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Best Places to Visit in Thailand in 2019

  • 01 Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)

    Image Credit : Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)
    The Sanctuary of Truth is an amazing wooden building right on the beach in the Northern part of Pattaya. The building has been under construction now for more than 20 years, and it might take another 15 years before it is finished. The Sanctuary of Truth is completely made out of wood, and all the delicate carvings are done by hand. Each of the four corners has a tower with figures from Thai, Cambodian, Indian and Chinese beliefs and legends.

    Highlights
    : Visiting the Sanctuary you will join a tour group with an English speaking tour guide, who will be able to explain the concepts and ideas behind the building. Pass by the workshop and you can see a huge number of craftsmen working on the ornate sculptures, all of them hand-carved from wood.

    Location: Naklua Road, Pattaya

    Timings: Opens every day from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Price: INR 830
               Baht 365



    Top Things To Do in Sanctuary of Truth (Prasat Sut Ja-Tum)

  • 02 Underwater World Pattaya

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    One of the most beautiful attractions and tourist destinations of Pattaya is the Underwater World. It is Thailand’s first modern aquarium where the visitors can behold the brilliance of the undersea life. The Underwater World is a 100-meter long underwater tunnel, showcasing around 500 species of fishes. Visitors can either dive with the sharks & rays with the experienced divers or they can indulge in feeding the Kois with a milk bottle in the Koi pond.

    Highlights: The Underwater World also plays a prominent role in marine conservation. Hence, to educate the common people about the same, frequent school visits and education programs are being developed by the Underwater World. 

    Price
    : INR 590
               Baht 260




  • 03 Phuket Thaihua Museum

    Based in Krabi Road of Phuket, the Thai Hua Museum is on the popular sightseeing destinations in the city. Based in artistically brilliant sino-colonial mansion the Museum is well preserved and forms a primary place to visit in Phuket. The building was previously dedicated to a Chinese school but in 2008, it went through a major renovation and in the same year the museum started. Majorly art exhibitions are held in this location whereas the hall room is used during annual Phuket Old Town Festival.

    Built in 20th century, the building has several rooms which all are dedicated to the display of history of Phuket. Images and token of early prominent influential families of Phuket who came from China can also be found here. For all who wishes to know about the origin of the town and its prosperity down the years can visit the Museum for better knowledge.

    Location: 28, Krabi Road, Phuket

    Timings: 9:00am to 17:00pm, Open on all days. 


  • 04 Doi Inthanon National Park

    Image Credit : Doi Inthanon National Park
    This place is a must-visit for adventure lovers. The park forms part of the Doi Inthanon mountain range, a part of the mighty Himalayas. There are many small and big peaks here with heights of about 865m to 2565m above sea level. Doi Intahnon is the tallest mountain in Thailand.



    Location – Chom Thong District.

    Highlights – The view from here is absolutely stunning. Take a trek through to the peaks, enjoy the early morning sunrise, waterfalls and don’t miss the Siamese sakura flowers in full bloom during the months of December & January. Main camp site, the tall summit, Two huge stupas (Phra Mahathat Naphamethanidon & Nophamethanidon), Kaew Mae Pan Nature Trails, Bird-watching, large number of waterfalls and Brichinda Cave are the major highlights.

    Price: 
    50 THB per person and 20 THB per child for the locals; 300 THB and 150 THB per child for foreigners


  • 05 Chalong Bay Rum Distillery

    Image Credit : Chalong Bay Rum Distillery
    Chalong Bay rum distillery is the brainchild of two French citizens who sought to create a hand- crafted rum distilled from fermented local Thai sugarcane. It is the only rum distillery in Thailand not associated with the vastly dominant distilleries. The production process miraculously combines the traditions of Thai and French techniques — this can be checked out by a visit to the factory. During such visit, you will not only learn some of the secrets of rum production but will be invited to taste the spirit and a variety of cocktails it is added to.



    Location: Located near TambonChalong in AmphurMuang

    Timings: Opens between Mondays to Saturdays from 9 AM to 6 PM.



  • 06 Phrompthep cape

    Image Credit : Phrompthep cape
    A visit to Phuket won’t be complete without visiting the most photographed destination, Phrompthep Cape. Sweeping through either the Rawai beach or the Naiharn beach several cars and tour buses reach the southernmost part of the hill where at the top, parking the cars loads of tourist and locals set forward to enjoy the fascinating natural show, the sunset. It also has a lighthouse which provides excellent views of the east and south-east part of the island. 


    Highlights: Apart from this spectacular views of Phi Phi Islands, Koi Racha Yai and Koi Racha Noi can also be enjoyed from here. Along with enjoying the view one can cherish dining at the popular Phromthep Cape restaurant. The scenic beauty from here is awesome and  the food is quite delicious and reasonably priced too. 

    Location: Nai Harn- Rawai


  • 07 Ayutthaya Historical Park

    Image Credit : Ayutthaya Historical Park
    Take a break and rest on the island framed by three significant rivers Chao Phraya, Lopburi and Pasak, the historic temples, palaces and remaining architectures of the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya are one of Thailand’s most precious historical sites. The 715-acre area has been listed the UNESCO World Heritage site since 1991 as it portrays the heydays of one of the largest kingdoms in Indochina history.



    Highlights
    : Visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Wat Mongkhon Bophit, Wat Na Phra Meru, Wat Thammikarat, Wat Ratburana and Wat Phra Mahathat temples, all of which can be easily visited on foot.

    Getting There: Ayutthaya Historical Park is located 85 km from Bangkok.



  • 08 Madame Tussauds

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    Madame Tussauds in Bangkok offers you the chance to brush shoulders with your favorite Hollywood stars, local celebrities, sports heroes and heroines, even heads of state. Madame Tussauds has opened its 10th attraction in Bangkok, with a revolutionary concept – the wax museum with exhibits you can touch, hug, play with and even kiss. Pose with the U.S. President and the First Lady in the Oval Office, play basketball with the NBA star Yao Ming or give Leonardo DiCaprio an air-kiss (or real kiss). Waltz down the red carpet and join the party of the Hollywood A-List, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts and Angelina Jolie, to name just a few. A day out at Madame Tussauds wax museum is unlike any other you have experienced before.


    Timings: Opens daily from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

    Price: The approximate price for an adult is 600 Baht and for a child is 500 Baht. 



  • 09 Sugar Club Bangkok

    Image Credit : Sugar Club Bangkok
    As of today Sukhumvit Soi 11 is regarded as the party capital of Bangkok. Sugar Club is the latest nightclub on the scene to get in the act.

    Highlights:
    Sugar Club Bangkok has a state of the art sound system. The nightclub is dedicated to bring back some of the most renowned bands and hip hop clubbing to the masses. You will find some international DJs guesting here and spinning the tunes for you all to shake a leg. The party club also has some extraordinary deals such as Ladies Nights for all the beautiful laddies and weekend specials where you get 5 drinks for 500 baht.

    Location: Sugar Club Bangkok is located at 37 Soi Sukhumvit 1/1, Khwaeng Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand.

    Timings: Sugar Club Bangkok remains open from 11:00 PM to 2:00 AM from Monday to Saturday. On the Sunday, the club is shut early at around 12:00 AM.

    Price: For girls the entry fee is 200 Baht and for the guys it is 300 Baht with one free drink for each.


  • 10 Skytrain Jazz Pub

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    Skytrain Jazz Club is a tense distinct option for Bangkok's cleaned housetop bars. With an  area  in  close  proximity  to  Victory  Monument,  this  exceptionally  Thai  housetop  restaurant  and  eatery  is  for  the  most  part  neglected  by  tourism.  The nourishment  is bona fide Thai and a lot of warmth. The fifth floor galleries of Skytrain Jazz Club sits close to theskytrain lines with views of  passing trains gleaming under the bright lit city. The graffiti passageway and stairways add to the restaurant’s chic urban setting. There is no lift so gear up for a brisk walk, so as to avoid bumping with the rest of the happy folks.

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    Location: 46 Rang Nam Alley, ThanonPhaya Thai, Ratchathewi, Bangkok

    Timings: every day from 05:00 PM – 02:00 AM


  • 11 Elephant Life Experience

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    The only name that pops up in mind, while speaking about boutique elephant camp in Thailand is E.L.E or better known as Elephant Life Experience. The beautiful place provides an opportunity to all its visitors to come close to elephants and spend quality time with them. They can share their daily routine where the visitors can better interact under the expert guidance of the trainers. The camp has beautiful natural setting with cascading river flowing close by.

     

    The environment is peaceful and harmonious to match the temperament of the gentle giants. There are lodges for comfortable accommodation where all necessary facilities are available. It’s a romantic gateway where the vacation can truly turn special in the midst of natural beauty.

    Location: Mae Taeng, Chiang Mai, Thailand.


  • 12 Jumbo Elephant Camp

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    Jumbo Elephant Camp is known for the authentic elephant experience in Thailand. Located in Elephant Valley about 40kms from Chiang Mai, this is a beautiful camp established in 1999. A perfect location for trekking and rafting one can have excellent elephant experience in this camp interacting with them in every way. The daily routine of the elephants are being shared with the visitor where each visitor is allotted a single elephant.

     

    The trainers are experienced mahouts sharing their knowledge about elephants from ancient times. The expert trainers help in river rafting, bamboo rafting, swimming in the waterfalls and experiencing the local wilderness. One can stay at Pagoda Inn at the heart of the city with all necessary amenities.

    Location: Chang Moi Soi, Amphoe Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand


  • 13 Mae Ping Elephant Village

    Image Credit : Mae Ping Elephant Village
    One of the main attractions of Chiang Mai is the multiple elephant camps and training schools spread across the location. This is all the more since elephants consisted of an integral part of Thailand rich and royal culture. However among all these camps the Mae Ping Elephant Village comprises of special importance because here the camp thrives to take care of the former working elephants and most of them have real mahouts or trainers who are professionals and knows how to take care of these gigantic animals. Moreover its a real training camp and not just set for the tourists.



