Welcome to Thailand
Has world best beaches and islands, friendly people and tasted food, Thailand has became the first choice to those who love beach holiday, diving and foodies.
Cheap international flights, luxury hotels with low rates, convenient communications and transportation, make Thailand as the most popular vacation destination in southeast Asia.
Beaches & Islands
There are over 20 beautiful islands in Thailand, most of islands are well-organized, luxury hotels, on-water activities, diving, fishing, surfing and sailing, all you dream can come true here.
The most popular islands are Koh Samui, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Pha Ngan, Similan Islands, Koh Tao, Koh Yao, Koh Lanta, Koh Kut, Koh Chang and Koh Lipe.
Food & Fruits
Travel to Thailand, if you don't eat enough 30 kinds of snacks, you won't be counted as having been to Thailand.
Mango sticky rice, Thai barbecue, fried seafood... Walking on the streets of Thailand, you can always see all kinds of food stalls.
Benefit from tropical climate, Thailand produces over than 30 kinds of fruites, and export to all over the world. Such as Mango, Mangosteen, Rambutan, Durian, Pineapple, Papaya, Dragonfruit, Guava and many more.
Thai Buddhist temples, the world's famous Buddhist temples are concentrated here, the most famous temples are the Reclining Buddha Temple, the Emerald Buddha Temple, the Grand Palace, the Marble Temple, the Chilada Palace and the Ananda Palace.
Most of them were built in and around Bangkok.
There are some taboos of entering temples.
Don't give money to monks directly. Women can't touch the monks.
When visiting the temple, dress neatly, don’t wear shorts, short skirts and sleeveless tops, and take off your shoes when entering the main hall.
- 1 Bangkok The economy and buddhism center
- 2 Chiang Mai Second largest city and culture center of north Thailand
- 3 Phuket The largest island of Thailand
- 4 Koh Samui Best destination for honeymoon
- 5 Pattaya Night market and beach entertainment
- 6 Krabi A popular rock climbing place
- 7 Chiang Rai The White Temple - beautiful as heaven
- 8 Ayutthaya UNESCO-listed ancient capital
- 9 Koh Phangan One of the best beaches in Asia
- 10 Similan Islands Most popular diving resort
Best time to visit Thailand
November to April is the best time to travel Thailand.
There are three main seasons in Thailand: hot season (March to March), rainy season (June to October), and cool season (November to February).
The annual average temperature is around 25℃.
November to March is the peak season. Many islands in the south will also be open to tourists during this period, so that you can enjoy beach holidays in any islands. The Lantern Festival in Chiang Mai will also be held during this time.
April to May is the hotest time of the year, around 40℃. However, you can experience the Songkran Festival, also known as Water Splashing Festival which is held on April 13-15 every year.
June to October is the rainy season in Thailand. You can get better hotel discounts.
In Addition, China public holidays (Spring Festival - around the end of January or early Feburary; National Day Holiday - October 1-7) are also the busiest time in Thailand.
Sample costs to travel in Thailand
The official currence is baht, 1 USD ≈ 33 Baht.
|Middle (Bangkok)||North (Chiang Mai)||South (Phuket)|
|Meals||5-10 USD per person||5-10 USD per person||10-20 USD per person|
|Tuk Tuk||1.5 USD per person||2 USD per person||5 USD per person|
(Budget - Luxury)
|30-100 USD||25-90 USD||40-200 USD|
|Tour Expense||Entrance fee of Bangkok Grand Palace: USD 16||Tour activties are from USD 50||A day tour is from USD 30|
Tipping is very common in islands area and luxury restaurants in Bangkok.