Thailand - Activities
Sight seeing Thailand by rail
Take a memorable train trip across the notorious River Kwai Bridge , which was built by Allied prisoners under the direction of the Japanese during WWII.
Kite Fighting in Thailand
Admire the skills of the kite fighters. Opposing teams fly male Chula and female Pakpao kites in a surrogate battle of the sexes.
Thai Kick Boxing
Take in a muay thai (Thai kick-boxing) match; this traditional sport can be seen every day of the year at the major stadiums in both Bangkok and the provinces. Thai boxing matches are preceded by elaborate ceremonies and accompanied by lively music.
Meditation in Thailand
Cast off all cares through traditional meditation. Thailand has dozens of temples and meditation centres specialising in vipassana (insight) meditation. Attend a class for just one day or a retreat lasting several weeks.
Northern Thailand Activities
Get to know northern Thailand better, particularly the remote provinces of Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and Mae Hong Son by trekking, riding an elephant or rafting through this spectacular region. Check out the Golden Triangle, where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet.
Canoe along the Coastline of Thailand
Enjoy Thailand's spectacular coastline. Have a go at sea canoeing and kayaking through the spectacular limestone islands in Phang Nga Bay and explore the half-submerged caves and grottoes.
Enjoy a Thai Message
Learn traditional massage and the healing properties of herbal medicine at ancient Wat Pho.
Try Thai cooking at one of many cookery schools. Learn how to blend the many herbs and spices that provide the unique flavours of Thai food.
Take a boat trip through Bangkok's Floating Market, or along the klongs, a network of canals leading off the river, and lined with dwellings opening directly on to the water.
Snokeling and Scuba diving in Thailand
Dive with the sharks in the aquarium at Bangkok's Siam Ocean World, and live to tell the tale.
Have afternoon tea at the Oriental Hotel in Bangkok, one of the most famous hotels in the world. Once the haunt of the likes of Somerset Maughan and Joseph Conrad, it is now frequented by royalty and celebrities.
Entertainment in Thailand
Be entertained by the infamous 'lady boys' or katoeys of Bangkok at the outrageous Calypso Cabaret at the Asia Hotel.
Performances in Thailand
Be wowed by the spectacular cultural production of a Journey to the Enchanted Kingdom of Thailand with hundreds of performers and special effects at Siam Niramit in central Bangkok Wine Tasting.
Join a wine-tasting tour at the Siam Winery near Bangkok.
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