    One can enjoy good interaction with the elephants in presence of the trainers like feeding and bathing them. Also the elephants put a great painting show to entertain visitors.

    Location: 60km north of Chiang Mai


  • 14 Patara Elephant Farm

    Image Credit : Patara Elephant Farm
    One of the excellent family outings can be scheduled at Patara Elephant Farm where the exclusive Elephant Care Program includes interaction with the wonderful elephants and getting to know more about this gigantic mammal. The training and interaction session includes health check up og elephants, taking care of the pregnant female elephants, walking with them, feeding them, making them drink water and accompanying them in their bathe time. A bare back ride on these elephants is equally entertaining and quite adventurous. Special time is allotted for baby elephants where one gets to play, feed and bathe with them. There is both half a day and full day program package in these elephant farm.



    Location
    : Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Timing: 8am-5:30pm


  • 15 The Night Bazaar

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    Based on the eastern side of the old walled city, on the Chang Khlan Road, The Night Bazaar is one of the preferred destinations for the shopping lovers. During the day hours the place remains filled with shops, restaurant, snacks eateries, pizza outlets and shopping arcade but all this only fails to match the charm that the Night Bazaar produces in the same location. One can find here goods of all kinds be it clothing, electronic items, accessories, shoes, household items and many others. The key skills for shopping here is bargaining so for the best deal bargain more. About 20 to 30 percent reduction in the prices asked should be made for good deal. There is availability of both branded and local goods.



    Open on
    : Monday to Sunday, from dusk to Midnight

    Highlights: Daddy’s Pizza and Steakhouse Restaurant serving Chinese food.

    Location: Chang Khlan Road, Thailand


  • 16 Mor Island

    Image Credit : Mor Island
    Based close to Chicken Islands, Mor Island or Koh Mor is a small island in the Andaman Sea in Thailand. Powder coated sun-kissed beaches and exceptional scenic beauty is the prime attraction in this small yet beautiful island. The cascading blue waters and lovely fishes floating near the beaches also incur an equal amount of interest among the travellers.

    Though the island is not very crowded the serene beauty is worth a visit. For the adventure seekers also this serves to be an excellent location to try out sports like snorkelling and swimming. The island remains easily accessible by boat rides and there are plenty of rides available through long tail boats from various prominent islands and Krabi town.

    Highlights
    : Sandbar that emerges from water during low tide connecting Chicken Island

    Location: 30 mins longtail boat ride from the west coast of Krabi.


  • 17 Phra Nang Beach

    Image Credit : Phra Nang Beach
    Phra Nang beach is part of a small peninsula located between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang beach. Phra Nang beach is also beside Railay beach which is accessible only by boat due to the high limestone cliffs cutting off mainland access.

    There is the famous "Princess Cave" or Tham Phra Nang Nok in Phra Nang beach. It is believed by local fishermen to be the home of a mythical sea princess. 

    Activities: Phra Nang beach is so spectacular that you can just lie there and soak in the sun. If you are adventurous it is possible to hike to the top of the headland to get spectacular views of the entire area. Swimming and snorkeling can also be enjoyed off this pristine, white sandy beach.

    Known For: There is shrine built inside the limestone cave which is dedicated to an ancient fertility goddess. Inside the limestone cave is a collection of strange phallic symbols, offerings and objects believed to help with fertility. Local fishermen still leave offerings although it's now becoming a local tourist attraction.


  • 18 Koh Racha

    Image Credit : Koh Racha

    The Racha or Raya islands, some 12 km south of Phuket, are best known as an excellent diving and snorkelling day trip destinations. RachaYai, however, is quickly developing into a place to stay on for a while with a number of bungalow and resort operations springing up in recent years.


    Things to Do: The water here is clear and perfect for snorkelling, though the bay gets quite busy with visiting boats in the afternoons. The other large bay, Ao Siam, is a pretty place where the visitors can bask in the tropical forest.

    Getting There:Long-tail and speedboat transfer is the easiest way to travel from Chalong Pier or Rawai, and the trip takes from 45 minutes to more than an hour depending on the boat.



  • 19 Koh Hai

    Image Credit : Koh Hai

    Encircled by coral and clear waters, densely forested KoHai is the most developed of the Trang Islands. The long blonde windswept beach on the eastern coast spills into tranquil waters with a sandy bottom. With no indigenous population, a bunch of attractive resorts has the whole island to themselves.

    Things to Do: The Island offers an endless supply of diving and snorkelling activities and leisurely resorts.

    Getting There:Long-tail and speedboat transfers is the easiest way to travel to the island.



  • 20 Ko Phi Phi

    Image Credit : Ko Phi Phi

    Ko Phi Phi, a small archipelago of six islands is the most beautiful and widely popular tourist destination in Andaman. A beautiful bondage of two islands together by a narrow isthmus is something that makes this place this pretty.

    The postcard picture-perfect beaches, unending thickets and craggy cliffs of this island have been known for seducing people from all over the world. Often visitors find it a herculean task to detach themselves from the just flawless beauty that this place offers.

    Things to Do: While in Phi Phi Islands, you just cannot miss the viewpoint which is around 186m above sea level and allures you with the breathtaking views of the entire region. Relax and unwind yourself at Lane Beach, take a leisure walk in Yao Beach and enjoy some spectacular views at Hin Kho Beach.

    Getting There: The best possible way to reach Ko Phi Phi islands is by a ferry from Phuket, Ao Nag, RaiLeh, Krabi Town, KoLAnta s per the nearest location. Tonsai Pier is the island’s main pier and supports good frequency of boats from all the mentioned places.


  • 21 Ko Chang Waterfall Island

    Image Credit : Ko Chang Waterfall Island

    Ko Chang is the third largest island in Thailand, another remarkable feature about this island is that this place is home to Mu Ko Chang National Park which comprises of around 40 islands. Well, if you are done with island hopping then take a break and head to waterfall hopping.Thailand is also home to some of the most beautiful and hidden waterfalls, Ko Chang, is one unique destination that offers you ample beach time as well as varied trekking options that ill keep you elated throughout your trip.


    Things to Do: Get ready to transform into an explorer, begin your trekking expedition to KlongNonsi Waterfall, one of the most beautiful islands that will mesmerize you with stunning views. Post this, you can head towards mangrove forests via traditional Thai boat – enjoy the serenity prevailing in this place while navigating through still waters. Adventure seekers can opt for snorkeling spree in the neighboring small and large islands.

    Getting There: Ko Chang is just 5-hour drive away from Bangkok, the most economical way is to board a bus that will take you to LaemNgop, the stop for Ko Chang ferry piers



  • 22 White Sands of Turtle Island

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    Ko Tao or Turtle Island has gained its latter name owing to its resemblance to a turtle nose-diving towards neighboring island of KoPhaNgan. This easily accessible island is much more laid back and is known for providing a completely soothing experience to all its guests as compared to neighboring islands. The powdery white sand touching the azure waters of the beach and the beautiful lining of the coconut trees are certain ingredients that make this place a perfect vacation destination.


    Things to Do: Apart from all the pristine beauty there are two specific elements that make this island all the more popular – coral reefs and colorful fish. While here, get ready to explore these stunning beauties by embarking on a thrilling snorkeling trip. At some specific intervals,it is even possible to feed the fish – get ready to dazzle yourself while feeding these diversifies school of fishes.

    Getting There: Ko Tao Island is easily accessible via ferry from both KoSamui and KoPhaNgan. You can even opt for an overnight bus journey from Bangkok to Chumphon which will then be connected via boat ride to Ko Tao



  • 23 Secret Islands and Snorkeling Lagoons

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    Hidden in an inland sea south of Thailand, Ko Yao Yai is an idyllic spot for travelers who like maintaining a distance from crowded beaches and bustling tourists. Embraced by desolate rocky islands perching from the water – this stunning island has a fictional aura attached to it that makes Ko Yao Yai all the more enticing. The mysterious caves and hidden bays further enhance the interest.


    Things to Do: Ko Yao Yai is best known for its snorkeling adventure. The crystal clear waters provide visitors with an amphitheater views of the stunning aquatic life. However, for this ravishing adventure, you will be required to set off in a long tail boat for Ko Hang – an island comprising of two stunning white beaches and a beautiful lagoon. Embark on this stunning snorkeling adventure in the deep turquoise waters of this island.

    Getting There: Your journey to Ko Yao Yai begins from Phuket or Krabi, hop onto a ferry that will take you to this paradise. Enthrall in the beauty of the stunning limestone rock faces that emerge from the water during this one and half hour boat ride.



  • 24 The Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum

    Image Credit : The Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum
    World War had caused such enormous destruction around the world. And Thailand wasn’t spared as well. One of the areas include Hellfire Pass, which is the name of railway cutting on former Death Railway or Burma Railway.

    The place was built through forced labor during the World War II. The pass is called Hellfire pass because of the sight of emaciated prisoners who worked endlessly to build the pass.



    Highlights: The highlight is the Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, which is designed to pay tribute to those who lost their lives and worked forcibly for the construction of pass. The museum concept had its origins when former prisoner of War Tom Morris convinced that the Australian Government that the section should be preserved as a historical site.

    Today, that place is run by the Australian government and one can walk through the railway track, listen to audio tour and see the world through eyes of a war.

    Location: Hellfire Pass


  • 25 Doi Tung

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    A wonderful royal villa located in Chiang Rai, the Doi Tung palace, is one of the major landscapes in the quiet island. The simple yet elegant interiors of the palace are a pure blend of magnificent Swiss and Lanna architectural styles. This was the residence of Late Princess Mother, who contributed immensely for uplifting the living conditions of the tribal people in this area.

    Highlights – The elegant interiors of the palace are made from recycled wood, thrown away teak trees and pine trees. Do not miss the excellent wood work of constellation on the ceilings in the interiors of the palace. This depicts the star positions when the Princess Mother was born.



     Location
    – Located in the Mae Fah Lung District, where sprawling and scenic gardens surround the palace.

