Tourists dream is sunny Thailand
A magical land of thousands of smiles, orchids and the eternal sun. Amazing place where it is always warm from the gentle rays and friendly people. A corner of the earth, where, it seems, there are simply no problems ... If you have not guessed it yet, it’s all about the dream of all tourists - sunnyThailand.
What you need to know about Thailand
Picturesque Thailand is located in the center of the Indochina peninsula in south-east Asia, next to it are Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia. Thailand is washed by the gentle waters of the Andaman and South China Seas, forming the Gulf of Thailand.
The country's capital of thousands of smiles is multimillionBangkok. The state language is Thai, but most residents and merchants speak English well. On the territory of Thailand resembles France.
The temperature throughout the year is about the same. The coldest months in Thailand are from September to February. At this time, the air temperature is from +20 to +27 degrees. In the mountains in the north of the country can fall to zero. The hottest time is April and May, in these months the thermometer mark rarely drops below 35 degrees.
Where to go
The most popular resorts in Thailand -Pattaya, Bangkok, Samui, Phuket, Fr. Lanta.
Pattaya. Being on one of the most popular resorts in Thailand, it is difficult to believe that some 20 years ago it was a small, little-known village. The resort is two hours drive from the capital. If you come not only to lie on the beach around the clock - this is the place for you!
Pattaya - a resort for loversexcursions and outdoor activities. Here you can ride elephants and horses, play tennis, golf, learn water-skiing, go fishing or jump with a parachute.
With children it will be interesting to visitSafari Park, crocodile and snake farms, tiger zoo. After an active holiday, you can relax with a traditional Thai massage, take a ride on a boat with a transparent bottom or visit nightly dance and vocal costumed shows for adults.
However, most of the entertainment here is calculatedto bachelors. For family holidays it is better to prefer the islands of Thailand.
Bangkok. The capital of Thailand is also called the “city of angels”. Bangkok is an excellent choice for true connoisseurs of architecture: here you can see numerous Buddhist temples, ministries, royal monasteries and the famous palace complex.
The city is divided into 50 districts, or Khets. The capital is considered to be the heart, the spiritual center of the country.
In Bangkok, the widest choice of hotels, excursions and restaurants of national cuisine, but it is not devoid of the disadvantages of any metropolis - gas, traffic jams and noise. Perfect forfamily holidayand loversshopping.
Samui. Samui Island is the third largest in Thailand. This is one of the most picturesque corners of the country. Nature lovers will appreciate the scenic mountains and wooded hills.
Samui is a true paradise: crystal clear beaches and over 3.5 million coconut palms. The size of the island is quite small: you can drive around in a circle in just an hour!
Most island hotels are 4 * and 5 *. Almost all hotels have spa-centers, which makes Samui a paradise for women. The romantic atmosphere and silence make the island an ideal place tohoneymoon tripnewlyweds andcouples holiday.
Phuket. The largest island of Thailand attracts tourists steep shores, magnificent sandy beaches, underwater caves and grottoes. The coast of Karon is perfect foryouth and family holidays. Here lovers of both passive and active pastime will find something to their liking. The center of the island’s nightlife is the Patong coast: here, until the morning, the loud music of discos and enchanting shows do not cease.
Lanta. The resort of Lanta is still quite young: it began to receive tourists only a few years ago, and therefore it preserved the look of a tropical village as much as possible. Among the entertainment available here you can mention the Mai Kaeo caves, the “sea gypsies” villages and the orchid farm. In a relatively short period of time, the island has a lot of fans. Holidays on Koh Lanta will appeal to lovers.active rest.
Koh Lanta is a paradise fordiving enthusiastsor snorkeling. The cost of excursions, as a rule, includes two dives (or more - at an additional cost). One of the most famous island diving clubs - Lanta pers. The beauty and wealth of the underwater world of Thailand will not leave you indifferent!
The government and residents of the state are very careful about living nature, and therefore in Thailand there are five national parks where you can get acquainted with the unique flora and fauna of this truly paradise.
For newbiesdiscovering Thailand for the first timerecommend to stay in Pattaya or Phuket: With low prices in these resorts, the tourist infrastructure is best developed.
If youalready beenin Thailand and returned for new sensations in this sunny country - you can make exciting excursions onnorth of thailandin the nextCambodia and Laosor enjoy a holiday in the little-known Hua Hin resort.
Tourists are waiting for tropical beaches and fabulous green islands, deep caves and crystal clear waterfalls, stormy parties and relaxing Thai massage. Active guests can enjoy hiking, climbing, diving or snorkeling. Thailand is also famous for its vibrant nightlife with enchanting shows. Connoisseurs of architecture recommend to visit numerous temples: only in Bangkok, there are more than 300 temple buildings! Thailand surprises with a unique combination of rich national culture and modernity in the form of skyscrapers and neon lights.
What's on the menu?
If you are planning an all-inclusive, or “all inclusive” package holiday, there’s nothing to worry about: the host hotel will take care of the meals.
Catering is available around the clock.Experienced tourists recommend avoiding cheap open-air restaurants: hygiene standards in them may not meet the standards.
Pay attention to drinks: water should be boiled or drinking, which is most often offered in hotels. Canned drinks are also safe.
Prevails in the menuThai cuisine, the main component of which is rice.