Top 10 Best Places to Go in ThailandJuly 13, 2012 No Comments
ThailandBest Gardens in The World. Read more ... » is undoubtedly one of most popular travel destinations in AsiaIn Photo Album: Beautiful Pictures of Taj Mahal, Agra, India. Read more ... ». It has a rich history, friendly local people, religious sitesTravel Tips: Do's and Don'ts of Traveling at Religious Sites. Read more ... », vivid nightlife, and best beaches! To help you make the best visit of Thailand, here is our guide of top ten places to go in Thailand. Enjoy!
Wat Arun (by pattpoom @flickr)
The caapital of Thailand, Bangkok is a first place you can explore once you arrive in Thailand. The city is restless, has nice places you cannot miss, such as Grand Palace, Wat Arun, and Wat Po. Wat Arun is one of the oldest and most famous Bangkok landmarks. In Wat Po you can see a huge reclining BuddhaLeshan Giant Buddha, The World's Tallest Stone-carved Buddha Site | China. Read more ... ». Don’t miss the backpackerWelcome to Traffic Travel. Read more ... »’s road Khao San if you are adventurous, bazaars and alleyways of Chinatown and also Patpong Night Market which is located in the city’s red light district.
2. Chiang Mai
Photo by Pύγkamo@Tнai@Flickr
If you prefer calmer place, then Chiang Mai is what you should go to. Chiang Mai is a home to spiritual places of Thailand. There are temples you can visit, numerous craft shops, and also massage and cooking schools. Many tourists favorited Chiang Mai as it gives themselves a calmer and relaxed feeling. The location which is high in the north mountanous region of Thailand makes it a perfect place for mountain trekkers. You can see many organised trek operators offering the service in almost every shops.
Photo by Ben @Flickr
Reachable withi one hour only from Bangkok, Ayutthaya was an important Siamese kingdom from 1351 to 1767. Now this ancientBest Places To Go in Athens, Greece. Read more ... » city is ruined but you can still see the remains of this UNESCOLeshan Giant Buddha, The World's Tallest Stone-carved Buddha Site | China. Read more ... » World Heritage site. To enjoy the best of the trip, spend a full day just to visit Ayutthaya.
4. Hin Daeng
by Takau99 @Flickr
If you love diving, you really shouldn’t miss Hin Daeng in Andaman Sea. Hin Daeng literally means the Red Rock, known as one of the best diving spots in Thailand. Here you will see a large underwater pinnacles, incredible anemones and also corals in different colors.
5. San Kamphaeng Hot Springs
by Peter Apflauer @Flickr
Located 36km from northern Chiang Mai, San Kamphaeng is where you find popular hot springs set in a 40 acre landscaped parkland. The springs come from a deep source, and high in sulfur. They are famous for the restorative properties which also the reason why many people visit this place. When you are here, you can also camp, dine, and bath in the mineral rich of waters. If you’d try, you can also boil some eggs.
6. Koh Samui and Koh Phangan
Koh Nang Yuan by hadley coull @Flickr
Many knows it that Koh Samui and Koh Phangan are both beautiful places to not miss in Thailand. Both are located on the east Thailand, a very popular destination for backpackers. The palm-tree lined islands are famous for its white sandy beaches, and clear turquoise waters as well as its spectacular views. Koh Phangan features plenty of bohemian style cafes and bars. You can also take part in the world-famous full moon parties. When you’re done with poarties and need some time to relax, then head to nearby islands of Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan. Both are much less touristy since they are more isolated. These islands are famous as well for its snorkelling and diving experience.
7. The Floating Market
by Andy Bracey @Flickr
The floating market can easily be found on the Damneon Saduak Canal. Most tourists enjoy the views of how local people did the trading back then before modernisation. It’s fun here as when you decide to buy something, you will hail down a narrow long boat piled high with stuff. This area is also fileld with plenty of vineyards, orchards, and thriving local business which are great to see by canal boat on route to the market. This scene of this floating market was seen in James Bond: The Man with the Golden Gun
by Tartarin2009 @Flickr
Visit this tropical paradise located in the South of Thailand, characterised with towering rugged limestone cliffs, turquoise water and powder white sand. Enjoy the scene of this secluded beachNavagio 'Smugglers Cove' - The Best Beach in Zakynthos, Greece. Read more ... » which can be accessed only by boat. The area is surrounded by dense vegetation and mountains, also a perfect place for trekking enthusiasts.
9. Mae Hong Son
Long Neck Karen Tribe (photo by Anas Bukhas (nascity)
Head to this capital of Thailand’s northwestern-most province where you can enjoy the tranquility in this isolated mountainous city. Mae Hong Son is a good place for you to feel the natural scenery, especially after visiting crowded Bangkok. In here you can also see the local tribe communities, one of famous ones is Padaung Hilltribe or long neck Karen ladies. Don’t forget to also see the Pha Sua waterfall and end it with visiting handicrafts and artwork shops for unique souvenirs.
10. Koh Phi Phi
by Michael Gillam
All-time famous tourist destination in Thailand, Koh Phi Phi is a sure-not-to-be-missed paradise. Back then in 2009 this beautiful island was suffered from tsunami but after being recovered, this little paradise has already been flocked by visitors. Here you can watch beautiful sunset, and snorkel in the beautiful waters. Don’t forget to stay in best of Phi Phi Island’s hotels so you can enjoy the best view of the island.
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