Best Time to Visit Thailand [Ultimate Guide]

best time to visit Thailand

Over the past years, Thailand has been growing in popularity as the best tourist destination. Millions of travelers from all over the world visit this captivating land for one reason is the other? Thailand offers a range of tourism attractions, beautiful landscapes, rich cultural heritage, virgin lands enlivening spiritual among many other things.

Depending on what you like, be sure Thailand has something for you. Affordable travels, world class tour facilities, adventure, natural beaches, nature brilliance and good weather are some of the characteristics Thailand package.


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The weather in Thailand can be divided into 3 seasons; the rainy season (June-October), the cool season (November-February) and the hot season (March-May) which brings us to know what is the best time to visit in Thailand? A short answer will be that you can visit Thailand at any time of the year and find fun. But depending on your taste and preferences you may choose to visit Thailand during any of the three seasons.

One of the reasons that many people leave for Thailand is the wonderful climate of Thailand. With an average of around 27°C, that is not strange.

The Hot Seasons: March to June

Are you looking to visit many beaches in Thailand? The best time is during the hot season. April appears to be the hottest month of all. Trekkers may find it hard to trek or have a nature walk since the sun is present the whole day. During this season most of the hotels near the beach are fully booked and thus making it not ideal if you are traveling on a tight budget.

During this season, people are crowded in Koh Phi Phi, Phuket, Koh Samui islands. It is worth considering visiting the Gulf of Thailand and Koh Chang, which are less crowded. The benefit of choosing a less densely populated area is that you will find high-class services at an affordable rate.

In tourism, the law of demand and supply is not exceptional. You will need to talk with your tour guide for early booking and avoid the last-minute rush. It is regarded by many as the best time to visit in Thailand.

The Wet Seasons: July to November

The wet season runs from July to November. The first month of the season is the worst since it’s the transition period, from the hot climate to cold climate. The humidity is unbearable since it has both hot and wet. After the transition period, the rain starts. It rains almost every day, and as a result, there may be floods.

July to November is the ideal time for the travelers who are on a tight budget and those who don’t like crowded areas. You can access a high-class tourist package at half the price. The incredible thing is that accommodation is highly affordable and readily available. Most hotels are empty, and the beaches are less crowded.

It is not advisable to visit southern Thailand as the rains pour slowly on The Andaman coast. The best activity includes visiting different Thailand cities that offer different views. You can also visit the Wat Pho, which happens to be the largest and the oldest temple in Thailand.

You can visit different hotels and have a taste of diverse Thailand cuisine. If you love shopping, there are many malls in Bangkok. There is always something for you in Thailand.

The Cold Seasons: December to February €

The cold season runs from December to February. It is the season that Thailand experiences snowfall. If you love ice scatting, then your best time to visit in Thailand is from December to February. It is worth noting that there is a variance of coldness in different parts of Thailand.

In the night, the temperatures in Bangkok will rarely go below 14 degrees Celsius, while in the southern part, the temperature drops to 2 degrees Celsius. If you are not willing to experience the extreme temperatures, the southern region is the best for you. With a light cardigan, you can fight the cold.

In the first week of February, the people of Bangkok celebrate flower festivals, where they parade different flowers the entire street. There is also a celebration of the Chinese New Year in Nakhon Sawan. Several activities take place during the ceremony.

You will have an opportunity to participate in lion and dragon dances and be entertained to be Chinese opera performances. Regardless of the weather, there is something that you will enjoy.

Best Time to Visit Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is an amazing city in mountainous of northern Thailand. Chiang Mai has become one of the most tourist attractions in Thailand. The best time to visit amazing Chiang Mai is from October and February. It is then relatively cool and there is a refreshing breeze. The humidity is low and the sun shines up to nine hours a day. Yes although temperatures of ( 30°C) occur regularly, it can also be quite cool (15°C).

Best Time to Visit Bangkok

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Bangkok is the most popular city in Thailand. Every day tons of tourists have come to visit Bangkok all around the year. The best time to visit Bangkok is from November to March because the monsoon rain and humidity have disappeared. The temperatures do not vary much in Bangkok. In the winter it is around 20°C and during the summer months it rises to 30°C.

Best Time to Visit Koh Samui

Koh Samui another most popular tourist attraction of Thailand. Around all the year people come to visit in Koh Samui (one of the largest islands of Thailand) but the best time to visit on this island in February and March. These times are best to visit in the southeast coast because the weather is then the sunniest and driest. April is the hottest month, especially around the traditional Thai New Year (Songkran), where the locals throw water over each other to cool down.

Best Time to Visit Phuket and Koh Phi Phi

The Phuket is another most visiting and most beautiful place in Thailand. Koh Phi Phi is the most beautiful island in Phuket. The best time to visit Phuket and Koh Phi Phi is December and January. These are the best months to visit the Andaman coast. These are the driest and sunniest months of the year and the sea is nice and calm – perfect for diving and paddleboarding.


The fact is that there is no wrong or best time to visit Thailand one of the most beautiful countries of Southeast Asia; it all depends on what you want to do and your budget. There is a celebration throughout the year, which involves fun activities for family and groups. Thailand is known to offer everything but in different seasons to start. So let’s pack your bag for your next travel destination in Thailand.

Justin Nobel
Hi, I am Justin Nobel, a travel Blogger, photographer and an entrepreneur. I am the author and founder of this blog "Trips Malaysia" and many others.


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