Thailand, a country in Southeast Asia once called Siam, offers a multitude of magical places and everyone can find something to suit them, just leaf through our Thailand guide to see it. Beach lovers will be delighted thanks to the many seaside resorts such as Phuket or enchanting places such as Ko Samui, Similan, Phi Phi Leh or Taratuo. Mountain lovers will not be left out thanks to superb natural sites such as Doi Mae Salong in the north of Chiang Rai or Doi Pha Tang, which offer magnificent landscapes suitable for walks. Thailand also has more than 40,000 temples spread all over the country, and some of them are really beautiful, such as in Ayutthaya, Sukhotai, Chiang Mai or even Bangkok. A trip to Thailand is also about floating markets, tasty cuisine, very good quality hotels for all budgets, tuk-tuk trips, the perfect vehicle to travel through crowded city centres like Bangkok. Through your Thailand guide, you will discover activities adapted to the needs of each of us. The most festive of you can try, on full moon nights, the Full moon party which takes place on the island of Koh Phangan: a celebration for all lovers of nightlife in Thailand. Adventure seekers will enjoy exploring paradise islands on excursions, which sometimes end with a visit to the seabed like Ko Phi Phi for example.

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When to go to Thailand?

From October to February, it is the dry and cool season in Thailand and the best time to travel to Thailand; the weather is sunny and temperatures fluctuate around 25°C in the South. But in the North it is much colder at this time of year with temperatures that are often negative. In March, a very hot inter-season (about 35°C) begins, which lasts until the end of May with alternating tropical rains. From June onwards, it is the rainy season and the further south you go, the more it rains; it lasts until October, September being to be avoided (heavy rainfall). If you go to Thailand in April, don't miss the Water Festival, or Songkran, which celebrates the Buddhist New Year, everyone drinks themselves in the streets, laughs guaranteed!

How to go to Thailand? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Thailand has long been a mass tourism destination and is under attack by many tour operators, but not all offers are equal. Take the time to choose the right tour according to your travel desires and do not hesitate to compare the services offered. Beware of low prices, they do not always include transfers, drinks and meals. Even if Thailand is a cheap destination, it can represent a significant amount of money on a long circuit.

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You will usually travel to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Domestic and international flights are concentrated in Suvarnabhumi, located 35 km east of the city centre. No particular security risks for people travelling alone, the country is generally safe but care must be taken with personal belongings in tourist areas as theft can occur. Finally, don't have fun using drugs on the spot, it's a guaranteed prison for a minimum of 10 years.

Domestic flights are convenient and quite cheap. Ferries also shuttle between the islands and the mainland. In Thailand, the buses that connect cities offer a varied level of comfort and there is something for everyone. As for the rail network, it is rather good in Thailand but the not really modern cars are not very comfortable

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When to travel?

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Weather forecast

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Budget

This is one of Thailand's major advantages, as the standard of living is much lower than that of a European country l...
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Formalities

No need to pay for a visa to Thailand if you stay less than 30 days. And a round trip to the border (Laos, Myanmar or...
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Health

No mandatory vaccines for Thailand but DT-Polio, typhoid, hepatitis A and B vaccines are recommended. Anti-malaria tr...
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How to travel by yourself?

You will usually travel to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Domestic and international flights are concentrated in S...
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How to get organized?

Thailand has long been a mass tourism destination and is under attack by many tour operators, but not all offers are...
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Getting around

Domestic flights are convenient and quite cheap. Ferries also shuttle between the islands and the mainland. In Thail...
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