28 days in Thailand & Laos Itinerary

28 days in Thailand & Laos Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 5 nights
2
Chiang Mai, Thailand
— 7 nights
3
Chiang Rai, Thailand
— 5 nights
4
Luang Prabang, Laos
— 4 nights
5
Vang Vieng, Laos
— 4 nights
6
Vientiane, Laos
— 1 night


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5
nights
Bangkok, Thailand

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 shopping, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Wat Pho, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and explore the world behind art at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC).

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bangkok trip maker app.

London, UK to Bangkok is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Bangkok, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Bangkok reach 38°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Chiang Mai.

Things to do in Bangkok

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
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Wat Pho ©
Wat Pho
The Grand Palace ©
The Grand Palace
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun) ©
Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun)

7
nights
Chiang Mai, Thailand

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 Chiang Mai's surroundings by going to Mae Rim (Maerim Elephant Sanctuary & Maerim Shooting Range), Doi Inthanon National Park (in Doi Inthanon National Park) and Wat Phra That Hariphunchai (in Lamphun). Spend the 3rd (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Phra Singh, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the ancient world of Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan, and stroll through Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chiang Mai trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Bangkok to Chiang Mai by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Chiang Mai, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Chiang Rai.

Things to do in Chiang Mai

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Mae Rim, Doi Inthanon National Park, Wat Phra That Hariphunchai, Maeklang Elephant Conservation Community, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wat Phra Singh ©
Wat Phra Singh
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan ©
Wat Chedi Luang Worawihan

5
nights
Chiang Rai, Thailand

Chiang Rai ©
Enjoy a cultural and relaxing vacation in Chiang Rai, the capital city of an eponymous province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wat Phra Kaew (in Chiang Khong) and Chiang Saen (Golden Triangle Park & House of Opium). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Wat Rong Khun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Rong Seur Ten (Blue Temple), experience rural life at Rai Ruen Rom Organic Farm, and look for gifts at El Jardin by Dek Ban Suan.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chiang Rai trip builder.

Getting from Chiang Mai to Chiang Rai by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Chiang Rai sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Luang Prabang.

Things to do in Chiang Rai

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Chiang Saen, Wat Phra Kaew, Singha Park
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 13:
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Wat Rong Khun ©
Wat Rong Khun
Wat Phra Kaew
Wat Phra Kaew
Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) ©

4
nights
Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Prabang ©
Designated a World Heritage Site in 1995, Luang Prabang sits at the meeting point of two rivers and offers numerous opportunities for sailing, climbing, and exploring scenic caves and waterfalls.
Luang Prabang is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kuang Si Waterfall, don't miss a visit to Vat Visounarath, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Xiengthong, and look for gifts at Kopnoi Export Promotion Center.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luang Prabang day trip app.

Fly from Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Luang Prabang can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Vang Vieng.

Things to do in Luang Prabang

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 17:
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Kuang Si Waterfall ©
Kuang Si Waterfall
Mount Phousi ©
Mount Phousi
Wat Xiengthong ©
Wat Xiengthong

4
nights
Vang Vieng, Laos

Vang Vieng ©
Lying 150 km (93 mi) from Vientiane en route to Luang Prabang, and perched on the Song River, Vang Vieng attracts eco-tourists for the bizarre limestone hills surrounding the town.
Vang Vieng is known for nature, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Kang, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and make a trip to Wat That.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Vang Vieng trip app.

You can drive from Luang Prabang to Vang Vieng in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for Vientiane.

Things to do in Vang Vieng

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 21:
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Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary ©
Vang Vieng Elephant Sanctuary
Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll ©
Kaeng Nyui Waterfalll
Pha Ngern View Point ©
Pha Ngern View Point

1
night
Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane ©
The riverside capital of Laos, Vientiane still has a relatively small urban area and a laid-back, relaxed feel to it.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the history behind Wat That Luang Neua, steep yourself in history at Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang), appreciate the history behind Patuxai, then pause for some photo ops at Black Stupa (That Dam), then get engrossed in the history at Lao National History Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Si Saket.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vientiane tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Vang Vieng to Vientiane by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vientiane are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vientiane

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang) ©
Great Sacred Stupa (Pha That Luang)
Wat Si Saket ©
Wat Si Saket
Patuxai ©
Patuxai

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