Infographic: An A-Z Of Incredible Things To Do in Thailand

08/02/2022Tom Spruce

Here’s our complete guide to the best things to do in Thailand, as an easy to swallow infographic. 

The best things to do in Thailand
Pull up a beanbag and let’s talk about the best things to do in Thailand. Photo by Robert Eklund on Unsplash

There are so many amazing things to do in Thailand that we thought we’d be better spelling it out for you. 

From Hell Gardens to Yoga and Riding Tuk Tuks to trekking through jungles. There’s so much to get up to in this incredible country. In fact, there’s something for every letter of the alphabet. 

So here’s 26 easy reasons why Thailand should be your next holiday adventure location. 

An A-Z of amazing things to do in Thailand

A- is for the Andaman Sea. There are water sports galore available in Thailand
B - is for Bangkok. No trip to Thailand would be complete without ticking off this bustling beauty.
C - is for Chiang Mai. A stunning city in the north of Thailand. The ideal destination for seeing how ancient Thailand is fusing with the modernity of today's big cities.
D - is for Diving. Getting below the waves is one of the best things to do in Thailand, The Similan Islands are one of the best spots in the world.
Click the image to see the best dive sites in Thailand
E - is for elephants. Meeting the elephants in Thailand is a must-do. But make sure you do your research and find an ethical sanctuary. Top Tip: if the sanctuary you've found still offer elephant rides, then it's not ethical.
F - is for food. Thailand is home to renowned cuisine. Get out on foot and try some street food to get a real taste for the city you're in.
G - is for the Grand Palace. This shimmering building in Bangkok attracts tourists from across the world. It's been home to the kings of Siam for nearly 250 years.
H - is for Hell Gardens. Probably one of the freakiest things to do in Thailand. This spaces depicts all the tortures awaiting sinners when they arrive in Buddhist hell.
Check out more Hell Garden images and details at EX Utopia
I - is for island hopping. There are over 1,400 islands around Thailand and each offers more beautiful sights and activities. Grab a boat from Krabi or Phuket and start touring them.
J - is for jungle. Thailand is famed for it's beaches, but much of the country is shrouded in lush jungle. Get out and explore it for an amazing adventure.
Let us take you on a jungle safari. Click the image to see more.
K - is for Khao Lak. Khao Lak is a tourist orientated collection of towns on Thailands south coast. On the shore of the Andaman Sea there's so much to do and see here.
Find out more about the best things to do in Khao Lak by tapping the image
L - is for Lanterns and other Festivals. Thailand is a deeply spiritual land with Buddhism being the main belief system. Make sure you catch one of the incredible festivals while you're there. We recommend the Ghost Festival or Monkey Banquet
Click to see more amazing Thai festivals
M - is for movies. Thailand has a famous history of being a regular on the silver screen. Many movies have been filmed here from James Bond to Star Wars.

Take our quiz to see if you can guess which movies were made in Thailand

N - is for night markets. Spend a night like no other taking a walk through one of Thailand's many nights markets. Pick up delicious food and amazing presents, clothing, and other souvenirs.
Find out more about the Thailand night markets by clicking the image
O - is for Over the River Kwai. The famous bridge over the River Kwai is part of the Death Railway. The track got it's grizzly name as a result of the thousands of WWII POWs and Thai locals who lost their live constructing the Thailand to Burma railway
P - is for Phuket and Phang Nga. Two more dazzling destinations you have to explore in Thailand. Click the image to see our list of the best things to do in Phuket.
Phuket is full of amazing things to do. Click the image to find out more
Q is for quality affordable resorts. It will come as no surprise that we love quality affordable resorts and Thailand has so many to choose from

R - is for Ride a tuk tuk. The archetypal way to travel around the bustling city streets. Going on a tuk tuk white-knuckle ride is a must-do in Thailand.
S - is for Spa Treatments. One thing to do in Thailand which is better than anywhere else is treating yourself to a soothing spa treatment.  If you don't fancy getting a massage from a city parlour , your resort will almost definitely offer a spa.
T is for Temple - You can't really go to Thailand without checking out one or two terrific temples.
Let us show you some of the best ones. Click the image to find out more.
U - is for unusual things to do. If there's one things Thailand has in abundance, it's strange days out. From those Hell Gardens to macabre museums which counts a dissected nervous system and the wax-filled corpse of a cannibal among its "exhibits"
You need to click the button to find out more about the weird days to have in Thailand
V - is for VIP cinemas. You've never been to the cinema unless you've gone to a VIP screening in Thailand. Snuggle up in blankets, reclining seats, and snack and drink refills at the touch of a button. All for the same price as catching a flick in the UK.
W - is for whacky laws. The country is full of crazy laws which mean you need to have a shirt on while driving and you can't tread on currency! Who knew?!
Get to know Thailand’s whacky laws. Click the image to see another awesome infographic
X - is for extremely beautiful beaches. We couldn't talk about Thailand without including the amazing beaches somewhere. Plus, it's super hard to find something for 'X'.
Y - is for yoga. Thailand is considered to be one of the best places in the world for practicing yoga. Beautiful scenery and a wealth of teachers mean it's yoga country for sure.
Z - is for ziplining. With the jungles and mountainous terrain which makes up much of inland Thailand, it's no surprise that ziplining is a common activity.

Where to stay?

By now you’re probablly itching to get out and explore the best things to do in Thailand. However, you need to get your digs sorted first. 

We can help with that too. While there might be more than 26 resorts to choose from here, we’ve whittled our Thailand resort top picks down to just four for you. 

Click the button below to see the creme de la creme of Thai stays. 

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