Blessed with immaculate beaches, fascinating culture and salubrious climate, Thailand is, undoubtedly, one of the most preferred holiday destinations in the world.
Thailand is the travel hub of Southeast Asia. Most people come into the region to complete the circuit around Southeast Asia. Everything in Thailand is convenient and easy. With Buddhism at the center of all religious activity, you will come across plenty of glittering temples or Wats in Thailand. Besides beautiful attractions and natural vistas, Thailand is famous for authentic Thai food. From street food to fine dining, options for eating out are plenty. If you are not in the mood to experiment, you can opt from one of the many restaurants and cafes all over Thailand that serve Indian and international cuisines. Apart from food pne can enjoy nightlife in great places in Bangkok or Pattaya.
Аn amazing country, conquering tourists with its hospitality, the variety of bright colors and spicy flavors
The best time to travel is during the cool and dry season between November and Early April.
Inexpensive buses, taxis and trains make it easy to get around within Thailand’s cities and to travel between different parts of the country
Thailand's climate is different, especially in winter, when the temperature in the south is + 28C - + 30C and + 25C and lower in the north and colder.
The 'Land of Smiles' is known for its warm hospitality, amazing cuisine and stunning landscapes. However, there are things you need to know.
Bangkok - one of the fastest growing (including the economy) cities of South-East Asia. Bangkok is also one of the most attractive tourist cities in the world. There are numerous attractions and activities in Bangkok. A beautiful and exciting capital city with markets on the Chao Phraya River, beautiful temples, soaring skyscrapers, souvenir markets, and a variety of discotheques, bars, restaurants, and street food stalls, there is plenty to do and see in beautiful Bangkok and many touristic services offer comprehensive tours of the city. The capital city of Thailand is known as the ‘Venice of the East’ owing the name to Its meandering canals, which traverse through rivers, paddy fields, towns, temples and beautiful landmarks. Tourists may also spend time in the tranquil Buddhist temples, including Wat Kalayanamit (home to country’s largest indoor sitting Buddha), Wat Suthat (city’s highest vihaan) and Wat Benchamabophit.
Widely considered as one of the best beaches in the country, Railay delivers white sand beaches, clear blue water, and a feeling that you've found a slice of paradise. The beaches are the main reason to visit Railay. What to do here? If you were to try rock climbing, sea kayaking, diving, snorkeling, jungle trekking, cooking, elephant trekking, white water rafting and quad biking or lazing on the beach or take on some lighter options such as cooking classes and indulging in a massage you could do it all here
Some of the Beaches and island are protected by national park status to preserve its natural beauty. Ko Phi-Phi Don is practically two islands joined together by a narrow isthmus. Crammed with tour operators, restaurants and souvenir shops stretches east along the beach to Hat Hin Khom. Today, Ko Phi Phi Don is one of Thailand's most famous destinations for scuba diving and snorkeling, kayaking and other marine recreational activities. When you are back on dry land, treat yourself with a session of yoga on the beach. Here you'll also find sensational snow-white coves and a beachy scene unpolluted by pounding bass. The beautifully languid, long eastern bays of Hat Laem Thong and Ao Lo Bakao are reserved for high-end resorts, while the smaller bays of Hat Phak Nam and Hat Rantee host low-key bungalows.
The Grand Palace is a complex consists of buildings at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand. The palace has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand) since 1782. The Grand Palace in Bangkok is where every travelling enthusiast must pay a visit at least once in their lifetime. The Grand Palace is divided into three main zones. The Outer Court, home to royal offices, public buildings and the Temple of Emerald Buddha; the Middle Court, which is where the most important residential and state buildings are; and the Inner Court, which is exclusively reserved for the king, his queen and his consorts. Nowadays its impressive interior is used for important ceremonial occasions like coronations. Visitors are allowed inside the spacious European style reception room or Grand Palace Hall (Chakri Maha Prasat). Then there's the impressive Dusit Hall, rated as perhaps the finest architectural building in this style, and a museum that has information on the restoration of the Grand Palace, scale models and numerous Buddha images. There are important notes about Grand Palace. Visitors must be properly dressed before being allowed entry to the temple. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves. No see-through clothes. If you show up at the front gate improperly dressed, there is a booth near the entrance that can provide clothes to cover you up properly (though a deposit is required).
