Once called the Kingdom of Siam, Thailand has many faces. This Buddhist country has a lush nature with beaches, mountains and tropical forests. In Thailand you will also find ultra-modern cities like the capital Bangkok, paradise islands like the Phi Phi Islands, more than 30,000 Buddhist temples and even floating markets.
In the north of the country are mountains and in the centre are the great plains with rice paddies. Most of the population lives in this region, near the great Thai river, the Chao Phraya.
Southern Thailand offers very different landscapes, but just as enchanting. The national parks are numerous, and the vegetation is more exotic. It is the perfect place for hiking. On the coast, the beaches are stunning as to be expected and the water turquoise and transparent. In the Phang Nga Bay, you will discover caves and imposing limestone cliffs. You can even meet gibbons, these facetious looking monkeys.
The province of Phuket is very popular with tourists. Families appreciate the change of scenery and the variety of activities including a chance to celebrate the festival and the full moon.