40 days in Bangkok, Pattaya & Chiang Mai Itinerary

40 days in Bangkok, Pattaya & Chiang Mai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Thailand route planner

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Bangkok

— 13 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Pho and Wat Maha That. Bring the kids along to The Grand Palace and Jim Thompson House. Change things up with these side-trips from Bangkok: Phutthamonthon (in Phutthamonthon), Samut Prakan (Erawan Museum & Ancient City) and Ayutthaya (Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan, Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and wander the streets of Khaosan Road.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bangkok online trip itinerary planner.

Washington DC, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Bangkok, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Bangkok, with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Pattaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Pattaya

— 11 nights

Resort City

Famous for its nightlife and activity-filled seafront, Pattaya remains a major party destination for tourists and expats in Thailand.
Attractions like The Sanctuary Of Truth and Koh Larn make great kid-friendly stops. Get a sense of the local culture at Anek Kuson Sala (Viharnra Sien) and Art in Paradise Pattaya. Venture out of the city with trips to Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden (in Na Chom Thian), Phe (Khao Laem Ya National Park & The Sopha Arboretum) and Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin (in Bang Lamung). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, test your team's savvy at The Escape Hunt Experience Pattaya, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Underwater World Pattaya, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pattaya holiday planner.

Getting from Bangkok to Pattaya by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 79°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Pattaya

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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Chiang Mai

— 13 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and Wat Ched Yot. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Siam Rice Thai Cookery School. Explore Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Mae Rim (Wat Pa Daraphirom Temple, Siam Insect Zoo, &more), Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community (in Mae Win) and Mae Ya Waterfall (in Mae Chaem). There's lots more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, stroll through Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

Make your Chiang Mai itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Pattaya to Chiang Mai in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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