Thailand

Wonderful Thailand with its frenetic cities, ancient temples and golden sandy beaches and islands is an exciting and very accessible holiday destination for all the family.

Thailand has long-been a favourite destination in Asia offering a tantalising mix of tropical beaches, ancient temples and fascinating history. The ‘Land of Smiles’ is indeed an incredibly hospitable destination with top notch hotels, lodges and resorts providing every luxury, delicious cuisine using wonderful fresh produce and eclectic markets to enjoy. National Parks are rich with wildlife, and it is still possible to get away from the over commercialised areas, out into the wild and beautiful Thailand of old.

When to Go:
Thailand is a year-round destination. The optimum time to go is during the cool season which runs from around November to February. Between March and May it can get very hot, in Bangkok temperatures can reach 35C so the best place during these months is undoubtedly on the beach! Which beach? Well, you have a lot of choice but as a general rule, from November to June look to resorts around Phuket and Krabi, while between December and August the other side of the peninsula is better with Koh Samui and environs being a good bet. Between June and October the south-west monsoon arrives and weather can be unpredictable with some more remote areas tricky to reach. Downpours are heavy but short-lived – usually coming in the afternoon or at night.

12 days
From £1590
Thailand - Elephants and Beaches

A tour of Thailand including Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Khao Sok finishing with an idyllic island retreat

10 days
From £1795
Thailand - Kanchanaburi and Khanom Beach

A two centre holiday staying in a fabulous riverside safari camp in Kanchanaburi followed by a stunning beach resort

Attractions in Thailand

Bangkok

Bangkok is an experience - an increasingly modern city where traditional tuk tuks, markets and glittering shrines meet towering skyscrapers.

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Attractions in Thailand

Chiang Mai and the north

Cool and calm northern Thailand is a welcome respite and an enchanting region where traditional hill tribes still live.

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Attractions in Thailand

Islands and beaches of southern Thailand

Thailand's southern islands and beaches are a joy with white sand beaches, azure sea and lush jungle busy with birdlife.

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Attractions in Thailand

Khao Sok

Khao Sok is the world’s oldest evergreen rainforest home to sun bear, gibbon and elephant.

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