thailandThailand is a wondrous kingdom, featuring Buddhist temples, exotic wildlife, and spectacular islands.

Along with a fascinating history and a unique culture that includes delectable Thai food and massage, Thailand features a modern capital city, and friendly people who epitomize Thailand’s “land of smiles” reputation.

NOTE UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice.

We can personally recommend, and can book for you, 500RAI Resorts and Tours:

  • 500RAI Valley Resort (only has 4 rooms) – 2 days / 1 night –  Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
    • Private transfer to the resort from Phuket Airport
    • Relax in and enjoy the views from the huge infinity pool above the farmhouse
    • Farm Tour, where all their produce is grown
    • Canoe trip on the nearby river, including tasting local coffee
    • Transport to the pier on Chiewlarn Lake (Khaisok National Park)
    • Boat transfer, via Sam Klur Rock to Floating Resort
  • 500RAI Floating Resort – 5 days / 4 nights – Full Board
    • NO WiFi or Mobile Phone service – geta away from it all!
    • Excellent choice and quality of meals (fish for dinner highly recommended)
    • Seperate Honetmoon Suite for the perfect honeymoon
    • Trek to the Tarzan Viewpoint
    • Visit Lan Ta Lu and / or Pakarang Caves
    • Floating swimming pool and sun deck
    • Personal canoes to explore the lake from your verandah
    • Sunrise and Sunset wildlife sanctuary tours of the lake by boat

Santha @ Travelserv is our Thailand specialist and she can use her extensive knowledge to plan your perfect visit and suggest some local tours which you may not find advertised elsewhere.

Below are some of the ‘must see’ places in Thailand, but please Contact Us with your exact needs.

  • Erawan Falls – a major attraction of the Erawan National Park in Western Thailand, named after the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology.
  • Ao Nang – the most popular beach town in Krabi, originally a backpacker hotspot but now moving slowly upmarket as the airport brings in higher flyers.
  • Floating Markets near Bangkok – though today floating markets typically function as tourist attractions, they still remain vibrant places brimming with scrumptious food.
  • Thailand - Floating MarketHua Hin Beach – has been a long-time favourite getaway for Bangkok residents, today the 8 km long beach is also popular with tourists, with the highest concentration of golf courses in all of Thailand.
  • Prasat Hin Phimai – boasts some of the most impressive Khmer ruins in Thailand, although built as a Mahayana Buddhist temple, the carvings also feature many Hindu deities.
  • Khao Yai National Park – the third-largest national park in Thailand, homes to a wide array of wildlife, including Asian elephants and black bears.
  • Mu Ko Ang Thong – is a popular national park in the Gulf of Thailand, consisting of 42 islands which are close together for easy island hopping.
  • Sukhothai Historical Park – located in northern Thailand, the park contains the ruins of Sukhothai, the capital of the kingdom of the same name during the 13th and 14th centuries.
  • Ko Nang Yuan – is a tiny island very close to Ko Tao, with beautiful beaches and its clear waters are perfect for snorkeling and scuba diving.
  • Wat Arun – this lavishly adorned temple was built to honor Aruna, the Hindu god that is most commonly represented by the radiations of the rising sun.
  • Chiang Mai Night Bazaar – the famous Night Bazaar sprawls along several city blocks along footpaths, inside buildings and temple grounds.
  • Ko Lipe – a tiny island, small enough to be covered by foot within about an hour, boasts four gorgeous beaches whose waters are home to about 25 percent of the world’s fish species.
  • Chatuchak Weekend Market – is the largest of its kind in Thailand, with more than 8,000 stalls peddling wares ranging from antiques to clothes to furniture.
  • Khao Sok National ParkKhao Sok National Park – the remnants of an ancient rainforest stretch across the park, which is split by a dramatic limestone mountain range.
  • Phanom Rung – sitting on an extinct volcano this Hindu temple, constructed of sandstone and laterite, is regarded for its outstanding architecture.
  • Similan Islands – this archipelago is one of the most popular diving destinations in the country, with gorgeous coral reefs and underwater rock formations.
  • Full Moon Party at Haad Rin – is an all-night beach party that draws a crowd of about 20,000-30,000 every single month.
  • Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway) – The two-hour train journey is one of Thailand’s most scenic and most popular train rides.
  • Ayuthaya Historical Park – contains the ruins of the second capital of Siam, renovations that began in the late 1960s restored the once-vibrant city to much of its former glory.
  • Mu Ko Chang National Park – this exquisite national park is made up of more than 50 islands, feature white sand beaches, premium snorkeling and diving sites and many waterfalls.
  • Northern Hill Tribes – It is possible to go on a trekking tour and visit one of the numerous villages where they are happy to receive tourists.
  • Railay – this popular rock-climbing destination, with more than 700 bolted rock-climbing routes as well as several stunning beaches and of caves.
  • Grand Palace – as the official residence of the kings of Siam, the Grand Palace is perhaps the most famous attraction in the bustling city of Bangkok.
  • Phang Nga Bay – is one of the top tourist attractions in Thailand with its beautiful caves, aquatic grottoes and limestone islands.
  • Ko Phi Phi – a beautiful archipelago famous as the filming location for the movie “The Beach”, with the beaches providing a variety of water recreation activities.