Thailand, a dreamy beachside paradise, is a country that has managed to retain its cultural integrity in spite of being a major tourist destination. One can find everything here - from pristine beaches to dense forests, ancient monasteries to coral reefs, from Buddhist monks to floating markets and finally the fragrant and rich food to treat your taste buds
Bangkok, the capital, in central Thailand, is regarded as a modern hub of various cultures, faiths and experiences. Chiang Mai and Chiang Rai to the north cater to those looking the quiet countryside and to spend time in the wild. Down south, beach destinations such as Phuket, Krabi and Koh Samui offer some of the best tropical experiences by the sea. On the western end, the Hua Hin region is popular for resorts where one can relax luxuriously. Finally, towards the east, Ubon Ratchathani is a spiritual and historical escape where one can immersively learn about Buddhist and Thai culture.
he best time to visit the Northern and Central region of Thailand is from October until January during summers. The rest of the year receives monsoon spells with an increase in humidity levels. December onwards until March would provide the ideal conditions for tourists hence making it the best time to visit the Gulf of Thailand. This is an excellent time for water sports and other beach activities since the weather is pleasant and windy. April and May are the hottest months of the year in Thailand. The most pleasant time of the year on the west coast of Thailand is from November until March. The monsoon starts to kick in from May to Mid-October on the west coast. The climate in these regions varies significantly throughout the year. The three distinct seasons of Thailand are summer, winter and monsoons. Depending on where in Thailand one visits, the length of these seasons vary. For instance, southern Thailand faces a longer monsoon season than the rest of the country.