25 places to visit in Thailand
Experienced tourists admit that after a vacation in Thailand they are difficult to surprise with something. This country is a concentrate of impressions, incorporating everything that a traveler dreams of: exotic nature, authentic culture, an abundance of attractions. People come here for beach vacations, excursions, diving, new gastronomic sensations and luxurious wedding ceremonies.
Winter holidays in Thailand
Tours to Thailand are especially in demand in the winter. While we have snow and ice outside our window, Thailand has eternal summer, the sun and green palm trees. The most comfortable for a beach holiday is considered to be the period from November to February. In these months there is almost no rain, the air temperature is + 30 ° C, and the water is warmed up to + 27 ° C. Such weather is not only for swimming, but also for visiting attractions.
What to see in Thailand?
Going to Thailand, save yourself a list of these places – and the rest will be full of impressions!
Ao Nang – Princess Bay
One of the most picturesque places in the country. Majestic cliffs near the azure sea waters. Today, this bay from a tiny fishing village has turned into a full-fledged resort with a good selection of budget hotels and an abundance of restaurants.
Located in Kanchanaburi, in the national park. A seven-level waterfall with a height of 831 meters is a magnificent sight. Here you can admire the grandeur of the water element, drink the purest water and swim in one of the cascading pools at the foot.
This highway was built by prisoners of war during the Second World War. Due to the fact that many people died during the construction, it is called the “road of death.” Today, it organizes informative two-hour excursions – this is an occasion to admire the local beauties from the train window and imbued with history.
The luxurious residence of King Siam is open to visitors – here you can wander around the park lawns, pray in the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and take beautiful photos in the background of the palace.
Tribes of the Northern Hills
Ethnic minority settlements living away from civilization. Locals have completely preserved the ancient culture and customs of their ancestors, while willingly receive guests. A trip here is like an immersion in another world.
An ancient Indian temple erected on an extinct volcano. The architectural complex is perfectly preserved and is included in the list of UNESCO sites.
Ang Thong National Park
A complex of 42 islands located in the Gulf of Thailand. Here you can relax on one of the sandy beaches, dive in the coral gardens, admire the cliffs. Tourists usually come here for a few days and rent cozy bungalows.
Prasat Hin Phimai
The temple complex, erected in the Khmer era. The towers and other buildings are perfectly preserved, many see ancient frescoes, carvings, inside you can see statues of deities.
The most exotic place for shopping. Merchants sell local vegetables, fruits and prepared local dishes directly from boats.
Khao Yai National Park
People come here to see elephants, black bears and other exotic animals. Rumor has it that even dinosaur tracks have been preserved in these places!
Sukhothai Historical Park
Thailand’s largest park complex with the Royal Palace, 26 temples, ancient ruins, lakes and beautiful gardens.
Koh Nang Yuan Island
A popular place among lovers of diving and beach holidays, famous for its clear turquoise waters and white sand. True, for this pleasure you have to pay 100 baht, but it’s worth it!
Chiang Mai Night Market
A paradise for shoppers, where you can “get lost” for the whole night. What is missing here – clothes, jewelry, handmade souvenirs, paintings, etc.
Ayutthaya Historical Park
Once this place was the second capital of Siam, today textured ruins are preserved here against the backdrop of picturesque landscapes.