    Timings – The Royal Villa is open from 8AM to 5PM whereas the gardens are open from 7AM to 6PM.

     Entry fee – THB80 each for the villa and gardens (per person).




  • 26 Kalare Night Market

    Image Credit : Kalare Night Market
    Based towards the end of Night Bazaar, this is one of the prominent markets of Thailand, though the same remains much less crowded. It is much less hectic and it holds a host of shops like artistic studios, garment shops, Jewellery stores, accessories, shoes, gift items and souvenirs. This is almost like an undercover arcade where there are various shops and food court supporting coupon dinning. Here one can find foods of all kinds and can enjoy delicious cuisine of almost all continents. Other attractions here include Thai dance performances which changes every week and puppet shoe which is quite popular among the young crowd. The Warorot Market at a distance of 2 minutes from Kalare Night Market is famous for fresh vegetables and meat.



    Open on
    : Mon to Sunday, from 7pm to Midnight

    Highlights: Have a sketch of own by talented sketch artists

    Location: Chang Khlan Road, Thailand


  • 27 Wat Chaiwatthanaram

    Image Credit : Wat Chaiwatthanaram
    A stunning Buddhist temple, Wat Chaiwatthanaram is the place to visit if you are interested in learning more about the historical cultural of Thailand. The wonderfully designed temple has architectural influences from both Hinduism and Buddhism, featuring detailed edifices, towers and extensive carvings.



    Highlights: The place is a part of Ayutthaya Historical Park. Although, it is not a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is certainly known for its extensive detailing. Constructed by King Prasat Thong, this is the temple that depicts long reign and a glorious era. Designed in Khmer style of the 17thcentury, the place has a high prang or tower, with four smaller towers.

    The rectangular platform used construction has hidden entrances with steep stairs that lead to the top. There’s an ordination hall in the two with chedis. Large sitting Buddha statues dominate the overall construction. The royal temple was used for performing religious ceremonies.

    Location: Ayutthaya Historical Park




  • 28 The Tiger Kingdom

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    The Tiger Kingdom is a great combination of tourism with wildlife preservation. The preservation provides the opportunity to get up close and personal with several Indochinese tigers of varying ages and sizes that have been raised by hand in captivity since birth. The vicinity also boasts facilities to camp for the night with several amenities.



    Location:  Located right next to the Go?Kart track in Kathu at the foot of Patong Hill. 

    Things to Keep in Mind: Before entering the visitors are asked to leave the belongings outside in a locker, remove your shoes and wash hands.

    Timings: Open daily from 9 AM to 6 PM.

    Price: The approximate entrance fee is around 800 Baht.


  • 29 Khao Khanap

    Image Credit : Khao Khanap
    The two limestone peaks of Khao Khanap Nam are definitely a sight worth seeing. Located along the Krabi River, the peaks sit side by side as the gateway to the region, each jutting out some 100 meters from the water. There’s no admission fee to visit, although you will need to pay for your boat ride to reach the locality.

    Highlights
    : There are several caves inside Khao Khanap Nam with impressive clusters of stalactites and stalagmites to marvel at and explore. The mangrove forests surrounding Khao Khanap Nam also make this the perfect area for canoeing or renting a boat for a leisurely afternoon on the water.

    Getting There: The only way to get to Khao Khanap Nam is by boat from the Chao Fa Pier in Krabi. It is a 15 minute scenic ride by long-tail boat.


  • 30 The Coral Island

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    Coral Island, known locally as Koh Hae, is a beautiful getaway destination located three kilometres southeast of Phuket. The island features two main beaches, Long Beach and Banana Beach.  The name of the island says it all; the snorkeling off Banana Beach is thrilling and if you go out far enough from Long Beach you will also have a lot to discover, at its impressive coral reef. At night this location is beautifully calm; by day it is quite busy with day tourists but peace and quiet can be found at the extremities of both beaches. Deck chairs and sun loungers can be rented and come free.


    Highlights:
      One can partake in a wide range of water sports activities - banana boats, canoes, and snorkeling

    Getting there: Few miles off the coast of Phuket



  • 31 Wat Arun in Bangkok

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    The Temple of the Dawn or Wat Arun towers 260 ft above the Chao Phraya River. With fabulous views of the rising and setting sun and of the city's main attractions, the temple is one of Bangkok's most visited sights after the Grand Palace. It is possible to climb the temple for views across the river to the Grand Palace and beyond, but its narrow steps are not for the faint hearted.



    Location: Located near the West bank of the Chao Phraya, opposite to Tha Thien Pier.Things to Keep in Mind: Once inside the temple grounds, visitors must be appropriately dressed and must remove their footwear. 

    Timings: The temple is opened from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.


  • 32 Onyx

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    If big room mega club party style is preferred then the best destination is Onyx club which is ideally the first club to start the fashion in Bangkok. The 2000 member capacity club at Royal City Avenue, Bangkok Party Street, is famous for its soul searching and throbbing electronic dance music which has virtually outsmarted the local bands. The ambience of the club is quite electrifying with the rocking DJ, confetti bombs, CO2 cannons and mind blowing laser shows. The club have a huge dance floor accompanied with standing tables and designer stools. Entrance starts from 300 Baht, however there are several packages like entrance with drinks and premium packages etc. In premium vouchers one can get a VIP area and a super VIP area where one can private balcony, direct DJ booth view and a private toilet.



    Location
    : Royal City Avenue (RCA), Block A, close to the Rama 9 Road entrance.

    Timings
    : 21:00 pm till date




  • 33 Surf House Phuket

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    Surf House Phuket has completely revolutionized the game at the most popular destination of Phuket.

    Highlights:
    There is possibly no reason why surfing lovers and adventure seekers shouldn’t make a visit to the Surf House. It has taken surfing to a completely new level with retail, world class gastronomy and phenomenal audio-visual experiences. Besides being a prominent surf attraction, Surf House also caters to everyone in one way or the other.
    Surf House Phuket

    Location: Surf House Phuket is located at Kata Beach Road (4 Pakbang Road), Ban Kata, T. Karon, A. Muang, Phuket, 83100, Thailand

    Timings: Surf House Phuket remains open from 10:00 AM to 11:59 PM.

    Price: At the Surf House Phuket the 1 hour surf session will Price you about 1000 Baht and 2 hour surf session will Price you 1800 Baht, 3 hour surf session will Price you 2200 Baht and an hour of private session will Price you 7000 Baht.


  • 34 Rantong Save and Rescue Elephant Centre

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    Rantong Save and Rescue Elephant Centre were established in 2009 with the motive of rescuing ill-treated elephants and saving them with proper shelter, food and healthcare. Though this initiative started with a single elephant but it later on got transferred into a business. Tourists visit this destination on a daily basis and enjoy interacting with the elephants and help them in their daily schedule which is an equally interesting activity. In the centre there are various single day programs as well as a multiple day schedules and transportation is available from the hotel. There are exclusive riding tours available which can be included in the package. White water rafting is an entertaining activity in this center. Another popular program here is the baby care programs where one needs to take care of the baby elephants and spend time with them. Its a memorable experience for all.

     

    Location
    : Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Timing: 8am-5:00pm


  • 35 Baan Chang Elephant Park

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    Based at a distance of 50 minutes from Chiang Mai, The Baan Chang Elephant Park is a beautiful sanctuary located at Mae Taeng. The place is by far one of the best locations to be up close with elephants and enjoy quality time with them. It’s a beautiful park dedicated to provide good life to the elephants. The special program named as Magical Elephant Mahout Training is scheduled here to make the visitors learn, know more and interact with this giant, clam and beautiful animal. Elephant feeding, elephant bath, bare back elephant ride, their medication and interacting with them all are included in this program. It organizes usually a day tour where lunch is included in the package.



    Location
    : Ratchadamnoen, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Price: Starting from 2900 Baht


  • 36 Sunday Walking Market

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    Based almost in the middle of the old walled city area of Chiang Mai, the market stretches for almost a km from Phae Gate to Ratchadamnoen Road. The road also famous by the name of walking street remains close on Sunday for the traffic so that all can enjoy the Sunday Market here. The Sunday Market remains very much crowded with both locals as well as tourists. Unlike Night Bazaar one can find here exclusive handicrafts and art of the Northern Thai inhabitants. There are shops of various other goods like clothing, accessories, home décor etc which are perfect for both own use and gifting others. After dark, the Sunday market gets more entertaining with different dance shows and entertaining programs. It’s a km long market and has much to explore.



    Open on
    : Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

    Highlights: Thai Foot Massage

    Location: Ratchadamnoen Road, Thailand


  • 37 Koh Nang Yuan Beach

    Image Credit : Koh Nang Yuan Beach
    Ko Nang Yuan is a small island very close to Ko Tao. It is famous for its diving spots and its great snorkeling beach. Many day trippers come from the islands of Ko Tao, Ko Pha Ngan and Ko Samui, as 
    well as from Surat Thani and Chumphon on the Thai mainland. Koh Nang Yuan consists of three small islands connected by a double sided white beach in the middle.



    On the middle island, which also is the 
    smallest, you will find the Nang Yuan Dive Resort. It’s breathtakingly beautiful with blue-green waters and has a private feel to it. It’s really small and can only be explored by foot. 

    Activities: Relaxation and water sports are probably two most popular things to do. Diving and snorkeling is popular, with many good diving sites such as Twin Peak, White Rock and Green Rock. Rock 
    climbing, kayaking and canoeing are also rather common activities on this "three piece island".


  • 38 Sairee Beach, Koh Tao

    Image Credit : Sairee Beach, Koh Tao
    Haad Sairee, the longest and most popular beach on Koh Tao, boasts a vast stretch of sand lined with bars, restaurants, resorts and dive centers. While the area around the beach is a major hub of activity, the beach itself doesn't get overcrowded – there's always a patch to spread your towel over. The bay can get quite busy with long tail transfers, so keep a keen ear out for boat engines while frolicking. Hawkers do walk the beach selling sarongs, tasty snacks and fresh fruit but are not bothersome. For resort comforts, privacy without total isolation and convenient snorkeling, head north where the coastline gets rockier but the silence makes it worthwhile. 



