30 Best Places to Visit in Thailand with Family - 2020 (Photos)
Places to visit in Thailand with family are countless and undeniably, Thailand is one of the best beach destinations in the world. With tropical beaches and picturesque islands on one side, and urban cities like Bangkok and Pattaya on the other, a Thailand holiday is a power packed entertainer for the entire family.

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Go an island hopping tour visiting the mesmerizing Phi Phi Islands and Phuket Island or visit the sanctuaries like Kanta Elephant Sanctuary where you can feed and play with elephants or soak in the sun and enjoy the water sports in Thailand and have a whale of a time with your family soaking in the surreal beauty of Thailand.

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Thailand is absolutely safe to be visited with families that you don't have to think twice about safety issues. The various categories of accommodation available from budget rooms to private villas in Thailand fit the bill of every person who wants to take their family on an international holiday!

Here is the list of best places to visit in Thailand with family:


Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Islands

Phi Phi Islands is a dream destination that every family across the globe longs for! An archipelago of six islands, the Phi Phi Islands lures tourists with their surreal beauty of pristine white sand beaches, mangrove forests and the stunning limestone cliffs.

The islands are the best places to visit in Thailand with family to get sun-kissed while lazing around at the shores and to have fun with a plethora of water sports like snorkeling, deep sea diving, and swimming and witness the rich aquatic life.

Location: Between Phuket and the Straits of Malacca

Timings: 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM


Phang Nga Bay

Phang Nga Bay

Also known as  Ao Phang Nga National Park, Phang Nga Bay is a must-visit-in-a-lifetime destination. With pristine emerald green watered beaches where limestone cliff capped with dark green mosses pop out, the bay is a scene right out of a movie.

The numerous caves, archaeological sites, lagoons, and coral reefs make this serene land bustle with tourist activities. James Bond Island and Koh Panyee are the major tourist attractions here.

Location: Phang Nga Bay lies between southern Thailand's mainland and Phuket Island


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Phuket Island

Phuket Island

The largest island in Thailand, Phuket is mirth of those who look forward to a beach holiday. The serene beaches of bordered by powdery white sands with dramatic backdrops of distant rainforests are just so ideal for the picture-perfect moments. The exotic collection of coral reefs and abundant marine life lure travelers from far and wide.

The beaches at Phuket like Patong, Rawai,  Mai Khao, Karon, Kata Yai, Kamala, and Kata Noi are an absolute delight for sun lounging. You can also indulge in a plethora of fun-filled water activities like swimming, windsurfing, snorkeling, diving, and sailing.

Location: Southern Provinces (Changwat) of Thailand


Thailand's Ayutthaya Temple

Thailand's Ayutthaya Temple

Once a flourishing city, Ayutthaya today is a city of ancient ruins, forts, monasteries and temples and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wat Chaiwatthanaram is the royal monastery and is built in Khmer style. Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon is famous for the white Buddha statue draped in saffron robes and Wat Lokayasutharam is popular for the huge reclining Buddha. 

Wat Na Phra Men was earlier built as a cremation place but is famous today for its architectural magnificence. There are many other Buddhist temples in Ayutthaya that tell untold tales of the glorious empire that once happened here.

Location: 76 kilometres north of Bangkok

Timings: Most of the temple in Ayutthaya are open from 8.00 AM to 5.00 PM on all day


Railay Beach

Railay Beach

Railay Beach is a perfect respite for those seeking a day trip away from the usually crowded beaches of Thailand. Railay Beach is no less than a page from an animated cartoon movie with limestone cliffs soaring high and offering spectacular views of the ocean around.

At Railay Beach, indulge in a number of adventurous activities like snorkeling and cliff climbing and enjoy a unique experience! You can explore the Diamond Cave which is famous for stalactites, stalagmites, columns and is one of the top Places to visit in Thailand with family.

Location: Between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang in Thailand




Just about a few kilometers from Bangkok lies this quaint riverside village, Chanthaburi along the Chanthaburi river, popular amongst tourists for its orchards, mangosteen and durian in particular and the night market famous for its gems shops.

There is a strong religious vibe in Chanthaburi that you can feel in places like  Wat Phai Lom and Wat Khao Sukim. The stunning waterfalls like Pliew Waterfalls and Trok Nong Waterfall and the densely forested Khao Khitchakut National Park are a feast for the eyes!

