22 days in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

22 days in Thailand, Laos & Cambodia Itinerary

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1
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 2 nights
2
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 2 nights
3
Vientiane, Laos
— 1 night
4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
— 1 night
5
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
6
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 2 nights
7
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
— 2 nights
8
Patong, Thailand
— 2 nights
9
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
— 2 nights
10
Bangkok, Thailand
— 4 nights

2
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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.
You'll explore and learn at Wat Phra That Doi Kham (Temple of the Golden Mountain) and Art in Paradise, Chiang Mai 3D Art Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham and Wat Si Suphan. Take a break from Chiang Mai with a short trip to Maerim Elephant Sanctuary in Mae Rim, about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Elephant Rescue Park, look for gifts at The Lost Book Shop, and take in the exciting artwork at Glang-Viang Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai day trip planning website.

London, UK to Chiang Mai is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Indochina Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in November: high temperatures in Chiang Mai hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mae Rim
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Elephant Rescue Park ©
Elephant Rescue Park
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary ©
Maerim Elephant Sanctuary

2
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Luang Prabang, Laos

Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Wat Xiengthong, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kuang Si Butterfly Farm, and then admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Luang Prabang online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm ©
Kuang Si Butterfly Farm
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre ©
Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre

1
night
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), hunt for treasures at Morning Market, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Si Saket, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Ong Teu, and finally stop by Mai Savanh Lao.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vientiane trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Luang Prabang to Vientiane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Vientiane are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Phnom Penh.

Things to do in Vientiane

Shopping Historic Sites
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Morning Market ©
Morning Market
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket

1
night
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh ©
On the confluence of two major rivers, Phnom Penh occupies a scenic location largely responsible for its nickname the "Charming City." On a trip to Phnom Penh you'll discover one of Asia's most dynamic cities, where the natives live much of their lives outdoors, on the streets, and in the bustling markets filled with scents of spicy foods.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, thentake an in-depth tour of Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Choeung Ek Genocidal Center.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Phnom Penh trip builder.

Getting from Vientiane to Phnom Penh by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Phnom Penh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Phnom Penh

Historic Sites Museums
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Choeung Ek Genocidal Center ©
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum ©
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
Once a small village in northwest Cambodia, Siem Reap now serves as a gateway to the Angkor region's World Heritage-listed temple and other attractions.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Bayon Temple, thenexplore the ancient world of Ta Prohm, thenexplore the ancient world of Angkor Wat, and finally explore and take pictures at Jayav Art. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Angkor National Museum, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, thenexplore the ancient world of Preah Khan, and finally examine the collection at Cambodia Landmine Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Siem Reap travel planner.

Fly from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Siem Reap sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Preah Khan ©
Preah Khan

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Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lanta Animal Welfare and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Kantiang Bay, kick back and relax at Lanta Klong Nin Beach, and then stop by World Fashion Suits.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Ko Lanta online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Siem Reap to Ko Lanta takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, car, and ferry. In November in Ko Lanta, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Lanta Animal Welfare ©
Lanta Animal Welfare
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kantiang Bay ©
Kantiang Bay

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nights
Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
On the 30th (Sat), kick back and relax at Loh Dalum Beach, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then don't miss a visit to Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Laem Tong Bay, thenstroll through Nui Beach, thenHead underground at Ko Phi Phi Le, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Viking Cave.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ko Phi Phi Don driving holiday app.

You can ride a ferry from Ko Lanta to Ko Phi Phi Don in 1.5 hours. November in Ko Phi Phi Don sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ko Phi Phi Le ©
Ko Phi Phi Le
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint ©
Koh Phi Phi Viewpoint

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nights
Patong, Thailand

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
On the 2nd (Mon), stroll through Freedom Beach, explore and take pictures at Nai Harn Beach, and then get great views at Karon View Point. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Nordic Fashion, get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong), and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Patong trip site.

Getting from Ko Phi Phi Don to Patong by ferry takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Pha Ngan.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Phuket Town, Karon, Nai Harn Beach
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Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach
Nai Harn Beach ©
Nai Harn Beach
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand

Ko Phangan vacations serve as an ideal escape for backpackers and other spontaneous travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Salad Beach and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): kick back and relax at Bottle Beach, thenkick back and relax at Thong Nai Pan Noi, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ko Pha Ngan driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Patong to Ko Pha Ngan takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Ko Pha Ngan

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Thong Nai Pan Noi ©
Thong Nai Pan Noi
Bottle Beach ©
Bottle Beach

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nights
Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©
Enjoy cultural, historical, and culinary exploration during your holiday in Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the most populous city in the country.
The Grand Palace and Historic City of Ayutthaya are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Wat Chaiwatthanaram and Wat Pho. Explore Bangkok's surroundings by going to Ayutthaya (Wat Maha That & Wat Phra Sri Sanphet). Next up on the itinerary: stop by Rajawongse Clothier, buy something for everyone on your list at Siam Paragon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suthat, and shop like a local with Chatuchak Weekend Market.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bangkok online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Ko Pha Ngan to Bangkok takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ko Pha Ngan in December since evenings lows in Bangkok dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Ayutthaya
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Historic City of Ayutthaya ©
Historic City of Ayutthaya
Wat Chaiwatthanaram ©
Wat Chaiwatthanaram

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