Thailand has reopened its borders to fully-vaccinated visitors from 63 countries and territories.
Beginning November 1, 2021, fully vaccinated Thai and foreign tourists may enter Thailand without being quarantined via the Phuket Sandbox Program, as well as the Bangkok, Pattaya, Koh Samui, Hua Hin, and Chiang Mai Sandboxes.
The Thai government has reinstated the 10-day obligatory quarantine for unvaccinated Thai and international visitors.
Thai embassies and consulates are now giving Certificates of Entry or Thailand Pass to those nationals on the Visa Exemption list who want to visit Thailand.
For foreigners entering Thailand, the ASQ Hotel and SHA+ Hotel reservations, as well as COVID 19 Insurance, are necessary as you still need to stay one night to await your test on arrival.
Bangkok undoubtedly lives up to its image as a Southeast Asian vacation hotspot. Funky markets, fancy shops, a riverbank full of surprises, a thriving nightlife scene, numerous magnificent sites and activities that represent its distinct past, and much more can be found in the 'City of Angels.'
By making use of the city's advanced Skytrain and underground networks, you can avoid traffic bottlenecks. Alternatively, use a long-tail speed boat or a river taxi to explore the Riverside region. Bangkok is brimming with intriguing prospects, whether you're here for business or pleasure.
With exquisite white beaches, nodding palm trees, glistening oceans, and bustling cities, Phuket is one of the world's best beach resorts. With hundreds of hotels to choose from, a varied selection of eating, and lots of nightlife alternatives, it caters to a broad range of interests and budgets. You may experience an adventurous speedboat excursion to the numerous neighbouring tropical islands, including the famed Koh Phi Phi, or a quiet sail around the mysterious Phang Nga Bay, in addition to exploring the amazing attractions of Thailand's largest island.
Phuket has more than 30 beautiful beaches to select from. The most popular beaches have always been Patong Beach, Kata, Karon, and Kamala, but the north of the island has some hidden beauties for those seeking a more romantic ambience.
Chiang Mai is the largest city in northern Thailand and the country's third-largest metropolis after Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchasima. At a height of 1,100 feet, it is situated on the Ping River, a significant tributary of the Chao Phraya River, at the heart of a lush intermontane basin (335 m). It is the religious, economic, cultural, educational, and transportation hub for northern Thailand as well as a portion of Myanmar (Burma). The city, which was formerly the seat of an autonomous country, has significant cultural links to Laos.
Koh Samui is Thailand's third-largest island and the largest in an archipelago of more than 80. While Samui is small enough to be navigated in a couple of hours by motorbike or car, the island has such a broad selection of beaches and activities that seeing everything in a single visit is difficult. Chaweng, Lamai, Taling Ngam, and Natien are just a few of the many beautiful beaches that can be found here. Aside from abundant natural beauty, the island is rich in history and culture.
The island of Koh Phangan is one of Thailand's most picturesque and wild islands. Phangan, which is 70 kilometres from the mainland and 12 kilometres from Koh Samui, lacks an airport and depends primarily on boats from the mainland and Koh Samui to convey people.
The island's rich tropical rainforest interior, several lovely, long white-sand beaches, and over 20 neighbouring diving locations are all well-known. Thongsala and Haad Rin are the primary disembarkation locations, with lots of ATM machines and banks. The famed Full Moon Party and Black Moon Party on Koh Phangan are the island's greatest claim to fame, with the Full Moon events drawing between 10,000 and 30,000 revellers on New Year's Eve. For specific information on Koh Phangan hotels click here.
Pattaya is usually lively and entertaining. This dynamic seaside city rose to prominence in the early 1980s and has been there ever since. Pattaya's beaches are alive with activity from dawn to sunset, as water sports enthusiasts and sun worshipers flock to the shore. After dusk, the activity moves to the streets, where revellers experience the city's supercharged nightlife scene, which includes drinking and partying until morning.
Despite the fact that Hua Hin is no longer a sleepy hamlet, it has a peaceful, wholesome attitude that is often lacking in Thailand's other prominent beach resorts. There are a variety of water activities accessible, eight golf courses nearby, and countless restaurants, pubs, and local discos serving beverages and entertainment after the sunsets.
Restaurants abound, serving a variety of cuisines ranging from traditional Thai to worldwide favourites. It's no surprise that Hua Hin has progressively grown in popularity, particularly among couples and families, thanks to its mix of beautiful beaches surrounded by a picturesque town with many intriguing attractions.
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