Thailand Top Destinations

With plethora of sights to see and surprises to offer, Thailand could be one of the best locations you should not miss to visit. Culture, beaches, people, and heritage sites are some of the things you can expect when you travel to Thailand.

 

grandpalacebkkBANGKOK

Traveling Thailand wound not be complete without visiting Bangkok. As the nation’s capital with an estimated population of over 10 million (including the neighboring provinces), this city is by far the largest in the country. The city is divided into 50 districts or khet but for tourists and those who are new in the place, 6 divisions would be more useful.The whole Bangkok district would give you a diverse taste of culture, history, religion, modernity, and fast-phase life. You can actually witness how all these blend together to comprise the whole Bangkok package. More Info

 

Wat-Chedi-LuangCHIANG MAI

Popularly known as the Rose of the North, Chiang Mai is blessed with stunning natural beauty and unique indigenous cultural identity. About 700 kilometres from Bangkok, Chiang Mai is situated on the Mae Ping River basin some 310 meters above sea level. Surrounded by high mountain ranges. Today Chiang Mai is the economic, communications, cultural and tourism center of Northern Thailand. More Info

 

PHUKET

located off the south west coast of Thailand in the Andaman Sea. Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and Phuket is one of Asia’s most popular beach destinations. Parts of Phuket are heavily commercialized but Phuket still offers hidden gems. In Phuket you can find stunning beaches, a wide variety of water sports and some of the best shopping and seafood restaurants in Thailand. More Info

 

KOH SAMUI

A tropical island in the Gulf of Thailand with stunning white beaches, turquoise waters, all-day sun and perfect weather. An abundance of resorts in all price ranges and having an international airport on the island makes Koh Samui a very popular island holiday destination in Thailand. Located 258 nautical miles south of Bangkok, and some 84 kilometers east of the provincial capital. More Info

 

AYUTTHAYA

This once majestic city was the capital of Thailand from 1350 to 1776. Today here one can find only the ruins of temples and palaces and the remains of the fallen fortress. Despite that Ayutthaya is striking in its beauty and power. The main historical sights lie in the northwest corner of the island. These sights can easily be explored on foot or, better, bicycle. More Info

 

 PATTAYA

An internationally well-known seaside resort, Pattaya is a vibrant city night and day. Its population is a colorful potpourri of mixed nationalities from near and far. A vast range of tourism-related activities await the pleasure of visitors, from relaxing on the beach, actively taking part in land and sea-based sports to visiting the scores of attractions in and around Pattaya. More Info

 

KRABI

This coastal province covers an area of 4,709 square kilometers and is located 814 kilometers south of Bangkok. Krabi’s major attractions are located largely along its extensive coastline, which contains several well-known beaches and bays, and numerous offshore tropical islands. Krabi is a picture perfect postcard beach island destination. More Info

 

 SUKHOTHAI

Sukhothai which literally means “Dawn of Happiness” with an area of 6,596 sq.kms. is about 427 km (267 miles) north of Bangkok and was founded in 1238. Sukhothai was the capital of Thailand for approximately 120 years. , the city gained prominence and its independence in 1238. Nine kings rules over an expanding area. The city was annexed in 1376 by the rulers of Ayutthaya. More Info

 

HUA HIN

The oldest and most traditional Thai resort combines the attractions of a modern holiday destination with the charm and fascination of a still active fishing port.While the beaches of Phuket and Samui were discovered only recently and have since undergone rapid and sometimes destructive development, Hua Hin has already been the favorite Thai resort for over 70 years. The resort was discovered in the early 1920s by King Rama VII as an ideal getaway from the sultry metropolis of Bangkok. The tranquil fishing village was turned into the Royal resort and consequently became popular among Siam’s nobility and upper-class. More Info

 

CHIANG RAI

Chiang Rai is a traveler’s paradise, endowed with abundant natural attractions and antiquities. Attractions range from ruins of ancient settlements and Buddhist shrines to magnificent mountain scenery and hill tribe villages. For those interested in the natural side of Chiang Rai, jungle trekking is a magical experience; explore the mountains of the north along various hiking trails, many of which access the villages of diverse hill tribes groups, many of whom maintain their traditional lifestyles. More Info