The name ‘Land of Smiles’ is enough to describe the delights of the island country. No matter the occasion, a Thailand travel guide takes you to the best places for a wonderful time. Bangkok the capital is also the hub of all the fascinating pleasures the island abounds in. The centuries-old temples are only one single glimpse of the colorful culture. In addition to sightseeing, enjoy the thrilling opportunity of shopping, relaxing Thai massage, delicious food and so much more. Apart from the incredible experiences that are a mix of the old and new worlds, there are cherished Bangkok tours that certainly steal your heart.
Wherever you go, enjoy the smiling faces of the affable people. Stay at lavish resorts, some of the best in the world. Remote island resorts are absolutely amazing for a honeymoon in Thailand. Discovering the marine world secrets with snorkeling and scuba diving can be some true heavenly experience. And, it goes without saying the pleasures of Thai cuisine and Thai rejuvenation and wellness are appetizing.
Further, you can choose to escape for a day to nearby islands and find out what makes them interesting. Bangkok with Pattaya Tour enhances the thrill as it combines the bliss of the city with the beach getaway. The options do not end here, rather they take up a new dimension. Choose from our handpicked Thailand holiday packages and get ready to be spoilt with comfort, and best of everything.
What are the best Places to visit in Thailand?
Thailand is such a captivating land that it is hard to decide the best place to visit in the country. Here are some famous destinations in Thailand where travelers from around the globe come to experience the unique attractions of the country.
Islands in Thailand- Thailand is home to some world-famous islands that abound with beauty and excitement. The largest and most famous among them is Phuket where the movie “The Beach” was shoot. This rain forested and mountainous island offers seaside resorts, spas and restaurants, night clubs and bustling markets.
Bangkok - The capital city is a thrilling Cosmo polis with the skyscraper, exciting nightclubs magnificent palaces, ancient temples, bustling markets, and streets. The city also has a natural side that could be experienced in its green spaces, remaining canals, and flowering tropical plants. Khao San Road is a popular tourist place in Thailand for shopping, dining, and nightlife. Also, the sacred Wat Phra Kaew temple where you can see the Emerald Buddha statue is a must-visit in the city.
Chiang Mai- Surrounded by the mountains, this thriving city is the backpacker's paradise. Lush landscapes, hill tribes, and outdoor adventures are the main attractions of Chiang Mai where you can witness the blend of historical and modern Thai architecture. Among dozens of Buddhist temples in the city, the most famous is the Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep resting on a mountainside overlooking the city.
Kanchanaburi- The place is home to a number of national parks such as Erawan and Srinakarind National Parks offering beautiful scenery, waterfalls, and caves. Also, the historical bridge over the River Kwai built under Japanese control during WWII is a famous tourist site.
Ayuthaya - Located on an Island, the city is better known as Siam and was the capital of Bangkok before the Burmese invasion. The city is spotted with three palaces and more than 400 temples. The ancient ruins are the major attraction of the city which is just 80 Km away from Bangkok.
What are the famous Indian Restaurants in Thailand?
Thailand is home to a number of Indian restaurants offering great hospitality and cuisine. Here are some famous Indian restaurants in Bangkok where you can feel the warmth of home.
Amritsr - Designed in traditional Indian style, the restaurant offers delicious North-Indian food and dessert. This Indian restaurant in Bangkok is famous for its delicious kulcha that you shouldn't miss during your stay here.
Indus Restaurant - This high-class Indian restaurant in Bangkok is famous for serving Mughlai cuisine in its finest form. The decorated dining area, large bar, and a tropical garden make for a royal ambiance offering all fun and comfort to its guests.
Gaggan- This is one of the most famous restaurants not only in Bangkok but in entire Asia. The delicious cuisine offered by this luxurious restaurant is developed by Chef Gaggan Anand.
Rang Mahal Restaurant- Melodious tune, delicious cuisine, and superb views make it the most visited Indian restaurant in Bangkok. Located on the rooftop of the hotel Rembrandt, Rang Mahal tops among five other high-end restaurants in the same complex.
What are the top things to do in Thailand?
Thailand is an all in one destination offering endless activities for the tourists. Here are what you must do things during your Thailand visit.
Visit the Wat Arun Temple- This Buddhist temple on the bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok is named after the Hindu God Arun or the sun. Amongst 31,000 Buddhist temples in Thailand, this is the most famous temple.
Witness Thailand Water Festival- This festival is observed during the Thai New Year Songkran from 13th to the 15th of April every year. During the festival, water is traditionally sprinkled so be prepared to be wet as you cannot escape the water fights on the streets.
Try Thai Cuisine- Thailand is home to mouth-watering dishes that are famous worldwide. Street food is popular in Thailand and in every corner of the streets you will find a stall offering grilled meats, spicy salads or a steamed dish.
Take a tour to Koh Phi Phi- Located in between Phuket and the Straits of Malacca coast, this island offers the most beautiful beaches in the world. Here you can relax on the sandy beaches, indulge in watersports or just treat your eyes to the stunning scenery.
Get a Thai massage- Thai massage these days is popular all over the world. This unique style of massage works on the pressure points of your body making you refreshed and more balanced.
What are the best beaches in Thailand?
The 2,000 miles long coastline makes for the main tourist attraction in Thailand, its beaches. Here are the famous beaches of Thailand that stretch under the blue sky.
Phra Nang Beach- Located at the southern tip of Railay on the Andaman Coast, this stunning beach is blessed with clear, emerald waters and beautiful white sands. The main attraction of the beach is to climb the huge limestone cliffs.
Maya Bay- This gorgeous beach on Ko Phi Phi Island is now a traveler's dream destination. The three sides of the beach are surrounded by tall cliffs and the place is ideal for diving and snorkeling.
Patong Beach- Spotted with nightclubs, restaurants, bars and tourist shops, this vibrant spot is known as the party capital of Phuket. Here you can also indulge in parasailing and Jet Ski.
White Sand Beach- This charming beach is famous for a family vacation on the long stretch of the white sand. This is a bustling but peaceful resort area in Phuket.
Thailand Visa for Indians
There are two kinds of visas which Indian can apply. The first one is a simple one in which one can obtain the visa on arrival at the Thailand International Airport. The Thailand visa permits one-time entry and remains valid for 15 days to stay in the country and you need a passport with a minimum validity of 30 days from the day of arrival. If one needs to stay for more than 30 days in Thailand then they have to apply for the visa before the visit. You can pre-emptively apply for the visa to the Royal Thai Embassy.
What is the best time to visit Thailand?
Thailand is a year-round destination but to enjoy to the fullest one should learn about the varied climate of the country. The best time to visit Thailand is considered to be from November to April when the climate is dry and cool. The ideal time for a visit depends on which part of the country you will travel to and what activities you are interested in. For sunbathing, snorkeling and diving, travelers head to the west coast where winter is the most comfortable season. Thailand receives the highest number of travelers from November to February. During this time pleasant weather accompanies you on sightseeing. Also, you can witness the grand Christmas and New Year celebration in the land of smiles. If you visit the northern and gulf coast, summer (March to May)is the best time to go when the Thailand water festival and Songkran are observed.
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