Top Places to visit in Thailand
Everything you should include in your Thailand itinerary for the Ultimate Thai Experience
Below we have a list of the Top Places to visit in Thailand. These places give you a taste of every aspect of Thailand and are a great pick for first time visitors to Thailand as well as those coming back for more.
Top Islands of Thailand
Thailand has more than 1400 islands! Below we have the most visited and must visit islands of Thailand. We can include one or all on your trip to Thailand.
Phuket is a beach lovers paradise with an exciting adventurous twist. It is the largest island in the country surrounded by the blue-green Andaman sea, lush forest covered interiors, golden beaches and many smaller islands ideally located for a quick island hopping day-trip.
Phuket can do it all, from luxury resorts to family friendly or budget accommodation; from cocktails at a swanky beach clubs to local beers in a hammock, scubadiving to sailing and jungle hikes to elephant back rides. For a Phuket itinerary email us now!
Koh Samui once known for its cheap private pool villas and full moon parties to neighboring islands was on its way to becoming a hippie paradise but instead today its known as Thailand’s most glamorous islands with a plethora of luxury hotel brands, upscale beach clubs and world class spas. We have fantastic short getaway itineraries and special deals with many resorts for you, email us now to avail fabulous Koh Samui Travel deals.
Krabi offers everything that Phuket offers but in a much quieter way. Lesser crowds, lesser commercialization and lesser prices make Krabi a good choice for those who like such places. You will see maximum limestone cliffs jutting from the sea in Krabi. You can always visit Phuket and Krabi on the same trip as well.
Phi Phi Islands
The Phi Phi islands became popular in the 90’s with Leonardo DiCaprio movie ‘The Beach.’ The movie showed hidden islands and beaches occupied by secret hippie communities and locals making Phi Phi a must do on every adventurers bucketlist. Today these pedestrian islands are most visited on a day-trip from Phuket or Krabi. Those looking to extensively pursue nightlife spend a few nights here. The surrounding waters are also very popular with scuba divers.
These were the 4 most popular islands of Thailand. One of these is a must visit on your trip to Thailand. For those looking for more offbeat places, we have got you covered. See our article on 8 Secret Places in Thailand you didn’t know existed
Top Cities of Thailand
Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and on most travel itineraries. The city is a mix of old and new where sky scrapers and ancient temples co-exist. The city offers a lot of retail therapy, theme parks and shows for entertainment as well as a plethora of restaurants and rooftop bars. Day trips can be made to floating markets, summer places and other interesting places. Bangkok as a city does not bore, it offers an interesting mix of local life and touristy things to do.
Mountains and forests of Thailand
Most people associate Thailand with islands and beaches, which it has a plenty of but Thailand also has beautiful forests and mountains full of wildlife and enchanting villages towards the north. Places like Chiang Mai have become more popular with tourists in the last few years as they offer a gateway to not just the natural beauty of Thailand but also to the culture, cuisine and festivals of the indigenous tribes and locals.
Other places like Chiang Rai have fewer tourists. Then there are tiny villages which were once supposed to be secret villages of Thailand where few ventured but then turned into hippie heaven and yet, inspite of many dreadlocked white backpackers one can’t deny that these places are really beautiful with lovely caves and waterfalls to explore. More about such places in our article on 8 Secret Places in Thailand you didn’t know existed.
So if you are travelling to Thailand make sure you opt to add a dose of fresh mountain air, waterfalls and adorable elephants to your Thai holiday. Opt for a thai cooking class, go rafting, caving, bathe in waterfalls and visit mountaintop temples.