    Activities: Apart from snorkeling, Haad Sairee is a top spot to watch the sunset in Koh Tao, and with many beachside bars to choose from, sipping a cocktail as the golden orb dips is a great way to round off a hectic day.

    Location: Koh Tao, Koh Phangan


  • 39 Kamala

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    This is one destination that is still unspoiled and remains virgin for a majority of visitors. The calm stretch of the white sands with no sign of overwhelming crowds are some factors that make this place all the more interesting. A favorite destination among the retiree, Kamala has its fixed bunch of visitors who are regulars to this place.


    Things to Do: Kamata is known for providing calm environs. The sprawling stretches of white snow and azure water are best for evening strolls and leisure moments. Elephant trekking is another thrilling activity that enables you to enjoy the mesmerizing landscapes.

    Getting There: The sole mode of transportation to this quieter location is public transport via blue songthaews that commute between Kamala to Surin and then Phuket town. However, you can even opt for a taxi if travelling from the airport


  • 40 Surin beach

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    Lovely and naturally beautiful Surin Beach-based in the west coast of Phuket is a highly entertaining place for the visitors as well as the locals. With panoramic beauty comprising of fine white sands and aqua blue water it is a place to enjoy natural extravaganza. There are high-end hotels, restaurants and entertainment areas to enhance the beauty of the location.



    Highlights: There are a number of activities which can be enjoyed in the most sought after Surin beach. This includes enjoying a spa treatment, surfing and even trying out the enjoyable Thai classes to learn some delicious and mouth melting Thai food. For spa resorts, one needs to visit the 5-star hotels Twin Palms Phuket Hotel and Ayara Hilltops.

    Best time: For surfing the ideal time is from May to October though in other times also one can do the same. Twin Palms organise the cooking classes.


  • 41 Wat Klang Wieng

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    Chiang Rai is a small island that has its heritage values intact in the form of its temples, monuments and natural extravaganza. Wat Klang Wieng is one such temple that is perfect proof for the brilliance of Lanna architectural style. The temple was constructed during 1432; however during 1903 a huge storm affected the temple, post which it was renovated fully. The temple boasts of massive shades of gold and red relief decorations and contains a ubosot, viharn and a stupa that have decorative elephants at the base. The grill work, detailed descriptions to all intricate designs and the patterns on the roofs, make this temple a huge tourist spot in Chiang Rai.

    Highlights – Do not miss the intricate images of Buddha carved on all the three levels of the temple.



    Location
    – On the Uttarakit and Rattanaket Roads.

    Timings – Open all through the day.

     Entry fee – Free of cost.




  • 42 Khun Korn Waterfall

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    The northern part of Thailand is blessed by brilliant natural elements, which includes a large number of waterfalls. Chiang Rai is no exception to this rule. As you drive past the town, you can spot waterfalls at every 50th kilometre or so. Khun Korn Waterfalls, located in the Khun Korn Forest, is the highest, most powerful and most famous waterfalls in Chiang Rai, falling from a height of 70m.

    Highlights – This waterfall creates a loud noise and the force of water is very high here, so you should expect to get completely soaked as you hike through the forest to get to these falls. You can have a relaxing cool-off session at the foot of the falls; however swimming is impossible as there are lots of rocks around.



    Location
    – Khun Korn Forest and can be found at about 30km from the main town of Chiang Rai.

    Timings – Open all through the year.

     Price – Free.




  • 43 Koh Lanta Island

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    Stretching from Klong Dao on the northern side and Bamboo Bay on the southern, Koh Lanta is probably amongst the most favoured beaches in Thailand. The sheer size of the coastline is what attracts most beach bums to this stunning getaway.

    For the adventurists, the popular places for diving are on the coasts of Hin Daeng, Hin Muang, and Ko Haa. Lanta is the pride and joy of Krabi and can be easily reached thanks to its relatively flat and accessible geology. The island is located in the Krabi province.

    Highlights: Visit the Ban Saladan Tourist Centre, Khao Mai Kaew Caves, Visit Ko Lanta Noi and the Lanta Old Town, a diverse and culturally rich village.

    Getting there:
     There are no direct regular ferries from Phuket to Krabi although it is possible to charter a speedboat or similar transportation. Daily ferries operate between Phuket and Krabi via Phi Phi Island


  • 44 Freedom Beach

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    Freedom beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket and the least accessible too. If you are in a mood for beach trek through the thick jungles near the beach, you can only reach via boat. The whole beach is elongated on a private bay and consists of beautiful powdery white sand, a perfect place for long beach walks.  The beach is surrounded by the hills and thick jungle, giving you a feeling of a hideaway on the beach.



    Highlights: No sports activities are done here to spoil the peaceful atmosphere on the beach. On the south end of the beach, there are various authentic restaurants to carve your hunger. You can even rent a lounger and relax on the top of the beach under the coconut palms.

    Getting There:
    The only option to reach Freedom beach is via boat. You can catch a long-tail boat from the south end of Patong Beach.





  • 45 Bangkok Ladyboy Shows

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    The most astounding feature of the Bangkok Nightlife is the transgender shows, also known as ladyboy shows. These stunning spectacles are dazzling with glitz, glamour as well some well meaning humour. The performers in the show are accomplished dancers and know just how to hold the audience that arrive in huge numbers each night just to see them perform.

    The most famous amongst these shows is the calypso cabaret which has provided a great time to viewers from all over the world for years together. Th  shows include miming, singing, acrobatics and lots more! There are various operators that carry out different tours at the location.



    Location: Asiatique the Riverfront

    Timings: 08:15 PM to 09:45 PM

    Highlights: Astounding beauty of Thai transgender artists on stage with unbelievable  glitz and glamour.


  • 46 Viva 8

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    Set amidst the hustling street of Bangkok Chatuchak, Viva 8 is just a next­door kind of  bar but its casual approach is the prime factor known for seducing the tourists from all  over the globe as well as regular from Bangkok. The DJ nights and a European styled menu – marveled by Spanish Chef is the icing on the cake that helps people in relaxing their wits after a burdened day with a drink and an amazing platter. The casual approach, easy menu and affordable prices together make this bar a must visit while in Bangkok.



    Location: 10900, 800/2 KamphaengPhet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok 10900, Thailand

    Timings: Saturday and Sunday from 09:00 AM – 10:00 PM


  • 47 Hemingway's Bar and Restaurant in Bangkok

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    Hemingway's Bar and Restaurant in Bangkok is a by and large enchanting spot in downtown Sukhumvit to appreciate an easygoing supper or meet for beverages with companions. Involving an affectionately remodeled teak manor and encompassed by tall trees, a shifted blend of clients fill diverse segments of the house and grounds. The first floor of this elegant bar has an exceptionally European bar vibe, while upstairs on the veranda or inside the lounge area, a more casual mood permits visitors to appreciate the astounding menu of tapas nibbles, new world dishes and more generous mains. The really charming house, constructed in the 1918, itself has a long and celebrated history, having housed sovereignty, and all the more as of late the French  diplomat to Thailand. Hemingway's Bangkok has taken advantage of the house and 
    grounds by making five unique ranges, every one mirroring an area connected with Ernest Hemingway; Cuba, Africa, France, Key West, and a lovely Spanish garden with a focal wellspring.



    Location: 1 SukhumvitSoi 14, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand

    Timings: Every day from 11:30 AM – 01:00 AM


  • 48 Tawandang German Brewery

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    Tawandang is one of the most famous and pioneering brewery in Thailand. Thereputation of this watering hole is such that it is packed every single day of the week. The décor is reminiscent of the traditional German Beerhouse with wooden ceilings and long snaking tables. There are also live shows and music to keep the patrons entertained. The brewery is a great place for getting together in a big group to have conversations amidst peals of loud and raucous laughter. You can taste a lot of frothy ales lager, weizen beet and dunkel and the menu is a mix of traditional Thai and German favorites. The live acts are also rich, varied and glittery.

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    Location: Rama 3 Road, Bangkok

    Highlights: Traditional freshly brewed German beer amidst great live acts and German décor.


  • 49 Live RCA

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    Live RCA is based in Bangkok’s famous RC Avenue, the biggest party street of the city. Competing with Route 66 and Onyx, Live RCA is the new kid in the block but come with a uniqueness that pushes it straight up the charts. Focussing mainly on Live dance music, this club is a huge hit. The club opens on specific events about once a week and focuses on EDM and calling in famous international DJ to rock the dance floor. Being quite spacious with capacity of 1000 people, the club is divided into three distinctive places, a disco room, a main room and a terrace. Giving the feel there are heavy bass sound systems with strobes, laser and LED screen setting the mood. One of the happening joints of Bangkok this place undoubtedly promises grooving music and entertaining evening.

    Location: RCA, Rama 9 Rd. Bangkok



  • 50 Pansea Beach

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    Set between the beautiful tropical backdrop with long stretch of white and soft sand and turquoise water, Pansea Beach is an isolated beach on the west coast of Phuket. A small cape isolates the beach from the livelier Surin Beach. The beautiful coconut and other exotic trees this beach is a perfect example of tropical beaches. There are water sports centre, restaurants which serve delicious meals and drinks, massage huts and sun loungers in the beach for you to spend enjoyable moments with friends and family. The lapping ocean offers great snorkelling opportunities for those who love water sports. Inflatable airbeds are also available on rent to soak yourself in sun while floating on azure water.



    Highlights
    : An ideal place for enjoying the beauty and serenity of nature. The beach also offers snorkelling and jet skiing opportunity. Do not forget to experience the special oil massage to rejuvenate your senses.




  • 51 Laem Singh Beach

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    Laem Singh Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Phuket, for those who love to spend time with azure water, golden sand, and backdrop of thick palm trees on a sunny day. Located between Kamala and Surin beaches on the west coast, this stunning beach seems hidden beneath the thicket of palm trees with large boulders scattered around.

