Never been to Northern Thailand? These 14 days from Bangkok to Chiang Mai and back again sure are the perfect introduction to all the life-changing cultural experiences people come here for. Stay on a traditional floating rafthouse in Kanchanaburi, enjoy an local cooking class with delcious meal and take a guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park. Nature, nourishment, palaces, and people – this trip’s got it all.
Day 1 Bangkok
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Bangkok/Kanchanaburi (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a klong boat tour of Bangkok including a visit to Wat Pho. Travel to Kanchanaburi and head to your floating rafthouse€commodation. Enjoy free time to explore.
Day 3 Kanchanaburi (1B)
Enjoy a day of sightseeing at Erawan Falls and the Bridge on the River Kwai. Explore the Allied War Cemetery, the Thai-Burmese Railway Centre and the JEATH War Museum to learn more about the area’s history.
Day 4 Kanchanaburi to Ayutthaya (1B)
Travel to Ayutthaya and visit the historical sites of the old capital city. Opt to visit Chan Kasem National Museum and Chao Sam Phraya Museum.
Day 5 Ayutthaya to Chiang Mai (1B)
Spend a full day exploring Ayutthaya before boarding an overnight train to Chiang Mai.
Day 6 Chiang Mai
Arrive in Chiang Mai and explore the city. Visit Doi Suthep in the afternoon.
Day 7 Chiang Mai (1B, 1D)
Enjoy free time to explore Chiang Mai. Opt for a bicycle tour, a visit the Mae Sai waterfall, shopping at the night market, or getting a traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a local cooking class with dinner.
Day 8 Chiang Mai/Chiang Rai (1B)
Travel to Chiang Rai and start exploring.
Day 9 Chiang Rai (1B)
Visit the town of Mae Sai and the Opium Museum.
Day 10 Chiang Rai/Lampang (1B, 1D)
Continue on to Lampang and enjoy a homestay in a traditional Lanna village. Participate in craft demonstrations and opt to help prepare a local meal.
Day 11 Lampang/Sukhothai (1B, 1L)
Take in traditional morning€tivities, followed by lunch in the village. Travel to Sukhothai and enjoy a free afternoon.
Day 12 Sukhothai (1B)
Take a half-day guided bike tour of Sukhothai Historical Park and explore the area with some free time.
Day 13 Sukhothai/Bangkok (1B)
Travel to Bangkok and enjoy some time for last minute shopping.
Day 14 Bangkok (1B)
Depart at any time.
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