City Overview :Thailand is an independent country that lies in the heart of Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Burma. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast and Indonesia and India in the Andaman Sea to the southwest.
The largest city in Thailand is Bangkok, the capital, which is also the country's center of political, commercial, industrial and cultural activities.
Thailand is the largest rice exporter in the world. Thai culture has been shaped by many influences, including Chinese, Lao, Burmese, Cambodian, and Indian. Travel Guide : Ordinary passport holders of many Western and Asian countries, including most Asian countries, Australia, Canada, most European Union countries, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia and the United States do not need a visa if their purpose of visit is tourism.
Fast Facts :Languages : Thai, English are commonly spoken.
Climate : The local climate is tropical and characterized by monsoons. There is a rainy, warm, and cloudy southwest monsoon from mid-May to September, as well as a dry, cool northeast monsoon from November to mid-March. The southern isthmus is always hot and humid.
March to June Thailand swelters in temperatures as high as 40°C . July to October, tropical monsoons hit most of the country. From November to the end of February cool and pleasant.
What to SeeMost visitors come to Thailand for its stunning beaches and islands. Thailand's a big enough country that you can find a place to practice almost any outdoor sport. Some selections: Rock climbing, Trekking, Snorkeling, Scuba diving, Surfing, etc. Thailand ’s most popular destinations: Bangkok, Hua Hin, Koh Samui, and Hat Yai. Pattaya — one of the main tourist destinations, known for its rough nightlife. Surat Thani — home of the Srivijaya Empire, gateway to Ko Samui, Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Tao. Phuket — the original Thai paradise island, now very developed but still with some beautiful beaches. Krabi Province — beach and watersports mecca in the South, includes Ao Nang, Rai Leh, Ko Phi Phi and Ko Lanta.
Thailand beaches have facilities for exciting water sports, sideways markets, resorts, restaurants, and many more things which have a great impact on the visitor.
Shopping : Racks of clothing at Siam Square, BangkokThailand is a shopper's paradise and many visitors to Bangkok in particular end up spending much of their time in the countless markets and malls. Prices are slightly higher than in Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines and Kuala Lumpur.
Thailand has numerous hotels that consist of budget hotels, star hotels. The various choices of Thailand hotel packages at discounted prices are available. For travelers having low budget there are a number of Thailand economy hotels. Find your convenient accommodations options and book onlineBook Thailand Hotels now