8 days in Bangkok, Phuket & Chiang Mai Itinerary

8 days in Bangkok, Phuket & Chiang Mai Itinerary

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Bangkok
— 2 nights
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Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
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Chiang Mai
— 1 night

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Bangkok

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suthat, then stop by Rajawongse Clothier, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Terminal 21. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), buy something for everyone on your list at CentralWorld, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Bangkok, admire the striking features of Jim Thompson House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun).

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip itinerary app.

Washington DC, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Washington DC to Bangkok. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Bangkok when traveling from Washington DC in July, with lows around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Bangkok

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Wat Pho
4.6
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Historic Site
The Grand Palace
4.1

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Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Siam Safari, take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally examine the collection at Phuket 3D Museum. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Banana Beach, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Patong trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Patong takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Patong can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Must see
Banana Beach
4.7
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Lookout
Nai Harn Beach
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5

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Chiang Mai

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
On the 1st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain), see the interesting displays at Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Chiang Mai takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Chiang Mai are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Highlights from your trip

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