From ancient cities to zen spa escapes, let us take you on a tour through Thailand and all it has to offer. We have compiled a directory from A to Z of the multitude of unique activities and experiences you can only get from visiting this amazing country.


Temples at Ayutthaya

Stroll around the grounds of the historic city of Ayutthaya and marvel at the reliquary towers and massive monasteries.


Bangkok Cityscape

The sprawling capital of Bangkok contrasts modern skyscrapers with ornate palaces and temples and boasts a wealth of experiences on offer for every traveller.

Chiang Mai

Temples in Chiang Mai

Trek north into the mountains to discover the glorious temples and elephant sanctuaries that comprise Chiang Mai.

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

The floating market at Damnoen Saduak

Float along like you’re in a fairytale, gliding down the channels in a canoe, buying fresh Thai produce from the vendors at Damnoen Saduak Market.

Elephant Sanctuaries

An elephant following some Buddhist monks

The national animal revered all throughout Thailand, find Asian Elephant sanctuaries dotted around. Be aware, ethical sanctuaries will limit human contact with the elephants and certainly no rides atop their backs.

Full Moon Party

A girl having her back painted in UV paint at the full moon party

Once a month, when the full moon appears, prepare for epic parties on Koh Phangan island with fishbowls and fire spinners that will leave you telling tales you’ll remember for a lifetime.

Golden Triangle

A view from a high point at the golden triangle

Stand along the borderlines of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar looking over the lands of three countries from one vantage point.

Hua Hin

A luxury resort - Hyatt Regency - in Hua Hin

For a holiday away from the hustle and bustle, visit the sleepy town of Hua Hin for luxury resorts on the coast.

Island Hopping

A view of the various islands that comprise Thailand

Thailand is famous for its incredible geology and landscapes, and most notably are the hundreds of beautiful islands that lie just off the coast. Visit Phi Phi for an out-of-world paradise.

James Bond Island

A photo of a longboat with the iconic view of James Bond Island in the background

One such iconic island is James Bond Island, whose towering rock formation has been made infamous by appearing in The Man with the Golden Gun.

Koh Samui

A view out to the sea over a beautiful resort in Koh Samui

Or for a longer getaway, escape to Koh Samui, an enchanting island paradise where you can enjoy all of the culture, coast and cuisine that Thailand has to offer.

Land of Smiles

A little Thai girl smiling and dipping her legs into a river

Thailand translates to “The Land of Smiles” and that certainly is true, visitors receive a warm welcome and the friendliest hospitality. This open culture accepts all and is a fantastic destination for LGBTQIA+ travellers.

Muay Thai Boxing

Two Thai Teens practicing Muay Thai Boxing in a shallow river

A sport strongly associated with Thai culture, visitors can enjoy watching a Thai boxing match or keep fit by learning the sport at various gyms.

National Parks

A cascading waterfall in Erawan National Park

Chase cascading waterfalls in Erawan in Kanchanaburi, longboat through the towering limestone cliffs in Khao Sok, or take a dip in emerald pools surrounded by luscious foliage in Namtok Phlio.


A diver looking at the sea life and corals in Thailand

With miles of coastline, the ocean calls on all those aquanauts. Take a dip and dive to explore corals and underwater wildlife or enjoy a sunrise paddleboard for true serenity.


A view over Phuket's Promthep Cape

Phuket is a popular destination for travellers seeking beachside bliss, coupled with an amazing coastline, and a vibrant nightlife..

Quirky Foods

An overhead view over a street food vendor

Fancy some authentic street food that’s world-renowned? Jay Fai is a street food vendor with queues out the door and a Michelin star under her belt, making for one of the most unique Michelin-star gastronomic experiences in the world!

Railay Beach

Looking out across the beach and the amazing views of the limestone cliffs.

Bountiful beaches line the coasts, but one that really stands out for its stunning beauty is Railay Beach with its crescent shape and remarkable cliffs.

Songkran Festival

Girls on a scooter with water guns during Songkran Festival Take part in one of, if not the largest, water fights this world sees during Songkran Festival, a festival marking the New Year according to the solar calendar.

Tuk Tuk

Tuk tuks on a Bangkok street at night timeEmbark on cross-city adventures in these creative and colourful little tuk-tuks, zipping through the traffic whilst blasting your favourite party beats.


Sukhothai temple at night lit up by candlelightA land with a plethora of unique flora, fauna, geology and historical sites, there are a number of UNESCO-protected areas to explore.

Vegetarian & Vegan-Friendly

A delicious Thai noodle dishGiven the large Buddhist population within Thailand, vegetarian and vegan foods are aplenty. Enjoy the very best curries and noodle dishes with no animal products.


Wat Rong Khun otherwise known as White TempleTemples, otherwise known as Wats, are abundant throughout Thailand. Appreciate the ornate architecture and vibrant artwork throughout the multitude of sites.

Xtreme Sports

Ziplining through treetopsPush yourself to the limits and try something that’ll really elevate your heart rate with magnificent cliffs to climb or treetops to zipline through.

Year Round Destination

A classic view of Thailand's islands and crystal clear teal waters from the front of a longboatThailand has a unique climate with 3 seasons giving multiple options for travellers. Explore the cities in the cool and dry season from December to February. Soak in the sun and sea during the hot season March to June. Experience warm and tropical showers, seeing Thailand’s jungles when it’s most luscious during July to November in the final of the 3 seasons (and make the most of the lower prices too!)


A couple getting a Thai massageThe ultimate zen escape awaits with many resorts and retreats with world-class spa and wellness settings to have you realign and feel your best self.

Plan Your Thailand Holiday

We have taken you through the A to Z and we can get you from A to B. With over 45 years in the business of travel, let our destination specialists book your ultimate Thai getaway. Give one of our Kenwood Travel experts a call on 020 7749 9278 or enquire online to write your new chapter in the Land of Smiles.

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