Southeast Asia has turned out to be one of the favorite travel spots for people all over the world, myself included. Today they are considered as some of the most tourist-friendly countries. As per the recent trend, people are craving for more cultural and authentic travel experiences.
If you are one of them, then you can add Thailand as your next destination for traveling. The best time to visit Phuket or Bangkok is somewhere between November to February when the temperature and humidity both are at their best. If you are interested in visiting Chiang Mai province and Chiang Rai then the dry season is the ideal time i.e. between November to May just before the monsoons.
Relax on the serene beaches
The geography of Thailand is very impressive and unique which is worth exploring. The best part is its stunning beaches with stretches of sand over more than 1,500 miles of coastline. So, if you are in search of ultimate relaxation and tranquility then you can explore the following luxury beaches namely Freedom Beach, Sunset Beach, Hin Daeng, Ko Ha Hin Muang, Ko Phangan and Ko Samui. Here you can treat your eyes with the view of miles of sparkling clear unpolluted water. Enjoy the exotic view of the bay or take a sunbath on the beach or even go for the variety of dive in or water sports.
If you read this article you will have a fair idea of the natural side of Thailand and know what to expect.
Explore historic side
Ayutthaya Historical Park, a World Heritage Site marked by UNESCO is one of the historical places worth mentioning. This property is marked as an extensive archaeological site which was not reconstructed after the Burmese attack. The Great Buddha, the tallest figure in Thailand which is also the 8th tallest sculptures worldwide which is located in Wat Muang is also a must visit. Not very far is the Hell Park where you will come across some smaller statues that portrays the fate of sinners. You can also pay a visit to the Buddhist temple of Wat Phra Singh located in the north of Chiang Mai that dates back to 1367. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse of the White Buddhist Temple that has a golden restroom.
When you read this passage, you will also come across some of the other attractions in and around Thailand:
- The Grand Palace – It was the main palace of the King of Thailand till the year 1925 and now it is utilized for different ceremonies. It also houses the Emerald Buddha carved from pure Jade.
- Royal Thai Elephant Museum – It is a part of the Dusit Palace Park where the White Elephants of the royal families were originally housed.
- Siam Niramit – Take a break from visiting the temples and palaces, go and watch the Siam Niramit show that depicts the Journey to the Enchanted Kingdom of Siam.
- Chiang Mai – Here, you will come across the Bhubing Palace also known as the Winter Palace the most modern palace of Thailand where the royal family resides in the winters.
- Chiang Mai Zoo – Apart from the common animals, here you can watch a Panda exhibit and the aquarium tunnel that has rare fishes from Thailand.
- Chiang Mai Night Safari – Enjoy a ride in an open-air tram along with your family where you can bathe elephants and feed the hippos.