Thailand is one of the best spots in Southeast Asia. When you hear its name, you will think about its famed beaches, beautiful temples, lavish jungles, friendly people, world-class diving spot, and delicious food. Many tourists came to visit this place for it is an easy country to travel and you can meet a lot of other people from around the world too. The prices are just very affordable. If it’s your first time to travel to Thailand or if you have plans to go back to this paradise for the nth time then consider doing all these things below.
What to Do in Thailand?
- Experience the Grand Palace and Wat Pho–It’s a striking place filled with numerous temples, including Wat Pra Kaeo, which houses the 15th-century Emerald Buddha.
- Be lost in Bangkok- Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and it is where most of the nightlife is. If you wanna have fun at night then there are various bars to hop in Bangkok.
- Visit Phuket– This is an island in Thailand and it is popular for many tourists prefer to come to Phuket
- Tour Around Chiang Mai– It is an old city ringed with temples and surrounded by jungles.
- Jog in Khao Yai National Park –This park is a perfect place for hiking and swimming. It’s not very crowded. It is one of Thailand’s best national parks. It’s truly amazing — visually stunning, empty of tourists, and filled with lush flora and fauna and even a few wild elephants.
- Visit Kao Sok National Park– This is one of the best Located in the south of Thailand.
- Visit and relax on tropical islands– Some of the best islands here are – Ko Samet, Ko Taruato, Ko Lanta, Ko Chang, Ko Tao, Ko Jum, Ko Phi Phi, Phuket, the Similan Islands, and Ko Samui. Thailand has a million and one beautiful tropical islands. Some are overdeveloped, while others only have a single bungalow on them. You’ll find everything here.
- Try nature trekking. Experience trekking on Thailands lavish jungles. Many tourists find it interesting to go on trekking and enjoying the view of the jungle.
- Go scuba diving in the Similan Islands –Because of its crystal clear blue water and amazing under the sea spot many wants to experience Scuba diving. The cheapest place to learn is on the island of Ko Tao, which caters specifically for dive trips. Most people don’t go unless they’re planning on diving. While you can dive all over the country, the Similan Islands offer the best diving. If you dive the Similan Islands, be sure to see Elephant Head Rock, and the reef houses plenty of fish, snappers, rays, and turtles. Day trips start at 3,700 THB but it varies.
- Explore the Khmer Temple in Isaan– Thailand is known for its majestic temples. There are many temples built throughout the region, all along the ancient roads connecting Angkor to the other villages. The largest of these is Phimai, located at the end of the ancient highway. In the Buriram province are two other magnificent Khmer temples only a few kilometers apart. Phanom Rung built on top of a hill and Muang Tum which is at the base of the hill. Isaan is mostly a land of farms and villages which is a great place to unwind and distress.
- Experience Songkran– Between April 13-15th, the Thai celebrate Thai New Year by holding an enormous, three-day water fight. Songkran, as it’s known, is meant to wash away the old and begin the year anew. It’s an amazing festival and an unforgettable experience!
- Visit Elephant Nature Park– Are you an elephant lover? You can come to Thailand and ride an elephant, A one-day visit costs 2,500 THB for adults. Experience back riding on the elephant.
- Be mesmerize with Wat Doi Suthep – This stunning Buddha temple lies in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park, 10 miles out of Chiang Mai. A tram or a trek up 300 steps will take you to the summit of Doi Suthep, where the glittering gold temple spire awaits you. The temple dates back to the 14th century and holds rare relics of Buddha. It’s really is too beautiful of a view to miss, so don’t leave Chiang Mai without visiting Wat Doi Suthep. Admission is 30 THB. It’s open from 6am-6pm.
- Visit the Golden Triangle –The point where the Mekong River meets the Ruak River is known as the Golden Triangle. You can take a boat and head to the Golden Triangle Park, or check out some of the many Buddha statues and markets.
You will never regret coming to Thailand. It is all worth it with all these places you can explore around and be able to mingle with the Thai people is absolutely great!