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Thailand Travel Guide

February 26, 2020 by VacStay Vacation Rentals

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Thailand Travel Guide

Thailand, also called the Land of Smiles, is the most popular tourist destination in South-East Asia due to its wealth of natural beauty, culture and history, gorgeous islands and beaches and the mouth-watering food.

Located in Southeast Asia, Thailand covers a total area of approximately 513,000 square kilometers (198,000 square miles) and is the 50th largest country in the world and the 12th largest in Asia!

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The north of the country borders Myanmar and Laos. The northernmost point is Amphoe Mae Sai, Chiang Rai Province, with tourist attractions like Mae Sai Market, Golden Triangle, Wat Phra That Doi Wao, and Wat Thampla (locally known as Money Temple).

The south of the country is next to Malaysia and the Gulf of Thailand. The southernmost point is Amphoe Betong, Yala Province, which contains tourist attractions like La-ong Rung Waterfall (Rainbow Waterfall), Chaloem Phrakiat Waterfall (I-yer Khem Waterfall), Bala-Hala Forest, the sea of fog at Microwave Mountain, and Betong Hot Spring.

The east of the country borders Cambodia and Laos. The easternmost point is Amphoe Si Mueang Mai, Ubon Ratchathani Province, with tourist attractions like Sai Rung Waterfall (Rainbow Waterfall), Kaeng Chu Kan, and Hin Huai Soob Stone Yard.

The west of the country is next to Myanmar and the Andaman Sea. The westernmost point is Amphoe Mae Sariang, Mae Hong Son Province, with tourist attractions like Wat Phra That Chom Thong, Wat Phra That Chom Chaeng, Wat Phra That Chom Kitti, Salawin National Park, Bua Tong Field at Doi Mae Ho, and Mae Sawan Noi Waterfall.

Thailand is divided into six regions: North, Northeast, Central, South, East, and West.

The North is the country’s highlands. Vast mountain ranges dominate the landscape and are the source of many rivers. Doi Inthanon, Thailand’s tallest peak, is famous among tourists during the cool season for the Mae Kha Ning (frost flower) phenomenon as well as a sea of fog, nature trails, waterfalls, and botanical scenes.

The Northeast features some of the beautiful northern highlands but also gorgeous plateaus. Hom Mali Rice (Thai Jasmine Rice) is grown here and exported all over the world. The Mekong River is a very prominent river that runs through the area. Popular places along the Mekong River include Amphoe Chiang Khan of Loei Province, Tha Sadet Market in Nong Khai Province, Indochina Market in Mukdahan Province, and Sam Pan Bok Grand Canyon in Ubon Ratchathani Province.

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Central Thailand is mainly plains and is a huge area of rice farming and agriculture. The Chao Phraya River is very important to Thailand’s history. Interesting places to visit are ancient historical temples, Bang Pa-in Royal Palace and Bang Sai Royal Folk Arts and Crafts Center in Ayutthaya Province, and Koh Kret in Nonthaburi Province. And if you like shopping, there are plenty of local markets in Bangkok for you to explore such as Wang Lang Market, Tha Phra Chan Market, Saphan Phut (Memorial Bridge) Night Market, and Asiatique Night Market. There are also Chao Phraya boat tours from Bangkok to Ayutthaya every day.

The South contains many beautiful beaches and islands in the Gulf of Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Well-known tourist destinations are Phuket Province, Koh Samui, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lipe, and Koh Tao.

Eastern Thailand is half mountain, half ocean. Although there aren’t many provinces here, it still has a lot of amazing sights and stunning locations to visit just like the rest of Thailand such as Koh Samed, Koh Chang, Koh Mak, Koh Lan, Koh Si Chang, Bang Saen Beach, Pattaya, Jomtien Beach, Laem Mae Phim Beach, and Mae Ram Phueng Beach.

The West is mountainous with many woodlands, waterfalls, and dams, which is why there are a number of national parks in the area. Due to its geographical variation, there is a lot of incredible Thai nature to see in this western region. Tourist attractions include Thong Pha Phum National Park, Srinakharin Dam, Vajiralongkorn Dam, Sai Yok Noi Waterfall, Sai Yok Yai Waterfall, Erawan Waterfall, Mon Bridge, Mueang Sing Historical Park, Three Pagodas Pass, Wat Wang Wiwekaram, Underwater City, The Bridge of the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and World War II Museum and Art Gallery.

Thailand has three seasons: wet, cool, and hot. Depending on where and when you travel Thailand, it is always good to check the weather before visiting as some areas are better in certain seasons.

List of Province of Thailand

Thailand is divided into 77 provinces (Changwat), which are grouped into 5 groups of provinces. The name of the province is the same as that of the capital city, which is sometimes preceded with a Mueang (or Muang) to avoid confusion with the province.

