General Information

General Information for travelers going to Thailand Population: 62 million Area: 514,000 square km, 514,000 square miles. Language(s): Thai, Chinese, English widely spoken Capital City: Bangkok Local Time: GMT +7 Currency: Baht (THB 1 = 100 Satang) Notes: THB: 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 Coins: THB: 1, 5, 10. Satang: 25, 50 Dialling Code: 66 Electricity: 220V AC 50Hz


Passport, Visa, Embassy

Passport & Visa Info The following details relate to holders of adult normal passports (requirements for children may be different), if any other type of passport or travel document is held, entry requirements should be checked with the relevant embassy or consulate. Restrictions: 1) Entry is refused to nationals of Afghanistan unless in transit within 3 hours 2) Entry may...


Bangkok International (BKK) Chiang Mai International (CNX) Chiang Rai (CEI) Hat Yai (HDY) Koh Samui (USM) Krabi (KBV) Mae Hong Son (HGN) Phuket International (HKT) Trang (TST)

Health risks

Thailand is a constitutional monarchy. Approximately 95 percent of the population is Buddhist and ethnically Thai, yet Thailand is a multicultural country. Most Thais in the northeast are closely related to the Lao people both culturally and linguistically, although a few northeastern provinces have substantial Khmer-speaking populations. The majority of people in the far...

Climbing In Thailand, Phra Nang, Krabi - Type Of Rock: Limestone

Climbing In Thailand, Phra Nang, Krabi - Type Of Rock: Limestone, Thailand Imagine a world-class rock-climbing destination with towering walls of limestone, situated in a tropical paradise of swaying coconut trees, white sand beaches and dense jungle. In the past decade, Phra Nang in Krabi, Thailand, has grown from a backwater tropical resort for budget travelers to an internationally recognized mecca for rock climbers in search of the perfect...


Climate: The extreme south of the country has an equatorial climate and the centre and north have a tropical monsoon climate. Rainfall is abundant throughout the country and mainly falls between Jun-Oct when it is warm, humid and cloudy. Nov-Apr is much drier with rain falling on a few days. The hottest months are Mar & May. Hot and humid for most of the year particularly...