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Walking Street is a red light district in the city of Pattaya, Thailand. It is a tourist attraction that draws foreigners and Thai nationals, primarily for the nightlife. The area includes seafood restaurants, live music venues, beer bars, discothèques, sports bars, go-go bars, and nightclubs.
Walking Street is a carnival of shopping, eating and exhilarating nightlife that can't be beaten. From 7 pm to midnight and someTimingss till 2 am it is closed for any vehicles so you can safely walk and enjoy it.
Highlights: There are a few places that can’t be missed while visiting Walking Street; Club Insomnia, FLB, GoodFellas, AngelWitch are few among many.
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22 August 2019
"nice place "
26 September 2019
This trip was pretty fun! Boating & Shopping together was altogether different and amazing experience!
30 August 2019
It was an amazing experience. I just loved it. Thank you Thrillophilia for arranging such an amazing tour.
27 March 2019
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Here are some of the best tour packages for an amazing vacation in Pattaya:
1. 3 Nights Bangkok Pattaya Tour
2. Bangkok and Pattaya Sightseeing Tour For 7 Days
3. Tour of Bangkok, Pattaya and Koh Chang in Thailand
4. Phuket- Bangkok- Pattaya Tour For 6 Days
5. Sightseeing Tour of Thailand For 7 Days
Thailand’s bustling city, Pattaya is a home to gorgeous temples, beautiful beaches, vibrant streets and recreational parks. One of the most popular tourist attraction is the Coral Island. Also known as Koh Hae, the island is a beautiful getaway destination. The pristine waters surrounded by stretches of fine white sand make it one of the most sought-after tourism destinations in Thailand. Here is a list of some beautiful and historically significant sightseeing attractions:
- Wat Phra Yai Temple
- Prasat Sut Ja-Tum
- Buddha Mountain
- Khao Pattaya Viewpoint
- Nong Nooch Tropical Garden
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum
- Underwater World Pattaya
- Pattaya Floating Market
- Frost Magical Ice Of Siam
- Mini Siam
Pattaya City is one of the biggest tourist destinations in Thailand. Due to its popularity, there are several Pattaya Trip Packages that you can book to make travelling easier and more hassle-free.
If you are planning to travel by air, you can check your options at the U-Tapao airport at Sattahip, which is the nearest airport to Pattaya. Located at a distance of 30kms from the city of Pattaya, there are several taxis and car rentals that you can use to get to the main city. Flights to and from the U-Tapao airport are, however, limited. For more flexible options, you can also travel to Pattaya from the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, which is 120kms away from Pattaya and is a pleasant drive from the airport to the main city.
If you are travelling by road, then you can avail normal buses, AC buses or rental cars that are available at frequent intervals from Bangkok to Pattaya. Pattaya is 147kms away from Bangkok, which makes for a 2-and-a-half-hour drive to and from Bangkok.
Trains are also a convenient means to travel to Pattaya. There is a daily train that travels between Bangkok and Pattaya, and if you are travelling in the third-class non-AC coach from the Hualamphong Station in Bangkok to Pattaya, you do so without spending too much.
Thai Thani Arts and Culture Village is one of the popular place in Pattaya for camping and knowing the culture, history and traditions of Thailand. One can witness the cultural shows, exuberant performances and indulge in gastronomical delicacies besides the bonfire and camping overnight. There are lot of camping sites in and around the popular Jomtien Beach. Another cultural village, Pattaya Elephant Village is also popular and good for camping. One can watch the elephants bathe, eat and even ride one in the evening to her jungle hideaway. Comfortable camping options are available at the Elephant Lodge inside the village.
For tourists visiting Thailand for not more than 15 days, they can apply for the Visa on Arrival, which takes less time to process than normal Visas. It allows visitors to access several immigration channel checkpoints including Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya.
The basic requirements to qualify for this Visa include:
- Your original passport that should be valid for a minimum of 6 months after the date you are scheduled to arrive in Thailand
- Proof of funds (you must have a minimum of 10,000 Bahts or 23,500 INR for expenditures during your stay)
- Your confirmed tickets to Thailand, including your air ticket number
- A confirmation of your hotel bookings
There are several tourism agencies offering Pattaya tour packagesas well, who can help you understand your unique Visa requirements if any.
Tourists visas to Thailand (including Bangkok, Phuket and Pattaya) cost anything between 1,000 THB to 2,000 THB (2,3000 INR to 4,600 INR). This is an approximate amount, depending on the other factors that determine your visa qualifications, service charges, the duration of your stay, etc.
