Planning A Perfect Family Holiday To Thailand
When you plan to visit Thailand with your family on holiday, you will have to do plenty of research before you book. There is so much to see and do in the country that you will have to work out what you want to do, and where you want to go before you get there. Below are some tips to help you plan the perfect family holiday that will leave you with some fantastic memories of your trip.
Starting In Bangkok
The most popular place for visitors to start their adventure in Thailand is Bangkok, so this is an excellent place to begin planning. Spending a day or two in the Big Mango can help you acclimatise to the weather before heading on to your next destination. You can often book a hotel family room in Sathorn, Bangkok, cheaper than you get multiple rooms, and it will take about 30-45 minutes to get to the airport to travel to your next destination in Thailand.
The Islands Of The North
If you love beach holidays, you may wish to head down to the islands, and there is plenty of choices available for excellent destinations from which you can choose to visit. Some of the most popular islands you can go to are as follows:
- Koh Samui
- Koh Tao
- Koh Pha Ngan
- Koh Lanta
- Koh Lipe
If you prefer beautiful mountain scenery or lush green jungles, there are also plenty of choices that you can choose to visit. Some of the other popular destinations in Northern Thailand away from the beaches are as follows:
- Chiang Mai
- Chiang Rai
- Mae Hong Son
- Doi Inthanon
You will need to research each area before booking your holiday and deciding on the itinerary to suit you and your family best. No matter where you go there is plenty to see and do throughout Thailand, and you may need to come back more than once to see everything you want.
The Best Time To Travel To Thailand
You will also have to consider when you will visit Thailand, and there are three distinct seasons in the country. The Thai summer runs from March to May, and this is when the temperature is hottest. If you are there in April, you can cool down with ease during the New Year celebrations of Songkran. The rainy season runs from June to October, and although it may rain every day, the temperature is still warm, and you will get a suntan if that is important to you. The most popular time to visit is the cooler season which runs from November to February, and tourist flock here from all over the world to enjoy the fantastic weather at this time of year.