The beauty of Thailand in November

The beauty of Thailand in November

Loi Krathong

Even though it is said that Thailand can be visited all year round, the month of November, when the temperatures are cooler and the humidity is lower, is when The Land of Smile is at its own glory. To get more information about Thailand, you can click: Indochina travel Thailand

November – good time to visit Thailand

Nice weather

Nice weather in Thailand

Nice weather in Thailand- source: internet

November, together with September and October, is these autumn months in Thailand. But unlike September and October, which are the wettest months in the Thai Kingdom, November is when the whole country officially says farewell to the rainy season with most of cities and towns experiencing a decrease in rainfall and a drop in humidity levels with the arrival of the cool season. If you want to explore cities and travel independently, November, when the rain begins to slow, but temperatures are mild compared to the scorching spring a great choice to visit Thailand. During November, Bangkok, Phuket and nearby islands, Hua Hin, Ayutthaya and the north of Thailand (Chiang Mai, Pai, and Mae Hong Son) are much drier than before while the average rainfall of Koh Phangan, Koh Tao and Koh Samui is really high, especially that of Koh Samui can be up to 490 millimeters (19.3 inches). Check the weather forecast well if you are planning to visit this island.

Pretty high season

November is the pretty high season in Thailand

November is the pretty high season in Thailand- source: internet

Why is November the pretty high season? As it marks the beginning of the high tourist season in Thailand, but things will not become really busy until the end of December, when Europeans, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish, who want to get escape from the really cold winter in their home countries, go to visit Thailand. Therefore, you can get good hotel, flight, restaurant deals to enjoy the really nice weather to discover all that Thailand has to offer in November. Thailand travel tours

Loi Krathong

Loi Krathong- source: internet

Not only the combination of cooler temperatures and lower humidity and the reasonable service price but also a chance to take part in a lot of fascinating festivals throughout the country, Elephant Round-up Festival, Surin; Monkey Banquet Festival, Lopburi to name a few, makes November a very good month to visit Thailand. Among these festivals, the annual festivals of Yi Peng and Loi Krathong – the Valentine Day of only Thai couples taking place on the evening of the full moon of the 12th month in the moon calendar is the most popular one. Loi Krathong is also called as the festival of the lights as throughout the event, thousands of small boats bringing glowers, incense sticks and candles are floated on rivers while Yi Peng is also known as the Lantern Festival, when a dazzling number of fire-powered lanterns light up the sky. The dates of Yi Peng and Loi Krathong change annually according to the lunar calendar, this year, it falls on November 3, 2017 (Loy Krathong) and November 2-4, 2017 (Yi Peng Lantern Festival). They are a favorite festival for many locals and foreign travelers alike not for the sky full of flickering stars but for an opportunity to pray for good lucks in the future, for eternal love and happy marriage.

Some highly recommended place to visit in November in Thailand

Koh Samui in November

Koh Samui in November- source: internet

If the weather is your main concern and you do not expect the unpredictability of the weather like the heavy rain, the scorching heat, Ko Samui, Ko Tao and Ko Pha Ngan are not the best places to visit. Meanwhile, Ko Lanta, Krabi, Phi Phi, Phuket on the Andaman Coast and the Eastern Seaboard with Ko Chang and Ko Samet or the Pattaya beach resort are where to go for a beach holiday with the chance of as much sunshine and as little rain as possible.

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