18 days in Thailand & Cambodia Itinerary

18 days in Thailand & Cambodia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bangkok, Thailand
— 1 night
2
Sukhothai, Thailand
— 2 nights
3
Bophut, Thailand
— 2 nights
4
Rawai, Thailand
— 2 nights
5
Ko Lanta, Thailand
— 3 nights
6
Sihanoukville, Cambodia
— 1 night
7
Siem Reap, Cambodia
— 5 nights

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temple Of Dawn (Wat Arun), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), and then visit Sukhumvit. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wat Pho, thencontemplate the long history of The Grand Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), and finally shop like a local with Khaosan Road.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bangkok visit planner.

Cranbrook, Canada to Bangkok is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Cranbrook to Bangkok, you'll lose 14 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cranbrook in January, things will get much warmer in Bangkok: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Sukhothai.

Things to do in Bangkok

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

2
nights
Sukhothai, Thailand

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Wat Trapang Ngoen, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sukhothai Historical Park, thendelve into the distant past at Wat Chetuphon, and finally stop by Suthep Sangkalok. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Si Satchanalai Historical Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sukhothai tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Bangkok to Sukhothai by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Bangkok in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sukhothai, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bophut.

Things to do in Sukhothai

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Sukhothai Historical Park ©
Sukhothai Historical Park
Si Satchanalai Historical Park ©
Si Satchanalai Historical Park
Wat Chetuphon ©
Wat Chetuphon

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nights
Bophut, Thailand

Bophut ©
Rocky cliffs and sandy bays draw visitors looking for a action along the coastal area in Bophut, where diving and snorkeling opportunitys abound.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): kick back and relax at Chaweng Noi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Secret Buddha Garden, and then kick back and relax at Maenam Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take a stroll through Fisherman’s Village, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha, thenlook for gifts at Amazonas Beachwear, and finally stop by Classic International Suits.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bophut road trip site.

You can fly from Sukhothai to Bophut in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, train, and ferry. Traveling from Sukhothai in January, Bophut is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rawai.

Things to do in Bophut

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Samui, Maenam Beach
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Maenam Beach ©
Maenam Beach
Classic International Suits ©
Classic International Suits
Chaweng Noi Beach ©
Chaweng Noi Beach

2
nights
Rawai, Thailand

Rawai ©
A trip to Rawai, a beach resort on the island of Phuket, rewards visitors with access to quirky museums, heritage sites, and animal conservation projects.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): kick back and relax at Karon Beach, thenstroll through Yanui Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Big Buddha Phuket. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Kata Beach, look for gifts at Nordic Fashion, and then hunt for treasures at Karon Temple Market.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rawai trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bophut to Rawai in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Bophut in January, Rawai is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ko Lanta.

Things to do in Rawai

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Karon, Big Buddha Phuket
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Yanui Beach ©
Yanui Beach
Big Buddha Phuket ©
Big Buddha Phuket
Karon Beach ©
Karon Beach

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nights
Ko Lanta, Thailand

Ko Lanta ©
Ko Lanta remains an ideal place for relaxing holidays off the west coast of mainland Thailand.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for gifts at FashionPoint, stroll through Long Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Khlong Khong Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Lanta Old Town. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Diamond Cliff Beach, kick back and relax at Nui Beach, and then stop by The Tiger Collections.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ko Lanta road trip planning tool.

Getting from Rawai to Ko Lanta by combination of car and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Ko Lanta are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sihanoukville.

Things to do in Ko Lanta

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Lanta Old Town ©
Lanta Old Town
Diamond Cliff Beach ©
Diamond Cliff Beach

1
night
Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Sihanoukville ©
Sihanoukville, a relatively new city built around the country's first deepwater port, has been developing into a tourist destination in recent years.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wat Krom Temple, kick back and relax at Otres Beach, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Otres Market. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Phsar Leu Market, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Serendipity Beach, and then stop by Unique.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sihanoukville driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Ko Lanta to Sihanoukville takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Siem Reap.

Things to do in Sihanoukville

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Otres Beach ©
Otres Beach
Serendipity Beach ©
Serendipity Beach
Wat Krom Temple ©
Wat Krom Temple

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nights
Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Angkor Thom South Gate and Senteurs d'Angkor. Do some cultural sightseeing at Angkor Wat and Bayon Temple. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Ta Prohm, steep yourself in history at Angkor Thom, stop by Saarti, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Psar Chaa - Old Market.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Siem Reap trip planner.

You can fly from Sihanoukville to Siem Reap in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Siem Reap

Shopping Historic Sites Spas
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Angkor Wat ©
Angkor Wat
Ta Prohm ©
Ta Prohm
Bayon Temple ©
Bayon Temple

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