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Thailand Quick Facts          Thailand Climate          Thailand Top 10 Destinations

Thailand has a variety of experiences to please every visitor. Whether you like to relax by a beach, take in historic sites, lose yourself in vast metropolises or encounter tribes and religions you haven’t experienced before; there is something in Thailand for you. Thailand is an easy and remarkable country to travel in; efficient transport, cheap accommodation and delicious national cuisine. The Thais are also renowned for their friendliness and hospitality, ensuring your visit to Thailand will be a ‘holiday to remember’.

Thailand Quick Facts

Official Name: Kingdom of Thailand
Capital: Bangkok
Population: 63 million
Total Area: 514,000 sq km
Currency: Baht
Official Language: Thai
                   

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Thailand Climate

Average Temperature – 20°C to 34°C (November to January)
Average Rainfall – 150mm (February to May) / 1,500mm (June to October)
Average Humidity – 75%-87%

Thailand can be visited year-round, but the best overall time to visit Thailand is between November and February. During these months it rains the least and is not too hot.

The south is best visited between March and May, when the rest of Thailand is miserably hot. Your visit to the north is best from mid-November to early December or when it starts warming up again in February.

If you’re spending some time in Bangkok, April is extremely hot and in October there can be mass amounts of rain these are the worst two months to visit the capital. The peak tourist months in Bangkok are August and December but the least crowded months are May, June and September.

         

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Thailand Top Ten Destinations

Bangkok

A lively city, with everything for someone and something for everyone. Contradictions in every corner, historical palaces near night clubs and fast food outlets beside temples, a city sure to get visitors wanting more.

Phuket

 

Phuket is Thailand’s best known tourist island with everything you need for a great holiday; sunbathed beaches, great seafood & many eatery options, shopping, day tours, evening activities and a huge choice of hotels and resorts to suit everyone’s taste.

 

Koh Samui

Lesser known than Phuket but equally as popular, Koh Samui attracts the more laidback traveller looking for a cozy relaxing island experience. White sand beaches and buildings no taller than the coconut trees Koh Samui is the place for those looking to kick back and enjoy the Thai lifestyle.

Krabi

Across the bay from Phuket, Krabi is a mecca for those wanting to experience the islands of Phang Nga Bay. The perfect base for exploring the islands dotted around the bay with plenty of opportunities for snorkelling, swimming and relaxing on the sand with some fresh fruit and a Thai massage.

Chiang Mai

The biggest city in the north, Chiang Mai is a wonderfully historic and relaxed city, great for exploring temples, hilltribe villages and great Thai handicraft factories. Just outside of the city lies Doi Suthep, Thailand’s highest mountain peak where you can hike and enjoy flora and fauna and cooler temperatures.

Chiang Rai & The Golden Triangle

Remembered for the history of opium farming, Chiang Rai is within the area called The Golden Triangle where Myanmar (Burma), Laos and Thailand all meet. Visit some of the local handicraft markets and enjoy the fresh open air.

Kanchanaburi & The River Kwai

A strong history surrounds this area, the infamous Bridge over the River Kwai is located just outside Kanchanaburi. Travellers may like to absorb themselves in history with visits to the War Museums, Hellfire Pass or the bridge itself. For those not interested there is also the Tiger Temple, numerous waterfalls and scenic sights.

Trang

Located south from Krabi towards the Thai and Malaysian border, Trang is opening up as a tourist destination with uncrowded beaches and plenty of light adventure activities available in the nearby archipelago.

Khao Lak

On the mainland above Phuket, Khao Lak is a place for those really wanting to relax and take it easy. Pristine beaches are backed onto rainforest, you can snorkel in the Similan Islands or take an elephant hike through the forest and enjoy the cool and calm.

Phi Phi Island

Situated in Phang Nga Bay between Phuket and Krabi, Phi Phi Island is the perfect place for those wanting to dive, snorkel, swim and enjoy the tropical atmosphere.

                   

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