Thailand is one the world’s ultimate travel destinations. Like any premier destination it offers something for everyone and it is the perfect snapshot of the best that South East Asia has to offer. From the blend of traditional and modern in cosmopolitan Bangkok to eco adventures in the mountains of the north and myriad beach and island escapes in the south, Thailand delivers. The list of reasons to visit is endless; mouth watering cuisine, friendly people, pristine island escapes, and trekking across lush jungle mountains, to list a few.
Thailand offers visitors the best that South East Asia has to offer, all in a comfortable visitor friendly package. Whether it be Dining, Shopping, Beaches or Trekking, your experience will accompanied by that famous Thai warmth and hospitality.
Chiang Mai, the regional capital of Northern Thailand, offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok and the heat of the tropical south. The surrounding region is littered with jungle hills, home to myriad hill tribes where ancient traditions still persist. This is also Thailand eco-adventure capital, with plenty of world class trekking, mountain biking and white water rafting on offer.
In terms of attractions, Kanchanaburi and the central plains pack quite the punch. From national parks filled with lush jungle covered hills, stunning waterfalls and picturesque rivers to historic sites like the infamous ‘Bridge over the River Kwai’, this is a region that will surely have something to offer any traveler.
Off the beaten track, paradise island retreat, what more could you ask for? The Similan islands tick all the boxes for an ultimate island getaway and the lack of other visitors is a major plus in country like Thailand where the reputation of some destinations has already been tarnished due to the overcrowding of tourists. These islands are also a world class diving and snorkeling destination.
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