11 days in Thailand Itinerary

11 days in Thailand Itinerary

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11 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Krabi Town
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Patong, Phuket
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Chiang Mai
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Chicago

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), then step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, and finally wander the streets of Khao San Road. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Democracy Monument, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Saket, then admire the landmark architecture of Jim Thompson House, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bangkok trip itinerary planner .

Chicago, USA to Bangkok is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from Chicago to Bangkok due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in May: high temperatures in Bangkok hover around 96°F and lows are around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krabi Town.

Things to do in Bangkok

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)

2
nights
Krabi Town

Krabi Town ©
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stop by Alex's Fashion, then look for gifts at Scandi Fashion, then stroll through PhraNang Cave Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ao Phra Nang. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Phra Nang Cave, then kick back and relax at Ao Nang Beach, and then stroll through Railay Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Krabi Town trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Bangkok to Krabi Town takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Krabi Town when traveling from Bangkok in May, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Patong.

Things to do in Krabi Town

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Railay Beach ©
Railay Beach
PhraNang Cave Beach ©
PhraNang Cave Beach
Ao Nang Beach ©
Ao Nang Beach

2
nights
Patong, Phuket

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Karon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Patong Beach, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Karon View Point, then get great views at Nai Harn Beach, and then kick back and relax at Kata Beach.

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You can drive from Krabi Town to Patong in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 90°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Patong

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Karon, Nai Harn Beach, Kata Beach
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Kata Beach ©
Kata Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wat Phra That Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan. Spend the 21st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Metal Studio Jewelry Chaing Mai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Singh, and see the interesting displays at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai vacation builder website .

Getting from Patong to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Patong in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chiang Mai: temperatures range from 97°F by day to 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

#Wildlife, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep ©
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

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