With the India -Myanmar- Thailand (IMT) Trilateral Highway shaping up, a trip from India to Bangkok by road via Myanmar through the Asian Highway is no longer a dream. But, yes a trip from India to Bangkok by road via Myanmar in your own vehicle is possible.
While it is legal to drive in Thailand with a valid licence from most countries, it’s worth noting that most companies will not give you a car or provide you with insurance without an international driver’s licence. This licence and a valid passport must be carried at all times while driving .
There are no railway routes from India to Thailand . The only international train from Kuala Lumpur connects to Padang Besar station at the Thailand -Malaysia border.
One can travel from India to Thailand via the India -Myanmar- Thailand trilateral highway. The road trip commences in north east India’s Manipur, manoeuvring all the way to Thailand’s Mae Sot. A 3,200 km drive in total, it would take approximately a week to complete.
India is located around 12053 KM away from Usa so if you travel at the consistent speed of 50 KM per hour you can reach Usa in 241.06 hours. Your Usa travel time may vary due to your bus speed, train speed or depending upon the vehicle you use.
Value for money. India is, by quite some margin, cheaper than Thailand in every aspect – except from alcohol. Hostels in Thai cities such as Phuket or Bangkok will not be as cheap .
Distance from India to Thailand is 2,386 kilometers. The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between India and Thailand is 2,386 km = 1,483 miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of 560 miles ) from India to Thailand, It takes 2.65 hours to arrive.
Driving in Thailand during the day is a little chaotic but manageable, however, driving at night is not recommended particularly for tourists. At night there is a lot of heavy truck traffic and the drivers tend to have little regard for other cars on the road.
If you are a tourist , the answer is yes. You do need to have an International Driving Permit to drive in Thailand legally. A foreign driver’s license is not accepted in Thailand . If you are a Thai resident, you should have a Thai Driver’s License .
2,499 for travellers going to Singapore and Thailand in which they will get 299 free minutes of calling to India , SMS charges (local and to India ) at Rs. 10; outgoing local or to India at Rs. 3,999 and will offer up to 100 minutes free incoming calls; 399 free minutes to India .
Thailand is one very popular travel destination among Indians . Indian driving licenses are valid for driving in the country, but you should keep an International Driver’s Permits (IDP) with you. The country comes with left hand drive rule which is similar to Indian driving rule.
It is possible to reach China by road since it shares its borders with many countries. You could either hop on to a bus or use a hired vehicle to do so. However, the border crossing between India and China may be closed due to political unrest.
Hinduism is a minority religion in Thailand followed by 0.03% of its population. Despite being a Buddhist majority nation , Thailand has a very strong Hindu influence. The popular Thai epic Ramakien is based on the Buddhist Dasaratha Jataka, resembles the Hindu epic Ramayana.
You should plan to spend around ฿2,122 ($71) per day on your vacation in Thailand , which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average , ฿472 ($16) on meals for one day and ฿374 ($12) on local transportation.
Thailand has been attracting Indians and travellers of other nationalities by offering them free visa -on-arrival (VoA) for quite some time now. This means if you are planning a trip to Thailand during this timeframe, you get the option to save approximately INR 4659 on VoA fees.