattaya (Tailor Pattaya - Lalwani Mode Atelier & The Sanctuary Of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Wat Pho, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, savor the flavors at Chinatown - Bangkok, and contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace.

Plan my day in Bangkok using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Luang Prabang to Bangkok in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Luang Prabang in January: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pattaya
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Spas
Khaosan Road ©
Khaosan Road

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