Top 10 Best Places to visit in Thailand
Thailand is most popular travel destinations in Southeast Asia. This country is having a great history, Buddhist culture and beautiful nature. Thailand’s attraction are various and each of provides memorable experience. Here are some of the best and beautiful places to visit in Thailand. Thailand is home to some spectacular places.
Bangkok is one of the world top tourist destination. Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and one of the largest cities in the Thailand. Bangkok city contains awesome palaces, temples, markets. Grand Palace is one most visited place in the Bangkok. Bangkok is contains its own natural beauty like canals, green spaces and tropical plants of flowers. You must visit the Wat Phra Kaew temple, which contains the statue of Emerald Buddha. This city is also famous for its night life. Bangkok is famous for Buddhist temples, major museums, cruises and boat trips, shopping venues and floating markets.
2) Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai city is in the north of the Thailand which is called as a “North’s Rose”. Chiang Mai means “new city”, because it is the new capital of Lanna Kingdom. Chiang Mai city is famous for its jungles and mountains. Chiang Mai is culturally famous city for historical and modern Thai architecture. One of the big attractions in Chiang Mai is Wat Chedi Luang temple. Chiang Mai is not only the capital and cultural destination of the Lanna Kingdom, but also the center of Buddhism. You must visit famous temple Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep which lies outside Chiang Mai.
Kanchanaburi is located in western Thailand. This is famous for the Bridge over the River Kwai which is a Second World War past. Historical death railway was built here during its construction during World War II. Several national Parks like an Erawan and Srinakarind national park which contains beautiful nature, caves and waterfalls. Kanchanaburi is only two hours from Bangkok which is popular for cycling and mountain biking, whitewater rafting, jungle trekking, caving, elephant riding, fishing and star-gazing. It’s easy to arrange treks to natural sites.
Phuket city is a southest phuket island, Thailand and most famous beach town of Thailand’s. You can enjoy various shows in Phuket like Phuket Siam Niramit Show, Phuket Fantasea Show. This area is also called as a James Bond Island. Enjoy the Phuket Half Day City Tour which gives you a cultural and scenic treat. Explore Wat Chalong, Phuket’s most beautiful monastery. Phuket is active for its top nightlife which contains lots of bars, alcohol and cabaret shows music.
Ayutthaya city is located in the Chao Phraya River valley in Thailand. Ayutthaya city was once declared as a most spectacular city on earth. It is one of the major tourist attractions in Thailand which accessible from Bangkok by car, train or boat. This city contains three old palaces and more than 400 temples. The buildings of this temples and palaces are made of stone at that time. You should plan on spending a few days in the ancient capital. Enjoy the tour in old city and the new.
6) Railay Beach
Railay Beach is one of the most famous beach destinations in Krabi, Thailand. Railay is a small peninsula which is only accessible by boat. You have found a slice of paradise on Railay Beach with white sand beaches, clear blue water and quiet relaxing atmosphere. To reach the island getaway, most of the services are available from Krabi town and Ao Nang. Most of the active things to do, you can go for whitewater rafting, elephant riding, snorkeling, kayaking, or other options like cooking classes. There is also the Diamond Cave which is tourist-friendly.
7) Sukhothai old city
Sukhothai old city was founded in the 13th century which is historical park and favorite stop for history buffs and photographers. The Sukhothai Historical Park is located near the modern city of Sukhothai. Sukhothai city is a UNESCO world heritage site and has been invested to preserve one of Thailand’s historical sites. Each structure of wats tells own story of the old city. Wat Mahathat is the largest temple which is present in the Sukhothai old city. You can easily tour this park by bicycle or even on foot.
Pai is a peaceful village in northern Thailand. It is a favorite destination among tourists. Outside the city, you can enjoy the elephant camps, beautiful waterfalls and whitewater adventures offered by Pai River. This beautiful waterfalls, Pai canyon and temples are easily accessible. Various varieties of local and western foods are available in small nightly walking street market. Pai is a perfect place from which you can enjoy the natural beauty of the whole country as well as the cooking and famed Thai hospitality.
9) Khao Yai National Park
Khao Yai National Park is in the northeastern Thailand where you can see most of the wild elephants. Khao Rom is the highest mountain in the area of the park. Khao Yai National Park is the third largest park in the Thailand. Most of the attractions in these parks are kayaking, waterfalls, rafting, night time wildlife spotlighting. Heo Narok, Heo Suwat, Heo Sai, Heo Prathun are the several waterfalls in the Khao Yai National Park. You can spend a day or more with the creatures. You will see birds of prey, elephants near waterfalls, monkeys and other tropical creatures. In nighttime drives, you can see Asian tiger.
10) Khao Sok National park
Khao Sok National Park is most beautiful National Park in Thailand. Due to this it’s Covers Rivers and lakes, jungle forests and majestic scenery. It is the largest area of forest in Southern Thailand. Various wildlife animals like Asian elephants, barking deer, bears, Malayan tapirs, wild boar and various monkeys are present in this park. Several trails in the park from which tourist can choose to enjoy trekking, photograph beautiful waterfalls and swim in natural pools. Khao Sok National Park is filled with caves, mountains and rare wildlife. If you are lucky, you can see tigers or leopards.