We all dream of an International at least once in a lifetime. Sometimes we refrain from our dreams as this involves a heavy expenditure. But there are a few picturesque destinations which are cheap to travel from India and worth visiting. One such country is Thailand. It is home for some extravagant white sand beaches covered with palm trees. Its scenic beauty is worth watching by travel lovers. Not only beaches it offers tropical forests, mist-covered mountains, and ancient monuments.
Location and currency
Thailand is situated near Myanmar on the Continent of Asia. Bangkok is the capital and the largest city.
The currency used across Thailand is Thai Baht
1 Thai Baht = 2.18 INR
There are two options to choose from. Thailand offers pre-approved visa as well as Visa on Arrival to Indian Citizen. Cost Involved for visa processing is around 2000 INR (approx.)
Here is a list of documents required for Visa
Flight Tickets (Two way)
Passport sized Photograph
Other supporting documents
Things to keep in mind while traveling to Thailand
- Check all your documents, passport, ticket, visa before traveling
- Count your luggage to avoid mismanagement at the airport
- Buy a bug spray at Thailand, as you can encounter bugs and flies
- Carry outfits according to weather
- Carry a few handy medicines and first aid
- Keep a local map
- Never feed animals
- Planning your expenses
- Plan your expenses under the different category to avoid overspending
- Eat local foods
- Shop on streets or open market
- Choose cheaper options over transport
- Choose cheap and convenient options over hotels and stay
Let’s plan a cost-effective and exciting tour for 8 days to Thailand- our budget for this itinerary is 50,000 INR per person (approx.). This tour will include Phuket, Pattaya, and Bangkok. We will discuss the things to see and other details.
Travel to Phuket Airport and enjoy your day relaxing in your hotel for the evening or you may go to see the sunset at the nearest beach or stroll around the local open markets.
Head towards the mesmerizing Phi Phi Island. It has stunning white sand beaches, blue water palm trees and many more to soothe your eyes and makes you feel in paradise. There is an option for water sports such as Fish Feeding, snorkeling, swimming along with relaxed leisure time at the beach itself.
If you want to experiment with local delicacies try Thai Buffet and Seafood at the Don Restaurant at the island.
Head towards Phang Nga Bay and travel through James Bond Island and Emerald Bay. The scenic beauty will be a treat to your eyes. The blue-green water and some rock peaks emerging from the sea, watching it from a white sand beach is a luxury by itself. Enjoy your day there and you can also indulge yourself in some exciting water sports as well.
Day 4- Pattaya
Take a 1 ½ hour flight from Phuket to Pattaya, our next destination. Take some time for the action awaiting the next day and relax in your hotel as the flight could be tiring. Take a walk through the streets and find some local delights, do some shopping for your loved ones.
Go for a coral island tour at Koh Larn by speedboat. This is a thrilling experience to travel in a speedboat with eye washing scenic beauty. Relax under the palm trees on the golden beaches and for the sports loves there is home for snorkeling, scuba diving, and swimming.
On day 6 we will reach Bangkok by road. Bangkok is home for ancient temples of Lord Buddha. Go for Wat Traimit (temple of Golden Buddha), and Wat Pho (temple of reclining Buddha). These are one of the most visited and famous tourist spots in Bangkok.
Prepare yourself for the animal encounter. Opt for safari world sightseeing for wildlife. If you are enthusiastic about an encounter with the wild then this is for you.
Check out from your hotel and it is time to fly back to India.