From Bangkok to Chiang May, combine with rest on the islands
Explore the ancient temples, spend the day in the company of monkeys and the day in the company of elephants, visit incredible places and plunge into the lazy and relaxed atmosphere of the North before continuing your trip to the South Islands of Thailand.
Countries on the route: Thailand
Route duration: 7- 12 days
Travel period: Round year
Transport on the route: Train, taxi, Tuk-Tuki
Approximate budget: $ 150-200 / human (calculated budget options for housing and transport. In useful links to the route), plus food (15-20 $ / day) and $ 100-200 on shopping, massages, local tours and TP.
The route from Bangkok to Chiang May is suitable for those who want to get closer to the history, culture and wildlife of Thailand. Combine a route with rest on any of Thailand Islands or one of the format routes ; from the island on the island ;
The route begins in Bangkok (search for flights to Bangkok) and ends in Chiang May.
Bangkok, 1-2 days
Consider the old quarters of Bangkok (Downtown), visit the Temple of the Buddha (Wat Pho) and the local school of traditional Thai massage (foot massage ; Mandatory program), go through the channels of Bangkok on the traditional Thai boat, walk through the old quarti quartur quarters, inspect Wat Arun ; Temple of the morning star, one of the most atmospheric and pleasant temples of Bangkok, towering over the waters of the Chao Praia River and try the traditional Thai street food in the Wan Lang market.
Plan a minimum of 1 full day on Bangkok.
How to get from the airport
Airport is connected to the city of railway (Airport Rail). Trains go to Phaya Thai Station Station connected to Skytreyne (Sukhumvit line). The route runs the usual train Suvarnabhumi Airport City Line (about 30 minutes to the city, the cost of about 45 TBH) and express Suvarnabhumi Airport Express – Phaya Thai (about 15 minutes and 90 TBH).
You can also get to the city from the airport, using a taxi – meter, a state taxi, which carries out transportation with tariffing by kilometer. The cost of the center of Bangkok is located in the area of 350 Bt (10 dollars). Parking is located at the first level of the airport.
And, of course, you can order a transfer from the airport to the city (much more expensive than a taxi, but many with a transfer calmer).
Where to live
Ibis Bangkok Riverside ; Good old proven ibis with Thai color, picturesque located on the West Bank of the Chaopraja River (Nearest station BTS Krung Thon Buri). At the hotel ; Spacious clean rooms, restaurant overlooking the river, swimming pool and relaxed atmosphere. Our selection of the hotel is suitable for those who begin or finishes a trip to Bangkok and is not going to stay in the city for a long time. Excellent option to take a shower, sleep in comfort after the flight, walk around the city and actimitize before a real trip.
Look for another housing in Bangkok: on Booking | on agoda | simultaneously in different booking systems
See where to look for accommodation: Bangkoku guide (section where to live)
- Hotel in Bangkok -40-45 $ per room / night
- Sky-Train ; 2-3 $
- Taxi from the airport ; 10 $
Ayuttay, 1-2 days
Rent a bike and explore the ancient temples of the island. Go on a pleasure boat on the river around the island, to see the temples from the river and explore the temples on the left bank of the river Chaopraya. Admire the temples of the Ayutayi in the beautiful backlight, which turns on with the onset of darkness. Try the local food on the night market Ayutayi.
How to get from Bangkok
By train (Morning Express number 7, departing from Bangkok to 8.thirty); From the train station in Ayuttay: on foot to the ferry crossing to the old town.
Where to live
Baan Luang Harn ; Charming clean little bungalows, perfectly located ; next to all ; on the island. Beautiful garden, cute lounge areas, delicious breakfasts, bikes for hire.
Looking for another housing in Ayuttay: on Booking | on agoda | simultaneously in different booking systems
See where to look for accommodation: Aytytai guide (section where to live)
- Hotel in Ayuttay -30-40 $ per room / night
- Train – 10-11 $ / ticket
Lopburi, 1-2 days
Spend the day in the company of monkeys, in parallel inspecting the ancient atmospheric temples of Lopburi)
How to get from Ayuttay
By train (Morning Express number 7, departing from Ayuttay to 9.48, specify the schedule here or in place).
In Lopburi, you can come from Ayuty on the morning train and go on the evening to Chiang May. I do not even plan to stop at night, the best option ; Book Guest-House near the station to throw things on arrival and refreshing-take a shower before leaving.
Where to live / stay for a day
Noom Guesthouse ; Ascetic, but pure and pretty pleasant guest house, located in the historic center of the city near the station.
Look for another housing in Lopburi: on Booking | on agoda | simultaneously in different booking systems
See where to look for accommodation: Lopbury guide (section where to live)
- Guest ; Howes in Lopburi – 10-15 $ per room / night
- Train – 10-11 $ / ticket
Chiang May, 3-5 days
Take a walk on the streets of the Old Town, visit the famous Ancient Temples Chiang May, find out what a traditional Thai massage and pamper the body and soul in local SPA, merge from the heart on the largest night market of Northern Thailand and appreciate the local cuisine.
Highlight one full day to visit the Naziannaya Park Doy Inhanon and the day for one of the elephant Kempov in the vicinity of Chiang May.
How to get from Lopburi
On the night train, from the train station to the hotel at Songteu (Peak-Up Label)
Where to live
Early Bird Bed & Breakfast ; Tiny Guest Hauz, located in the heart of the Old Town. Each of the 10 guest houses is framed in its style (one of the Thai birds)). Rooms ; Spacious, fresh and clean, staff ; Pleasant, Food ; Delicious, Wi-Fi ; free, in general, there is everything you need on ; spend a couple of days for pleasure ;. Book in advance!
Looking for another housing in Chiang May: on Booking | on agoda | simultaneously in different booking systems
See where to look for accommodation: Chiang Mai guide (section where to live)
- Hotel in Chiang Mae -35-40 $ per room / night
- Train – 20 $ / ticket
- Songteu – 1-2 $
From Chiang May to the island
From Chiang May you can fly to the islands of Thailand. The budget airlines of Thailand are joking Chiang May directly from Krabi and Phuket Island, as well as with many other Thailand Islands with added to the flight with additional transport (boat or bus + boat).
See tickets on the sites of Thai state employees and / or here (Russian-speaking booking system).