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Off-The-Beaten-Track Thailand

Want to explore those little-known areas of Thailand - away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist crowd? We've handpicked our very favourite 'off-the-beaten-track' destinations that you simply can't miss! Leave the beach behind as you head into Khao Soak National Park with its hidden caves, rushing waterfalls and exotic wildlife. Or travel by longboat to a floating resort on the banks of the Kwai Noi River for an unforgettable holiday experience.

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Thailand Off-The-Beaten-Track Travel Information

Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok is Thailand's main air travel gateway. You’ll then need to take an internal flight, land or boat transfers to reach your Off-the-Beaten-Track destination.

  • Currency: Thai Baht 
  • Time difference: (GMT+7) 
  • Flight from UK: Between 11 - 13 hours to Bangkok 
  • Visa: Not required for visits up to 30 days 
  • Language: Thai, Karen, Malay & Khmer 
  • National drink: Thai beer 
  • National dish: Pad Thai

Travel Tips & Advice for Thailand Off-The-Beaten-Track

Thailand Off-The-Beaten-Track Activities

Whether immersed in the Thai jungle, relaxing on the sands of secluded beaches or explore the depths of little-visited national parks, you’ll find plenty to do on your off-the-beaten-track Thailand experience. Trek through the jungle on foot, led by expert guides, canoe or float on bamboo rafts down meandering rivers or hop from deserted island to desert island by longtail boat.

Thailand Off-The-Beaten-Track Food & Drink

Packed full of flavour, Thai cuisine is all about a balance of tastes – sour, sweet, salty, bitter and spicy. Wherever you travel on your off-the-beaten-track you’ll find a delicious number of dishes to tempt you from stir fries and noodle dishes to curries bursting with heat. Need a refreshment? Our top picks are refreshing coconut milk or a bottle of Thai beer.

Thailand Off-The-Beaten-Track Attractions

Historic landmarks, cultural sights and natural wonders… prepare for all this and more when travelling through Thailand, off-the-beaten-track. Learn about the life of tribal villages in the very north of the country, visit war memorials and important landmarks including the Bridge Over the River Kwai and feel a sense of peace at holy temples.

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