7 Most Beautiful Places To Visit In Thailand

Phuket

Thailand is a power package with so many unique and beautiful destinations that it will take you years to truly visit and soak in them all. From a tourist point of view who has come to Thailand for a short span of time, we bring you a list of the most beautiful places to visit in this beautiful island country.


 

Not only are all the below mentioned lovely places must visits, but every destination also has something unique in it that makes it too good to be true. Read on.

1. Pattaya

pattaya

Located in the eastern gulf coast of Thailand, the town of Pattaya shares a mixed reputation with the vacationers. While numerous beer bars and go- go clubs gives it a naughty status, it is well known for its vibrancy, infectious energy, spectacular beaches and adventurous watersports. The city has enjoyed the status of having the country’s first beach resort and is considered to be the party capital of Thailand.

Why go: the city is so full of beauty and energy that there’s never a dull moment in Pattaya.

Must visit places:

  • Jomtein Beach
  • Walking Street
  • Elephant Village
  • Sanctuary of Truth


2. Krabi

Krabi

This small town of Thailand is blessed with incredibly beautiful limestone karsts and postcard- perfect beauty. With a population of just a bit more than half a lakh, it is amazing to see the town flooded with hotels, guest houses, travel operators and souvenir shops. Enjoy the Krabi town night markets, indulge in serene spirituality at the Wat Tham Seua, and don’t forget to take a tour of the Phang Nga Bay.

Why go: Krabi’s rainforests and limestone structures are one of the best in the world.

Must visit places:

  • Tiger cave temple
  • Ko Yanta Lai
  • Wat Tham Seua
  • Phang Nga Bay

3. Bangkok

Bangkok

This bustling city takes many by surprise. While the first look of its messy traffic and overcrowded places may give you a frown, a little more time in the city and you won’t be able to leave it. Bangkok is one of the best places to visit in Thailand for shopping and food. The professional food tours in the city are the ideal way to explore the famous Thai cuisine and the history behind it.

Why go: the city is a perfect example of flourishing while still living on the edge. The Chinatown market and the professional food tours are the city’s highlights.

Must visit places:

  • Grand Palace
  • Jim Thompson House
  • Golden Buddha
  • Wat Arun
  • Central World

4. Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

Escape from the fast paced life of the top cities and visit the northern capital of Thailand- Chian Mai. The place is ideal for those who want to soak in the spirituality and enjoy a blissfully laid-back vacation. Although loved by tourists, the place still can maintain its charm and provokes you to just wander around leisurely and aimless.

Why go: It’s a treasure island of the most beautiful and ancient temples in the whole of Thailand

Must visit places:

  • Wat Chedi Luang
  • Wat Umong
  • Doi- Suthep- Pui National Park
  • Elephant Nature Park

5. Phuket

Phuket

Known as the cultural capital of Thailand, Phuket, has long been a must in the itinerary of the Thailand travel packages. The picture perfect beaches, sceneries that seem unreal and abundance of cultural shows, activities, and cuisine makes Phuket a must visit. With people from different places and races including China, Portugal, India, and Arabian Peninsula seamlessly blending in its air, the diversity of cultures comes out in its most beautiful form.

Why go: The history of the island is centuries old. It is also the place of the world famous Simon Cabaret shows performed by Thailand’s ‘Ladyboys.’

Must visit places:

  • Patong Beach
  • Phuket Town
  • Rawai Village
  • Hat Nai Yang National Park
  • Island boat tours

6. Ayutthaya historical district

One of the most ancient treasures of Thailand, the Ayutthaya district offers a sneak peak into the glorious past of Thailand when it was a flourishing kingdom. The old palaces and colossal temple ruins testify of the city’s grand status of being the capital of the kingdom for 417 years. Located just for over an hour from the main city of Phuket, you can find a lot many packages that include other activities such as cruises, lunches, refreshments, etc.

Why go: the city has well-preserved ruins of the Japanese settlement and the palaces that served as the headquarters and some of the country’s most important decision making places.

Must visit places:

  • Wat Phra Sri Sanpet
  • Wat Mahathat
  • Wat Phanan Cheong
  • The Japanese Village
  • Wat Chaiwattthanaram

7. Railay

A slice of paradise where the beautiful limestone cliffs of Krabi come to an end, Railay is all about jungle adventures and trekking memories. The boat is the only way to reach this place and is regarded as one of the most beautiful places in Thailand. The pristine Railay beach might get a bit overcrowded sometimes, but the overall air remains carefree and laid- back.

Why go: it’s a hotspot for rock climbing, white water rafting, kayaking, and a tourist friendly Diamond Cave to explore.

Must visit places:

  • Princess Cave
  • Diamond Cave
  • Sa Phra Nang

Fondly called as the land of Smiles, Thailand is the jewel in the crown of the beauty of Southeast Asia. While the city is well developed to offer the best of comfort and amenities, most of Thailand still exudes the simplistic charm of its alluring beauty.

Visit Thailand for fun, serenity, peace and excitement; a rare combination that leaves you wanting for more.

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