An Intoxicating Trip to Land of Smiles
Thailand is the gem of Southeast Asia, a paradise of tourism with many alluring places nationwide. Titled the land of smiles, the welcoming people, delicious top-notch dishes, and many beautiful travel places are signatures of this land. That more and more people are vaccinated lit up the brighter future of reopening tourism which has now been suspended by the pandemic. If so, we should have a detailed plan for destinations that we should go to when we arrive there. Below are top places highly recommended for tourists.
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand known for its vibrant lifestyles and commercial centers. You can get on public transports such as BTS/MRT, public boats, and local buses to discover around before departing for the pier. After that, you can pay a visit to Wat Po (46-meter-long Reclining Buddha covered in gold leaf), Grand Palace and Wat Phra Keo. They are must-visit destinations for many first-time travelers coming to Bangkok.
Wat Phra Keo is also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha enshrining Phra Kaew Morakot is surely one of the most important temples in Bangkok. The Grand Palace is a good place to admire the beautiful architecture, meticulous craftsmanship. Then you can take tuk tuk to the Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall (closed on Mondays). You can go shopping to pick up your favorite things.
2. Damnoen Saduak
After proceeding to Samut Songkhram for the amazing railway market, you will hop on a boat trip to the floating market which gathers many vendors. Experience shopping in this way can be a memorable and fun experience. You can also head to the tallest pagoda at Phra Pathom Chedi and visit the Jesada Technik Museum with its large collection of vintage vehicles.
Thailand is famous for its wide range of islands and beaches. Your trip will not complete without paying a visit to Phi Phi Islands by speedboat. You will be taken to the snorkeling spots to witness the underwater world. You can get the panoramic view of the islands when crossing along the Maya Bay, Pileh Cove, Monkey Beach and Viking Cave.
4. Koh Samui
Koh Samui lies in the Gulf of Thailand known as the second-largest island. Known as palm-fringed beaches, this island is home to many luxury resorts and hotels. Therefore it is considered as an ideal getaway and holiday or honeymoon vacation. Travelers can take on a speedboat to the Angthong National Marine Park. After that try snorkeling at Koh Wao or Koh Tai Plow. Get relaxed with lush green islands and fantastic views of National Marine Park.