18 days in Thailand & Siem Reap Itinerary

18 days in Thailand & Siem Reap Itinerary

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 2 nights
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Karon, Thailand
— 2 nights
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Patong, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Mae Sot, Thailand
— 1 night
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Bangkok, Thailand
— 3 nights
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Lop Buri, Thailand
— 1 night
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Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 2 nights

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©

Temple Town

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.
Siem Reap is known for historic sites, nightlife, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Angkor Wat, see Off-Road Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ta Prohm, and contemplate the long history of Angkor Thom.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Siem Reap online trip maker.

Charlotte, USA to Siem Reap is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Charlotte to Siem Reap, you'll lose 12 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in January; daily highs in Siem Reap reach 87°F and lows reach 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Karon.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Spas
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Must see
Angkor Wat
4.8
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Ruin
Ta Prohm
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World heritage site
Angkor Thom
4.8

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Karon, Thailand

Karon ©
Quieter than nearby Patong Beach, the resort town of Karon offers a wide stretch of golden sand, which attracts mostly couples and families.
On the 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Karon Beach, then kick back and relax at Kata Beach, and then get great views at Karon View Point. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Dino Park Mini Golf, stop by Andy Paul Collection, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Big Buddha Phuket, then get to know the resident critters at Helge Fashion Custom Tailor, and finally get great views at Chaithararam Temple (Wat Chalong).

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Karon trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Siem Reap to Karon by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. January in Karon sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Patong.

Things to do in Karon

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Beach
Karon Beach
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Religious Site
Big Buddha Phuket
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Beach
Kata Beach
4.0

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Patong, Thailand

Take advantage of nighttime entertainment and daytime relaxation on a Patong vacation.
Step out of Patong to go to Si Sunthon and see Thalang National Museum, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bangla Road, browse the exhibits of The Phuket Gallery, kick back and relax at Patong Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Jungceylon.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Patong online sightseeing planner.

Patong is just a short distance from Karon. January in Patong sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Mae Sot.

Things to do in Patong

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Landmark
Bangla Road
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Spa
Spas
4.2

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Mae Sot, Thailand

Mae Sot ©
Mae Sot is a city in western Thailand that shares a border with Burma to the west. On the 13th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Thai Wattanaram.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mae Sot road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Patong to Mae Sot with the Route module. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mae Sot when traveling from Patong in January, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bangkok.

Things to do in Mae Sot

Historic Sites
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Religious Site
Wat Thai Wattanaram
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Bangkok, Thailand

Bangkok ©

City of Angels

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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at The Grand Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, don't miss a visit to Wat Pho, and browse for treasures at Siam Rare Books and Collectibles.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Mae Sot to Bangkok in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Mae Sot in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 72°F in Bangkok. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lop Buri.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Must see
Wat Pho
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Historic Site
The Grand Palace
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Lop Buri, Thailand

Lop Buri ©
Just a short trip from Bangkok, Lop Buri is one of the oldest cities in Thailand, known mostly for its crab-eating monkeys.
On the 17th (Mon), make a trip to Kraison Siharat Palace (Yen Palace), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phrasi Rattana Mahathat, and then pause for some photo ops at Phutta Uttayanmaharat (Luang Pu Thuat).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Lop Buri online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bangkok to Lop Buri takes 2 hours. In January in Lop Buri, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Lop Buri

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ayutthaya, Thailand

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Historic City of Ayutthaya, then explore the ancient world of Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Suwan Dararam Ratchaworawihan. On the next day, examine the collection at Chantharakasem National Museum, then steep yourself in history at Wat Maha That, then get to know the fascinating history of Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration), and finally examine the collection at Pridi Banomyong Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ayutthaya driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lop Buri to Ayutthaya takes an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Ayutthaya can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites · Museums
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World heritage site
Historic City of Ayutthaya
4.8

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