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Thailand ultimate tourist guide

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Thailand is flying up the charts of the most popular holiday destinations in the world and it is not surprising as it is so versatile, affordable and with so much variety there genuinely is something for every traveller’s needs!

Planning your first holiday to Thailand? This article is for you!

SeeSea Restaurant

Koh Samui Photo By Katie Victoria Hulland

The best time of year to visit this amazing country

The best time to visit Thailand is between November and April if you wish to avoid the monsoon seasons! However, there are some parts of the country which have great weather all year round!

How Long to visit Thailand?

Obviously, this depends on how long you have and how much you want to see! I would recommend 1 Month minimum but you could easily stay a lot longer and travel for months! There is so much to see in so many different parts of the country!

Bangkok and Chiang Mai are north of the Island and visitors usually spend a week at each then head down to the Islands in the south Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan spending a few days between the few. Bare in mind that travel takes between 4 hours to full day if traveling by boat or bus, however if you fly you can cut down on travel times!

snorkeling diving with turtles

Photo By Backpackersguidetothailand

What to see?

Thailand is a place people visit time and time again but if you are a first-time traveller and you want to see its main attractions you can use this as a tourist guide so you don’t miss anything worth seeing!

  1. Chiang Mai: Old Town, Sunday Walking Stree Market ad Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
  2. Chiang Rai: The White Temple, Doi Tung and Saturday Walking Street.
  3. Bangkok: The Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Kao San Road and Wat Pho.
  4. The Famous Islands: Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, Koh Tao, Phuket, Railay Beach, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Lipe.
  5. The Less Famous Islands but still worth a visit: Koh Yao Yai, Koh Yao Noi, Koh Lanta and Koh Chang.
  6. Pai: Worth a visit, this small, hippie town with a laid-back vibe.
  7. Khao Sok: Famous for it’s floating bungalows and breath- taking views.
  8. Hua Hin: Seaside City famous holiday location for expats.
The Grand Palace shining in the sunset

The Grand Palace Bangkok

How to get to Thailand?

Flying to the country’s Capital of Bangkok is the most direct and affordable option. Here you can fly/bus/boat it to the anywhere else depending on your budget!

Thailand is known as the easiest country to travel around within South East Asia; with so many options of how to get from one place to the next it is very easy to do so!

There is always a cheap alternative to flying and sometimes flying is the cheapest option. Have no fear that Thailand will be an enjoyable and wonderful experience.

Time to start planning your trip today and get ready to enjoy the Land Of Smiles!

Flying to Thailand by airplane

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