“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float, to roam the roads of land remote, to travel is to live.” – Hans Christian Andersen
Best known for the awe-inspiring beaches to relax, antique yet stunning temples to visit, thrilling wildlife to experience, delicious squid to taste, Thailand stands on the top position in the list of best tourist locations in South East Asia. One can never get bored in this beautiful country, which is often called the “Land of Smiles”. Thailand is filled with hundreds of pristine islands and national parks that it is next to impossible to experience the whole of Thailand in one go.
Here is a list of top 6 places you should not skip out at any cost on your next Thai adventure –
- Grand Palace
Located at the heart of Bangkok, this is undoubtedly the most famous landmark to visit in Thailand. Spread across 218,400 sq. meters of area, this spectacular palace continues to awe visitors with its splendid architecture and intricate detailing that rightly reflect the craftsmanship of Thai people.
2. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
A visit to Thailand’s floating markets is surely a great way to start your morning with. Arrive early to avoid boat traffic and bag the best bargains. Don’t worry about the breakfast, as you will get everything from delicious coconut pancakes to stir fried dishes, which you can eat on the long-tail boat as you see the market. You will be amazed to see the honesty of local people who works there with full zeal and enthusiasm.
3. Elephant Nature Park
Spend a day at the Elephant Nature Park, which is a rescue and rehabilitation center for abused, elderly and injured Asian elephants. Visitors are free to interact with these elephants and can bathe them in the river. One will surely leave this place with a newfound respect and unconditional love for these species.
4. Koh Lanta Island
Less than an hour’s boat ride from Krabi, Koh Lanta is actually made up of several little islands, the most famous of which is Koh Lanta Yai. This pristine island offers breath-taking scenic views and a laid back atmosphere with a beautiful lush forest backdrop.
An absolute heaven for beach lovers.
5. Long Neck Hill Tribe Villages
It’s really exciting to meet the women of Karen Long Neck Tribe who wear brass coils wrapped around their necks and try to sell you their crafts at very reasonable prices.
6. Khao Yai National Park
Home to rich diversity of animal species and several evergreen forests, this place is a must visit if you are a true nature lover. It is the second largest national park in Thailand blessed with scenic waterfalls, mountainous slopes and lush tropical rainforests.
Book your tickets today and get soaked in the magnificent views of Thailand.