8 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

8 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

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8 days in Bangkok & Chiang Mai Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

3
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.
Bangkok is known for historic sites, shopping, nightlife, spas, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Wat Pho, look for all kinds of wild species at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, and have some family-friendly fun at VR1 -Thonglor Virtual Reality cafe Bangkok.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok tour site .

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Bangkok is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in December, expect Bangkok to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

3
nights
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.
Step out of Chiang Mai to go to Doi Suthep and see Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Spend the 19th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai trip planning tool .

You can fly from Bangkok to Chiang Mai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Bangkok in December, Chiang Mai is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Tours Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep

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