Best Travel Places in Thailand

Thailand tops as the most popular tourist destination in South East Asia. The city is a collage of animated scenes comprising of bustling modern cities crowded with tuk-tuks and motorbikes, think jungle, lush landscapes with traditional farming villages, crystal blue beaches and Buddhist temples characterized by orange-robed monks. It helps to introduce to you some of the best travel places to visit when you are in Thailand;

Erawan Falls

Erawan FallsA major attraction of Erawan National Park in western Thailand, Erawan Falls is just a short kilometers from Kanchanaburi. The falls were named after Erawan, a three-headed white elephant of the Hindu mythology. Occasionally, water monitor lizards can be seen at the falls, while macaques are the common creatures around the fall. The Erawan is open for visitors all year round but is most busy on weekends.

Chiang Rai

Chiang RaiThis is the northernmost city of Thailand. Chiang Rai acts as the main commercial hub of the Golden Triangle, which contains borders of Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar. This busy town offers something for every visitor. Chiang Rai is mostly quiet during the day as most of the tourists are out on day trips, but the souvenir stalls, neon lights flashing on and restaurants spring into action in the evening, giving you an amazing visit experience.

Pai

PaiPai was once a quiet village in northern Thailand. It has not become a booming town of Mae Hing Son Loop. The city stretches between Mae Hong Son to Chiang Mai. Most people love the picturesque valley as well as the cool and relaxing atmosphere. With the town being located in the foothills of the mountains, you get several options for trekking and visiting the tribes on the hill.

Ayutthaya Historical Park

Ayutthaya Historical ParkAyutthaya boasts as UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s also a fascinating historical park. Much of the city has been unearthed. A one-hour drive from Bangkok, Ayutthaya gives you an easy and refreshing day trip away from the city. The city was second capital of Thailand (then Siam) until its destruction by Burmese. During the attack, the city was burned to the ground and destroyed Buddha statues, shrines and Chedis, but the structures have survived and given visitors a good archaeological experience.

Chiang Mai

Chiang MaiAlso known as Rose of the North, the market is the largest one of the week, stretching a kilometer down the Ratchadamnoen Road. Expats from every corner of the world are seduced by the laid-back culture characterized by plentiful restaurants, beautiful Buddhist temples, and spirited nightlife. For the shoppers, every evening, Chian Mai hosts a night bazaar, a favorite to the shoppers. You will be spoilt of the street food, jewelry, clothing, Thai silk, and accessories.

Kanchanaburi

KanchanaburiThis city is located In western Thailand. It is best known for Bridge over River Kwai which is also linked to historical Death Railway to Burma. Thousands of POWs and Asian laborers died during the construction of Death Railway during the World War II. There are several war cemeteries and museums with present information about how the city was during the Japan occupation in the 1940S. Outside Kanchanaburi, you will meet Srinakarind and Erawan which are amazing sceneries.

The Tiger Kingdom

The Tiger KingdomThe Tiger Kingdom is found in Chiang Mai. The city provides you with a rare opportunity to come eye to eye with most impressive predators Tigers! The kingdom is thirty minutes drive from Chiang Mai. Here, you get to interact with tigers of all sizes and ages. Since they are hand-raised, the Tigers are no threat to visitors. However, you will be escorted to the park at all times. What a day spends with tigers is something you will never forget.

The floating markets

The floating marketsMost people visiting Thailand always take a day trip to one of the floating markets outside the city. Visitors get an idea of what shopping in Bangkok was like before the canals were filled in. The most popular of them, among tourist, is the Damnoen Saduak, but the Thai people love Amphawa Floating market.

Chiang Rai white Temple

Chiang Rai white TempleThe White temple, commonly known as Wat Rong Khun is a visually striking Buddhist temple. It is located 20minites drive south of Chian Rai. The temple was conceptualized and built by Ajarn Kositpipat. It is said that he choose white instead of gold to symbolize the Buddhas pure nature.  From the beginning to the end of the temple, is a provoking art piece and a very Impressive place of worship.  Around the white temple, you will find restaurants, coffee shops, and souvenir stores.

Bangkok

BangkokBangkok is Thai’s capital and the largest city in the country. The city features high rise buildings, ancient temples, bustling markets, glittering nightclubs, magnificent palaces and streets lined with vendors hawking tantalizing foods and souvenirs. The city is also without its natural beauty; featuring green spaces, canals, and flowering tropical plants.

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