12 days in Thailand Itinerary

12 days in Thailand Itinerary

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12 days in Thailand Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  26​h
1
Bangkok
— 1 night
shuttle:  1​h
2
Ayutthaya
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Sukhothai
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Chiang Mai
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Chiang Rai
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + taxi + ferry:  7​h
6
Ko Phi Phi Don
— 2 nights
+4
ferry + taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  36​h
End: Sao Paulo

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Jim Thompson House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Erawan Museum and Wat Phu Khao Thong (Golden Mount). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), step into the grandiose world of The Grand Palace, make a trip to Wat Pho, and see the interesting displays at Siriraj Medical Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bangkok trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Bangkok is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Indochina Time (ICT) is 10 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in November; daily highs in Bangkok reach 38°C and lows reach 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bangkok

Historic Sites Museums
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The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall ©
The Ananta Samakom Throne Hall

1
night
Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya ©
Located just east of the famous ruins after which it is named, Ayutthaya provides the setting for a holiday of historical, natural, and cultural exploration.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Wat Mahathat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Ram, and finally contemplate the long history of Wat Thammikarat.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ayutthaya trip itinerary app .

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites
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Wat Maha That ©
Wat Maha That
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon ©
Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon
Wat Thammikarat ©
Wat Thammikarat

1
night
Sukhothai

Sukhothai ©
A trip to Sukhothai is a must for anyone interested in the origins of the Thai empire, which began in this city in the 13th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wat Sa Si. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Phra Si Ratana Temple, delve into the distant past at Wat Trapang Tong Lang, and then delve into the distant past at Wat Sa Si.

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Drive from Ayutthaya to Sukhothai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November in Sukhothai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites
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Phra Si Ratana Temple ©
Phra Si Ratana Temple
Wat Sa Si ©
Wat Sa Si
Wat Trapang Tong Lang ©
Wat Trapang Tong Lang

1
night
Chiang Mai

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've now added Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan and then explore the ancient world of Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Chiang Mai journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Bangkok to Chiang Mai takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Chiang Mai when traveling from Bangkok in November, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Historic Sites
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Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham ©
Wat Umong Suan Phutthatham
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

1
night
Chiang Rai

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
On the 8th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Elephant Valley Thailand and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha).

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Chiang Rai trip planner .

You can drive from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Chiang Mai, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Chiang Rai, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Ko Phi Phi Don.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Elephant Valley Thailand ©
Elephant Valley Thailand

2
nights
Ko Phi Phi Don

Ko Phi Phi Don ©
Find your inner peace on Ko Phi Phi Don, the largest island in the eponymous archipelago.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laem Tong Bay and Loh Dalum Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Maya Bay and Ko Bida Nok. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and Head underground at Viking Cave.

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Getting from Chiang Rai to Ko Phi Phi Don by combination of flight and ferry takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ko Phi Phi Don when traveling from Chiang Rai in November, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ko Phi Phi Don

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:
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Laem Tong Bay ©
Laem Tong Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ko Bida Nok ©
Ko Bida Nok

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