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Trip to Thailand

 

Thailandís success as a travel destination is due in part to the ease and convenience of tour planning. Although a comparatively large country, nowhere is difficult to access.

Getting to Thailand is simple. Bangkok is served by nearby all major airlines, linking key cities around the world. Moreover, the countryís central location within Southeast Asia makes it ideally suited for multi-destination Asian itineraries.

At 514,000 squae kilometres, Thailand comprises four distinct geographical regions, eacg with its own character. The North is an area of foested hill and river valleys, while the Northeast is a semi-arid plateau and traditionally rural.

The Central Plains, with the capital Bangkok, is the nationís rice bowl watered by the Chai Phraya River. Different again is the narrow southern peninsla whose long coasts offer myriad white sandy beaches and offshore islands.

Thai Airwats flies to more than 20 provincial town with hourly flights on major routes to Chiang Mai or Phuket. This route network is complemented by private carriers, the biggest being Bangkok Airways.

The road system is comprehensive and well signposted in English, and travellers are increasingly opting for self-drive tours, sourtesy of international car rental firms in Thailand.

The road system is comprehensive and well signposted in English, and travellers are increasingly opting for self-drive tours, sourtesy of international car rental firms in Thailand.

Travel by train is a popular alternative, with rail links to key northern, northeastern and southern cities. Air-conditioned sleepers are ideal for long journeys.

Transport within cities and towns is simple and convenient. Bangkok is well served by public buses, air-conditioned taxis, and Skytrain, the latest mass transit system. Other towns offer simple public transport or unique motorised tricycles.

Tourism Authority if Thailand information offices around the country coupled with comprehensive and convenient transport make Thailand a very user friendly travel destination.

 

 

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