Plan the Perfect Songkran Getaway This April
There’s no better way to get wet and wild this April than by hitting these great travel destinations in Thailand for the Songkran Festival.
Now that the weather has finally started to turn, it won’t be much longer until spring is in full swing. And if you’re looking to enjoy the warmer days with a fun and relaxing trip this April, Thailand is pretty much the only place you should be considering as they’ll be celebrating their annual Songkran Festival from the 12th to the 16th.
Songkran, which is the country’s five-day festival celebrating the Thai New Year, is easily one of the Asia’s biggest events this time of year. The occasion is marked by widespread merrymaking, as you would expect, but it’s the huge water fights that are part of the celebration that truly make it unique.
Before you start booking flights and packing your bags, though, you’re going to want to make sure you’ll be headed for the right place. Songkran might be a nationwide festival, but there are also some fairly significant differences in the way it’s celebrated in Thailand’s different regions.
And since we definitely want you to fully enjoy your trip, here’s a rundown of the country’s most popular travel destinations for celebrating Songkran and what sort of festivities you can expect from each one.
Thailand’s capital city, of course, is where you...