Krabi province is home to some of Thailand’s most famous beach destinations–and Railay tops the list as one of the most stunning. The island can be reached by boat from Krabi town and Ao Nang–and the trip on a long-tail traditional boat is just as magical as what you’ll encounter when you reach the shores.Railay is also a rock-climbing hot spot, with karst peaks drawing adventurers both experienced and novice, ready to take on the towering limestone cliffs.
The Phi Phi Islands are one of Thailand’s most popular resort areas for a reason–the clear blue waters, the soft sand, the breathtaking views that go on forever.
You can reach Phi Phi Don–the largest of the islands and the only one permanently inhabited–on a rented kayak or by hiring a small wooden boat.Long Beach is another nice spot on the island; while not a secluded place where you can hope for privacy, it’s great for watching the sunset.
Located at the heart of Bangkok, Thailand, the Grand Palace was a former residence for King Rama I to King Rama V of the Rattanakosin Kingdom. Today, the place is used for hosting royal ceremonies and welcoming the king’s guests, State guests, and other foreign dignitaries. Grand Palace at Bangkok is one of the most important architectural representations of Thai culture.The grounds are a maze of royal halls, temples, and ancient relics, the most important being Wat Phra Kaeo (the Temple of the Emerald Buddha), said to hold a fragment of either hair or bone from the enlightened Buddha himself.
With hundreds of stalls dotted along the main (and side) roads, the Sunday Walking Street night market offers some of the best crafts, arts and food that the Northern Thailand region has to offer.The region’s biggest and best night market, the Sunday sunset shopping experience in Chiang Mai Sunday night market is one helluva retail experience you’ll actually relish.The crafts and wares on offer at the Chiang Mai Sunday night market tend to be more hand-crafted and unique gifts, as opposed to the usual tourist trinkets and cliches
Khao Yai National Park is one of the best places in Thailand to see Asian elephants in the wild. There are two good ways to do this, the first being by night safari (see below), and the second by guided walk. The park is fairly mountainous, with winding, monkey strewn access roads which offer gorgeous glimpses of lushly forested slopes. It has a visitor centre and there’s a lot to see and do, from wildlife walks to waterfall hunting
The best beaches in Koh Samui are the main reason why the island appears on the bucket list of so many travelers. With over 50 km of coastline hosting around 40 beaches, bays, and small coves, there’s no shortage of choices.The island’s biggest and busiest beach is Chaweng, where you’ll also find the best shopping, plenty of attractions, and some of the nicest restaurants. The turquoise blue waters and palm trees dancing in the ocean breeze might explain why some of the island’s best resorts are located here.
The major attraction of the park is Erawan Falls, a waterfall named after the erawan, the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. The seven-tiered falls are said to resemble the erawan.Erawan Waterfall, which runs from the Huai Mong Lai River down a 2100 meters tall mountain. The waterfall is 1500 meters long and has seven tiers, each of which is a great and safe swimming area
Thailand’s floating markets offer a unique way to do some shopping and eating while supporting local vendors and getting a closer look into a traditional way of life.There are several floating markets near Bangkok, with Amphawa and Damnoen Saduak being among the most popular. You can visit the markets on your own or join a guided tour, which often includes visits to other local attractions and shops.