With its diverse ethnic heritage and traditions, Thailand is a truly exotic kingdom. It consists of five regions: Northern, Northeast, Central, Eastern and Southern. The hospitality of the ever-smiling people, the delicious cuisine, vibrant nightlife, superb beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples, diverse landscape and deeply rooted culture make this Southeast Asian country an attractive & unique destination.
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Floating Markets offer everything from A-Z and are a unique way to do your grocery shopping.
Relax with a massage at Wat Pho. The famous massage school has two massage pavilions located within the temple area and additional rooms within the training facility outside the temple.
Enjoy watching traditional Thai dance. The beautiful finger-nail dance is unique to Thailand.
Shop for bargains in the night markets.
Jungle trekking is one of Thailand’s most popular activities. There are several National Parks to choose from.
Explore caves by sea kayak. There are even some caves that house Buddhist monasteries.
Take a wild ride in a tuk-tuk.
Be adventurous by trying some exotic dishes. Each region of Thailand has its own distinct personality.
Bask in the sun on one of the many glorious beaches.
Watch a Muay Thai (kickboxing) match. Muay Thai is the national sport of Thailand, after all.
Chiang Mai – Thailand’s “Rose of the North” boasts a wealth of Buddhist temples within the old city walls and the surrounding countryside. The Saturday Market Street is one of the grandest markets in all of Thailand. Or spend time in an elephant sanctuary which is both safe and sustainable.
Chiang Rai – Explore the Golden Triangle, where the borders of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet. Visit hill tribe villages and stop at a tea plantation. Visit temples that date back to the 1200’s.
Ban Chiang – For UNESCO travelers and archaeology lovers, this World Heritage Site contains artifacts dating back 5000 years.
Bangkok – The capital city offers an amazing blend of old and new. See the Golden Buddha here and then maybe hop on a boat to experience the famous floating market, or tour the canals (klongs) by longtail boat. There is never a dull moment in this vibrant city.
Mu Koh Similan National Park – If you’re a diver, this archipelago made up of nine islands in the Andaman Sea, offers excellent and diverse diving opportunities. The east side offers gently rolling coral reefs, while the west side is known for its underwater granite boulders and swim-throughs.