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Thailand: Land of smiles

start_quote end_quote Thailand, where every corner holds a unique experience, and the spirit of the "Land of Smiles" feels like a personal embrace that lingers long after the journey ends. The bustling energy of Bangkok, with its vibrant markets and majestic temples, is a dynamic introduction to the heart of this kingdom. From the colorful festivals to the tranquil moments of meditation, Thailand resonates with a harmonious balance of tradition and modernity.

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Ho Chi Minh city → Cu Chi tunnels → Mekong Delta → Hoi An → Hanoi → Halong Bay → Chiang Mai → Elephant Farm → Phuket → Phang Nga Bay → Jame Bond Island

Look no further than a Vietnam & Thailand family trip, where vibrant cultures, breathtaking landscapes, and endless fun await you!

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The "Best of Thailand" family tour is more than just a vacation; it's an unforgettable bonding experience. We offer comfortable accommodations, kid-friendly activities, and expert guides who will ensure your family has a safe and enjoyable trip.

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Thailand's Beach & Bay

In Thailand's beach & bay tour embrace lie the idyllic islands, each a hidden gem where tranquility and tropical splendour intertwine. These Thai Islands are nature's secret retreats, inviting you to immerse yourself in the enchanting embrace of ivory sands, verdant jungles, and the eternal allure of a tropical sanctuary.

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Pai

As you immerse yourself in this idyllic town, discover the Pai Tour, a place where time becomes an art form, gracefully unfolding in tandem with the breathtaking landscapes and cultural nuances.

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Chiang Rai

Embark on a journey to uncover the hidden gems of the Chiang Rai tour, a city steeped in cultural richness and natural wonders.

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Koh Phi Phi

Immerse yourself in the allure of the Koh Phi Phi tour, where every moment unfolds against a backdrop of paradise. The pristine beaches, dramatic cliffs, and the famous Maya Bay create a visual symphony of tropical perfection.

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Chiang Mai

From the historic charm of the Chiang Mai tour and the spiritual allure of revered temples to the vibrant energy of local markets, each moment is a captivating encounter with the city's profound heritage.

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Bangkok

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of the Bangkok tour, where every corner tells a unique story and every experience unfolds a new dimension of diversity.

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Thailand's Beach & Bay

In Thailand's beach & bay tour embrace lie the idyllic islands, each a hidden gem where tranquility and tropical splendour intertwine. These Thai Islands are nature's secret retreats, inviting you to immerse yourself in the enchanting embrace of ivory sands, verdant jungles, and the eternal allure of a tropical sanctuary.

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Pai

As you immerse yourself in this idyllic town, discover the Pai Tour, a place where time becomes an art form, gracefully unfolding in tandem with the breathtaking landscapes and cultural nuances.

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Chiang Rai

Embark on a journey to uncover the hidden gems of the Chiang Rai tour, a city steeped in cultural richness and natural wonders.

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Koh Phi Phi

Immerse yourself in the allure of the Koh Phi Phi tour, where every moment unfolds against a backdrop of paradise. The pristine beaches, dramatic cliffs, and the famous Maya Bay create a visual symphony of tropical perfection.

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Chiang Mai

From the historic charm of the Chiang Mai tour and the spiritual allure of revered temples to the vibrant energy of local markets, each moment is a captivating encounter with the city's profound heritage.

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Bangkok

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of the Bangkok tour, where every corner tells a unique story and every experience unfolds a new dimension of diversity.

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Why book with Asia Encounter?

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Emotion Made Real

Transforming emotions into reality lies at the very heart of our purpose. We believe that travel should be a soul-stirring experience, one that not only captivates your senses but also leaves an indelible mark on your heart.

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Immersive & Authentic Journey

Our deep love for Asia ignites the creation of immersive journeys that go beyond the tourist trail. We delve deep into each destination and curate the best experiences. Discover Asia in a way that's authentic, up-to-date, and always exciting.

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Cultural Respect & Sustainability

We prioritize sustainability and respect for local cultures, ensuring that your travel leaves a positive impact on the places you visit. Travel with us and be a part of preserving cultures and protecting the environment.

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Emotion Made Real

Transforming emotions into reality lies at the very heart of our purpose. We believe that travel should be a soul-stirring experience, one that not only captivates your senses but also leaves an indelible mark on your heart.

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Immersive & Authentic Journey

Our deep love for Asia ignites the creation of immersive journeys that go beyond the tourist trail. We delve deep into each destination and curate the best experiences. Discover Asia in a way that's authentic, up-to-date, and always exciting.

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Cultural Respect & Sustainability

We prioritize sustainability and respect for local cultures, ensuring that your travel leaves a positive impact on the places you visit. Travel with us and be a part of preserving cultures and protecting the environment.

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FAQS

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How many days do I need?

How long it takes in Thailand depends on the breadth and depth of your visit. The lengths of our Thailand tours are concentrated in 6-14 days, with activities, accommodation, and meals arranged for every day. Normally one week is enough to explore some of the best places in Thailand, like Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, and Phuket, but if you are planning a journey from north to south, or prefer some more days for relaxing on the beaches, a two-week journey would be better.

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Can I combine Thailand with another country?

Sure. With our tailor-made service, it is easy to extend your Thailand tour to more destinations, such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Just let us know if you are looking for a multi-country tour and we will help you plan it.

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How can I obtain my visa to Thailand?

