Going to Thailand Any Suggestions?

For Chinese New Year Range and I are going to be heading over to Thailand a trip that I have been wanting to take for about five years now. We are going to be landing in Bangkok and then plan on heading over to Puckett, to see Range’s friend Jean-Seb, before making our way back to Bangkok.

We will only be in the country for about eight days and I am wondering where we should go and what we should see. Any recommendations? This weekend I would like to book our flights around Thailand with Asia Air and I am wondering what itinerary to choose.

Should we go directly to Phucket, or are there any other islands to see down south? What about up north? Range wants to lounge around the beach but I am looking for culture.

Any thoughts?


3 Responses to “Going to Thailand Any Suggestions?”

  1. 1 globetrotteri
    January 11, 2007 at 12:06 pm

    You could book a boat tour with Sims Tours. It costs around 800Baht. A full day excursion will take you by bus to Monkey Cave Temple to view a giant gold reclining Buddha in an underground temple. From the temple, you can enter an underground chamber to a limestone cave. There are lots of great photo opportunities, but hold on to your cameras as the long-tailed macaques in the area are quite comfortable approaching visitors.

    From there, you’ll board a longtail boat to explore Phang-Hga Bay. The scenery is unbelievable. You’ll pass by mangroves and lush limestone outcroppings before reaching ‘James Bond Island.’ You can get out on the island and check out where the movie was filmed. After that, you’ll go to a really cool gypsy sea village built on stilts above the water. I’m not going to spill too many details, but I guarantee you’ll be amazed. It’s a wonderful tour and is well worth the money. To book the tour, you can go into any of the local tour agencies in Phuket. There are loads of them everywhere. Or you can call 076 263 177 or 076 263 855

    Be sure to take a hat and a long sarong to keep covered. The boats are covered, but it’s nice to have the extra protection.

    One more thing, Phuket is easy to explore by tuk-tuk. Try bargaining with a driver to take you around. Have fun!

  2. January 11, 2007 at 11:28 pm

    Thanks Carrie!

    Needless to say your suggestion sounds fabulous and I am really looking forward to heading over to James Bong Island. Range is also a die-hard James Bond fan so I am sure he will enjoy re-living a Bond adventure.

  3. January 12, 2007 at 12:32 am

    James Bond, sounds good to me!

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