A Definitive Thailand Travel Guide For Traveler Who Want To Know Everything Beforehand!

Although it is hard to summarize Thailand’s diversity. But, it is a renowned beach destination offering postcard-perfect views, a home to a teeming metropolis, Bangkok with gilded palaces and temples and foodilicious heaven with countless varieties of fresh seafood, noodle dishes, and flavorful spices.

Holidaying in Thailand can be extremely wonderful if you are aware of the basic facts about the country beforehand. Here’s definitive travel guide that will help you get all the basic information about this fantastic country so that you can confidently explore this amazing destination.

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Basic Facts About Thailand, You Must Be Aware Of!

  • Capital City:- Bangkok
  • Population :– 68, 640, 952 as on February 09, 2018
  • People :– Buddhist – 93.6%, Muslims – 4.9%, Christian – 1.2%, others – 0.2% & no religion – 0.1%
  • Language:– Thai
  • Currency:– Thai baht (THB)
  • Time Zone:– UTC+7

Budget You Need To Consider For-

  • 50B – 150B is the price range to buy beer over here
  • 25B – 45B is for coffee
  • 7B – 12B for distilled mineral water
  • 40B + for restaurant food
  • 49B + for buying a Sim Card
  • 10B + for spending on street food

Food – You Must Try!

Tom Yum –

A hot & sour soup cooked with shrimp and the goodness of garlic & lemongrass. Having its origin in central Thailand, Tom Yum is derived from two Thai words – “Tom” that refers to the boiling process and “Yum” that refers to Thai spicy & sour salad.

Pad Thai –

Stir-fried noodle dish which is commonly served as a street food and at local eateries in Thailand. Pad Thai is prepared with soaked dried-rice noodles, that are stir-fried with chopped tofu and eggs. The dish is flavored with fish sauce, garlic, tamarind pulp, shallots, dried shrimp, palm sugar and red-chili pepper.

Khao Pad –

A variant of fried rice prepared with shrimp and chicken. Khao pad is a central thai cuisine in which rice is stir fried with shrimp, chicken, egg, onions and garlic, and is seaoed with chilli sause, soy sauce, sugar and salt.

Yam Nua –

Also referred as Spicy Thai Grillied Beef Salad, this Yam Nua is prepared with chilli, fish sauce and lime juice. This flavourful salad is often served with steamed rice.

Best Time To Visit!

Although you can visit Thailand all round year as the climate varies throughout, the best time to vacation in this country is during the dry and cool season, i.e. between November to early April. It experiences the dry season from November to June and temperature during these months is 32-degree Celcius. While wet season starts from July and ends in October, and the temperature is 29 degrees.

The climate over here differs from western to eastern coasts. The western coast during winters is best to visit for snorkeling and diving. While the east coast is best to visit during the months of January and February.

Major Spots You Shouldn’t Miss To Visit!

Grand Palace –

Thailand’s most popular complex building located in the center of Bangkok is the Grand Palace, which is a major tourist attraction over here. Built in the year 1782, the Grand Palace was formerly the official residence of the Kings of Siam for almost 150 years.

Phi Phi Islands –

Yet another major attraction that you shouldn’t miss to visit while traveling to Thailand is Phi Phi Islands. It is a picturesque island surrounded by alluring beauty.

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep –

A Theravada Wat in the Chiang Mai province of Thailand, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is one of the most sacred sites to visit. The wat is a wonderful example of northern Thai architecture.

What You Should Do And What You Should Not?

Do’s –

  1. Alaway make sure to remove your shoes while entering someone’s home or shop
  2. Dress properly whenever you visit Thai temples
  3. Respect all Buddha images, it is mandatory
  4. Treat all monks with great respect

Don’t’s –

  1. Never keep your feet on the table
  2. Never take Buddha images out of the country
  3. Never ruffle or touch any Thai person’s head or hair
  4. Never cross your legs in front of monks

And that’s a wrap! Hope this information will help you spend a wonderful time in Thailand.

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