Top places to visit in Thailand and things to do when visiting. Thailand is known across the world for its excellent beaches with beautiful white sands and blue waters. Thailand is a beautiful country surrounded by Myanmar, Malaysia, Cambodia, Laos, The Gulf of Thailand, and the Andaman Sea. Thailand is officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand today, but its earlier name is Siam. Thailand called Ratcha Anachak Thai. With the capital city being Bangkok, Thailand is most visited by Asians and others for the scenic beaches and natural beauty.
Climate or Weather and the best time to visit Thailand. The weather in Thailand varies all around the year. The dry months from November to April are the best time to visit Thailand. Thailand can be visited all around the year. Thailand has a typical tropical climate, and Weather best when visited in colder months of winter for most optimal temperatures. Thailand Currency, The currency widely used in Thailand is the Thai Baht.
Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand. If you are arriving by air, then you will land first in Bangkok. There are several places to visit in Bangkok, like - Chao Phraya River, Wat Pho Temple with reclining Buddha, Wat Arun Temple, and many other ornate shrines or Buddhist temples and the fantastic vibrant markets. You can stay in a Bangkok hotel for one night and visit the surrounding places.
The next place you must visit in Thailand is Phuket. You can go from Bangkok to Phuket by air or a road, and the distance is more than 800 km. Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, and that means numerous beautiful beaches. The must-visit places in Phuket are - Karon Beach, Koh Phi Phi, Phang Nga Bay, and Patong Beach. The diving spots here are some of the best in the world. And Phuket is calmer towards the north.
Now you can come from the scenic island of Phuket to Krabi. Krabi from Phuket is just 180 km away. Krabi in Thailand located on the west coast of the country. It is full of dense mangrove forests and limestone cliffs. Some of the major destinations are Railay Beach, Ko phi Don, Ko Lanta, Ao Nang, etc. The most scenic part of Krabi is the Phi Phi islands.
Koh Samui in Thailand is a place that you cannot miss. Koh Samui from Bangkok is 473 km away. Koh Samui is Thailand's second-largest island. The must-visit places in Koh Samui are - the palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves, mountains full of dense forest, and the Wat Phra Yai Temple - with landmark 12 m tall Golden Big Buddha statue.
Chiang Mai located in the north of Thailand. Places to see in Chiang Mai are the numerous Buddhist temples like - Wat Phra Singh from the 14th century or Wat Chedi Luang, which is full of carved serpents from the 15th century. Apart from these, there are old walls and moats all around the city that tell us a story about the historic olden days.
The most significant market here is the Chiang Mai Night Bazar. You should visit it even if you have no purchases to make! Is there someone who doesn't love shopping while on vacation? Chiang Mai Night Bazar, you are filled with vibrant colours, smells, and experiences.
Pattaya city in Thailand is known as a party city. And this is rightly said so. There are numerous parties and fun things hosted day and night in Pattaya City in Thailand. Other cities in Thailand claims to have similar attractions, but nothing else comes close to Pattaya. Apart from the parties, the historical city center of Pattaya is worth a visit.
Phi Phi Islands are the most scenic islands in Thailand. They are a part of Krabi. The Phi Phi Leh Island here is entirely devoid of human habitation, and the island of Phi Phi Don has no roads. Phi Phi has a total of six islands. Maya Bay is the most famous place here after the Movie "The Beach" was shot here. It is renowned for exotic islands with fine white sand and blue-green waters.