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Although it was devastated by catastrophic flooding in October 2011, Thailand remains a sought-after vacation destination for every type of traveler on budgets both small and large. White sand beaches backed against lush tropical rainforests offer a myriad of experiences for aqua-centric visitors, while Buddhist history and religious landmarks draw in devoted followers and historians from all over the world. Thai cuisine is known for its freshness and savory combination of flavors, is often accompanied by abundant tropical fruits, and is designed to delight palates both local and foreign. Whether you visit the northern cities of Chiang Mai, stay in the capital of Bangkok, or opt for the beaches of Phuket, Ko Tao or Ko Samui, Thailand is sure to excite all of your senses.
Yes, some vaccines are recommended or required for Thailand. The CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines for Thailand:
measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
The yellow fever vaccine is not recommended for travelers to Thailand. However, a yellow fever vaccination may be required for entry to Thailand. If you are coming to Thailand from a country where yellow fever is present you may be required to show proof of immunization. For example, if you are traveling from Africa or South America to Thailand, proof of yellow fever immunization may be required.
For additional entry requirement information, please see the Thailand visa page.
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