There is no need to apply for a Visa for Thailand before you travel. For Australian passport holders visas are issued at the border in Thailand. You will be traveling as a tourist.
Thailand operates a modern border control system where all current passports are accepted. You will need a passport with a minimum of 6 months before expiry to be able to enter Thailand.
Thailand has a reasonably modern medical system which can cater for just about anything. You should ensure you have adequate Travel Insurance to cover you for any medical emergency which may arise. Travel insurances will be your own responsibility.
We recommend all travelers are protected against disease and infection as recommended by your personal medical practitioner. Malaria, hepatitis, cholera, Japanese encephalitis are suggested immunizations you should discuss with your doctor. We recommend personal insect repellent as a must!
Northern Thailand is a warm temperate climate where humidity can be high. Lite durable clothing is recommended along with personal sun protection and sturdy & comfortable footwear. You will be required to wear enclosed footwear on MMM project sites.
Thailand has a varied cuisine including meats, fish, vegetables, and rice. They enjoy a variety of spices in their cooking which vary from very mild to very strong. Chiang Rai has a variety of western restaurants that cater for all tastes. Street markets and local cafe’s are generally safe to eat at so you’ll get to enjoy the best of Thai culture and their culinary delights if you choose to.