Experience a Laid Back Holiday in one of the most beautiful countries of Asia, Thailand

Thailand is one of the most preferred international holiday destinations across the world. Be it a family vacation, honeymoon, group or solo travel, Thailand is just perfect for all kinds of travels. Its scenic landscape, beautiful tropical beaches, temples, rich culture and tradition and delicious Thai cuisine could make one hypnotic and fall in love with the country.

Traditional Dance of Thailand


Thailand’s capital is undoubtedly one of the exuberant and vibrant cities that boasts a mix of conventionally and contemporarily designed buildings, huge shopping malls, an overwhelming number of markets, Buddhist temples and sparkling nightlife. 

Here are some of the exciting things one could do in Bangkok:

  • Visit Wat Pho Temple that has a magnificent statue of Reclining Buddha covered in gold leaf that stands fifteen meters tall and forty-six meters long.
  • Board the Sky Train and take a tour around Bangkok City.
  • Explore the zesty and lively Chatuchak Market. This market is one of the largest markets in the world which is open only on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Visit The Bangkok National Museum
  • Shop till Your heart out at Siam Paragon.
  • Munch on some of the best street food and while at it, don’t forget to try the Pad Thai Noodles.
  • Explore the fun and groovy nightlife in Bangkok. There are many exciting nightclubs, amazing rooftop bars, hip cocktail bars and more.
  • Take a tour of The Grand Palace, a masterpiece of intricate and remarkable architecture built in the heart of the city. 
  • Take a Boat Trip and check out some of the noteworthy attractions of Bangkok while navigating across the city along the Chao Phraya River.


Pattaya is undeniably one of the favourite coastal cities of holidaymakers around the world. This happening city is known for its beautiful beaches, islands, theme parks, sacred temples, night markets & so much more.

Here are some of the well-liked and popular things one could do when in Pattaya

  • Stroll along the charming Noong Nooch Botanical Garden. 
  • Wallow in the turquoise waters and relax on white-sand beaches of Coral Islands. Adventure seekers can enjoy snorkelling, parasailing, waterskiing, windsurfing and a wide range of watersports.  
  • Discover the unimaginable, unexpected and bizarre events and items at Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum. 
  • Take a boat ride through the world’s largest man-made floating market, Pattaya Floating Market. One can shop from uniquely designed traditional products, clothes, handicrafts, Thai silk and indulge in authentic world-class Thai Food. 
  • Discover the finest artistic composition of miniature replicas of important historical places and structures of Thailand and other parts of the world at Mini Siam.
  • Spend some time at The Sanctuary of Truth Museum, constructed entirely of teak wood that stands beautiful and tall right by the beach. One can learn and adore the ancient Thai culture and architecture through the finely hand-carved wooden sculptures. 
  • Experience an exciting nightlife at Pattaya’s most dynamic and high spirited nightlife hub, The Walking Street. The entire street is home to some happening bars, restaurants, street food and clubs, that come to life after the sun goes down.
  • While in Pattaya one for sure cannot miss the world-famous Alcazar Show which is a true delight for all music and dance lovers. The show offers some of the fantastic and immensely entertaining performances influenced by Thai, Korean, Russian, American and a lot of other cultures.

A paradise for beach lovers, Party people, adventure seekers, families and couples, Phuket is situated on the country’s southwest coast and is Thailand’s largest Island. Phuket offers a spectrum of eye-catching and heavenly landscapes, beaches and cultural heritage sights. 