Sunday Walking Street, Chiang Mai
Every Sunday, from 4pm until midnight, one of Chiang Mai’s great weekly events takes place. But every Sunday the whole length of Ratchadamnoen and Pra Singh Roads are closed to traffic and become one long street bazaar. At the Sunday Market you will find lots of tourists and Thai locals all gathered together having a good time looking for bargains. The Sunday Market is growing larger and larger every year and has now started to spread down many of the side streets off the main road from its core the big open area around the Tha Phae Gate. The goods available are made from an incredible array of materials including: ceramics, paper, wood, fabrics, metals, coconuts and much more. The products are truly authentic and original and this is the perfect place to find gifts or beautiful things to decorate your home. Food-wise you’ll find the usual range of Thai snacks and drinks, and for sit down fare it’s fun to pop into one of the temple courts that line the street and become al fresco eating areas for the evening. Also there are a number of restaurants, coffee shops and bars in the Market area where you can opt out of the crowd and sit and enjoy a meal or a drink and watch the ebb and flow of shoppers. The Sunday Market is the best place in Chiang Mai to see genuine Thai style street entertainment. The whole place has a very festive nature which makes the Sunday Market a must see thing to do on any visit to Chiang Mai.
The area in northwest of Kanchanaburi is dominated by the beautiful River Kwai Valleys. It is a place of great natural beauty, with a glaring amount of lakes, waterfalls, mountainous scenery and caves. Kanchanaburi is admired for its beautiful scenery and accessibility to national parks and waterfalls. Located around 3 km north of Kanchanaburi this iron bridge across the Kwai Yai River is the main attraction for many visitors. Kanchanaburi is best known for the bridge over the River Kwai that is linked with the historic Death Railway to Burma in which thousands of Asian laborers and POWS died during its construction under Japanese occupation during WWII. Along the Death Railway the Sai Yok Noi Falls are more accessible, because they are right on the road to Sangkhlaburi. Besides the falls, the national park is home to limestone caves and hot springs as well. And it can easily be combined with the Hellfire Pass Memorial.
Pai is a small town in northern Thailand's Mae Hong Son Province. Pai was once a quiet market village inhabited by Shan people (ethnic Tai) whose culture is influenced by Burma. Today, Pai’s primary income is tourism. The town is full of low cost guesthouses, souvenir shops, and restaurants. Outside of town, there are several waterfalls and a number of natural hot springs varying in temperature from 27-93 °C. Some resorts tap the hot springs and feed hot water into private bungalows and public pools. As Pai lies at the foothill of the mountains, tourists use it as a base for trekking and visiting hill tribes like Karen, Hmong, Lisu. Another notable attraction is the town's excellent Wednesday Market which brings large and colorful crowds of local villagers and tribal people from all around the Pai Valley. Lately this place has appeared on the Thailand tourist map and has received major infrastructure upgrades including an airport with several daily flights; this has done little to dampen the small and peaceful spirit of the town out of season. November through March there are large numbers of tourists.
It was established in 1962 as Thailand's first national park; it is the third largest national park in Thailand. One of the best ways to see the park is renting a car or motorbike in Pak Chong and staying one night in the park. If you don't have your own transport it is quite difficult to get to the park. However, in that case it is easy to hitchhike around the park, just thumb any approaching car or truck. Visit some of the spectacular waterfalls. The Rainy Season is the best time to see spectacular falls. Under these wet conditions flora also will be at its best. The prime reason for coming to Khao Yai is to see the amazing wildlife and scenery. The best way to see this is by walking. There are many activitiest that you can do : go trekking, watch gibbons, encounter elephants, go bird watching and many more.
Welcome to Thailand, the Land of Smiles! This is a charming and exotic country, where tradition and modernity intertwining in perfect harmony.