Family Holidays in Thailand

Do not hesitate to go with children to Thailand! Coming with your family can open many doors for you, because Thai people love children and know how to welcome them with generosity.

Family Holidays in Thailand

There is no particular health problem in Thailand, which has the best hospitals in the region, and relatively well-stocked pharmacies.

More info on health and safety in Thailand and basic precautions

Thailand is an excellent playground for children, as it offers a real change of scenery , satisfactory security conditions and good hotel infrastructure , with excellent value for money. You can also find everything you need for children in stores and shopping centers, especially in Bangkok and in major cities, where several international brands are present.

Please note, however:
- Do not drink tap water: only bottled water.
- Some dishes are spicy: ask not to be spicy.
- The sun is (very) strong: the cream with maximum protection index is essential.

Discoveries of cultural sites: temples and archaeological sites
Temples fascinate young and old

- Wat Phra Kaeo in Bangkok for its flamboyance
- Wat Pho for its famous reclining Buddha
- The must: a bike ride in the ancient royal city of Sukhothai, in the heart of a large quiet park, in the middle of the monumental statues of Buddha. Magic works for sure!
- See the most beautiful temples in Thailand

Fauna and flora observation

Meetings with fauna - in complete safety - and flora are not lacking in Thailand.

- Visit elephant camps
- Visit Ganesha Park Elephants Kanchanaburi
- Visit Khao Yai National Park, northeast of Bangkok: elephants, birds, butterflies ...
- Crocodile, snake or orchid farm
- Dusit Zoo Tours
- Siam Ocean World aquarium tour in Bangkok
- Monkey temple tour in Lopburi
- For the more adventurous, the Khao Yai and Khao Sok parks

Unusual means of transport

Thailand is not lacking!

- Tuk-tuk rides in Bangkok: sort of scooters fitted out from a motorbike, with a bench under a metal canopy
- Canoe ride in the khlong and on the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok
Songthaews ride in Chiang Mai: these are collective taxis, often refitted pick-ups
- Walks in long tail boats ( long-tail boats ) in the klong (canals) of Bangkok or among the islands of southern Thailand
- The train, a picturesque and exotic means of transport; let us quote the train ride in the mythical train of the river Kwai
- Ferries or yachts in the southern islands
- More info on transport in Thailand
- More info on tuk-tuks in Southeast Asia

Walks on the colorful markets

The markets offer a festival of colors and scents presenting all kinds of objects, tropical fruits and vegetables, all more unusual than the others.

- Not to be missed: Chatuchak in Bangkok.
- Another curiosity: the floating markets of Amphawa or Damnoen Saduak (the latter being very touristy).
- Floating markets, such as the Damnoen Saduak market.

Floating markets, Thailand

Floating markets, Thailand

- Street food stalls, everywhere in cities, especially in Bangkok and Chiang Mai.
- More info on street-food in Thailand


Finally, compulsory family relaxation in the South of Thailand, a small seaside paradise with the islands of the Andaman Sea or the Gulf of Thailand. Sandy beaches, coconut palms, warm sea, bungalows ... and many nautical activities possible, including snorkeling or diving. Phuket (south), Ko Samui, Ko Chang and Ko Samet (not far from Bangkok) are particularly suitable for families.
- See the report on the islands of the Andaman Sea
- See the article on Phuket
- See the article on Ko Samui
- See the article on Ko Pha Ngan
- See the article on Ko Lanta

Folklore and traditions

- The Songkran festival , the Buddhist New Year or water festival, a festival that gives rise to huge water battles!
- The Surin Elephant Festival : acrobatics and parades in a joyful atmosphere
- The fairy feast of Loy Krathong or lantern festival
- The feast of monkeys in Lopburi
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