If you’re looking for something a bit different from the normal tourist destinations, why not venture to Thailand?
You can experience two different worlds in one destination and it might just be the best trip you take all year!
Thailand – the nation that serves as the Gateway into the Heart of Asia -is one of the most popular Southeast Asian destinations for tourists. One may find a blend of rich cultural heritage, with its ancient and ornate palaces and temples, as well as modern facilities.
The “Sandbox Scheme” and the “Test and Go Policy” was implemented by the Thai Government in July 2021, as a means of allowing fully vaccinated international travellers from any country around the world to enter Thailand without having the need to undergo quarantine.
The list of destinations within Thailand stands at 12 locations, as of 23rd of February 2022. Each location has something unique to offer to its visitors. Therefore, in order to make things easy for our readers, we have provided you below with a list of activities or locations that you may wish to make a part of your cultural experience in Thailand!
The Night Market at Phuket
Phuket is highly recognized for its night market. It’s the best place to get souvenirs at a bargain able price or try some of Thailand’s infamous spicy food! It’s usually very colourful and bustling with people.
Coral Diving in Krabi
Krabi is widely known for being home to one of the world’s most beautiful coral reefs. The archipelago offers breathtaking scenery with its white-sand beaches, great for lazing around in the sand, and its amazing coral reefs.
Limestone Formations & Caves of Phang-Nga
Several tourists tend to opt for a boat tour of the bay to explore its glorious limestone rock formations. Did you know? That one of the formations was featured in a James Bond Film, thus earning the title of “James Bond Island”.
Surat Thani – “City of the Good People”
Also known as “The Province of a Thousand Islands” is an archipelago that houses three main locations; Koh Samui, Koh Phangan and Koh Tao. Each location has much to offer. Tourists visit to either sunbathe on its sandy beaches, go snorkelling, or visit the Khao Tha Phet Wildlife and Nature Education Station which is situated at a 210-meter height above sea level.
The Elephant Reserve at Bang Lamung
Bang Lamung is a community village situated in Northern Pattaya. Visitors can witness elephants perform logging tricks and respond to commands.
The Pattaya Floating Market
This is a riverside attraction that displays the culture and local products from 4 major regions of Thailand.
Khao Kheow Open Zoo at Si Racha
Si Racha, also known as the town which became the reason behind the name of the world’s most famous hot sauce, the Sriracha, is home to Thailand’s largest open-concept zoo. The zoo is committed to providing a spacious and humane environment for its animals. It is home to over 8000 animals and over 300 species. Visitors shall be able to feed and touch animals, witness a penguin parade, and ride an elephant.
Si Chang – The Fishing Island
A fishing island, visited by many for its regard for the Buddhist culture. The island is home to a Chinese temple, also known as Saan Chao Pho Khao Yai, which is the Shrine of the Father Spirit of the Great Hill.
Conservation Center & Theme Parks at Sattahip
Visitors to Sattahip can explore the city via Tuk Tuk tours, explore the night market, & enjoy the environmental efforts of the Royal Thai Navy at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center.
Mu Ko Chang National Park
Ko Chang is the largest Thai island containing a deep jungle. The Mu Ko Chang National Park is a nature preserve with a hiking trail and waterfalls.
So, if you’re looking for a tropical paradise, Thailand is the place for you. The country boasts all the diversity and beauty of its natural surroundings, from pristine beaches to incredible wildlife preserves and lush jungles. With such a wide variety of options on offer here, it shouldn’t be hard to find something to love with a vacation in Thailand.
The one place on everyone’s bucket list!