Thailand is a beautiful country and its beaches, islands and cities attract many tourists each year. It is located in South East Asia, with the country being a monarchy. The King was crowned in 1946 and has now reigned for 64 years, making him the longest reigning monarch in the world. The capital city is Bangkok and, along with the beaches, this is one of the biggest draws to the country. If you intend to visit Thailand it pays to do a little research before you set off and the following websites are some of the best places to get information on the country.
This is the official website for tourism in Thailand and certainly lives up to the billing with an array of excellent sections covering everything you need to know about the country. The About Thailand section gives plenty of information covering the history of the country, the different regions and the traditions and culture. It also gives practical information on such topics as the weather and the food you will enjoy. The Destination Guide section shows details of the major cities around the country and the Transportation section shows some of the best ways to get around these by rail, road and air. If you need information about visas, vaccinations and money this can be found in the Travel Information section. These are only a few of the sections included on this excellent site and it provides plenty of practical and interesting information about Thailand.
For further details check out http://www.tourismthailand.org
This site covers some of the top tourist destinations to visit in Thailand. It covers locations such as the capital city Bangkok, the biggest city in the north of the country Chiang Mai and some of the best islands including Koh Chang, Koh Samui and Phuket. There are a number of sections for each destination and these cover topics such as the best hotels, things to see, things to do, shopping, nightlife and the tours you can take. In all ten locations are included and if you are planning to travel to one of these this is a great website to check out.
For details check out http://www.gothailand.com/
Sawadee pretty much means hello in the Thai language and this site is an excellent website to find out information about destinations in the whole of Thailand. There are plenty of details about the more popular destinations in the country including Bangkok, Hua Hin, Pattya and other favorite destinations. However it goes into a lot of details about Thailand in general and provides information on activities such as golf courses, health spas, national parks and scuba diving. This makes it an excellent website to check out and whatever your plans for activities in Thailand there is a good chance you will be able to find information on this website.
For further information check out http://www.sawadee.com/
This website bills itself as Thailand’s leading travel resource and provides a lot of information to back up its claims. The three main sections comprise a Travel Guide, Travel Tips and Travel Directory and each of these has a number of sub-sections covering most things you would want to know about the country. This covers details as diverse as the history and culture of the country, to the do’s and don’ts of Thailand, to the contact details and locations of the Embassies in the main cities. This makes it a good website to check out and most of the information you could want to know about Thailand can be found at this website.
Details can be found at http://www.discoverythailand.c om/
The majority of people travelling to Thailand arrive in Bangkok. If the city is not your final destination it may be that you fly on to another destination straightaway. However you may get a chance to spend a few days in Bangkok and this website will help you have a great time. It show details of some of the best hotels to stay in, some of the best places to go shopping and some of the nightlife you can enjoy while you are there. It also gives information on some of the best tours to take in and around Bangkok as well as providing Bangkok Area Guides for some of the bigger locations in the city. Bangkok is a huge city and there is much to do and this website can help you narrow down a few options for things to do before you arrive. This makes it definitely worth checking out if you are planning to spend some time in Bangkok.
For more details check out http://www.bangkok.com/
Thailand is a fantastic country to visit and whether you want the hustle and bustle of the city, trekking through some beautiful landscapes or relaxing on a beach, the country can offer you this. Millions of people arrive each year and leave with some great memories. If you plan to visit check out some of the websites listed above before you travel. This will help you have a great time and ensure that Thailand provides you with some wonderful memories as well.