Thailand

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Thailand is a country located in Southeast Asia, sharing borders with Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Malaysia. Thailand is known for its stunning natural scenery, including beautiful beaches, lush forests and picturesque mountains. It has a tropical climate with high temperatures and humidity throughout the year, making it an ideal destination for those looking for warm weather and sunshine.

Thailand is also famous for its rich culture and history. It has a long and fascinating history dating back thousands of years and is home to numerous ancient temples, palaces and ruins that showcase its impressive architectural heritage.

Overall, Thailand offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness and culinary delights that make it a truly unforgettable destination.

What To Expect

Scuba Diving

Thailand is a popular destination for scuba diving, offering a range of diving experiences for both beginners and advanced divers. The crystal-clear waters surrounding the country are home to a diverse array of marine life. The diving offers excellent visibility, stunning coral formations and the chance to see a wide variety of marine species up close.

Overall, Thailand’s warm waters, abundant marine life and well-equipped dive facilities make it an ideal destination for anyone looking to experience the thrill of scuba diving.

Keep your eye out for:

  • Whale sharks
  • Leopard sharks
  • Manta rays
  • Frogfish
  • Seahorses
  • Nudibranch
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Culture

The culture of Thailand is a rich and diverse blend of ancient traditions, modern influences and Buddhist beliefs. Buddhism plays a large role in Thai culture and many of the country’s most iconic landmarks, including temples and statues, are dedicated to this religion. Thai culture is characterized by a unique blend of ancient traditions, modern influences and a deep reverence for spirituality and community. The culture mixed with the natural beauty of the lush jungles and turquoise waters makes Thailand a must-visit destination.  

Koh Phi Phi

For total relaxation, visit the Koh Phi Phi islands. The islands are known for their natural beauty and clear turquoise waters. Head to these islands and relax on the pristine beach or explore the coral reefs while snorkeling or diving. Koh Phi Phi is a stunning destination that offers something for everyone, from those looking to relax on the beach to those seeking adventure and nightlife. 

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Floating Market

Visitors can experience another world when visiting a Thai floating market. Canals are filled with vendors in boats that sell a variety of foods and goods. The market is a fun experience for all ages. At the floating markets, visitors can take a boat ride through the canals, sample local foods, buy souvenirs and immerse themselves in Thai culture. It’s a great way to experience a traditional way of life and to see a different side of Thailand.  

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The Grand Palace

Feel like royalty and visit the Grand Palace, a complex of buildings located in the heart of Bangkok. Previous kings of Thailand called the Grand Palace home, making it unique destination for tourists to visit. The complex is a stunning example of traditional Thai architecture and artistry. Some of the buildings on the complex have thrones made of gold decorated with precious stones, large murals, carvings, gold roofs, Emerald Buddhas and jade Buddhas. 

Khao Yai National Park

Nature and animal lovers alike can visit Khao Yai National Park. The park is easily accessible and is home to a variety of wildlife. When visiting the national park, there is a chance to see elephants, deer, porcupines, bears, otters, gibbons and more! Over 440 species of birds can also be found within the park, along with 85 different species of reptiles.

What prior travelers say

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“I have been on over five trips with Diventures and plan to keep coming back! The staff is friendly and the trip leaders are great.”

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Know Before You Go

Dive Insurance

Dive insurance is required on all Diventures trips. We recommend purchasing DAN dive insurance.

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is not required but is highly recommended for all Diventures trips. We recommend purchasing DAN trip insurance.

Electricity

There are no adapters required. If you’re visiting from the States, you won’t need to worry about an adapter for your cell phone or computer.  

Passport

Must be valid 6 months beyond the dates of your trip.

Bug Spray

Please be sure to bring it with you! Mosquitos are most active in the early morning hours and around sundown. 

Water

Tap water is not drinkable anywhere in Thailand. 

Dress Code

Dress modestly, especially when visiting temples.

Credit Cards

You are able to use your credit cards in most stores and restaurants.  

Money

1 Thai Baht equals 0.029 USD. So, 34 Thai Baht is about 1 USD. 

Temperature

The average temperature varies from 71°- 95°F.  Water temperatures range from 82°- 85°F throughout the year. 

Language

Thai is the main language spoken, but English is also widely used.

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