10 Days in Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Itinerary & Trip Report

Wat Arun in Bangkok

Sawasdee ka!ย ๐Ÿ˜Žย We had an amazing time during our 10 days trip to Thailand. We spent 4 days in Chiang Mai before we flew to Bangkok and stayed for another 6 days. Today, I’ll be sharing our 10 days in Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai itinerary, cost breakdown and some travel tips.

The weather, the food, the tours and the activities have all met our expectations.ย Perhaps, my only complaint is the super packed BTS โ€“ it was MADNESS! I shouldnโ€™t complain about our SMRT any more, hahah! But honestly, I guess it canโ€™t be helped since we were travelling during the peak season.

Trip Summary

  • Travel Dates: 21 Dec โ€“ 31 Dec 2017
  • Days Spent: 10 Days
  • Weather: Chiang Mai 25ยฐC / 10ยฐC, Bangkok 27ยฐC / 21ยฐC (Dry, Cool Season)
  • Airlines: Scoot, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines
  • No. of Travellers: 2 adults and 1 child
  • Cities Visited: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai
  • Hotels Stayed: Mรถvenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai (4N) and Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit (5N)


Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Itinerary

Click HERE to download our itinerary.

Day 1 (Chiang Mai)

2:20pm โ€“ Scoot TR 674 to Chiang Mai (2h 55m)

4:15pm โ€“ Arrived at Chiang Mai International Airport

Check-in to Mรถvenpick Suriwongse Hotel

Explore Night Bazaar in Chiang Mai

Day 2 (Chiang Mai)

Breakfast and Dim Sum Lunch at Hotel

Chiang Mai City & Temples Half Day Tour

Wat Chedi, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, Wat Suan Dok

Shopping at MAYA Lifestyle Shopping Center

Day 3 (Chiang Mai -> Chiang Rai)

Breakfast at Hotel

Day Tour to Chiang Rai and Golden Triangle

White Temple
The beautiful White Temple in Chiang Rai

ย Day 4 (Chiang Mai)

Breakfast at Hotel

Day Tour to Doi Inthanon National Park

Anusaran Night Market

ย Day 5 (Chiang Mai -> Bangkok)

Breakfast at Hotel

10:40am โ€“ Thai Airways TG 105 to Bangkok (1h 15m)

11:55am โ€“ Arrived at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport

Check-in to Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit Hotel

Lunch at Hotel

Grand Pearl Dinner Cruise (7:00pm โ€“ 9:30pm)

ย Day 6 (Bangkok)

Breakfast at Hotel

SEA LIFE Ocean World

Madame Tussauds

Siam Paragon โ€“ Siam Center โ€“ Siam Discovery

Hello Kitty Cafรฉ

Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Itinerary
SEA LIFE Ocean World is his favourite place in Bangkok
ย Day 7 (Bangkok)

Breakfast at Hotel

Day Tour to Safari World (8:45am โ€“ 5:30pm)

Shopping and dinner at Century Mall

ย Day 8 (Bangkok)

Breakfast at Hotel

Pororo Aquapark or Kidzania

ASIATIQUE Ferris Wheel

Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Itinerary
ASIATIQUE Ferris Wheel
ย Day 9 (Bangkok)

Breakfast at Hotel

Bangkok City Tour with Private Driver

Wat Pho, Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, Wat Saket

Shopping at Terminal 21

ย Day 10 (Bangkok -> Singapore)

Breakfast at Hotel

Shopping at Terminal 21

Check-out Hotel

9:10pm โ€“ Singapore Airlines SQ 981 back to Singapore (2h 30m)

12:40am โ€“ Arrived at Singapore Changi Airport

There goes our 10 days Thailand Bangkok Chiang Mai Itinerary!


Tours We Booked

Tour Names Total Price (SG$) Book from
Chiang Mai City & Temples Half Day Tour 90 Klook
Chiang Rai & The Golden Triangle 167 Touch Chiang Mai
Doi Inthanon National Park 155 Touch Chiang Mai
Suvarnabhumi Airport Transfer 37 Klook
Grand Pearl Dinner Cruise 147 Klook
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World + Madame Tussauds 110 Klook
Safari World + Shared Transfer 120 Klook
Bangkok Private Car Charter 87 Klook
Suvarnabhumi Airport Transfer 37 Klook
Total for 2 adults + 1 child 950.00


Cost Breakdown

Flight Tickets Total: $1960

  • Scoot: $900, Thai Airways: $260, Singapore Airlines: $800

Accommodation Total: $1990

  • Mรถvenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai: $640

_____4 nights in a Deluxe Room with average nightly rate $160 all-in with breakfast

Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai
Movenpick Suriwongse Hotel Chiang Mai (Deluxe Room)
  • Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit: $1350

_____5 nights in a Deluxe Executive Room with Lounge Access with average nightly rate $270 all-in with breakfast

Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit
Pullman Bangkok Grande Sukhumvit (Deluxe Executive Room)

Tours (including airport transfers): $950

Meals and misc. expenses (exclude shopping): $700

Grand Total: $5,600 (for 2 adults and 1 child)


Travel Tips

1. Thailand (GMT+7) is one hour behind Singapore (GMT+8).

2. At the time of writing, our exchange rate was 1 SGD to 24 Thai Baht. 100 Thai Bath is equivalent to approximately S$4.16.

3. Sales tax, or VAT (Value Added Tax), is 7% on all purchases – for both goods and services.

4. Dress code for religious places: cover up your shoulders, cleavages and legs and no see-through or belly showing clothing. Other prohibited outfits include sleeveless shirts, vest, short top, short pants, torn pants, tight pants, and mini skirts.

5. Power outlets are usually two-prong round or flat sockets. Be sure to pack a universal travel adaptor so you can still use all your electronic gadgets.

6. Money-savings tip! We booked most of our attraction tickets and airport transfers from Klook, which were definitely cheaper than buying directly.

7. Singaporeans can use the automated gates at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport (two automated gates reserved for Singaporeans), so skip the queue!ย ย ๐Ÿ˜‰

I will write more about our Thailand trip and link back to this page. If youโ€™re planning a trip to Thailand soon, please bookmark this page and come back again. And I hope this information is useful in your trip planning.ย ย ๐Ÿ™‚

Kob khun kha!ย ย ๐Ÿ˜‰

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