    There are several restaurants serving Italian and Thai delicacies to indulge your taste buds. Those who are looking for water sports can enjoy snorkeling, boarding, jet skiing, water skiing and even banana boat ride. Don’t forget to relax your body after a full day of adventure with Thai massage beneath the canopy of lovely palm trees.



    Highlight: Enjoy the delicious Italian and Thai food and exotic seafood, satisfy your adventurous soul with multitude of water sports like water ski, Jet Ski and sooth your body with Thai massage.


  • 52 Thai Elephant Home

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    One of the best destinations to enjoy brilliant time with the gentle giants, Thai Elephant Home is located in Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. The camp has sufficient number of elephants all rescued and conserved in the camp to make them lead a happy life. Tourist can visit the destination and enjoy feeding, bathing and taking care of both the bigger and baby elephants.



    There are several packages which can be opted for to ensure some decent time spent playing with these animals. It’s a eco friendly tourism where apart from enjoying the elephants one can also take pleasure in beautiful lush greenery and natural pools. The home has beautiful eco huts on a twin sharing basis with all necessary utilities for travellers to enjoy their stay for as long as they want.

    Location
    : 2 Kuedchang Maetang Chiang Mai, Thailand


  • 53 Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp

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    To experience the best eco travel tour and immerse in the beauties of nature Chai Lai Orchid Elephant Camp is the best experience. One can spend the days, feeding, bathing, playing and taking care of the gentle giants. There is option for elephant ride which is equally interesting. The visitors of this camp need to accommodate in eco hut and enjoy the panoramic beauty of nature. Be it river rafting or swimming in the cool pools, enjoying the mountain sun or tasting the sweetest juicy fresh fruits, life here is simply entertaining.



    Elephant experience here can be either enjoyed with a single elephant or with shared elephant. With friendly staff and excellent trainers the experience is a pleasant one guaranteed.

    Location: Mae Win, Mae Wang, Chiang Mai, Thailand


  • 54 Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp

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    65km from Chiang Mai International Airport, the Four Seasons Golden Triangle Tented Camp is a ideal location to enjoy elephant trekking, pleasant stay, excellent meals and superb spa treatment. The arrangements are superb with 15 tents with white crisp bedding, copper tubs, and leather recliners setting the jungle safari mood. The brilliant ambience of the forested environment, the excellent elephant rides and superior Thai massage after a elephant rides along with excellent relaxation makes it a preferred destination in Thailand.



    One can explore the flora and fauna, get up close with the elephants and enjoy a entertaining day with the luxury of a resort to stay. Riverside pool and river boat trips are some additional entertaining activities done here.

    Location: 4 hours drive from Chiang Mai City.






















  • 55 Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center

    Image Credit : Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center
    At Chiang Dao Elephant Camp - Training Center primary importance is given towards making the elephants feel comfortable in a natural environment. As a result the camp provides an experience to its visitors which combine both jungle activities and training schedules with a one to one interaction with a single elephant making the whole experience more interesting and absolutely unforgettable. There are about 32 elephants which provide excellent rides in the adjacent teak forest and the nearby Ping River. The highlight of the destination is watching the baby elephants get trained in the morning with lessons on how to walk, how to bath etc. Bamboo rafting sessions are also available here on the Ping River. A visit to hill tribe village is also organised.



    Location
    Chiang Mai-Fang Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand

    Timing: Open daily from 7 am Price: Starting from 60 Baht.


  • 56 Chang Puak Gate Night Market

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    One of the most attractive markets Chang Puak Hate Night Market is quite famous among the tourists. For all those who love to walk around the streets and check out different shops this is the ideal location. With outstanding collection of various goods like clothing, perfume, , wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, shoes, street performers, belts, lanterns, candles, food stalls, sketch artists, house wares one can find it all here. It is quite crowded place and there are unique vendors who sells exclusive Thai foods which is quite delicious and mouth watering. Apart from this there are other stores of clothing, shoes, and accessories with reasonably good stock.



    Open on
    : Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

    Highlights: Thai Massage

    Location: Prathu Chand Puak, Thailand


  • 57 Anusarn Night Market

    Image Credit : Anusarn Night Market
    Based near the bottom end of famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, this market is a pleasure to visit. Having its own charm this is equally popular as the famous Night Bazaar. During day time the vendors of the market are usually are not present though the eateries, bars and permanent shops remain open. The market starts in the evening and the key attraction of the market is the low cost delicious meals available here. Be it Asian, Seafood or Indian cuisine all remains available here. Another attraction is the open air Thai message which charges around 60 THB for ½ hour and 120 THB for 1 hour. Apart from this one can find shops of all kinds of goods that includes clothing, electronic items, gift items, accessories, shoes, music stores, and household items

     

    Open on
    : Mon to Sunday, from 7pm to Midnight

    Highlights: Fish Massage

    Location: Chang Khlan Road, Thailand


  • 58 Bida Nok

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    Bida Nok Island is one of the most preferred dive sites in Phi Phi islands. This is one such place where diving can be done at all levels and it provides great entertainment to all who does it. A fascinating topography is visible underneath with abundant fish life that simply mesmerizes the divers.

    Giant moray eels, turtles, schools of snapper, lionfish, hunting jackfish, barracuda, nudibranchs, sweetlips, and sea snakes are some of the fascinating underwater creatures visible here. 
    Soft corals, especially in the northeastern side, are a sight to enjoy.

    The dive boats regularly visit Phi Phi every day of the week. The dive boats provide a 3 dive combo and it is only after considering the weather conditions, sea currents and safety they agree on the trip.


  • 59 Jum Island or Phu Island

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    Based close to Krabi and Ko Lanta Yai, the less known Arabian island Ko Jum, also known as Ko Phu Island, strikes a perfect balance of long stretched sandy beaches, splendid sun, thinning crowds and laid back relaxing ambience. The silky coral sand and the transparent aquamarine water encircle the west coast of Jum islands.

    Though some areas are a little rocky the best part is there are plenty of swimmable patches. The wide beeches beautified by casuarinas trees are an ideal location for all who love the peacefulness and the music of nature and seeks to find solace away from the party crowd.

    There are quite a few budgeted hotels and upscale resorts with all essential facilities that guarantee a good and relaxing holiday experience. During peak season, there are regular boats to Krabi town and all the popular locations and islands around.

    Location: 75km from Krabi


  • 60 Krabi

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    When travellers talk dreamily about the amazing Andaman, they usually mean Krabi, with its trademark karst formations curving along the coast like a giant limestone fortress of adventure. Rock climbers will find their nirvana in Railay, while castaway wannabes should head to KoLanta, Ko Phi-Phi or any of the other.


    Things to Do:Swim, snorkel, kayak and scuba dive the warm waters, meet the friendly locals while enjoying this tropical beach paradise. Visit the local night market and taste the local street food.

    Getting There: The most common way to travel to Krabi is by car, minibus or take the local ferry.




  • 61 Patong

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    The party capital of Asia, Patong is best known for its nightlife and an array of activities that it holds for the regular as well as first-time travelers to this place. Comprising of primary restaurants, nightclubs and various other tourists hot spot, Patong, has both good as well as notorious reasons that make this place a hit among tourists from all over the world. This mysterious place lights up as the night approaches, while Bangla Road is the hub of the night parties, the eastern part of the beach, on the other hand, is well known for its neon lights, hot streets, and erotic massage parlors.


    Things to Do: There is no second opinion that majority of the crowd come to Phuket just for partying. However, if you are looking for some other entertainment sources apart from partying you ca head to the ever-so-famous massage parlors in the region. Adventure seekers can indulge in an array of water adventures available at the Paradise Beach and Kalim Beach.

    Getting There: Patong is easily reachable via a bus that connects to Phuket town every 30 minutes. However, if you are coming by flight, you can opt for a taxi from Phuket International Airport which is just 35 km to the north of Patong



  • 62 Rustling Palms On Ko Raya

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    A perfect place to unwind yourself and soak in the sun, Ko Raya Island, a stunning coral island is located towards the south of Phuket. A considerably remote island with white-shiny beaches that is still untouched by the overwhelming tourists.The postcard perfect bays, shimmering beaches and the crystal clear blue waters further adorned with coconut palms are some added features that make this island a ‘Must-visit-place’ in Thailand.


    Things to Do: Once you reach Ko Raya, get ready to unwind yourself as this treasure box offers an array of water adventures. Explore the beautiful aquatic life by participating in snorkeling adventure. You can also enthrall in Scuba diving as the rocky reefs make this place an idyllic destination for diving. Apart from these activities, well, you can easily relax and calm your strained muscles on the sandy beach.

    Getting There:This hidden slice of paradise can be easily accessed via chartered boat from AoChalong and Rawai. If you wish to spend maximum time on the beach then prefer travelling via speedboat which will take you to this bounty of joy within 20-25 minutes.





  • 63 Saphan Mon

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    440 meters long wooden bridge, the largest in the world defines Saphan Mon. This iconic bridge connects main town and serves as home to Thai and Karen, along with mon settlement. The buildings and shops on the Mon side aren’t really different, but significant in the sense that they represent a different community.



    Highlights: At the Mon end of the bridge, you will typical find souvenir market where you can get beautiful shirts and dresses. The highlight is the walk uphill, where you can visit the main Mon market. A part of this bridge had collapsed a few years ago and a floating bamboo bridge was built right afterwards. But the government doesn’t plan on building it if the floating bridge breaks. So, you might want to check it out before it’s gone forever. The stunning place is perfect for architecture and sight-seeing.

     Location: Sanghkhlaburi




  • 64 Khao Rang Hill View Point

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    When it comes to enjoying tranquillity and harmonious natural environment then one of the best locations in Phuket is to visit Khao Rang Hill View Point. Based in the north western side of the city this summit is the second highest in Phuket. Covered with verdant greenery, the location promises unparallel fascinating views of the city, the south eastern coast and also the gigantic Phuket Big Buddha.