Pattaya is blessed with a large number of Elephant population, reptiles, mammals and other wildlife species. One of the best place to experience the city’s wildlife is the Elephant village. Set up in 1973, visitors to the sanctuary get an opportunity to watch talent and demonstration of the gentle giants. One can undertake an exquisite Elephant ride in the nearby jungles under the watchful eyes of experienced mahouts or just watch the elephants enjoying a bath. Another place wherein one can view the wildlife of Pattaya such as camels, Kangaroos, crocodiles and tigers is Sri Racha Tiger Zoo. The zoo also hosts crocodile wrestling, animal circus and races of pigs.
Wat Phra Yai, a temple built in the 1940s is a popular religious destination in Pattaya. Also known as the Big Buddha Temple, the intricate design of the Buddha statue and the temple complex is captivating. During festivals and public holidays, the place gets crowded. One can enjoy partial views of Jomtien Beach from the temple premises. Ringing the line of bells with a big stick at the temple is said to be auspicious and supposed to call good luck to whoever completes the task. Close to Wat Phra Yai, there is a Chinese Shrine complex dedicated to Confucius, Guan Yin, and a Taoist temple. Other spiritual places at Pattaya are Sanctuary of Truth and Wat Yansangwararam temple complex. Theses famous spiritual attractions are included in our Pattaya tour packages.
The Thai Baht is the currency that is used throughout Thailand, including in Pattaya. 1 Thai Baht roughly converts to 2.33 INR if you are travelling from India. There are several stations where you can get your currency exchanged. To get a visa on arrival, you need to show a minimum balance of 10,000 Baht (23,500 INR) in your bank account.
Koh Larn located west of Pattaya is a perfect destination to relax and soak up the peaceful ambience. Also known as Coral Island, tourists here spend their day by taking part in swimming, snorkeling and sunbathing. Spot the colourful corals and underwater world from the Glass-bottom boat or by diving In. River Kwai is another great place to visit by and admire the serene ambience. There are many cruises available in and around Coral Island to make one’s journey more exciting and memorable one. To have a great experience checkout Day Tour of Pattaya and Coral Island (Flat 34% Off).
When you book Pattaya tour packages, you will likely be assigned a rental car or a bus and a drive to take you around the city to the best tourist spots. However, if you are planning to get around the city on your own apart from the scheduled spots, then there are a few options you can take:
The most common commute in Pattaya is done with songthaews, which are local “buses” that are nothing but revamped utility trucks with panels at the back for people to sit. Locals have to pay 5THB per trip while tourists have to pay 10 THB. They have designated routes and you can travel to your destination with a fixed rate of 10 THB.
Another convenient way to get around the city is on their motorbike taxis, which cost anything from 10 THB to 50 THB. The price of your trip is negotiable making it a fast and cheap way of commuting but is not feasible if you are travelling in groups.
There are also a few taxis in the city which have metres, but they are sparse and more often than not, refuse to go by the metre. The best option is to make sure that when you are booking Pattaya trip packages, a car rental is also arranged for.
The northern and eastern part of Pattaya is good to explore by bikes and cycles. Riding along the streets of East and North Pattaya, one can come across beautiful shrines, markets, and other tourist attractions. Ride along the coastal line along Wong-Amat and Palm-Beach and stop by the nearby local fishing pier. These are the best locations for Cycling:
- The Sanctuary of Truth,
- Lake Map Prachan
- Southeast of Jomtien,
- The Silver Lake area around Na Jomtien and Ban Amphur
Even though Pattaya is known for its vibrant nightlife and beaches, there is in fact, a lot you can do in Pattaya. Exploring all the tourist attractions, as well as all the local authentic restaurants, the many beaches that line the city, several events that take place as well as the most happening night clubs that Pattaya is known for takes anything between 5 days to 7 days if you want to truly imbibe the essence of Pattaya.
The temperature in Pattaya depends on the weather here according to which, you can decide the time of the year you are travelling. However, due to Thailand being a tropical country, there is no vast difference in temperature during winter and summer. The city sees occasional spells of monsoon and the most popular tourist season is between November-February.
The temperature during daytime fluctuates between 25 degrees Celsius and 32 degrees Celsius. In fact, during the summer season, which is the hottest time of the year, the temperature reaches a maximum of 32-33 degrees.
The temperature is anything between 18 degrees Celsius to 21 degrees Celsius, which makes it pleasant and cool.
