Be Your Own "Wolfpack" in Thailand

"Hangover" fans are in for another dose of excitement in Thailand, according to the Tourism Authority of Thailand. The organization has created the opportunity for fans of the box office hit The Hangover II to retrace the steps of "The Wolfpack" through Thailand on an adventure of their own.

In a statement, Srisuda Wanapinyosak, director of TAT's New York City office said, "The movie was a lot of fun and, while it showcases some of our amazing scenery, there are a few things which were only possible through the magic of movies." To assist fans and travelers in retracing the journey, she outlined some examples of the differences between The Hangover II and the real deal:

Traveling from Chiang Mai to Bangkok

"Although the film depicts the drive from Chiang Mai to Bangkok as a quick road trip, in reality the monk would have never made it back to Chiang Mai by early morning as it task an estimated 10 hours via car to travel between the two cities. Additionally, travel to Chiang Mai from Bangkok is available via air, train and bus."

Stu's Wedding
"Stu's wedding took place at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve on the stunning island of Krabi, which is actually located on the Andaman Sea rather than the Gulf of Thailand. In reality, tourists can travel to Krabi from Bangkok via car, bus, train or flight but speedboats do not provide a direct route to Krabi. In order to travel to Krabi by speedboat, as seen in the movie, tourists can charter a boat in Phuket and cruise directly to Krabi, arriving to the destination in an estimated three hours. Krabi is famous for its beauty, particularly its limestone cliffs or karsts that are edged by the Andaman Sea." For more information visit

Chiang Mai Monastery
"Chiang Mai Monastery highlighted in the movie doesn't exist - it's a fictional construct for the movie. However, the actual shoot location took place at the Ancient City, a monastery locoed in Samutprakarn province just outside of Bangkok."

Bangkok's Chinatown Hotel
"Phuil, Stu and Alan awake the morning after the notorious night out  in a hotel in Bangkok, specifically Soi Plaeng Nam, Chinatown. These passages were actually filmed on Los Angeles sets and weren't part of any hotels in Bangkok."

Sky Bar at Lebua, State Tower
"One of Bangkok's most spectacular landmarks, the Lebua, State Tower is highlighted in several key cenes in the movie, and in particular the entrance to Sirocco, the world's highest open air rooftop restaurant on the 63rd floor offering a panoramic view of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. Lebua now brings the fans of The Hangover an opportunity to be able to live the life of the characters from the movie with a special two-night Hangover Part II package, with rates starting at $2,200. Fans can also stay in The Hangover Suite, a three-bedroom suite at Lebua Hotel. Visit


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