Location: East of Thailand, on the banks of the Chanthaburi River


Koh Samui

Koh Samui

Koh Samui is one of the best cosmopolitan beach resort islands that has everything a traveler can dream of! It could be picture-perfect palm tree fringed beaches, post luxury resorts in incredible sea views or the hair-raising activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, kite surfing, elephant trekking, etc available at the island, Koh Samui guarantees a Thailand holiday like never before.

Get a flavor of the local culture by shopping at Lamai Night Walking Street and Chaweng Night Market. The eclectic nightlife combined with the lip-smacking Thai cuisine will make the reveler in you long for a prolonged vacation.

Location: Gulf of Thailand off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus


Hua Hin

Hua Hin

Hua Hin has been a tourist destination since ancient times when the Thai kings and royal members headed towards Hua Hin to relax and enjoy by the beachside.  Ratchapak Park, a historically themed park with magnificent statues of seven Thai kings is the prime attraction of Hua Hin. The brightly colored Wat Bor Fai temple is the second major tourist spot here.

The temples in the vicinity can be collectively visited to make your Hua Hin trip more enjoyable. If you are looking for Places to visit in Thailand with family, head towards The Hutsadin Elephant Foundation where you can spend a few hours feeding, giving a bath and playing with the friendly yet huge mammals.

Location: Southern Thai province of Prachuap Khiri Khan


Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

If you thought Thailand is all about just beaches and party life, the city of Chiang Mai is sure to prove you wrong! Perched in the mountainous terrain of northern Thailand, the Old City portrays Thailand's rich heritage with vestiges of walls. The ancient Buddhist temples like the 14th-century Wat Phra Singh and 15th-century Wat Chedi Luang takes every traveler back on a time travel.

The city is also one of the best shopping destinations in Thailand and the shopping areas like Chiang Mai Walking Street, Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Wualai Walking Street and Bor Sang Village spoil you with choices!

Location: Chiang Mai Province is in Northern Thailand.


Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World

Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World

Sea Life Bangkok Ocean Park is the largest aquarium in Southeast Asia that promises unparalleled insight into the aquatic kingdom as close as you can. Apart from the Giant Spider Crabs, Giant Pacific Octopus, Stingray Sharks, African Penguins, and Starfishes, one can also witness seahorses, frogs, and jellyfish.

If you are tired of just watching, whoop up your excitement quotient with a 4D cinema or an enthralling glass-bottomed boat ride or a walk through the Ocean Tunnel. If you are looking for places to visit in Thailand with family, we bet you will love this place.

Location: 991 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

Timings: 10.00 AM to 9.00 PM on all days

Price: Adult 2500 Baht / 5650 INR
          Children [3-11 years] 2000 Baht / 4520 INR


Art in Paradise

Art in Paradise

This popular art gallery in Thailand is not any gallery where you see pieces of art hung on the wall. Art in Paradise is the first 3D art gallery in Thailand where spellbinding 3D murals adorn the walls. Keep your cameras fully charges as every piece of art is a perfect backdrop for amazing interactive pictures.

Bangkok Location: 99 Ratchadaphisek Rd, Khwaeng Din Daeng, Khet Din Daeng, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10400, Thailand

Timings: 10 AM to 10 PM Mon-Sun

Pattaya Location: Pattayasaisong Rd, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

Timings: 9.00 AM to 9.00 PM Mon-Sun

Chiang Mai Location: 199/9 Changklan Rd, Tambon Chang Khlan, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Timings: 9.00 AM to 7.00 PM


Dream World Theme Park

Dream World Theme Park

One of the best amusement parks in Thailand, Dream World enthralls tourists and locals with its thrilling land rides like Speedy Mouse and the Haunted Mansion and a countless number of fun-filled water rides.

The miniature creations of the 7 Wonders of the World form great backdrops for social media pictures and the roller coaster rides at the park leave you with a hair raising thrill. Feeling the scorching sun outside, get into the Snow Town and enjoy an amazing sled ride.