     Apart from scenic brilliance one can visit Wat Khao Rang, a Buddhist temple with a big golden Buddha statue in it. For having excellent eatery in this lovely ambience one can refer to the three food joints available here. Tung Ka Cafe and Khao Rang Breeze are positioned at the top of the hill with magnificent panoramic views of the area. Apart from this one can also try Phuket View which is based on the way to the top, known for its delicious cuisine. 


  • 65 The Golden Buddha At Wat Traimit

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    Wat Traimit is one of the most favourite tourist destinations in Bangkok. It has an impressive 5.5-tonne and 3m-tall, a solid-gold image of Buddha. The image is sculpted in an elegant Sukhothai style and was discovered around 40 years ago. The statue of Buddha in Wat Traimit is housed in a new marble structure, which is of four-storey. If you are interested in beholding the way the statue was made, there is Phra Buddha Maha Suwanna Patimakorn Exhibition on the second floor of the temple. On the other hand, the third floor of temple highlights the multimedia exhibits on the Chinatown of Bangkok and its inhabitants. It is said that the temple is dated back to early 13th century.




    Location: The temple is located at Th Mittaphap Thai-China. There are various options to reach there. You can either take a metro or ferry from the Ratchawong Pier.

    Timings: Open from 8 AM to 5 PM

    Price: 
    The approximate price for the temple is 40 THB.


  • 66 Art Bridge

    As the name indicates, Art Bridge is the place which bridges all kinds of gaps that artists might face in Chiang Rai. Set up by local artists from the island during 2012, Art Bridge contains a gallery to showcase brilliant art forms, restaurant, café, library, art school and souvenir shop. In the local dialect, this place is known as Khua Silapa which means bridge of art.

    Highlights – Upcoming talented artists from the island of Chiang Rai, find this to be the perfect platform to launch their works and get noticed by the external world. From the art school, interested people can learn the nuances of art. Do not miss the reasonably priced dishes at the restaurant here.

    Location – Easily accessible from the main town of Chiang Rai.

    Timings – Open from 10AM to 7PM all through the week.

    Entry – Free of cost.



  • 67 Wat Rong Khun

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    Also known as the White Temple, Wat Rong Khun is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Thailand and undoubtedly a landmark destination in Chiang Rai. The temple has undergone major renovation work as of today, thanks to eminent visual artist, Chalermchai Kositpipat and construction work is still on going here. The temple is an important centre of education of Buddhist values and the teachings of Lord Buddha.

    Highlights – Pieces of glass used in the plaster of the temple, glisten beautifully when sunlight falls on it.



    Location
    – Just about 15km towards the island’s south west direction. AC taxes are available in plenty from the main city to the temple.

    Timings- The temple is open from 8AM to 6PM.

     Price – Entry into the temple is free; however devotees are encouraged to contribute towards the construction of the temple. Currently construction is on hold, due to want to funds.




  • 68 Sea View Elephant Camp - Nai Harn

    Image Credit : Sea View Elephant Camp - Nai Harn
    A very recent addition to the elephant trekking companies based in Phuket, Sea View Elephant Camp is known for its excellent service and good deals. Opened in 2010, this camp is based close to Kata view point and includes entertaining activities like paintball and ATV. The scenic beauty of the location of the camp is quite an eye-arresting. There are about 12 elephants in the camp all having excellent arrangements for their good being. The tour programmes organised by the camp mainly includes mountain treks overlooking the fascinating view of Chalong Bay.



    Location
    : 1 km from Kata Viewpoint on the way to Nai Harn beach

    Timing
    : 8:30 AM to 17:30 PM

    Price
    The approximate price for 30 minutes is 900 THB for adult and 600 THB for children, 45 minutes is 1,100 THB for adults and 700 THB for children, and 60 minutes 1,380 THB for adults and 800 THB for children.


  • 69 Bangkok River Cruise

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    A river cruise along the incredible Chao Phraya River, Bangkok, Thailand, and a few trenches on the Thon Buri side is the loveliest approach to explore the city that was once named "Venice of the East". The glorious appeal of the Chao Phraya adds viewpoint to your exploration of the city's head attractions.Visitors can book slots through various travel specialists or ca even rent a vessel at Tha Chang, a pier close to the Grand Palace. At the point when the capital of Thailand was moved to Bangkok in 1782, trenches were the prime medium that connected the capital with the rest for the places, thus, earning the title ‘Venice of the East’ by European visitors.Nowadays, despite the fact that Bangkok has turned into an advanced city, the Chao Phraya River and the channels are yet beguiling option for tourists in search of exploring the true Bangkok.

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    Best Time: Throughout the year, however, afternoon is the best time of the day for a river cruise. If you wish to go for night river cruise, you can opt for a dinner river cruise that provides you with good food and good time.

    Location: 2.5 hour long cruise along the Chao Phraya River.

    Things to keep in mind: Visitors are provided with the option of choosing from river cruise and dinner cruise, the timings for both are different. Thus, if you wish to avail just the river cruise make sure you know about the timings as the latter is usually conducted at nights. Also, owing to its popular demand the cruises are populated with overwhelming crowds – ensure that you 
    reach earlier than the time slot so as to enjoy a hurdle free cruising experience.


  • 70 Phuket Aquarium

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    One of the best tourist attractions in Phuket, Phuket Aquarium is the place where you can see the diverse marine life at its best. There are more than a thousand varieties of colourful, tropical fish and other exotic marine life. The aquarium has various sections such as streams, mangroves, coral reefs and even deep sea! 

    Each of these has been adorned with the particular variety of wildlife that you will find in that area.The exhibits are vibrant, lively and interactive and indeed a pleasure to watch for young and old alike, no wonder then that it attracts more than 300,000 visitors per year. It is located at southernmost tip of the Cape Panwa and is surrounded byy breathtaking scenic beauty.


    Location: Mueang Phuket District

    Timings: Open daily, 08:30 AM  – 6:00 PM

    Price: The approximate price for an adult is 100 THB and for a child  50 THB



  • 71 Art in Paradise

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    Art in Paradise is a fun and fresh take on an art gallery that has closed the divide between art and spectator with three-dimensional paintings that are interactive and laugh-out-loud funny. Through
    clever use of shading and borders, artists have painted directly on to walls to create stunning images that trick our eyes. The gallery has over 100 individual art pieces in ten themed sections, covering optical illusions, wild animals, nature, past civilizations and reproductions of classic art along with witty ones.



    Highlights: Photography is not only allowed but encouraged in this gallery. Art in Paradise also houses a small charming café where you can grab a bite.

    Location: Banglamung, Chonburi

    Timings: Open from 9:00 – 21:00

    Price: 500 Baht for foreign adults and 300 Baht for foreign children. 150 Baht for Thai citizen.


  • 72 Khao San Road

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    Formerly a quiet local area with just a few budget guest houses, the Banglamphu area and famous Khao San Road have become an obligatory stop on the twenty-something travel trail, with cheap guest houses, street cafes, music shops, boutiques and bars. Over the last few years the area has become a tourist hotspot. It's untypical of Bangkok and yet the back streets nearby retain some of their old fashioned Thai charm. Accommodation used to be very basic but many guest houses are now upgrading with air-conditioning, pools and better quality rooms catering to a wider family market, at very reasonable rates.



    Highlight: An extensive market, good cheap restaurants and the international mix of travelers and locals from different backgrounds make it an interesting place to visit or stay.

    Location: Thanon Khao San Road, Phra Nakhon District



  • 73 WTF Cafe

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    WTF Café and Gallery opened after four friends figured out that Bangkok was lacking some good places to eat, drink and be masterful. Its prosperity is down to the unwinding climate  they  have  made  ­  a  great  deal  of  good  things  originate  from  working  with individuals  you  like.  WTF  has  an  inventive  cocktail  list  and  some  delectable  tapas solace nourishment – two more reasons it has turned into a firm most loved for both local people and international guests. At first look the ground floor bar is reminiscent of a little nearby bistro in Europe. Behind  the  glass  shop  front  there  are  about  six  wooden  tables,  a  divider  in  dark  red  and finished solid floors. An individual choice of pictures and records are shown around the room, and in the event that you return frequently enough, proprietors will let you know the stories behind them.



    Location:  7 SukhumvitSoi 51, 10270, Thailand

    Timings: Every day 06:00 PM – 01:00 AM.


  • 74 Demo

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    Based in Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , Bangkok’s high society row, Demo is one of the preferred nightclubs of the city. Majorly catering the high profile localites and throbbing young crowd, this place remains quite full from Wednesday to Sunday. There are two specified rooms in the club, one closer to the entrance designed with orange neon, playing hip hop and the other main room which focuses on electro. Base heavy beats, R &B tunes and tech music energizes the dance floor. There is no entry free but drinks are chargeable starting from 250 Baht and beers from 220 Baht. The ambience of the club is quite friendly and welcoming though the same remains quite fill with Thai’s and seldom with foreigners.

    Location: Thong Lor Street Soi 10 , 20 mins walk from nearest BTS Thong Lor.

    Timings: 19:00pm to 2:00am



  • 75 The Roof @38 Bar - Mode Sathorn Hotel

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    To enjoy the real feel of being way above the buzzing city and to appreciate the Bangkok skyline and its 360 degree panoramic view, one of the best options is to try out the new rooftop bar at the classy Mode Sathorn Hotel on its 38th floor. One can enjoy the cosmopolitan look of the city with sights of Sky Bar, Lebua Tower, Sathorn Avenue, Limpini Park etc. Modern designs and chic furniture decorates the interior of the roof top bar.



    One of the key attractions of the place is local and international DJ music which creates a throbbing vibe and tempo creating the mood for the evening. The cuisines offered here include French, Moroccan, Mexican, and local cuisine. Unique dumplings and delicious Sushi are popular dishes here.




  • 76 Cloud 47 (Rooftop)

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    Cloud  47  is  one  of  the  latest  and  best  additions  to  Bangkok’s  booming  rooftop  bar scene.  A  stunning  270­degree  view  of  Bangkok’s  skyline.  Along  with  the  incredible panorama, Cloud 47 is set apart from all the other rooftop bars in Bangkok with is its huge terrace, providing ample space for visitors to move around at their own leisure.The cocktails here are pricey, but beer including draught beer and beer 'towers' are relatively good value for money. Location: Located in the financial city near United Centre.



