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FASCINATING

| Tropical paradise |
| Sandy beaches |
| Spectacular sunsets |
| Your dream holiday |

Thai Dance Festival

ENCHANTING

| Amazing people & culture |
| Delicious food |
| Great festivals & night life |
| Fun & welcoming country |

thai-elephants

EXTRAORDINARY

| Vast extensions of rainforest |
| Coral & marine life |
| Fauna & flora diversity |
| Rich natural heritage |

Muay Thai in Koh Samui

EXCITING

| Muay Thai boxing |
| Boxing training camps |
| Yoga & holistic retirements |
| Adventure plans |

Thailand Holiday

UNIQUE

| Singular mentality & customs |
| Cult to happiness |
| More than 40,000 Temples |
| Thailand: The Land of Buddha |

Phankg Nga Thailand

UNFORGETTABLE

| Hidden gems to discover |
| A country of extreme contrast |
| Breathtaking scenery |
| Unforgettable experiences |

Make the most of your Thailand Holiday

Either if these is your first Thailand holiday or if you have been before in the Kingdom, we hope you benefit from the information KohPlanner provides to help you making the most of your visit to Thailand.

Thailand is a fascinating country that offers something special for everyone. You just need to know what to look for. Thailand can be overwhelming for Western visitors, not familiar with Thai culture and customs. We suggest you read through our advice for travelling, visiting and engaging with Thais to make sure you have the time of your life while visiting Thailand.

From the their natural ecosystem diversity, the paradise beaches, the craziness of Bangkok or the beauty of their temples, to the warmth of Thai people, uniqueness and contrast of their culture. 

Thailand is a country to fall in love with.

WHERE TO GO IN THAILAND
BANGKOK

What to expect

Bangkok, "the city that never sleeps", or "City of Angels" is the most visited city in the world. A vibrant and bustling city where Tradition and modernism coexist. Bangkok is a place of contrasts where you won´t get bored.​

Not to miss

Visit Wat Arun or temple of Dawn and Grand Palace.
Go for dinner and souvenir hunting at Asiatique.
Have a drink or two at Sky Bar.
Visit a floating market.
Experience Muay Thai at Lumpini or Rajadamnern stadiums.
Go shopping to the malls MBK, Siam Paragon and Platinum.

Best for

Starting your Thailand holiday or visiting Southeast Asia. Spend 2 or 3 days in Bangkok. If you travel with small children avoid long walks. Great for visiting monuments, shopping, eating and partying

ANDAMAN SEA

What to expect

The Andaman Sea is at the West side of Thailand. Locations include Phuket and Krabi, as well as islands such as Koh Phi Phi & Koh Lanta. Wettest months: September and October. Dry months: January & February

Not to miss

Spend a few days in Phuket, it has beaches, markets & temples. Visit the 7 islands from Krabi. Enjoy some time at Raily Beach. Spend a day on Phi Phi island. Visit Koh Lanta.
Get to the Tiger Cave Temple. Visit & eat some fish in Ao Nang. Visit Maya Bay (now closed).

Best for

Beach holidays, party time and relaxation. The Andaman sea benefits from cristal clear water and sandy beaches. Certain areas such as Patong or Ao Nang can be a bit too busy, so get a bit further for tranquility.

GULF OF THAILAND

What to expect

The Gulf of Thailand is the East side of Thailand and it is popular for its paradise islands like Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. Wettest months: October and November. Dry months: February and March

Not to miss

Few days in Koh Samui, it has beaches, markets & temples. Visit Koh Phangan for its beaches and Full Moon Party.
Go diving to Koh Tao, the best spot in Southeast Asia for diving.
Book a day boat tour at Ang Thong Marine Park.
Enjoy eating at amazing restaurants in Koh Samui.

Best for

Beach holidays, relaxation, eating, party time and diving. The Gulf of Thailand offers great plans for couples and families. Holistic & spiritual retirements, as there are great yoga centers. Koh Samui is a higher end island.

NORTHERN THAILAND

What to expect

Northern Thailand is popular for Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai. There are hot, cool and rainy seasons. Best time to visit is during the cool season from December to February. Rainy season is from June to October

Not to miss

Visit the Chiang Mai Old City, for ancient history and temples.
Visit the White Temple in Chiang Rai - Wat Rong Khun.
Visit the Blue Temple.
Visit Wat Phra That Doi Suthep.
Some trekking and bird watching at Doi Inthanon National Park.
Go to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary in Chiang Mai.

Best for

Historical visits, amazing food, learning about Thai culture and unique tribes. Northern Thailand is special for its authenticity as it is less touristy than Southern Thailand. Experience how friendly & welcoming Thais are.

NATIONAL PARKS

What to expect

Thai National Parks can be the hightlights of your Thailand Holiday. Rainforest, mountain jungle, marine parks and rich fauna & flora ecosystems. If you are into nature and adventure, don´t miss out, you will love this!

Not to miss

Khao Sok National Park is one of the best options as it is close to Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui.
Ang Thong Marine Park is a must if you are in the Koh Samui for more than 5 days.
Do a rainforest exploration.
Experience a night jungle tour.
Kayaking, Trekking, Fishing, Bushcraft, Canyoning, Climbing...

Best for

Thai National Parks are spectacular, fun and exciting for any group and age range, as far contact with wildlife is ok. Adventure seekers, sustainable tourism travelers and families are among the top visitors.