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Holidays to Thailand

Thailand can be found near the centre of Southeast Asia. Being at the heart of the region, Thailand is overflowing with natural resources, distinct ecological zones, UNESCO World Heritage sites, and a long, proud history.

This wondrous kingdom dates back to a Neolithic civilisation the centre of which is the location of the country’s UNESCO World Heritage site. The country has more than 20 marine parks and 100 national parks. It has something for every outdoor enthusiast including birdwatching, mountain biking, photography, camping, trekking, scuba diving and excursions to see exotic wildlife.

Many who take holidays to Thailand stop to enjoy time in Phang Nga Bay. Considered one of the scenic wonders of the world, the Bay consists of 400 square kilometres of limestone islands, some of which rise 300 metres. The area is also well known for its aquatic grottoes and caves as well as its densely populated villages.

The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is an unforgettable experience. Filled with vibrant colours and noise, the farmers from surrounding villages arrive each morning to sell fruit and vegetables from their barges, which they sail up and down the canals.

Made famous by the 1957 movie of the same name, the bridge over the River Kwai is a historical landmark; some 16,000 Allied prisoners of war died while building the railway this bridge is part of.

Thailand holidays may also include visits to some of their endless sandy beaches while you relax in between sightseeing excursions. Some of the best and most enjoyed beaches around Thailand include Krabi, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, and Koh Samui.

The northern part of the country is where visitors will discover the mountains and plains of central Thailand. The Savannahs can be found in the northwest, while the mangrove forests sit on the southern coast. Some of the wildlife you can expect to see during your holidays to Thailand includes monkeys, bears, elephants, sharks and some of the world’s largest fish.

When travelling around the country during your holidays to Thailand, it may be difficult to see everything. However, some of the more popular landmarks in Thailand include the Ban Wongburi historical house in Phrae Town which dates back to 2,450 BCE, along with King Naresuan’s Great Shrine from 1,574 in Nong Bua Lan Phu. The Khun Phaen Residence near Wihan Phra Mongkon Bophit Si Suriyothai Park is a typical Thai-style house that is more than 400 years old. Travellers can always visit one of the many memorials such as the Pho Khun Ngam Mueang Memorial in Phayao, which is a memorial to a king who ruled Thailand more than 700 years ago.

Climate

The climate in Thailand is generally hot and humid throughout most of the year, which makes it an ideal place to visit any time. The weather is typically divided into hot season and cool season. Inland, regions can normally expect dry and cool weather between November and May. On the west coast or Andaman coast of Thailand, April to October may bring some rain. Average temperatures range from 32 C to 23 C.

Currency

The local currency in Thailand is the Bhat.

 

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