Thailand

THAILAND Overview

Time - Thailand is 3 hours behind Australian EST

Language - Thai is the official national language, however, English is widely spoken in the main cities.

Entry Requirements - Passports must be valid for six months beyond the length of stay. Visas are not required for Australian passport holders who stay less than 30 days.

Cities

BANGKOK

The capital city of Thailand is one of Asia’s most vibrant and exciting cities, yet beneath all of the hustle and bustle, Bangkok offers a unique taste of Thai culture and history. Explore its ancient palaces and Buddhist temples hiding between the high-rise buildings.

KANCHANABURI

Just north of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is one of Thailand’s largest provinces and is known for its undeniable beauty. It is also a city rich in war history, and is where you can explore the Death Railway and the Bridge over the River Kwai.

AYUTTHAYA

The ancient city of Ayutthaya is a World Heritage listed site famous for its magnificent ruins and temples. Its proximity to Bangkok makes it a popular day tour destination. This former Siam royal capital was destroyed and sacked by the Burmese in 1767. Despite the destruction some very impressive sites still remain.

CHIANG MAI

Situated on the Mae Ping River, Chiang Mai is referred to as the ‘Northern Capital’ by the locals. The city has a vibrant mix of fascinating history and modern culture. It is also popular for handicrafts and is home to nearly 300 temples.

CHIANG RAI

Chiang Rai is a small and pleasant city with a relaxed atmosphere, known as the ‘Gateway to the Golden Triangle’. Sightseeing attractions can range from visiting ruins of ancient settlements, Buddhist shrines, hilltribe villages and spectacular mountain scenery.

THAILAND Group Tours

Group Tour Name Prices From No of Days Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Thailand Highlights $3,898 16
Northern Thailand & Laos Adventure $4,420 15
Ancient Thailand $3,999 15

THAILAND Short Stays

Private short stay packages for the independent traveller.

Short Stay Name Prices From No of Days Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Bridge over the River Kwai $570 3
Bangkok City Stay $355 4
Chiang Mai Short Stay $350 4
Chiang Rai & Hilltribe Stay $820 4
 

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