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Celebrate Songkran

Most likely known as the 'wettest festival' in Asia, the celebration in Thailand begins on April 13 and lasts until the 15th of every year. Also considered as one of the biggest and main festivals celebrated in Thailand, Songkran marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year.

Songkran Celebrations within Thailand

We've gathered some of our top destinations in Thailand, including Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and Phuket to celebrate Songkran this year.

Some Tips on celebrating Songkran

  • Learn how to wish someone a "Happy New Year!" in Thai- "Sawadee Pee Mai!"

  • No need to pack a 'Super Soaker' in your luggage as there are plenty of vendors selling them. Also, buckets may be available (free) with huge barrels of water along the streets.

  • No water throwing after sunset

  • Make sure to water-proof your precious valuables: smartphones, tablets, passports, etc. Or just leave it at your hotel.

  • Although there are many parties being held on the streets, be sure to keep in mind the 'Don'ts', including drinking and driving

  • Remember that it is a religious celebration. Respect the worshippers at the temples. Don't throw water on the monks, mothers-to-be, babies, and be mindedful of the elderly

  • Have fun! You might not know the person who just poured a bucket of ice-water on you, but enjoy the moment and don't forget to smilešŸ™‚

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