    Timings:Opened from 5pm to 1am daily.

    Price:Cost for two may approximately be 2260 BHT.


  • 77 Go Go Bars

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    A visit to the Go Go Bars is one of the prime attractions of Phuket’s nightlife. When it comes to enjoyment for the adults these bars are absolutely worth a visit. Though the bars are majorly directed for the men but couples also visit more to experience the show and to have something to talk about back home. Most of the Go Go Bars are present on both sides of Soi Seadragon almost in the central part of Bangla Road.



    Some of the popular Go Go Bars here are Suzy Wong’s A Go Go which is famous for its punch marvelous ambience and complete entertainment, Harem, a relatively new addition with excellent interior décor and lovely drinks and Devi’s Playground, a place to enjoy sizzling dance performances. All three of these Go Go bars along with others usually remain open for 4 hours from 10pm till 2 am in the morning.




  • 78 Ao Yon Beach

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    Ao Yon is a hushed and isolated beach located between Panwa beach and Cape Panwa. This quiet beach has a long stretch of warm sand and clear blue water with tropical setting. Set between tall palm trees, this place is a great place to relax under the sun alone or with your family. There are a few restaurants in the beach that serve you delicious meals. On several occasions the locals practice the Dragon Boat race which is quite a sight to behold. Just take a barefoot stroll on the warm sand or relax under the shades with refreshing drinks.



    Highlights
    : Enjoy the lively Dragon Boat race by the locals on occasional weekends. Rent a longboat to explore the islands. You can also drive a little further to see the small cascading waterfall or have a panoramic view of the area at Panwa View Point or go to Panwa Aquarium.




  • 79 Thong NaiPan Noi Beach

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    Thong Nai Pan Noi and Thong Nai Pan Yai are twin coves that form a scenic double bay and are the most popular beaches in the east and sunrise side of the island. Both beaches are the image of paradise with softly curved white sand bays surrounded by mountains covered in rich tropical rainforest. The surrounding mountains make these beaches fairly inaccessible with a steep and rutted dirt road the only overland option. 



    Activities: There is no coral reef on the east coast of the island, and it is possible to swim at both beaches all year round, though Thong Nai Pan Noi is the best as It has the deepest bay. There is little to 
    see in the way of marine life, but there are some decent waves for body surfing. Thong Nai Pan Noi is the most popular of the two beaches with a bohemian vibe and has a small village with some quirky bars and restaurants. People get up early for sunrise as it’s breathtaking. 

    Location:  Koh Phangan


  • 80 Patong Beach

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    Patong is a beach resort town on the west coast of Phuket Island, in the southwest of Thailand. Its sandy, crescent beach is lined with cafes, restaurants and bars. The famously raucous nightlife scene features beer bars, go-go bars, nightclubs, massage parlors and transgender cabarets that overflow into the street along neon-lit Bangla Road and in the Paradise Complex. This destination is an astonishing combination of breathtakingly beautiful white sand beach edged by the glittering Andaman Sea.



    Activities: During the day enjoy all the beach-type activities from sunbathing to beach volleyball. Restaurants abound featuring every type of cuisine from seafood, noodle and rice vendors along the beach promenade.

    Location: Phuket


  • 81 James Bond Island

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    James Bond Island earned its popularity by its starring role in the James Bond movie ‘The man with the Golden gun’. One of the most striking features of this island is a tall vertical island that stands out from the bay of KohKhao Ping Kan. The entire island is under national park protection which is the reason behind its true and untouched beauty. Also owing to its position no boats are allowed.

    Things to Do: Monkey cave is one striking tourist hot spot in the region. The best activity for this stunning island is nothing but a sightseeing tour either on a long tail boat or on a canoe. Also, while here explore the stunning hide & seek between the cliffs and the crystal clear blue waters.

    Getting There:The only possible way to admire the stunning magic of Mother Nature in this island is from boats or the small beach on Koh Ping Ghan. Another option that people usually opt for is canoe tour that takes them on slow paced tour around the islands.



  • 82 War Museum and Art Gallery

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    Experience Thai culture, its rich history and dwell into the wars that the nation has fought with the Art Gallery and War Museum. Established by Mr. Aran Chansiri, a jewelry entrepreneur, this a private museum that houses a number of exhibits. It was founded in 1995.

    Highlights: This place is known for a number of exhibitions, including parts related to World War II, the River Kwae Construction and jewelry trade. Overall, it is divided into 7 parts, including wall paintings of the Thai and Burma wars, along with collectibles, such as coconut graters, mortars, guns, swords and porcelain.



    It also includes personal collectibles such as stamps, coins, banknotes, stuffed dead animals, musical instructions and other items. There’s also a model of captive houses in World War II, with exhibitions on lifestyles during this period. Clothing and exhibiting items of Thai Women and paintings of Miss Thailand are also here. One can also see other items such as vehicles of Japanese soldiers in this place.

    Location: Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi.

    Timings: 8 am to 6 pm




  • 83 Khao Laem Reservoir

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    If you are visiting Thailand, then a boat ride on this gigantic place is a must! Formed in the 1980s, when a dam was constructed, the Khao Laem Reservoir is one of the most visited places in the world. It is true that the villages here had to be emptied and now they are submerged, but the natural beauty of this place is undeniable!



    Highlights: The ride is using Thai styled boats the place itself is quite beautiful. The calm of early mornings will hug you as you ride through the reservoir. The should be discovered alongside Khao Laem National Park, which has stunning gentle cascade flowing through the forest, has several birds and lodging, camping options for anyone who is looking forward to enjoy an adventure. The sunset views of this place are truly impeccable. Must for couples and families.


    Location: Sangkhlaburi.

    Price: 500 Baht for six people




  • 84 Elephant's World Kanchanaburi

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    Elephants are cute, aren’t they? But sadly, they are an endangered species in many parts of the world. That’s why, Elephants’ World has decided to protect these animals who giving people a rendezvous with the lovingly species.

    Highlights: This is a non-profit organization that reduces animal abuse, favors human-animal interaction and at the same time promotes quality time with the animals. During a day program, one can work for the elephants, plant and prepare their food, feed them with fruit and sticky rice or even enjoy scrubbing them in the river. Other plans, particularly the overnight ones include several day program activities, along with overnight accommodation next to the River Kwai.

    During this stay, people also get to walk elephants to the forest and get to relax along with countryside. The mahout program is for those who truly love elephants and want to be in close contact with the nature while experiencing Thai culture.



    Location: Wang Dong, Mueang Kanchanaburi District.

    Price: 1000-1500 Baht


  • 85 Mae Fah Luang Art And Culture Park

    The culture of Thailand is quite unique due to the presence of a large number of tribal communities here. Mae Fah Luang Art & Culture Park was imparting education to certain ethnic minority tribes. Today, since it doesn’t impart education anymore, it is a museum which holds priceless collections reflecting authentic Thai and Lanna cultures.

    Highlights – The Golden Pavilion (Haw Kham) containing intricate woodworks of Lord Buddha (belonging to as early as 17th century) and the Haw Kham Noi Pavilioin containing an enviable collection of timeless mural paintings.

    Location – Quite far from the main town of Chiang Rai; can be reached by taxis and tuk-tuks.

    Timings – Open from 8.30AM to 5.00PM on all days of the week except Mondays.

     Price – Students, Seniors & differently-abled – THB50, Officials – THB70, Local tourists – THB100 and Foreign tourists –THB200.



  • 86 Splash Jungle Waterpark

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    When the idea is to search for a full family entertainment then nothing matches the Splash Jungle Waterpark. Overlooking the fascinating beauty of Mai Khao Beach, the water park hosts a series of rides in different difficulty levels suitable for kids and adults both. Over six million litres of water remains distributed in the waterslides for a complete fun and enjoyment time here. Added attractions are the Splash Bar and the Spa Village with sauna. There are two in-house restaurants where one can have small filling eateries and loads of snacks options. Though not very large it is one place to enjoy good fun and entertaining time with near and dear ones.



    Location: Soi Mai Khao 4, Mai Khao,Phuket
      
    Timings: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    Price
    The approximate price starts from 1250 THB adults and 650 THB for kids


  • 87 Wat Tham Sua

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    If you are in search of spiritual experience in Thailand, The Tiger Cave Temple aka Wat Tham Sua is one place you must visit. Surrounded by the stunning natural surroundings and located close to Krabi town, the temple is one of the finest natural wonders of Thailand and deserves your visit.

    The temple has various natural caves, which are formed within the beautiful jungles and are home to numerous monks. With lots of things to see here, the major attraction is the ‘footprint of the Buddha.

    Highlights
    : ’ Reaching to the top of the Temple Cave is not an easy task. You have to climb 1,237 steps up to the limestone tower, which is daunting, especially in the Thai climate. Reaching the top, you can witness the panoramic 360-degree views of the tropical islands, limestone cliff formations, the Andaman Sea and rainforests.

    Getting There: The Tiger cave temple is just three km from the Krabi town and can be reached via a mini-bus, taxi or tuk-tuk.


  • 88 Jomtien Beach

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    With a 6 km stretch of sand, Jomtien beach is a perfect place to find some quiet time from the hustle and bustle of Pattaya in Thailand. You can spend a leisurely day on the sandy shores of the beach or indulge in the various activities provided near the beach. If you do not love relaxing on the beach, there are myriad of things to indulge in.  Either you can carve your hunger in some of the finest restaurants in the area or you can have a peaceful walk in the renowned botanical gardens. 



    Highlights
    :  If you are looking for some water sports, enthralling water parks are waiting for you near the beach. There are even some of the awe-inspiring sites, highlighting the authentic Thai culture and religion.

    Getting There
    : This beach is only 9.6 km from Pattaya. The visitors can take direct buses from the city to the beach.



