Bangkok to Chiang Mai Express

7 days | 10 - 12 days with Vietnam extension
Group sizePrivate Tour

If you’re short on time but want to see the sights north of Bangkok (and really, who doesn’t?), this is the express trip for you. Take seven days, pack them full of wonderment and reflection in northern Thailand– Kanchanaburi, Ayutthaya, and Chiang Mai, and plenty of temples, palaces and small villages to explore – and you’ve got a recipe for one of the most memorable weeks you’ll ever have. Toss in the ease of travel by trains and buses and there’s no way you’ll feel like you’re mmissing out on anything in this dynamic region.


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Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)
Enjoy a boat cruise through the villages, islands, and floating markets of the Mekong Delta, and visit traditional candy factories.
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh City/Phnom Penh (1B)
Travel day with border crossing from Vietnam to Cambodia. Enjoy a cyclo tour through the city to benefit a local organization.
Day 4 Phnom Penh (1B)
Guided tour of Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) and Choeung Ek (Killing Fields). Opt to visit the Royal Palace, the National Museum or the Central Market.
Day 5 Phnom Penh/Siem Reap (1B)
Drive from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, the home base for exploring incredible Angkor Wat.
Day 6 Siem Reap (1B, 1D)
Enjoy a guided tour of the Angkor Wat temple complex. Opt to visit the Tonlé Sap floating village and the Angkor National Museum. Enjoy a traditional meal of Khmer food either at the Planeterra-supported New Hope project or in a local home in a village ou
Day 7 Siem Reap (1B)
Spend another day in Siem Reap, exploring more temples of Angkor or going further afield.
Day 8 Siem Reap/Bangkok (1B)
Cross the border into Thailand and continue on to the bustling metropolis of Bangkok.
Day 9 Bangkok (1B)
Depart at any time.