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1. Posted by LauraC87 (Budding Member 19 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Hi Everyone
I'm travelling to thailand mid jan and I only have a week there (i was supose to be going for 6 weeks but I seemed to have run out of money quicker than I thought I would). I land in Bangkok and leave from Bangkok.
Does anyone have any suggestions on where I should go whilst I'm there, I know that time is restrictin in me some what but I don't really want to stay in Bangkok for the whole week.
Any suggestions would be great. Thanks

2. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1837 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

Only a week. Maybe make some trips to Aythaya, Kanchanaburi and the floating market. Then head to Pattaya and Sattahip or Cha Am and Huahin for some refreshment.;)

3. Posted by vegasmike6 (Travel Guru 3579 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I agree with the side trips. Certainly hit Kanchanaburi, Ayuthaya. I vote NO on Pattaya for beach time. Most western females really don't like the place. Hit Cha Am/Hua Hin for sun/sand. Good luck with your planning.

[ Edit: Edited on 02-Jan-2010, at 18:31 by vegasmike6 ]

4. Posted by BobnJan (Budding Member 7 posts) 8y Star this if you like it!

I would definately do an overnighter to Kanchanaburi and that can either be done privately or via a tour arranged from any street corner in Bangkok.

I particularly like the Krabi area so if your funds will stretch I would fly down and back.

We have some pics, maps and stories of our Bangkok, Kanchanaburi and Krabi trips here... [snip] that may help.

Happy & safe travels


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[ Edit: Edited on 03-Jan-2010, at 18:38 by BobnJan ]