Following are some of the exciting things one could do in Phuket:

  • Cruise through the limestone cliffs that stand tall and green emerging out of the sheer emerald green water at Phang Nga BayKoh Ta-Pu (Nail Island) popularly known as James Bond Island and Koh Panyee island, that fosters a village with many huts, restaurants and houses are the major tourist attractions of Phan Nga Bay. 
  • Take a boat ride to Phi Phi Island, one of the most visited islands in Thailand. One could just get totally lost to daze just by relaxing on the white sand under the clear blue sky, surrounded by the lustrous blue sea and lush green forest.  
  • Enjoy a swim in the blue seas at Similan Islands. Ranked among the best dive sites in the world for the vibrant and colourful coral reefs & aquatic life, it is a heaven for Scuba Divers. 
  • Hike or drive up to the giant Buddha Statue knows as Big Buddha on top of the Nakkerd Hills in Chalong. The beautiful view from this spot is undoubtedly blissful to the eyes and soul!  
  • Relish local street food, catch sight of unique street performances and grove to music at some of the best night markets in Phuket. Some of the popular night markets are Phuket weekend Market, Chilva Market, Phuket Walking Street, Malin Plaza Patong and Phuket Indy Market.


On the west coast of Southern Thailand lies a beautiful coastal province called Krabi surrounded by a vast number of spectacular islands. Krabi flaunts rich and lush green hills, beaches with white sand and turquoise waters, coral-fringed islands, waterfalls and caves. It makes a perfect destination for travellers who are keen on making a relaxed as well as an adventurous power packed holiday. Kayaking, snorkelling, scuba diving, sailing, bird watching, Island Hopping are some of the activities one can enjoy here. Krabi also has several fine and exceptional resorts and stays.

Here are some of the thrilling things one could do on a visit to Krabi

  • Break free into the breathtakingly beautiful and small peninsula, The Railay Beach. It small offers white sand beaches, a hidden lagoon surrounded by huge limestone cliffs and caves. 
  • Hire a speedboat or a long tail boat from Krabi Town or Ao Nang and discover some of the most popular and exotic Islands that would leave one feeling relaxed & rejuvenated. Hong Island, Phi Phi Islands, Koh Lanta Yai, Koh Yao Yai, Chicken Island are some of the splendid islands to look for. 
  • Relax and immerse yourself in Klong Thom Hotsprings located amidst the rainforest. Just minutes away from the hot spring, is the Thung Teao Forest Natural Park where one can take a nature walk and a dip in the Emerald Pool, a naturally formed crystal clear turquoise blue pond. 
  • Visit the Krabi Town, hang out at the local bars and eateries and shop some interesting souvenirs at the Krabi Night Market.

Getting to Thailand

There is an extensive number of flights that run between major cities of India & Bangkok. Bangkok has two major International Airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport. One can choose to take a flybus or flight from Mysore to Bangalore International Airport or flight to Chennai International Airport and then fly to Bangkok.

Pattaya’s nearest airport is the U-Tapao International Airport but has very limited connectivity. Thus the best way to reach Pattaya from India would be to take a flight to, Bangkok and then, either take a bus or minibus or a private cab to Pattaya.

Phuket International Airport is well connected to Bangkok and Pattaya with everyday flights. There are also direct flights from India. Phuket can also be reached by bus or cab from Bangkok. One can get the buses from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal. The bus ride takes a minimum of 13 hours. 

Majority of places in Thailand are totally safe to travel. Bangkok city has an excellent system and network of transportation that is very convenient to move around. Taxis, tuk-tuks, local buses, Skytrain, express boats are some of the facilities one could make use of while in the country. Many places also offer two-wheelers and cars to move around.

Visa Process

Thailand Visa on Arrival fee for Indians in 2019 is 2000 THB which is to be paid in cash (Thai Baht). However, Thailand has waived this fee until the end of April 2020.Make sure you check this with your travel agent at the time of booking the holiday.

When applying for Thai Visa on Arrival, the following documents are mandatory:

1. Indian Passport which is valid for at least 30 days.

2. Return journey air ticket within the next 15 days.

3. One passport size (4 x 6 cm) photo.

4. Filled-in Visa on Arrival application form and Thailand Arrival Card (Ask for this            in the flight)

5. Visa on Arrival fee of is 2000 THB

6. Address of hotel in Thailand and booking confirmation. 

7. Proof of funds of at least 10,000 THB per person and 20,000 THB per family during the stay in Thailand. Funds could be shown in any currency. The proof of funds is not commonly asked but there is a possibility.

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