Thailand is a tropical getaway with pristine white sandy beaches, great food, infamous nightlife, bargain shopping options and not forgetting the glorious weather.
The capital, Bangkok is a mix of modern skyscrapers, ancient holy temples and endless streets stalls, there really is so much to see and definitely worth a visit.
Phuket Island is one of the most visited islands in Thailand and the most tourist friendly, offering some fantastic beaches, noisy market stalls and extravagant nightlife. A popular excursion here is the James Bond Tour which is a boat tour around some of the most recognisable filming locations from the movies.
There is no doubt that Thailand really does offer something for everyone.
Thailand's tropical climate is warm and humid with temperatures averaging 85ºF (31ºC) all year round, the hot and dry season is from March to June, where temperatures in Bangkok average around 93ºF (34ºC), and sometimes reaching 104º F (40ºC). April is typically the hottest month across the country.
The ideal time to visit Thailand is from November to February when there is a cooling breeze thanks to the northeast monsoon, during this cool season temperatures in Bangkok range from 64ºF to 89ºF and, in northern and northeastern Thailand morning temperatures can be as low as 46ºF to 53ºF.
There are specific climate zones in Thailand, where the area north of Bangkok has three seasons; November to May is the dry season, however this is broken up into the periods November to February affected by the cooling breezes of the northeast monsoon, and then March to May where the temperatures are higher, the other season is the rainy one, from May to November it's dominated by the southwest monsoon, when rainfall is heavy.
The southern peninsula has only two seasons; wet and dry, though these seasons differ from the east and west sides of the peninsular. On the west coast the southwest monsoon brings heavy rain from April through to October, whilst on the east coast the most rain falls between September and December.
Top Hotels In Thailand
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