Thailand is a Southeast Asian country and this is the most enjoyable destination for starting the cycling holiday for 14 days. It’s also known for tropical beaches, opulent royal palaces, ancient ruins and ornate temples displaying figures of Buddha.
In Bangkok, a capital of Thailand, an ultra modern cityscape rises next to quiet canalside communities and the iconic temples of Wat Arun, Wat Pho and the Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Nearby beach resorts include bustling Pattaya and fashionable Hua Hin.
Thailand is known as the land of golden pagodas, one of the few kingdoms in the world. Thailand has geographical and climatic conditions quite similar to Vietnam. Thailand is one of the countries that attract the most tourists, ranking 9th worldwide, more than any other country in Southeast Asia. Thailand has developed a modern industry but has never lost its unique traditional cultural values.
- Official name: Kingdom of Thailand
- Capital: Bangkok
- Area: 513,120 km2
- Population: 69.17 million (2018)
- Language: Thai and English
- State religion: Buddhism
- Currency: Baht