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Thailand, being known as the land of smiles, the land of elephants and the land of Buddhism…it lies in the heart of Southeast Asia, making it a natural gateway to Indochina, Myanmar and Southern China.


There are few places on earth that offer the visitor so much… jungles and mountains, rivers and countryside, islands and beaches, temples and palaces, cities and technology…The diverse, spiritual and golden land of Thailand is Asia’s most popular tourist goal.

From the food and spas, to the temples and culture,Thailandis a land steeped in fascinating Buddhist history, catapulted into the present through fast-paced economic growth that kicked off in the 1960s.

 

Thailand is a natural wonderland filled with culturally rich and eco sensitive attractions which should not be missed.

 

 

 

Attractions:

 

Bangkok

 

The capital of Thailand, it is a Vibrant, colourful, exciting, mysterious and cosmopolitan all in one, this bustling city of 10 million people is full of exotic encounters, enviable shopping and to-die-for massages.

Bangkokis known around the world for chaos, crowded streets, cheap food, and cheap clothes. It has an even crazier nightlife.

 

Top Attractions:

  • GrandPalace
  • Chinatown
  • Floating Market
  • Khao San Road
  • WatArunTemple
  • BangkokRiverside
  • Jim Thompson’s House
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market
  • Soi Cowboy
  • Wat Pho temple

 

Phuket

Phuket Province is made up of 33 islands, including Phuket Island, the largest in Thailand.


Phuket is blessed with magnificent coves and bays, powdery, palm-fringed white beaches, smaller surrounding islands, hospitable people and seafood, delightful turn-of-the-century Sino-Portuguese architecture; numerous sporting and leisure opportunities; a lush tropical landscape - all of which combine to create a delightful ambience for truly memorable holidays.

 

Top 10 Attractions on Phuket Island:


  • Soi Bangla
  • Patong Beach
  • Jungceylon
  • Sirinath National Park
  • Old Town Phuket
  • Khao Phra Thaeo National Park
  • Kata Viewpoint and Promthep Cape
  • Chalong Bay and Beach
  • Thai Massage
  • Weekend and Night markets

 

 

Koh Samui

Koh Samui is a tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand with stunning white beaches, turquoise waters, all-day sun and perfect weather. it is perfect to spend family summer vacations.

 

Top Attractions:


  • Blue Stars Kayaking (Angthong Marine National Park Tour)
  • Big Buddha, Big Buddha Beach
  • Hin Ta and HinYai,LamaiBeach
  • Na Muang Waterfalls, Nathon
  • Mummy Monk at Wat Kunaram, South of Lamai

 

 

 



Pattaya

Pattaya is Thailand's busiest beach resort; it is the most popular ocean site resort in the Southeast Asia. A wide range of accommodation, restaurants and shopping centres lining Pattaya and Jomtien beaches, as well as a very lively nightlife.

 

Top attraction:


  • Wat Khao Phra Yai- a small temple complex
  • Alangkarn -a high-tech entertainment complex
  • The Pattaya Elephant Village
  • Nong Nooch Tropical Garden

 

 

 




Chiang Mai

  

Dotted with temples, craft shops, great restaurants and plenty of Thai massage and cooking schools, Chiang Mai has a somehow relaxed and comparatively tranquil atmosphere. Many travelers often mention Chiang Mai as their favorite Thai city and once visited it’s easy to see why the city is so popular.

 

Top Attractions:


  • Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Suthep
  • Chiang Mai Night Safari
  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Wiang Kum Kam the Underground Ancient City

 

 




Hua Hin

Hua Hin has plenty to offer most visitors. It is a place which combines pleasure and beach holidays and also a place for several sports. Golf has been the most famous sport here wherein visitors can play under the shade of the coconut trees.

 

Top Attractions:


  • Local Restaurants
  • Drink in Soi Bintabaht
  • Hua Hin Railway Station
  • The Jazz Festival
  • Play Golf
  • Pala-U Waterfall
  • Khao Sam Roi Yod National Park
  • The Night Market
  • The Beaches
  • Hua Hin Hills Vineyard

 

 



General info.

 

Capital: Bangkok


Population: 67,091,089


Language: Thai, English (secondary language of the elite), ethnic and regional dialects


Currency: The baht


Religion: Buddhist (official) 94.6%, Muslim 4.6%, Christian 0.7%, other 0.1%


Climate: tropical; rainy, warm, cloudy southwest monsoon (mid-May to September); dry, cool northeast monsoon (November to mid-March); southern isthmus always hot and humid



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