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
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Top things to do in Thailand
Enjoy a traditional Thai massage
Thai massage is one of the ancient medical cultures in Thailand with a long history. Thailand is the most developed country in SPA and massage in Southeast Asia. The Thai massage service is meticulous, the products are natural and pure, and the price is very reasonable. It is the best choice for every tourist who travels to Thailand to relieve fatigue.
Wat Pho in Bangkok even opened a massage school under the auspices of the royal family, and set up branch schools in various places, becoming the cradle of training excellent Thai massage therapists. Of course, there are also excellent massage chains in famous tourist cities such as Phuket and Chiang Mai, among which Let's Relax and Oasis are two famous chain stores that are very popular among Thai locals and tourists.
Immerse yourself in nightlife feast
When night falls, the bar streets of tourist destinations such as Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, and Phuket begin to become restless. Ambiguous lights accompanied by explosive music attract tourists from all over the world. The ladyboy show is also an unmissable activity, allowing you to get close to the real side of this special group in Thailand.
Visit Asia's largest weekend market
For a real shopping experience in Thailand, you can't miss the Chatuchak Weekend Market. From home decorations and art to delicate Thai handicrafts to exotic pets, there's everything here. In addition, the variety of snacks in the market is so rich that tourists can't be overwhelmed, allowing you to experience a truly Southeast Asian shopping market.
Dive into the colorful underwater world
In Thailand, diving and snorkeling is a must-experience activity, even if you can't swim, floating on the sea is a pleasure. Among the many islands in Thailand, Similan Island, Surin Island, and Turtle Island are world-renowned diving resorts. Both snorkeling and deep diving enthusiasts are full of yearning for this blue fantasy. Beneath the emerald green and sapphire blue waters is home to a variety of marine life, including manta rays, whale sharks, scorpionfish, schools of barracuda, and 75% of Thailand's coral species can all be found here, an eye-opener for diving fans .
Have fun at the festival
The Thai people keep the ancient customs very well, especially in the traditional festivals, they can deeply feel the strong festival atmosphere of the whole country. During the Songkran Festival from April 13th to 15th every year, carnival crowds gather in the streets and alleys to splash water on each other to express their New Year's wishes. Every year on December 15 of the Thai calendar (around November), grand Loy Krathong celebrations will be held in Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Sukhothai and other places. Chiang Mai will also hold a grand prayer ceremony for 10,000 people's sky lanterns one to two weeks in advance. It is an eternal memory in a lifetime.
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.