Under normal circumstances, tourists who come from visa-exempt countries such as America, British, Canada, Australia, etc. can enter Thailand without a visa to stay not over 30 days. However, if you're not from a visa-exempt country or need to stay longer, you need to obtain a tourist visa. Documents required: 1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. 2. Photograph of the applicant, taken within the past six months. 3. Evidence of travel from Thailand (air ticket paid in full). 4. Evidence of adequate finance (20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family). * Please check the relevant embassy/ consulate's website for specific required documents.

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Is it a common practice to give tips in Thailand?

Tipping is not mandatory while traveling in Thailand. But considered as a gesture of appreciation for good service, it is certainly welcome. Based on your satisfaction with the tour, you may tip your guide and driver before they wish you farewell as appreciation. Suggested tips are USD 5-10 per traveler per day as tips for the guide, USD 4-6 per traveler per day as tips for the driver, and USD 2 as tips for the hotel and restaurant waitress. However, you may pay more or less depending on their services.

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Is it common to use credit cards in Thailand?

Credit cards are widely accepted in Thailand, especially in tourist areas. In most hotels, shopping malls, and restaurants, you can freely use MasterCard or Visa for purchasing. When traveling to some rural areas and at small shops or stalls, taking some small notes with you is highly recommended as cash is more welcomed.

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Can I take pictures of the people, streets, during my tour?

Yes, street and people photography are allowed in Thailand. But you should always show your politeness and respect. Remember to ask permission first before you take pictures of others and notice the signboards in some military and religious places, or museums.

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How should I dress?

Thailand's climate is characterized by high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. So, the first dress tip is to bring some clothes that are loose, breathable, and lightweight. Besides, Thai culture promotes a relatively conservative dress in public, especially at religious sites. With these in mind, you just need to pack clothes that stay cool, casual, and respectful.

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Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Thailand?

While traveling on a private tour with us, you are guaranteed a hassle-free time with a personal guide and driver. For your own leisure time, it is suggested: 1. Avoid walking alone at night, either in the city or beach. 2. Dress conservatively and avoid revealing clothes. 3. Don't wear glittering jewelry out on the street. 4. Always keep your valuables with you. 5. When you're in a bar, keep your eyes on your drinks and don't accept any drinks from strangers. 6. Wear appropriate clothing that covers your shoulders and knees when visiting temples and royal buildings.

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How many days do I need?

How long it takes in Thailand depends on the breadth and depth of your visit. The lengths of our Thailand tours are concentrated in 6-14 days, with activities, accommodation, and meals arranged for every day. Normally one week is enough to explore some of the best places in Thailand, like Bangkok, Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, and Phuket, but if you are planning a journey from north to south, or prefer some more days for relaxing on the beaches, a two-week journey would be better.

Can I combine Thailand with another country?

Sure. With our tailor-made service, it is easy to extend your Thailand tour to more destinations, such as Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia. Just let us know if you are looking for a multi-country tour and we will help you plan it.

How can I obtain my visa to Thailand?

Under normal circumstances, tourists who come from visa-exempt countries such as America, British, Canada, Australia, etc. can enter Thailand without a visa to stay not over 30 days. However, if you're not from a visa-exempt country or need to stay longer, you need to obtain a tourist visa. Documents required: 1. Passport or travel document with validity not less than 6 months. 2. Photograph of the applicant, taken within the past six months. 3. Evidence of travel from Thailand (air ticket paid in full). 4. Evidence of adequate finance (20,000 Baht per person and 40,000 Baht per family). * Please check the relevant embassy/ consulate's website for specific required documents.

Is it a common practice to give tips in Thailand?

Tipping is not mandatory while traveling in Thailand. But considered as a gesture of appreciation for good service, it is certainly welcome. Based on your satisfaction with the tour, you may tip your guide and driver before they wish you farewell as appreciation. Suggested tips are USD 5-10 per traveler per day as tips for the guide, USD 4-6 per traveler per day as tips for the driver, and USD 2 as tips for the hotel and restaurant waitress. However, you may pay more or less depending on their services.

Is it common to use credit cards in Thailand?

Credit cards are widely accepted in Thailand, especially in tourist areas. In most hotels, shopping malls, and restaurants, you can freely use MasterCard or Visa for purchasing. When traveling to some rural areas and at small shops or stalls, taking some small notes with you is highly recommended as cash is more welcomed.

Can I take pictures of the people, streets, during my tour?

Yes, street and people photography are allowed in Thailand. But you should always show your politeness and respect. Remember to ask permission first before you take pictures of others and notice the signboards in some military and religious places, or museums.

How should I dress?

Thailand's climate is characterized by high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. So, the first dress tip is to bring some clothes that are loose, breathable, and lightweight. Besides, Thai culture promotes a relatively conservative dress in public, especially at religious sites. With these in mind, you just need to pack clothes that stay cool, casual, and respectful.

Is there any special advice for women travelers while visiting Thailand?

While traveling on a private tour with us, you are guaranteed a hassle-free time with a personal guide and driver. For your own leisure time, it is suggested: 1. Avoid walking alone at night, either in the city or beach. 2. Dress conservatively and avoid revealing clothes. 3. Don't wear glittering jewelry out on the street. 4. Always keep your valuables with you. 5. When you're in a bar, keep your eyes on your drinks and don't accept any drinks from strangers. 6. Wear appropriate clothing that covers your shoulders and knees when visiting temples and royal buildings.