25 places to visit in Thailand
Seasoned tourists admit that after a holiday in Thailand they are difficult to surprise with something. This country is a concentrate of impressions that has absorbed everything that the traveler dreams of: an exotic nature, an authentic culture, an abundance of attractions. People come here for beach holidays, excursions, diving, new gastronomic sensations and luxurious wedding ceremonies.
Winter holidays in Thailand
Among Ukrainian tourists tours to Thailand are especially in demand in the winter. While we have snow and ice outside the window, Thailand has everlasting summer, sun and green palm trees. The most comfortable for a beach holiday is the period from November to February. During these months there is almost no rain, the air temperature is + 30 ° С, and the water is heated to + 27 ° С. This weather has not only bathing, but also to visit the sights.
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, on the territory of a national park. The 831 meter seven-level waterfall is a magnificent sight. Here you can admire the greatness of the water element, drink the purest water and swim in one of the cascade pools at the foot.
This highway was built by prisoners of war during World War II. Due to the fact that many people died during construction, it is called the “death road”. Today, informative two-hour excursions are organized on it – this is a reason to admire the local beauty from the train window and feel the history.
The luxurious residence of the King of Siam is open to visitors – here you can wander through the park lawns, pray in the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and make beautiful photos on the background of the palace.
Tribes of the Northern Hills
Settlements of ethnic minorities living far from civilization. The locals fully preserved the ancient culture and customs of their ancestors, and they willingly welcome guests. A trip here is like immersion in another world.
An ancient Indian temple, erected on an extinct volcano. The architectural complex is well preserved and is included in the list of UNESCO sites.
Ang Thong National Park
The complex of 42 islands located in the Gulf of Siam. Here you can relax on one of the sandy beaches, go diving in the coral gardens, admire the rocks. Tourists usually come here for a few days and rent cozy bungalows.
Prasat Hin Phimai
The temple complex, built in the Khmer era. The towers and other buildings are perfectly preserved, many can be seen ancient frescoes, carving, inside you can see the statues of deities.
The most exotic place for shopping. Vendors sell local vegetables, fruits and local specialties straight from the boats.
Khao Yai National Park
They come here to see elephants, black bears and other exotic animals. Rumor has it, there are even dinosaur footprints in these places!
Sukhothai Historical Park
The largest park complex in Thailand with the Royal Palace, 26 temples, ancient ruins, lakes and landscaped gardens.
Koh Nang Yuan Island
A popular place among fans 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
Paradise for lovers of shopping, where you can “get lost” for the whole night. What is there is no – clothes, decorations, handmade souvenirs, paintings, etc.
Ayutthaya Historical Park
Once this place was the second capital of Siam, but today there are textured ruins against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes.