If you are planning to go to Thailand? So before going, know why most people go for a trip in this country and what is the process of going, in this blog post (Thailand Travel Guide) I am going to give you the complete information, so please read this post till the end.

Friends, Thailand is a country which is included in the most visited South Asian countries by tourists around the world. You will probably be surprised to know that before the Corona period, the number of tourists coming to Thailand from all over the world was about 40 million, but after Corona this number has decreased.

If we talk about the year 2022, then the number of tourists in Thailand is about 10 million. By the way, the figures keep increasing and decreasing every year, yet the capital of Thailand, “Bangkok” is the city of the world which is the most visited city of the world. This small country situated in Asia has become a puzzle choice for tourists all over the world today.

Thailand is one of the most preferred foreign destinations for Indians. Thailand is at a distance of about 3000 kilometres from India, so it is very close due to which cheap air travel is available. In this article I will tell you Thailand Travel Guide step by step.

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Thailand Travel Guide: How to make your travel budget

The Cheap Cost of Travel

Friends, on hearing the name of foreign trip, the first thing that comes to our mind is the budget. But Thailand is a country where you can easily travel in your budget. Nowadays, almost every airlines always gives some kind of discount on flights, taking advantage of that you can do pre-booking. After reaching Thailand, there are cheap transport options available to travel here, you can use local transport such as buses, tuk-tuks and bike taxis to move around here

The verity of Food in Thailand

Thailand Travel Guide

For your information, let us tell you that Thailand is also called the ‘Land of Smiles’, and if tasty and spicy food is added to it then what else can we say. Here you will find more than one variety of food, if you find one food very tasty, then do not stick to it and try something new.

Believe me, you will love every food you get in Thailand. If you are a sea food lover, then you will have a verities sea food there.

Read this article also : Life is Good in the Land of Smiles

Thailand Markets

Now if we talk about the market here, then let me tell you that Thailand’s market is completely different from other markets of the world, from food and drinks to other antique and old items, the market will attract you towards itself. Some of the markets here are known for street eats. Tourists also like to go to Thailand for shopping because you will find unique and unique things in Thailand. Whenever tourists get a chance to go there, they definitely do shopping by going to the market.

The temples of Thailand

Thailand is also known as the land of temples. According to the report, there are 40,717 temples in Thailand. Tourists will definitely see at least one such temple here which will leave no stone unturned to soothe their eyes. Thailand’s temple structures belong to different dynasties, and each temple reflects the architectural and construction style of that era. The majestic splendor of the temples gives a different look to the capital.

Thailand Travel Guide

Best time to go to Thailand

Thailand is a place where you can spend the whole year. Although tourists keep coming to Thailand throughout the years, you can go anytime according to your convenience. But in December and January, the atmosphere here is different because it is the time of New Year and people prefer to go to Thailand on New Year because it is budget friendly.

Thailand Travel Guide – Suvarnabhumi airport

There are two airports in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport. Suvarnabhumi is the main airport which is 30 km away from Bangkok city while Don Mueang is 30 km away from the main city. If I talk about distance, it doesn’t make much difference. You can get Suvarnabhumi Airport tickets a little cheaper than Don Mueang Airport, so before booking tickets, do check the fare of both the airports.

Thailand Tourist Visa

Whenever someone plans to travel abroad, there is tension in his mind regarding visa. People don’t know how many rounds of embassy they have to go for visa, but it is not so for Thailand, you will get visa for Thailand easily.

There are two types of visas to visit Thailand. Tourist Visa that allows you to stay in Thailand for a period of three months, although the maximum period of stay is for 60 days, but you can extend that period for another 30 days by going to the embassy. And another Visa on Arrival with which you can stay in Thailand for up to 15 days. This means that you can obtain a visa on arrival in Thailand by paying a specified fee.

How to apply Tourist Visa

If you are planning to stay in Thailand for more than 30 days, then for this you will have to take a visa in advance.

By filling the visa application form correctly attach all the documents given below. You can apply from Royal Thai Embassy Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai office or you can also apply visa from VFS Global.

Documents Required for Thailand Tourist Visa

  • Visa application form
  • Visa fee – Rs. 2000
  • Valid passport with six months validity
  • Photocopy of first and last page of passport
  • Recent Photograph (4 × 6 cm)
  • Return or onward confirmed flight ticket
  • Proof of stay or hotel booking confirmation
  • Sufficient money per person (10,000 Baht or 21,000 INR)

You can also attached some additional documents to avoid Visa rejection.

  • Bank passbook or statement of last 6 months
  • Income tax return of last 3 years
  • Travel program/itinerary
  • Employment proof or Business certificate
  • Proof of Travel Expenses (10,000 baht/person, 20,000 baht/family)

If you have planned to visit Thailand, then also keep in mind that Visa on Arrival is considered in Thailand only when you are not going to stay there for more than 30 days. Visa on arrival is given to you only for 15 days means your returning flight should be on 14th day otherwise your visa on arrival application can also be rejected.

Thailand Visa on Arrival

Thailand Travel Guide – Visa on Arrivals hall at BKK international Airport

Documents Required for Thailand Visa on Arrival (Thailand Travel Guide)

  • Visa application form
  • Visa fee – Thai Baht 2000
  • Valid passport with six months validity
  • Photocopy of first and last page of passport
  • Recent Photograph (4 × 6 cm)
  • Return or onward confirmed flight ticket
  • Proof of stay or hotel booking confirmation
  • Sufficient money per person (10,000 Baht or 21,000 INR)

Additional Documents to avoid visa on arrival rejection

  • Bank passbook or statement of last 6 months
  • Income tax return of last 3 years
  • Travel program/itinerary
  • Employment proof or Business certificate
  • Proof of Travel Expenses (10,000 baht/person, 20,000 baht/family)

After filling the application form correctly, submit it by standing in line. Remember, keep the above mentioned important documents with you, any documents can be asked from you.

You are taken a passport and visa on arrival form and card. After this you are given a token for which you have to wait in the waiting hall. After about 10-15 minutes the officials come and they show the token if you have the number then you go to them and you take your passport from them. Your passport will have a visa on arrival stamp.

How to apply visa on arrival online

To apply for Thailand e-Visa, first of all go to its official website. If you apply for an e-Visa through any other website, you may have to pay additional charges.

Step 1 : The first step in the E-VOA application is to register on the website. Provide all the information asked for and upload the required documents.

Step 2 : After providing all the required information, you need to make the visa fee payment through payment gateway. You can pay the fee using Mastercard, Visa and Union Pay Credit/Debit cards. Make sure that your card has ‘3D Secure System’ and is capable of international transactions.

Step 3 : After successful fee payment, you will get a file in .pdf format. It will contain information whether your e-Visa has been approved or not. You can then download and print your E-VOA.

What to do after reaching at Thailand airport?

Follow the steps below when you arrived in Thailand with Pre E-VOA

  • Go to the Visa on Arrival area in the immigration area and enter the dedicated E-VOA lane.
  • Present your passport to the officer.
  • Receive final immigration approval and enter Thailand.

Visa on Arrival service

Thailand Travel Guide – Thailand International Airport

24 hours Visa on Arrival service is available at these six international airports in Thailand.

  • Phuket International Airport
  • Don Mueang Airport, Bangkok
  • Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Bangkok
  • Samui Airport, Surat Thani
  • Chiangmai International Airport
  • Hatai International Airport, Songkhla

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