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A three week Itinerary for Thailand

  • ptrivedi

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    Hi,

    I'm planning to visit Thailand in august for 3 weeks and I still havent decided on the places to visit :)

    I'll be arriving in Bangkok and also have a flight out from there while going back.

    as for my interests, i definitley would like the beaches, any places of cultural interests and natural beauty...

    I'd also love to know that if I plan to rough it out, stay in the most basic accomodations and eat street food, how much per day would i be needing...

    another question: after the first 3 weeks, I'm planning to stay back for another 15 days in one placce and just chill out if I manage to get a longer visa. I'd like to know your opinion on which place (preferably a beach side location) would be best ecnomically to stay for a longer time like i plan..

    would really appreciate your help, Thanks.

    #1 Posted: 28/7/2010 - 14:31

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  • walkingtrees

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    I flying into Bangkok on Sunday for 4 weeks. I've got a couple of posts up with itinerary questions. People on the board have been great and should give you a fair amount of useful info.

    When do you arrive in Bangkok?

    #2 Posted: 28/7/2010 - 23:25

  • SBE

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    First of all, if you're staying 5 weeks best to get a free tourist visa before you arrive. Otherwise you'll have to either do a visa run to a neighbouring country or pay 1900B for a one week extension of your 30 day entry stamp. Your airline might also refuse to let you board the plane if you don't have a flight out of Thailand within 30 days or a tourist visa in your passport.

    For ideas about where to go, have a look at this link for ideas.

    http://www.travelfish.org/country/thailand

    Bear in mind it's rainy season in most places. For beaches try Ko Tao or Ko Phangan ...the weather is normally OK there at this time of year.

    #3 Posted: 29/7/2010 - 01:42

  • ptrivedi

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    Thanks for the information...

    @walkingtrees- I arrive in Bangkok on the 16th of August.
    @SBE- thanks. I think what you suggested is a better option, should get a visa before i land there.

    #4 Posted: 29/7/2010 - 12:27

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