Being one of the world’s extremely popular travelers’ destinations, Thailand is house to some really amazing places. Palm trees and white sand beaches are the first images that appear in the mind of many, however, Thailand also includes mist-covered mountains, ancient monuments and steamy forests compelling.
Being Thailand’s capital and by far the biggest city in the country, Bangkok is an enigmatic universe of ancient temples, tall buildings, magnificent palaces, bustling markets, streets lined and glittering nightclubs with sellers tantalizing foods and hawking souvenirs. The popular tourist lane, Khao San Road, is an excellent place to start with its economical shopping, nightlife, and dining. Also, don’t miss to visit the sacred Wat Phra Kaew temple that contains the bright green Buddha.
Chiang Mai is a great and ethnically significant city where modern and historical Thai buildings and traditions coexist. Wandering around the historic center gives the beautiful views of old city walls and dozens of Buddhist temples. But, the most famed of these temples, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep, lies outside Chiang Mai on a projection overlooking the city.
Situated in western Thailand and well-liked for its attractive view and accessibility to waterfalls and national parks, Kanchanaburi is greatest known for the Bridge above the River Kwai that is connected with the famous Death Railway to Burma. Outside of Kanchanaburi are some public parks, including Srinakarind and Erawan National Parks, which present attractive scenery, caves, and waterfalls.
Railay is a miniature neck of land in south Thailand which is only reachable by the boat because of the high sandstone cliffs wounding off mainland access. Approximately all patches of buildable land fronting in the western and eastern part of the peninsula have been taken over by bungalow resorts, and improvement is creeping up into the jungle at the back. However, at least there are no taller buildings and most of the construction is unseen among trees or set amid attractively landscaped gardens.
Situated on a dead volcano in northeastern Thailand, Phanom Rung is a Hindu temple complex regarded for its exceptional architecture. Positioned near to the village of Nang Rong, this temple shelter was built by the Khmer civilization between the 10th and 13th centuries as a devotion to Shiva, the Hindu god. Constructed of laterite and sandstone, Phanom Rung was created to symbolize Mount Kailash, the blessed home of Shiva.
Formerly, just a small village in northern Thailand, Pai is currently a booming town that is a part of the Mae Hong Son Loop stretching between Mae Hong Son and Chiang Mai. Renowned for its striking valley and comfortable atmosphere, Pai is a preferential destination among the tourists wishing and backpackers to discover the region. With Pai’s position in the foothills of the mountains, there are some options for visiting and trekking hill tribes.
The islands off the seaside of Thailand are popular all through the world for their stunning beaches, others for their beautiful scenery and some even maintain their fame for the party atmosphere. There are three major sets of the islands in Thailand. To the east of Bangkok here are Ko Chang and Ko Samet, in the Gulf Ko Samui lie Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Tao, and in the Andaman Phuket and Ko Phi Phi.
It will be a dream come true to spend a pleasant vacation in this land where the sun touches the surface of the ocean and you definitely can make it happen if only you break out of your dream and start planning.