10 Best Places to Visit in Thailand.
Do you want to visit Thailand,
but feel confused to choose the best destination to visit?
This article will help you to know the best places in Thailand.
Thailand is best known for its culture, street food,
shopping places, and the coast.
As a tropical country, Thailand has many beautiful beaches and rain forest.
Talking about the culture,
lots of temples, museums, and historical places are the popular
places visited by tourist and backpackers.
Here are the best places that you can choose during your vacation in Thailand.
Bangkok is the biggest city in Thailand
and known as the capital city of that country.
Containing many ancient temples and amazing palaces,
Bangkok always attracts tourist from around the world.
As a big city,
Bangkok has traffic jams and air pollution,
but it also has the river that
gives you another option for transportation to avoid traffic.
You can visit Wat Pho, one of the famous temple in Bangkok.
Near that temple is a famous palace, the GrandPalace.
At night, try to go down the Chao Praya River
by boat and visit Asiatique.
You can shop for some things,
eat dinner with river views,
or visit the famous tourist street, Khaosan Street.
Make sure to spend your weekend in ChatuchakMarket.
It ’ s a very popular weekend market
in Bangkok where you can buy almost everything with local price.
You can also haggle.
Take the map before you enter the market or you will get lost.
King U Thong founded Ayutthaya in 1350
and claimed this place as the capital of his kingdom.
It ’ s located in the Chao Phraya River valley,
50 miles north of Bangkok.
Around the 1700s,
Ayutthaya had 1 million inhabitants
and became the largest city in the world.
Many merchants from all over the world
sailed to this city to trade their goods.
This place contains 3 palaces and a hundred temples.
Outside the ruins, you can find some marketswhich sell foods.
If you plan to visit the ruins of Ayutthaya,
可从曼谷乘火车 公共汽车 船或面包车前往
you can take a train, bus, boat or van from Bangkok.
3. Thailand Islands.
Thailand is famous for its beautiful islandsand beaches.
They have a stunning view and blue water with their amazing underwater life.
The largest and developed island is Phuket.
There are two bridges which connect the mainland.
Because of the beauty of the beaches,
one of Leonardo DiCaprio ’ s movies,
The Beach, was made with Maya Bay on Ko Phi Phi Lay as the film set.
To reach those islands you can easily choose one
of the tour services that provide many
types of tour packages.
They will take care of your transportation and accommodation during your trip.
Kanchanaburi is famous for its bridge over the River Kwai.
The bridge has a historical story
and well known as “ Death Railway ”
because many Asian laborers died during the construction.
Kanchanaburi also offers some museums, nationalparks, and elephant camps.
The museums kept the history from the WorldWar II.
You can also find war cemeteries
for those who gave their life for the Death Railway
to Burma (now, Myanmar).
In elephant camps, you can interact directly with the elephants,
rideing and also bathing them.
Kanchanaburi is a perfect place
for those of you who love both nature and history.
你可乘公交车 面包车 火车或小汽车
You can use bus, minivan, train, car,
or minibus to reach this place.
5: Khao Sok National Park.
Talking about Southern Thailand,
there is a national park called Khao Sok National Park
located in Surat Thani province.
The national park consists of vast jungle forest,
石灰岩溶洞 河流 湖泊组成
limestone karsts, rivers, and lakes.
You can stay overnight at the Jungle house and enjoy the natural atmosphere.
Trekking through the jungle, enjoying the waterfalls,
and observing flora and fauna with the tour guide
are the several options that you can choose when you come to the national park.
You will be amazed by the beautiful wildlife in the Khao Sok National Park.
6: Chiang Rai.
Located in the northernmost reaches of Thailand,
Chiang Rai is famous for its white temple called Wat Rong Khun.
It is a Buddhist temple designed and constructed
by a local artist from Chiang Rai, Chalermchai Kositpipat.
There are also museums and a clock tower
that you can visit during your vacation in Chiang Rai.
If you plan to go this city from Bangkok,
you can use the bus services.
It may take from 9 to 11 hours.
You can choose the air-conditioned bus ornon-air-conditioned bus service.
Unfortunately, there is no direct train to
this city but you can take a train to cities located near Chiang Rai.
There are Lampang and Chiang Mai.
After that, you must take a bus to ChiangRai.
For you who don ’ t have much time,
it ’ s better to use the airplane from Bangkok to Chiang Rai.
Railay, also known as Rai Leh,
is located in Krabi Province, Thailand.
This place is famous for its beaches and thecliffs.
Rock climbers from all over the world come here
to climb and enjoy the beautiful beaches.
Some outdoor activities that you can do here are diving, snorkeling,
划皮艇 徒步跋涉 登山等活动
kayaking, trekking,and climbing.
During your holiday,
you can stay at bungalow resorts which are available on this island.
There are four main areas of Railay
奥南海滩 西莱利海滩 东莱利海滩 通赛湾
( Phra Nang, West Railay, East Railay, and Ton Sai ).
Because Railay is surrounded by ocean and high limestone,
the best way to go Railay is by boat.
8: Phanom Rung.
Phanom Rung is a temple complex, aged overa thousand years.
It was built by the Khmer culture
between the 10th and 13th century in the top of an extinct volcano.
There are 3 Naga bridges along the way to the main monument.
Since it ’ s located on top of a hill,
tourists have to take the stairs,
but it isn ’ t hard to climb.
This place also offers amazing sunrise andsunset moments.
Make sure you have time to visit this place
and enjoy both the historical temple and sunrise or sunset.
To reach this place, you can take bus or car.
Also located in northern Thailand, Pai is a region which is worth visiting.
它富有盛美的自然景观 如山川 瀑布
It offers the beauty of nature such as mountains, waterfalls,
河流 温泉 农田
river, hot springs and farm fields.
For mountain lovers, you can do trekking or visiting hills
because Pai ’ s location is in the foothills of the mountains.
That ’ s why tourist and backpackers love to spend their holiday here,
to relax and enjoy the nature.
10: Chiang Mai.
Located in northern Thailand,
Chiang Mai is a city where you can find the culture
and historical place of Thailand.
The famous places in this city are the temples(Wat Prathat Doi Suthep and Wat Chedi Luang),
Elephant Nature Park, Tiger Kingdom, HuayTung Tao.
You can also shop at the Night Bazaar
or buy street food at the Sunday Walking Street and Chiang Mai Gate Market.
Chiang Mai is one of the cities in Thailand
that offers a relaxing atmosphere and makes
tourists and backpackers return again andagain.
Some of them also decided to stay for weeksand years.
So, which one will be your first destination when you are visiting Thailand?