The kingdom of Thailand known as the “Land of Smiles” is the ultimate tourist destination with lush landscapes, delicious cuisine, historical attractions and stunning beaches.
The capital Bangkok is a busy place and places that are a must see are the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew Templeand the Wat Pho Temple located south of the Grand Palace. Ride along the Chao Phrya River to discover more of the city and experience the local life.
Thai food known for its balance of sour, spicy, salty, sweet, and bitter is world famous. The four regional cuisines of the north, northeast, central, and south . share similar produce derived from neighboring countries and regions.
Thailand’s proud beach culture has made the many beaches of Kophuket very popular. The beaches of Patong, Karon, Kata etc. are world famous along with Phang-Nga Bay. The third largest island of Samui is considered by many to be Thailand’s most beautiful.
Chiang Mai is an ancient city in northern Thailand with many Buddhist temples. Enjoy elephant rides, and a traditional Thai massage while taking the time to sightsee. Not far from Chiang Mai the quiet town of Chiang Rai made up of rustic mountain villages and the famous ‘Golden Triangle” must be visited, Don’t forget to visit the Wat Rong Khun Temple with its unique all white color scheme and numerous dragon statues.
The best season to discover Thailand is from November to February.