5 days in Thailand Itinerary

5 days in Thailand Itinerary

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5 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
2
Bangkok
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers and then delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chiang Mai online travel planner .

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from London to Chiang Mai due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, expect Chiang Mai to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Bangkok

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), and finally steep yourself in history at Ancient City. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World and then browse the exhibits of Jim Thompson House.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bangkok trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Chiang Mai to Bangkok takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bangkok are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Ancient City
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

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