8 days in Thailand Itinerary

8 days in Thailand Itinerary

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8 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Bangkok
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Chom Thong) and Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep). There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Chiang Mai attractions tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Chiang Mai is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 15 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in October: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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 museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and browse the different shops at Siam Paragon.

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Getting from Chiang Mai to Bangkok by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Bangkok can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

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