Capital of Thailand

City Where to Stay
  Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon)   Bangkok Vacation Rentals

Northern Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Chiang Mai   Chiang Mai Vacation Rentals
  Chiang Rai   Chiang Rai Vacation Rentals
  Lampang   Lampang Vacation Rentals
  Lamphun   Lamphun Vacation Rentals
  Mae Hong Son   Mae Hong Son Vacation Rentals
  Nan   Nan Vacation Rentals
  Phayao   Phayao Vacation Rentals
  Phrae   Phrae Vacation Rentals
  Uttaradit   Uttaradit Vacation Rentals

Northeastern Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Amnat Charoen   Amnat Charoen Vacation Rentals
  Bueng Kan   Bueng Kan Vacation Rentals
  Buriram   Buriram Vacation Rentals
  Chaiyaphum   Chaiyaphum Vacation Rentals
  Kalasin   Kalasin Vacation Rentals
  Khon Kaen   Khon Kaen Vacation Rentals
  Loei   Loei Vacation Rentals
  Maha Sarakham   Maha Sarakham Vacation Rentals
  Mukdahan   Mukdahan Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Phanom   Nakhon Phanom Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Ratchasima   Nakhon Ratchasima Vacation Rentals
  Nong Bua Lamphu   Nong Bua Lamphu Vacation Rentals
  Nong Khai   Nong Khai Vacation Rentals
  Roi Et   Roi Et Vacation Rentals
  Sakon Nakhon   Sakon Nakhon Vacation Rentals
  Sisaket   Sisaket Vacation Rentals
  Surin   Surin Vacation Rentals
  Ubon Ratchathani   Ubon Ratchathani Vacation Rentals
  Udon Thani   Udon Thani Vacation Rentals
  Yasothon   Yasothon Vacation Rentals

Central Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Ang Thong   Ang Thong Vacation Rentals
  Chainat   Chai Nat Vacation Rentals
  Kamphaeng Phet   Kamphaeng Phet Vacation Rentals
  Lopburi   Lopburi Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Nayok   Nakhon Nayok Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Pathom   Nakhon Pathom Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Sawan   Nakhon Sawan Vacation Rentals
  Nonthaburi   Nonthaburi Vacation Rentals
  Pathum Thani   Pathum Thani Vacation Rentals
  Phetchabun   Phetchabun Vacation Rentals
  Phichit   Phichit Vacation Rentals
  Phitsanulok   Phitsanulok Vacation Rentals
  Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya   Ayutthaya Vacation Rentals
  Samut Prakan   Samut Prakan Vacation Rentals
  Samut Sakhon   Samut Sakhon Vacation Rentals
  Samut Songkhram   Samut Songkhram Vacation Rentals
  Saraburi   Saraburi Vacation Rentals
  Sing Buri   Sing Buri Vacation Rentals
  Sukhothai   Sukhothai Vacation Rentals
  Suphan Buri   Suphan Buri Vacation Rentals
  Uthai Thani   Uthai Thani Vacation Rentals

Eastern Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Chachoengsao   Chachoengsao Vacation Rentals
  Chanthaburi   Chanthaburi Vacation Rentals
  Chonburi   Chonburi Vacation Rentals
  Prachinburi   Prachinburi Vacation Rentals
  Rayong   Rayong Vacation Rentals
  Sa Kaeo   Sa Kaeo Vacation Rentals
  Trat   Trat Vacation Rentals

Western Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Kanchanaburi   Kanchanaburi Vacation Rentals
  Phetchaburi   Phetchaburi Vacation Rentals
  Prachuap Khiri Khan   Prachuap Khiri Khan Vacation Rentals
  Ratchaburi   Ratchaburi Vacation Rentals
  Tak   Tak Vacation Rentals

Southern Thailand

Province Where to Stay
  Chumphon   Chumphon Vacation Rentals
  Krabi   Krabi Vacation Rentals
  Nakhon Si Thammarat   Nakhon Si Thammarat Vacation Rentals
  Narathiwat   Narathiwat Vacation Rentals
  Pattani   Pattani Vacation Rentals
  Phang Nga   Phang Nga Vacation Rentals
  Phatthalung   Phatthalung Vacation Rentals
  Phuket   Phuket Vacation Rentals
  Ranong   Ranong Vacation Rentals
  Satun   Satun Vacation Rentals
  Songkhla   Songkhla Vacation Rentals
  Surat Thani   Surat Thani Vacation Rentals
  Trang   Trang Vacation Rentals
  Yala   Yala Vacation Rentals

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Top Destinations Places to Stay
  Bangkok   Bangkok Vacation Rentals
  Phuket   Phuket Vacation Rentals
  Pattaya   Pattaya Vacation Rentals
  Chiang Mai   Chiang Mai Vacation Rentals
  Krabi   Krabi Vacation Rentals
  Chiang Rai   Chiang Rai Vacation Rentals
  Phang Nga   Phang Nga Vacation Rentals
  Cha Am   Cha Am Vacation Rentals
  Hua Hin   Hua Hin Vacation Rentals
  Ko Chang   Ko Chang Vacation Rentals
  Ko Kut   Ko Kut Vacation Rentals
  Ko Samet   Ko Samet Vacation Rentals
  Ko Lanta   Ko Lanta Vacation Rentals
  Ko Phi Phi   Ko Phi Phi Vacation Rentals
  Khao Lak   Khao Lak Vacation Rentals
  Ko Samui   Ko Samui Vacation Rentals
  Ko Phangan   Ko Phangan Vacation Rentals
  Ko Tao   Ko Tao Vacation Rentals
  Hat Yai   Hat Yai Vacation Rentals
  Pai   Pai Vacation Rentals

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