60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

60 days in Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Bangkok, Thailand
— 10 nights
Shuttle
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Ayutthaya, Thailand
— 7 nights
Fly
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 7 nights
Drive
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 12 nights
Fly to Krabi, Bus to Railay Beach
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Railay Beach, Thailand
— 6 nights
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Bus to Krabi, Fly to Koh Samui, Ferry to Koh Tao
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Koh Tao, Thailand
— 8 nights
Ferry to Bangrak, Fly to Vientiane
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— 9 nights
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Bangkok, Thailand

— 10 nights

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.
Step out of Bangkok with an excursion to Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex in Saraburi--about 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, browse the different shops at Siam Paragon, take some stellar pictures from Wat Saket, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bangkok online travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Thailand, the closest major aiports are Suvarnabhumi Airport, Don Mueang International Airport and U-Tapao International Airport. In December in Bangkok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Ayutthaya.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 1 — 11:

Ayutthaya, Thailand

— 7 nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ayutthaya: Nang Rong Waterfalls (in Khao Yai National Park), Erawan Thewalai Shrine (in Phrom Buri) and Wat Chaiyo Worawihan (Wat Ket Chaiyo) (in Chaiyo). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Wat Maha That, don't miss a visit to Wat Phra Non, examine the collection at National Museum Suphan Buri, and get to know the fascinating history of Wat Ratchaburana (Temple of the Royal Restoration).

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ayutthaya trip planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Bangkok to Ayutthaya in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In December in Ayutthaya, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Ayutthaya

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 18:

Chiang Rai, Thailand

— 7 nights
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chiang Rai: Chiang Khong (The 4th Thai–Lao Friendship Bridge & Wat Phra Kaew), Mae Fa Luang (Doi Tung Royal Villa & Mae Fah Luang Garden) and Chiang Saen (House of Opium & Golden Triangle Park). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Wat Rong Khun, don't miss a visit to Tad Kwan Village Park & Waterfall, stroll around Singha Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Chiang Saen.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chiang Rai planner.

You can fly from Ayutthaya to Chiang Rai in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Ayutthaya in December, with highs in Chiang Rai at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 25:

Chiang Mai, Thailand

— 12 nights

Rose of the North

Discover the diverse history and culture of northern Thailand during a holiday in Chiang Mai, the largest and most significant city in the region.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lampang (Wat Phra That Lampang Luang & Thai Elephant Conservation Center), Doi Inthanon (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Thai Elephant Home (in Mae Taeng). Spend the 27th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 3rd (Wed) exploring nature at Doi Suthep-Pui National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, browse the eclectic array of goods at Night Bazaar, and see the interesting displays at Museum of World Insects and Natural Wonders.

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Getting from Chiang Rai to Chiang Mai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Railay Beach.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — Jan 6:

Railay Beach, Thailand

— 6 nights
A quiet and picturesque peninsula, Railay Beach sits between Krabi and Ao Nang.
Get out of town with these interesting Railay Beach side-trips: Krabi Town (Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea), Ko Hong, &more). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Railay Beach, look for gifts at VICTORIA Fashion House, enjoy the sand and surf at PhraNang Cave Beach, and Head underground at Phra Nang Cave.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Railay Beach vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chiang Mai to Railay Beach in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Chiang Mai in January, Railay Beach is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Koh Tao.

Things to do in Railay Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 12:

Koh Tao, Thailand

— 8 nights

Turtle Island

A holiday in Ko Tao ensures a mix of adventure and relaxation on a fast-developing island in the Gulf of Thailand.
Koh Tao is known for wildlife, adventure, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, kick back and relax at Lighthouse Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ao Tanot Bay, and have some family-friendly fun at Koh Tao Leisure Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Koh Tao trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Railay Beach to Koh Tao takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Railay Beach in January, Koh Tao is a bit warmer at night with lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Vientiane.

Things to do in Koh Tao

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 20:

Vientiane, Laos

— 9 nights
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at Vientiane Orchidees. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), browse the eclectic array of goods at Morning Market, browse the different shops at Talat Sao, and revel in the low prices at Mulberries.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vientiane trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Koh Tao to Vientiane in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Koh Tao in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Vientiane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 29:

Krabi Town travel guide

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Beaches · Islands · Gift & Specialty Shops
Krabi Town takes you away from the bustle of coastal beach resorts in this region. The city of about 25,000 people remains the main town in the province. Buddhist temples cling to the rocky landscape, and the town's many luxury spas and retreats draw many visitors. Outside the urban center you'll have the chance to explore the natural abundance of the surrounding national parks. Popular experiences include eco adventure tours into the wilderness or coastal activities like kayaking, sailing, and snorkeling.