Top 10 things to do in Thailand

From the electrifying nightlife (and day life!) of Bangkok, to the teeming life under the sea. From tranquil wats and palaces, to the turbulent history of the River Kwai. From shopping in street markets, to learning how to cook local produce.

The early morning air is cool as your riverboat chugs quietly into Damnoen Saduak. But already this world famous floating market is a near-chaotic scene depicting colourful merchants in fruit-laden canoes haggling with eager buyers. It’s a stark contrast to the stillness of the temples and palaces you visited yesterday, and it’s different again – but no less colourful – than the life you’ll encounter if you dive in the crystal waters off the Similan Islands. But this is Thailand, so you should expect a whole variety of unforgettable experiences.

Here are our expert consultants’ favourite reasons for visiting Thailand.

Top 10 things to do in Thailand
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