19 days in Thailand Itinerary

19 days in Thailand Itinerary

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19 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Chiang Mai
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  2​h 45​min
2
Patong
— 5 nights
3
Chiang Rai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Bangkok
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Toronto


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5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Chiang Mai: Wat Phra That Doi Suthep (in Doi Suthep) and Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng). Spend the 28th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, hunt for treasures at Night Bazaar, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Chiang Mai Zoo, and stop by G.G Armani collection.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Mai trip builder website .

Toronto, Canada to Chiang Mai is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Toronto to Chiang Mai, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get warmer in Chiang Mai: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Patong.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Thai Elephant Home
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas & Wellness
Thai Elephant Home ©
Thai Elephant Home

5
nights
Patong

Patong ©
Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Patong Beach and Freedom Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Buddha Phuket (in Chalong), Yanui Beach (in Rawai) and Windmill Viewpoint (in Phuket Town). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Karon Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, kick back and relax at Kata Beach, and take some stellar pictures from Nai Harn Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Patong tour itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Patong in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Patong when traveling from Chiang Mai in January, with lows around 26°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Patong

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Rawai, Phuket Town
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Patong Beach ©
Patong Beach
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach
Freedom Beach ©
Freedom Beach

3
nights
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), get engrossed in the history at 212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Rong Khun, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Chiang Rai Night Bazaar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Huay Pla Kang, then contemplate the waterfront views at Chiang Saen, and then make a trip to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Chiang Rai trip planner .

Getting from Patong to Chiang Rai by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Patong in January; daily highs in Chiang Rai reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

212 House of Opium ( MUSEUM ) พิพิธภัณฑ์บ้านฝิ่น
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4
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: delve into the distant past at Wat Pho, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chatuchak Weekend Market, explore the historical opulence of The Grand Palace, and meet the residents at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

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You can fly from Chiang Rai to Bangkok in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chiang Rai in January; daily highs in Bangkok reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
Khao San Road ©
Khao San Road
Spas & Wellness

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