The choice of venues for walking in and around Pattaya are many. If you are looking for something fun and different walking experience, then Walking Street is the place to head to. The bustling street that is closed to traffic post 6 pm is packed with nightclub, beer bar, restaurant or go-go bar. Deserted by day and packed by night, strolling across Walking Street is a once-in-lifetime experience. The street comes alive with the neon lights, food vendors, street performers and party animals from around the world. Another place that tops of list of walking tour in Pattaya is Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden. A 500-acre botanical garden, the place is best explored by foot.
Songkran, the water festival that marks the beginning of the traditional Thai New Year is conducted on April 13 every year. Needless to say, this is the important festival for locals and the streets of Pattaya during this time are crowded and wears a celebrated look. The number of visitors including foreign travellers are high. This is the best time to travel to join the party and enjoy Songkran celebrations. The annual Chiang Mai Flower festival that takes place in the first week of February at Pattaya is also a great time to visit. There are quite a few festivals too observed during this time. Here is the list of festivals celebrated in Pattaya:
- Water Buffalo Racing Festival
- MAYA Music Festival in Pattaya
- Wonderfruit Festival Pattaya
- Pattaya Music Festival
Booking Pattaya Holiday Packages also includes visits to some of the most interesting spots in Pattaya, apart from its famous beaches. Here are some of the most exciting things you can do in Pattaya:
1. Visit Underwater World Pattaya
Underwater World is the largest aquarium in Thailand and is home to some of the rarest marine animals such as the Shovel Nose Ray.
The structure of the place is such that you can walk through a tunnel with fish and other marine creatures swimming around you in all directions, for a truly immersive experience.
Location: 22/22 Mu 11, Sukhumvit Road, Tambon Nong Prue, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chonburi, Thailand 20150.
Price: 500 THB (1,166 INR)
2. Watch the Alcazar Cabaret Show
This 70-minute live show consists of 17 cultural acts that showcase different facets of Thai, Chinese, Persian, India and Russian culture through song and dance.
The show is renowned for its elaborate sets, extravagant costumes and beautiful music.
Location: Pattaya Sai 2 Rd, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 600 THB (1,399 INR)
3. Explore Pattaya Floating Market
Most holiday Pattaya packages include a trip to the floating market, a conglomeration of over 115 shops selling a variety of items such as souvenirs, local food, art, handicrafts, fruits and vegetables, clothes, flowers and much more.
You can explore the market on rowing boats and paddle boats of your own.
Location: 12 451/304 Sukhumvit Rd, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 170 THB (400 INR)
4. Visit Sriracha Tiger Zoo
The Sriracha Zoo is one of the largest zoos in Thailand, housing over 200 lions and several other exotic animals such as crocodiles, ostriches, elephants, camels, etc.
They organize regular events where you can interact with the animals in unique ways.
Location: 341, Si Racha District, Chon Buri 20230, Thailand, 20230.
Price: 450 THB (1,049 INR)
5. Enjoy Slides at Ramayana Waterpark
The Ramayana Waterpark in Pattaya is one of the largest and most well-equipped waterparks in all of Asia.
You can enjoy thrilling rides such as Aquaconda, Boomerango and Python and also unwind in one of the several pools and jacuzzis throughout the park.
Location: 7 9 Ban Yen Rd, Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Thailand, 20250.
Price: 200 THB (466 INR)
6. Watch Real Fights at Max Muay Thai
Muay Thai is a form of martial arts that is practised extensively in Thailand.
You can watch real matches and even world championships at the Max Muay Thai Stadium, flocked by enthusiastic local crowds as well as travellers.
Location: 42/108 Sukhumvit Rd. Moo.9 Nongprue, Banglamung, Chon Buri, 20150
Price: 1,420 THB (3,313 INR)
7. Flight of the Gibbon
Flight of the Gibbon includes a thrilling ziplining experience for over 3kms over rainforests, beaches and national parks- an experience that you definitely don’t want to miss.
Location: 106 Village, No.3, Huai Kaeo, Mae On District, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 50130.
Price: 3,579 THB (8,350 INR)
8. Visit Ripley’s Believe It or Not
Attractions at the Ripley’s Believe it Or Not Museum including the Infinity Maze, Haunted Adventure, Moving Theatre 12D, The Vault, etc. make this museum one of the most compelling attractions in Pattaya.
Location: 218 Beach Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 750 THB (1,749 INR)
9. Visit Rubber Museum
The rubber industry is significant in Thailand and the Rubber Museum in Pattaya is a fun and interactive place to learn about the history and uses of rubber.
Location: 42,42/3 Sukhumvit Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 170 THB (396 INR)
10. Explore Art in Paradise Pattaya
Art in Paradise is a one-of-a-kind museum in Thailand with 3D art installations where you can become a part of the art.