  • 89 Nong Nooch Tropical Botanical Garden

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    Nong Nooch Garden is a beautifully landscaped park and can easily make for an all-day trip. The entire area is more like a theme park, with daily cultural shows, restaurants and accommodation as well as a vast area showcasing individually themed gardens. A leisurely stroll through the botanical park is like taking a journey around the world, through its many famous gardens, whether 17th-century French garden, Stonehenge, or European Renaissance garden.



    Highlights: An interesting feature is the skywalk; a shaded 1.1km elevated walkway that takes you through various gardens. Apart from the botanical park, Nong Nooch Garden features daily shows at the Thai Cultural Hall. Other activities include paddle boats, elephant rides and cycling.

    Location: Sukhumvit Road, Pattaya

    Timings: Opens from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Price: 500 Baht


  • 90 Full Moon Party in Thailand

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    The Full Moon Party begun in the late 80's (and grew in the early 90's) when friends arranged intimate parties in the light of the full moon. Obviously as the years passed it is not was it used to be now. There are about 10,000?15,000 people participating every month at this beach party on the island of Koh Phangan. The crescent shaped beach of Haad Rin beach is packed with people from all over the world all having a great time. If you’re looking for the ultimate island party this is where you should head to, great music, colourful lights, UV paint and a whole lot more makes the full moon party one of a kind.



    Best time: This party takes place in the occurrence of a full moon and there are approximated set dates to book it in advance.

    Getting there: There are ferry boats that take you to the Island from Buddha Pier (Bang Rak) and Maenam in Koh Phangan Island.


  • 91 Chatchak Market

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    Once only popular among wholesalers and traders, Chatuchak Weekend Market has reached a landmark status as a must-visit place for tourists. Its sheer size and diverse collections of merchandise will bring any seasoned shoppers to their knees – this is where you can literally shop ‘till you drop’. If you have one weekend in Bangkok, squeeze in a day trip to Chatuchak Weekend Market and you will not be disappointed. There is a system to help you navigate your way through Chatuchak. Inside, one main walkway encircles the entire market, and it branches off into a series of numbered alleyways called Soi 1, Soi 2, Soi 3, and so on.



    Highlights
    : There is an information centre along with ATMs and foreign-exchange booths at the Chatuchak Park Office. Schematic maps and toilets are located throughout the market. The whole
    market is divided into sections to make it easier to explore.

    Location: The Phahonyothin, Bangkok

    Timings
    : Open from Saturday to Sunday from 9:00 to 18:00



  • 92 Saturday Walking street market

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    Based on the opposite side of Chiang Mai Gate, Wui Lai Market or Saturday Market is another popular market in Thailand. On every Saturday the 1 km stretch market area remains close to traffic so that visitors and locals can shuffle around various shops and purchase goods according to preference. There are plenty of shops in Saturday Market almost like Sunday Market on all goods but the silversmiths shops are the primary attraction here because of the silverware sculptures and goods available here. Apart from this one can find clothing, belts, lanterns, candles, perfume, shoes, street performers, food stalls, sketch artists, wood carvings and woodwork ornaments, housewares etc. Evening time remains entertained with local night show and puppet show.

     

    Open on
    : Mon to Sunday, from 4pm to Midnight

    Highlights: Thai Massage and 7 Eleven Supermarket.

    Location: Wu Lai Road, Thailand


  • 93 Fat Gutz Bar and Saloon

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    The reputation Fat Gutz Bar in Thong Lor precedes its reputation that is far beyond the popularity that any other bar enjoys. The décor is all black and the hooks will remind of being at a Docker’s yard.  The vintage furniture and lighting is reminiscent of an easier time of the 1920s. The bar boasts of a hige collection of signature cocktails and a varied and yet cool crowd. The bar is famous around town for its good selection of music and its servings of fish and chips. The dimensions of the bar being a little smaller than most other bars, early reservations are highly recommended. The atmosphere is excellent on the weekends and everyone ends up being a part of the entire scene.

    Location
    : Thong Lor

    Highlights: Cozy, warm atmosphere amidst a highly reputed interiors.


  • 94 Maesa Elephant Camp

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    If the love is for Asian elephants then the apt place to get close to them is the Maesa Elephant Camp. The camp is by far the largest one in assembly of domestic elephants in the Northern part of Thailand. It also showcases the most entertaining as well as educational elephant show which has managed to enlist itself in Guinness book of Records 2005. The camp houses nearly 80 elephants which were all employed in timber and logging industries but with modern process they are all now taken care of in these centres for conservation and training. Visitors can enjoy the location playing with the baby elephants, feeding and bathing them and also interacting with the same. The elephants draw excellent pictures which can be purchased here.



    Location
    : Tapae Road, North of Mae Rim, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

    Price: Entry: 200 Baht,

    Elephant ride: 1200 Baht for 1 hour and 800 Baht for 30mins


  • 95 Iron Fairies

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    Iron Fairies is a mystical bar that is outlined like an ironsmith's workshop: dim and broody, with fashioned iron staircases, uncovered pipes and broken down timber and block. Bottles pixie dust are stacked in lines, and all over you look, you could risk upon minimal iron dolls of the winged animals that give the bar its name. Open subsequent to 2010, Iron Fairies moved in 2013 (however just three entryways down the road) and extended its operation so now it is a labyrinth of staircases, mystery entryways and dim recesses. The previous premises were tiny to the point that it was a steady fight to get in or out, keeping in mind it is still a tight crush, however, no matter you are standing or sitting you will certainly be in awe with its stylistic theme.



    Location: 394 Thonglor Road, Sukhumvit 55, Bangkok

    Timings: Every day from 06:00 PM – 02:00 AM


  • 96 Tuba Bar

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    What does a colossal Yoda statue, a nineteenth Century plunging cap and Spiderman have in like manner? They are all part of the furniture at Tuba, a bar and eatery in Bangkok where resistance is a design proclamation. From the naked representations on  the dividers to the vintage confounding furniture, Tuba is similar to no other bar in  Bangkok – or Thailand. Part classical display, part bohemian home base, with a differed  Thai­Italian propelled menu and one of the longest cocktails records in the city, Tuba  feels more like a whimsical companion's home than a bar and restaurant. Come here with a gathering of companions, get yourselves anunfastenedniche, sink Into an old fashioned couch.The choice of European draft brews on offer puts most  different bars to disgrace, with Boddingtons, Paulaner, Guinness and Hoegaarden to  look over for around 230 baht a half quart.



    Location: Address: 34 SoiEkkmai 21(SoiChamchun) or Thong Lo Soi 20, Sukhumwit Road, Bangkok

    Timings: Every day 11:00 AM – 02:00 AM


  • 97 Saxophone Pub

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    One of the most popular and sought after live music bar which has been entertaining the people of Bangkok for years have been is none other than Saxophone Pub. Near the Sky train station and close to BTS Victory Monuments this place has been ruling the hearts of Bangkok locals and visitors for the last 30 years. Some of the greatest events of live music have been hosted here and almost every night there is some performances which make the place so special. Acoustic, Jazz, Blue, soul all can enjoyed in this live music bar. Popular bands of the city have been known to perform in Saxophone Pub. A mix crowd of both locals as well foreigners can be seen here. Music plays from 7:30 in the evening and continues till 1o clock at night.



    Location
    : 3/8 Victory Monument, Bangkok

    Timings: 17:00pm to 2:00am


  • 98 Warorot Market (Kad Luang)

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    Situated approximately two minutes from the Chang Mai Night Bazaar and sitting beside the Ping River, Warorot Market is a daytime hub of Locals. It opens early in the morning and closes when dark. You can buy almost anything from here. This is basically a Local market where you get goods better than a tourist market at even cheaper prices.

    Highlights: Everything is here, fresh vegetables, fruits, flowers, bakery items, handicrafts, souvenirs, ceramics, clothes etc. Also, it is an amazing place to try on local snacks and sweets from the food stalls in this market. There are back and side streets around the Warorot market full of hill tribe and Northern Thai Handicraft products. Visiting this market is a must when you are at Chang Mai to witness local Thai shopping.

    Location: Near the Chang Mai Night Bazaar, by river Ping.

    Price: The experience is free. 


  • 99 Wat Chalong

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    Wat Chalong is one of the most beautiful and dominant Buddhist temples, known for attracted travellers from all over the world. While for the local population, this temple is a noteworthy centre of worship while for foreign visitors Wat Chalong is a source to know and learn more about this beautiful religion – Buddhism. Poh Than Jo Wat is an impressive and colossal Buddhist statues located in the old hall of the temple. Another fun fact about this place is that the temple also boasts a statue of an elderly gentleman called Ta Khee- lek who won a famous local Thai who won numerous lotteries after consulting Poh Than Jo Wat statue. Apart from the grandeur visitors also enjoy the stunning display of around a dozen small shops selling all kinds of souvenirs and visitor’s stuff.


    Location: Phuket, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket, Thailand

    Things to keep in mind : Owing to the sacredness of this place it is advisable to maintain a standard decorum while inside: do not position themselves higher than the Buddha image and be considerate towards your dressing. Avoid short dresses, sleeveless and other revealing clothes.

    Timings : The temple is open 24 hours every day.




  • 100 Don-Rak War Cemetery

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    Also known as Kanchanaburi War Cemetry, Don-Rak is a main prisoner of war cemetery that’s designed for the victims of Japanese imprisonment who died while building the Burma Railway. The place is maintained by Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

     Highlights: The place is a tribute to the men who were forced to work at the Hellfire place and were prompted to do things even when they were in emaciated conditions. Consequently, a number of them died due to different kinds of illnesses. The place has 1896 Dutch War Graves, 11 graves from India and over 6980 Prisoners of wars have been buried at this place.



    This mostly includes British, Australian and Dutch people. Across the side road, one can find the Thailand Burma Railway museum, which is dedicated to these people, these prisoners who had built it. The memorial cites the names of different prisoners so that people can keep them alive in their hearts.

    Location: Kanchanaburi