08 Mar Amazing Thailand: Top 5 cities to visit in Thailand
Thailand has slowly become the perfect summer destination for tourists all over the world. With the vast beaches, white sand and the happening nightlife, Thailand makes for the best summer getaway. If you’re confused on where to go and what to visit on your visit to Thailand, worry no more, cause we’ve got you covered. Here are the top 5 cities to visit in Thailand.
Kanchanaburi is a town in west Thailand. It’s known for the Death Railway, built during WWII. The bridge played an important role in the rail link between Thailand and Burma. On your visit, don’t forget to visit Elephant world. This Elephant park is very unique and unusual from other natural parks. Here, the elephants are either old or abused, i.e. used in some form of art or entertainment. You can spend the day here bathing and feeding the elephants, a unique experience altogether.
Krabi is located Southern region of Thailand. Krabi is one of the most beautiful and serene places to visit in Thailand. With stunning white sand beaches and over 200 islands, Krabi is unmissable. The best time to visit is between November and April when the skies are blue and the air is clear. Railay beach is said to be one of the best beaches in all of Thailand. It can be accessed only by boat as cars or trains are not found anywhere near this location.
Sukothai is a UNESCO world heritage city that is the house to numerous historical sites and temple ruins. Sukothai is referred to as the ‘Dawn of Happiness’ and has some places that reek of typical Thai culture. Places to visit are Sukothai historical park, Sukothai Saturday night market, Ramkhamhaeng National Museum and Buddhist temples like Wat Saphan Hin and Wat Mahathat. Sukothai is the place to be in if you want to enjoy authentic Thai culture and heritage.
Chiang Mai is for nature lovers that prefer the calm over the chaos. The Chiang Mai safari is a unique journey. It happens after sunset and you can see some very exotic animals, such as white porcupines and raccoons. All the animals in this park are trained to be super friendly and you can even play with them on your lap or feed them.
You thought we wouldn’t mention this one? The best of them all, the most happening and exciting place in whole of Thailand, the capital city, Bangkok. From gleaming temples, tuk-tuks and the floating markets, Bangkok is one of the most exciting and fun cities to visit. Chinatown is one of the popular attractions in Bangkok. With road-side stalls, restaurants and gold shops, Chinatown is an experience in itself. Other places to visit are Wat Arun, Floating Markets, Wat Pho, etc.