Thailand Travel Information
Soaring temples dot the landscape, magnificent white sand beaches stretch for miles, dense jungle covers the northern hills, paddy fields shine in the sun and uninhabited islands invite exploration. Yet, despite the diversity throughout this beautiful country, visitors will find a common trait- the courtesy and friendliness of the Thai people
Also known as ‘The land of smiles’ has become a favourable tourist destination amongst travellers with a sense of adventure or just purely for leisure. From the bustling streets of Bangkok to the beautiful beach resorts of Phuket, fromlively Pattaya to the fresh mountain air of Chiang Mai or simply to unwind on the island tranquillity of Koh Samui.
Here is some things you should know about Thailand:
Best Time to visit Thailand
Do I need a Visa?
How to get there from South Africa
Thailand is easily accessible by numerous airlines that fly on a daily basis.
- Emirates (Fly via Dubai / 15 – 18 Hours)
- Singapoire Airlines (Fly via Singapore / 14 – 17 Hours)
- Qatar (Fly via Doha / 15 – 18 Hours)
- Etihad (Fly via Abu Dhabi / 16 – 19 Hours)
- Cathay Pacific (Fly via Hong Kong / 17 – 20 Hours)
Getting around Thailand
Traveling within Thailand is easy and quite fun. There are a great variety in public transport methods within Bangkok such as private transfers, taxis, tuk-tuks, buses, trains, ferries, car rental or even scooter and bicycle rentals.
Top 20 Things to do in Thailand
LANGUAGE: Thai & English
CURRENCY: Thai Bhat
TIME: GMT +7
What things cost
Bottle of water- THB 30
Bottle of wine - THB 200-300
Local beer- THB 60
Soft drinks- THB 30
Coffee/Tea- THB 30
Average meal- THB 150-250 Street Market Meal from THB 50