Top 5 Places to Visit in Thailand

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Popularly called as the Land of Smiles, Thailand possesses an eclectic mix of cultures, traditions, people, landscapes, and history. From high lime stone cliffs to structures sitting on extinct volcanoes and from the white sand beaches to beautiful wildlife reserves, Thailand’s attractions are diverse and each provides a rewarding and memorable experience in its own way. Famous worldwide for its exotic beaches, Thailand is a complete destination for family holidays, a break with friends, a romantic getaway and also the perfect setting for a wedding and honeymoons.

Bangkok

Bangkok

Popularly known as the ‘City of Angels’, Bangkok is packed with historical, religious and natural tourist attractions. Wat Arun, Wat Phra Kaew, Grand Palace, Lumphini Park, Wat Saket, Dusit Palace and Floating Market are the famous places to visit in Bangkok. Khao San Road, the famous tourist street, is a good place to begin with its cheap shopping, dining and nightlife. Bangkok is also known for mouthwatering street food and Thai massage. You can also take a cruise along the Chao Phraya River which is once-in-a-lifetime experience, just like shopping in Bangkok.

Phuket

Phuket

Often called as the Pearl of the Andaman, Phuket is a rain forested, mountainous island situated in Southern Thailand. Blessed with more than 30 amazing beaches, Phuket is the biggest island of Thailand and among the finest beach destinations in the world. Patong is the main town of Phuket which has a more casual vibe and is filled with nightclubs, bars and discos. Attracting travellers from all over the world, Phuket is considered as one of the most popular destinations in Thailand and also must included places in many Thailand Tours.

Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya, also known as Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, is a modern city and a living museum in the Central Plains of Thailand. Founded in 1350 CE, Ayutthaya was the ancient capital of Siam (Thailand) for more than 400 years before it was sacked by Burmese invaders. With three palaces and more than 400 temple ruins, Ayutthaya was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The ruins of Ayutthaya are now a major attraction for history buffs those visiting Thailand and also one of the most impressive ruined cities in Asia. Lies just 80 km north of Bangkok, it is an ideal destination for a day trip from Bangkok.

Krabi

Krabi

Nestled in the midst of mangrove forests and limestone karsts, Krabi is the capital of the Krabi Province in the Southern Thailand near Andaman coastline. Krabi province is divided into eight regions which also includes Koh Lanta and Phi Phi Islands. With its jagged karst limestone islands, scenic views, breathtaking beaches and marvelous temples, Krabi is a very popular beach destination in Thailand and also must include place in Thailand Packages. This island town also serves as the base to explore all the natural resources within the province.

Home to iconic Koh Phi Phi Island and neighboring Koh Lanta, Krabi is the most relaxing destination to be in all of Thailand that has the most stunning natural scenery, gorgeous white sandy beaches, a jungle and over 200 islands just of the coast. It also has the stunning Railay Beach and the popular beach town of Ao Nang and Thai foodie heaven of Krabi Town itself. Other places of interest in Krabi are Noppharat Thara Beach National Park, Koh Phi Phi, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Khao Khanap Nam, Koh Poda, Koh Ngai, Ao Maya, Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam, Emerald Pool, and Khlong Thom Hot Spring Waterfall.  From seafront restaurants to water sports, golf, and vibrant nightlife, the coast around Krabi has a little bit of everything for its visitors.

Chiang Mai

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Surrounded by the mountains, rivers, waterfalls and jungles, Chiang Mai is a welcome retreat from the southern heat. The city itself has more than 300 temples to explore and a wonderful elephant sanctuary, as well as Thai cookery classes and a fascinating night bazaar. Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Doi Inthanon National Park, Wat Umong, Wat Phan Tao, Royal Park Rajapruek, Wat Phra Singh, Wat Chedi Luang and Chiang Mai Night Bazaar are the top attractions in Chiang Mai. It is also acts as a convenient base for adventure sports including hiking, biking and rafting. Alternatively, head into the mountains to visit the region’s many hill tribes.

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