The artwork ranges from depictions of countries to dinosaurs and everything in between.
Location: 78/34, Pattaya Sai Song Road, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 600 THB (1,400 INR)
11. Enjoy with Dolphins at Dolphin World
Get up close and personal with some of nature’s gentlest animals in Dolphin World.
You can play with the animals and watch them perform various tricks at this amusement park.
Location: 44/8, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat, Chon Buri, Thailand, 20150.
Price: 330 THB (770 INR)
12. Spa Massage in Pattaya
One of the most luxurious experiences you can enjoy in Pattaya includes spas and massages.
There are several Pattaya packages for wellness and spa treatments that can give you the world-famous Thai spa experience in its purest form.
Location: Pattaya, Thailand.
Price: Starting from 690 THB (1,600 INR)
Pattaya is a place that is known for its relaxed and laid-back culture. However, despite its notorious nightlife, there are certain limitations and restrictions on the amount of alcohol that is sold and consumed.
Catching a Tiffany Cabaret Show in Pattaya (Flat 15% Off) is one of the must-do activity. Get blown away by an hour-long riot of sound, colour and light. Performed by the transvestite dancers, the show touches upon Bollywood-style musical, Korean fan dance, slapstick burlesque to Broadway spectacular through dance, skit and. songs. The show is considered to be the first ever truly transvestite cabaret show in South East Asia. Every day, three shows are held at 464 M.9, Pattaya 2nd Road. During holidays , the demand shoots up and tickets gets sold out within few hours.
Pattaya is one of the world’s foremost snorkeling and scuba diving hubs. Bamboo Island also known as Koh Phai is a great scuba diving and snorkeling site. As the dive sites around Koh Phai are shallow, for beginners it is a great place. The underwater life teems with seahorses, thorny sea urchins, pink anemone fish and various crabs. Scuba Diving at Pattaya is something which every tourist want to do while being there. Ko Lan, or Coral Island, is another popular place and offers visitors an array of beautiful marine life. It is about an hour boat ride from Pattaya. Ko Krok island and Ko Rin are equally popular for water-based activities in Pattaya. The lavish sets, choreography and the stunning costumes worn by performers all through the show are the highlights of the performance.
When you are booking your Pattaya Holiday Packages, you must include a few spots that embody the quintessential Pattaya nightlife experience. Here are a few suggestions:
1. Pattaya Walking Street: The famous Walking Street which opens at 6:00 pm every day is a lane dedicated solely to some of the best night clubs in Thailand such as The Pier Disco, Airport Club, Marine Disco, 808, X Zone and many more.
2. Horizon Bar: Located on the 34th floor of the Hilton, Pattaya, the Horizon Bar is ideal for a good time with a view, where you can enjoy a drink while looking out on all of Pattaya.
3. Hard Rock Café, Pattaya: Hard Rock Café is the quintessential hang-out spot for party-goers all over the world and Pattaya is no different, with their great alcohol and great music.
4. Soi Buakhao: Steadily gaining recognition as the second “walking street” of Pattaya, Soi Buakhao is a cosy, family-friendly stretch with a few nightclubs and more restaurants for people of all ages to get a taste of the versatile nightlife in Pattaya.
For shopaholics, Pattaya is a paradise. One can find great bargains on a range of products such as clothes, electronic goods, cosmetics and unique souvenirs. One of the biggest and certainly the most famous shopping area is Kankheha Thepprasit Market. Shoppers can find mobile phone accessories, clothes, jewellery, make-up, toys, gadgets and souvenirs at cheap prices. Another popular halt is the ‘Made in Thailand Market’. Small electrical gadgets, clothes, fashion accessories, cosmetics and souvenirs are popular buy here. Pattaya Night Bazaar, Mimosa Pattaya. Soi Buakhao Market and Pattaya Floating Market are the other popular shopping markets. Here is the list of markets in pattaya:
- Phuket Walking Street Market
- Chillva Market
- Naka Market
- Suanluang Market
- Sai Nam Yen Market
Pattaya’s highlight is definitely the renowned Pattaya floating market which is included in our Pattaya tour packages and a visit to it is highly recommended. Unlike the normal shopping, at floating market one can shop and discover the riverside life by hiring a man-powered boat making it a unique shopping experience. Along the boat ride, discover the food stalls and souvenir shops set in an artificial floating market theme. The boat could be hired for around 30 minutes or more. What more, there is a cultural show held every afternoon at the market premises. Authentic Thai food and desserts such as noodle soups, pad thai (stir-fried rice noodles), kanom jean (rice vermicelli) are sold by the vendors inside the premises.