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Destinations in Thailand

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Thailand | Introduction

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How To Travel To Thailand

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How To Travel Around Thailand

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Weather & Climate in Thailand

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Visa & Passport Requirements for Thailand

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Things To Know Before Traveling To Thailand

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Destinations in Thailand

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Accommodation & Hotels in Thailand

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Things To See in Thailand

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Things To Do in Thailand

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Food & Drinks in Thailand

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Money & Shopping in Thailand

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Festivals & Events in Thailand

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Language & Phrasebook in Thailand

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Internet & Communications in Thailand

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Traditions & Customs in Thailand

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Culture Of Thailand

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History of Thailand

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Stay Safe & Healthy in Thailand


Regions in Thailand

Thailand can be divided into five geographical and cultural regions:

  • Northern Thailand
    Chiang Mai, the hill tribes and the Golden Triangle.
  • Isaan
    The great region of the Northeast. Get off the beaten track and discover the Thai hinterland, tantalising food and beautiful Khmer ruins.
  • Central Thailand
    Bangkok, the lowlands and historic Thailand.
  • Eastern Thailand
    Beaches and islands near Bangkok, such as Pattaya, Ko Samet and Ko Chang.
  • Southern Thailand
    A lush rainforest and hundreds of kilometres of attractive coastline and islands in the Andaman Sea and Gulf of Thailand, plus Phuket, Krabi, Ko Samui, Ko Tao and many other famous places in Thailand

Cities in Thailand

  • Ayutthaya – a historic city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and former capital of Siam
  • Bangkok – The bustling and frenetic Thai capital known to Thais as Krung Thep.
  • Chiang Mai – de facto capital of Northern Thailand and heart of Lanna culture
  • Chiang Rai – Gateway to the Golden Triangle, Ethnic Minorities and Mountain Hiking
  • Kanchanaburi – home of the bridge over the River Kwai and many museums on the Second World War
  • Nakhon Ratchasima – the largest city in the Isaan region
  • Pattaya – one of the main tourist destinations, known for its wild nightlife
  • Sukhothai – the first capital of Thailand, still with amazing ruins
  • Surat Thani – Seat of the Srivijaya Empire, Gateway to the Samui Archipelago

Other destinations in Thailand

  • Khao Sok National Park – one of Thailand’s most beautiful nature reserves
  • Khao Yai National Park – take a night jeep safari to see deer or visit the spectacular waterfalls.
  • Ko Chang – once a quiet island, now a major tourist attraction
  • Ko Lipe – small island in the middle of Tarutao National Park, with large reefs and beaches
  • Ko Pha Ngan – site of the famous full moon party with miles of quiet coastline
  • Ko Samet – the closest island to Bangkok
  • Ko Samui – the hippie mecca for comfort, nature and entertainment has gone up in price
  • Krabi province – a mecca for beaches and water sports in the south, includes Ao Nang, Rai Leh, Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta.
  • Phuket – the original Thai paradise island, now highly developed but still with some beautiful beaches

Thailand | Introduction

Thailand, administratively the Kingdom of Thailand, previously called Siam, is a country in the center of the Indo-Chinese peninsula...

How To Travel To...

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How To Travel Around...

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Weather & Climate in...

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Visa & Passport Requirements...

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Things To Know Before...

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Accommodation & Hotels in...

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Things To See in...

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Things To Do in...

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Food & Drinks in...

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Money & Shopping in...

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Festivals & Events in...

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Language & Phrasebook in...

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Internet & Communications in...

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Traditions & Customs in...

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Culture Of Thailand

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History of Thailand

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Stay Safe & Healthy...

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