Thailand travel guide: Places to visit, things to do, the best time to visit

Thailand travel guide

Thailand can serve to be a great travel option for Indian tourists in particular because of its easy accessibility, immense beauty, and affordable in comparison to other international destinations. And there is so much this Thailand Tourism has to offer that the travelers always come back from here with fun-filled memories. 

1.      Best time to visit Thailand

As this is a tropical country, one should preferably visit it during the drier months to make the most of the place and have the liberty to enjoy water sports as well. Rainfall comes down in the month of November usually and it stays put till April or at times even May.

2.      Best places to visit in Thailand

 Bangkok: If you go all the way to Thailand and don’t visit the city of Bangkok then that’s a shame! Not only is it the capital city of the country, but it is buzzing with good places to visit such as Safari World, Madame Tussauds museum, and much more. It’s a shopping paradise as you can visit the floating market, street-side vendors, or even the massive malls here.

 Phuket: One can take a flight to Bangkok and land in Phuket. This place has been developed along the coast of the sea hence tropical beauty is endless here. On the other side, one can find the hilly terrain which has serpentine roads constructed alongside it. The pubs here usually have a valley view so one can enjoy a drink with a gorgeous view here.

 Koh Tao: This is an island in the Gulf of Thailand thus one can enjoy the waters on all sides and this particular island is minimal and touched by commercialization. If you are a water baby, then the dives here will leave you marveling at the coral beauty! Apart from this, it also consists of great eateries and nightspots.

 Phi Phi Islands: This group of islands can be found between Phuket and the coast of the Straits of Malacca. These islands have earned themselves a reputation for being one of Thailand’s most popular tourist destinations. You can either stay here for a few days or take any water transport to visit these islands for a day.

 Pattaya: This place can be said to be the OG popular tourist destination in Thailand! Pattaya is again by the bay and offers underwater experiences like no other! You can go snorkeling here to witness the beautiful aquatic organisms yourself. The nightlife here is also quite famous.

 Chiang Mai: If we were asked to pick a city in Thailand that is underrated but deserves more attention, then it would definitely be Chiang Mai. Unlike most of the popular tourist destinations in Thailand, this one surprisingly is situated in the mountainous region of the country. This city has excellent urban structures but at the same time has preserved the old city charm in some of its parts.

3.    Best things to do in Thailand

 Tour the best of Bangkok: Bangkok has a certain vibe that will definitely want you craving for more! Explore this city to its fullest by hiring a tuk-tuk and going around the place. The amusement parks here are fun to be at, shopping is trendy yet affordable, street food is irresistible, and the city overall is always buzzing; be it day or night. This is true that city that never sleeps!

 Explore the ruins of ancient cities: While Thailand has an overall perception of having hip places, the country takes immense pride in its heritage which is why it preserves remnants of its older civilizations. One can find ruins of old structures in numerous cities of this nation. These ruins have various stories to tell that will highly intrigue you.

 Go island hopping, diving, and snorkeling: you may have gone cafe or pub hopping but Thailand offers the experience of going island hopping, book yourself a seat on a local boat and they will take you around to various islands in the vicinity. You can carry your snorkeling gear and dive into the waters to explore the flora and fauna underwater.

 Book a traditional Thai massage: When you will explore so many different places and try a wide array of activities, you deserve to pamper yourself with a traditional Thai massage. The Thai massage technique is famous all across the globe and for all the right reasons. You will be offered multiple types of massages to choose from as per your requirement and will walk out refreshed and relaxed for sure. This is an experience nobody should ever miss out on!


Thailand is a holiday destination wherein the visa formalities are convenient, flight tickets are affordable, hotels are available in all price ranges, there is stunning natural beauty, and many more fun things to indulge in. Do yourself a favor and book Thailand tour packages right away!