"Endless white beaches, enigmatic temples and a capital city that never sleeps; Thailand has it all."
As the most well-known travel destination in Southeast Asia, the lure of Thailand is experienced by millions of tourists each year. With enticing azure waters, cultural wonders and one of the most exciting capital cities in the world, it is clear to see why the Land of the Smiles remains a firm favourite with travellers of all ages.
Away from the neon hedonism of Bangkok, the natural splendour of Thailand shines bright. The north is dominated by vast mountain ranges, lush rainforests and snaking rivers, and keen adventurers will be spoilt for choice by the region’s 59 National Parks.
Hill tribes flourish, and these fascinating, exotic cultures live side by side within wonderfully rural environments. To the north-west lies charming Chiang Mai, nestled in the Himalayan foothills and home to hundreds of stunning Buddhist temples.
"Just off the south west coast of Thailand lies Phuket, Asia’s most popular beach destination. …"
"Sitting majestically among the mangrove-laden cliffs is the dazzling province of Krabi. …"
"Once a fishing community, Koh Samui is now a buzzing cosmopolitan that offers a wide choice of nightlife along with …"
"The isles of Phi Phi are made up by two islands – Phi Phi Don, the larger island, and Phi …"
"With sprawling golden sands and high rise hotels, Hua Hin, Thailand’s original beach resort, is a far cry from the …"
"Gorgeous Khao Lak is defined by untouched beaches, crystal waters, and warm waves gently lapping on the shore. …"
"Concrete skyscrapers, colourful bazaars and golden temples; the contrasting faces of Bangkok allow for a multitude of different experiences within …"
"Set in the north amongst a stunning mountain backdrop, Chiang Mai is Thailand’s second city, with a quaint moated old …"
"North east of Chiang Mai is the region’s quieter neighbour, Chiang Rai. Mountainous and inviting, this smaller province lies on …"
"In the Gulf of Siam, just north of Koh Samui, is Koh Phangan, an island that’s highly recognisable due to …"
"In the middle of Phangnan bay lie the twin islands of Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai. …"
"Thick, green rainforest covers almost the entirety of Koh Samet, a small island within the Rayong Province. …"
"Powdery beaches, towering limestone cliffs, stretches of casuarinas and delicate pines; on the south-west coast of Thailand the quiet region …"
"A smattering of green diamonds strewn upon those unmistakeable azure waters; Koh Lanta refers to the archipelago of over fifty …"
- Time Difference GMT +7 approx
- Currency Thai Baht
- Flight Time 10 hours 35 minutes from UK
- Capital Bangkok
- Best time to go November to March
- Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm
- Saturday - closed
- Sunday - closed
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