Location: Tambon Bang Yitho, Amphoe Thanyaburi, Chang Wat Pathum Thani 12130, Thailand

Timings: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM Mon-Fri and 10.00 AM to 07.00 PM Sat-Sun

Price: Walk-in Rate (Cash Payment on Arrival): 900 Baht / 2030 INR per person
           Snow Town (Buy On Spot): 180 Baht / 410 INR per person 
           One Hour Water Fun (Buy on Spot): 120 Baht / 270 INR per person


Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds

A visit to Madame Tussauds Museum is an awe-inspiring experience where you can witness and click cherishable pictures with the life-size wax replicas of famous Americans & historic icons.

This themed gallery lets you touch, hug and even kiss all the wax statues and so you can even appear on The Oprah Show, enjoy a Kung Fu session with Bruce Lee, or have a relaxed conversation over espresso with George Clooney!

Location: Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

Timings: 10.00 AM - 8.00 PM

Price: INR 800 per adult and INR 600 per child


Muay Thai Live

Muay Thai Live

Muay Thai LIve is a marvelous boxing show that enlightens you on the ancient martial arts of Thailand and Muay Thai heroes with a 90-minutes action-packed show choreographed by the director, Ekachial Uekrongtham. Though the show is choreographed, the punches, slams and kicks performed look absolutely real and will make you go dizzy.

Location: 2194 CharoenKrung Rd, Bang Kho Laem, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand

Timings: 8.00 M to 9.30 PM on all days except Monday. Monday is a holiday.


Siam Park City

Siam Park City

This oldest amusement in Thailand is still one of the most loved amusement parks where a day is just not enough to enjoy the water and adventure rides. The Water Park here includes jolly rides like Speed Slider, Siam Lagoon, Super Spiral, Flowing Pool and many more and the Adventure Park is a set of exotic land rides grouped as X-Zone, Family World, Small World, Fantasy World. The theme park also has a number of dining options that let you smack in between the rides.

Location: 203 Suan Siam Rd, Khwaeng Khan Na Yao, Khet Khan Na Yao, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10230, Thailand

Timings: 10.00 AM to 6.00 PM on all days

Price: 1-Day Ticket for Adult - 25 USD / 1750 INR
           1-Day Ticket for kids of height from 101 to 130 cm - USD 20 / 1400 INR.
            Kids less than 101 cm can enjoy free tickets


Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Being the largest floating market in Thailand, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market bustles with market activities and gives an insight into the Thai culture portraying the age-old market practices of Thailand. Fresh vegetables, fruits, groceries, and food are the primary things sold in the floating markets.

Along the banks of the Damnoen Saduak canal’s banks are shops selling local handicrafts, assorted silks, handcrafted jewelry, trinkets, and souvenirs.

Location:  Damnoen Saduak, Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi, Thailand

Timings: 7.00 AM to 5.00 PM Mon-Sun


Safari World

Safari World

Safari World is an open zoo that includes Marine Park and Safari Park. The Safari Park lets you enjoy an adventure trip on your own car into the park and explore the wildlife at the park like herds of Giraffes, Zebras, tigers and lions face-to-face.

The highlight of the Safari Park is the Tiger Feeding scheduled at 10:00 AM. So, arrive a little early by 9.00 AM so that you don't miss this spectacular show. At Marine Park, you can watch the Sea Lion Show and Dolphin Show.

Location: 99 Thanon Panya Intra, Khwaeng Sam Wa Tawan Tok, Khet Khlong Sam Wa, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10510, Thailand

Timings: 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM on weekdays and 9.00 AM to 6.00 PM on weekends

Price: 1000 Baht / 2260 INR per person


Doi Suthep Temple

Doi Suthep Temple

Wat Phra That Doi Suthep is the most reverential place of worship for Thai people. At the temple, you need to climb a flight of 306 steps or take a cable car to reach the temple built atop the Doi Suthep mountain.

The temple promises stunning views of the city beneath and the temple complex comprises of pavilions, pagodas, statues, and wiharns. The tranquility of the Ubosot prayer hall creates a strong spiritual aura and is one of the not-to-be-missed places to visit in Thailand with family

Location:  Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM


Fantasia Lagoon

Fantasia Lagoon

Fantasia Lagoon is one of the well-kept water parks of Thailand with a fair number of water rides which predominantly consists of slides. The balloon shows, magic shows and other fun games are blockbuster hits amongst kids. With pricing just 100 per Baht per adult for a full day, the Fantasia Lagoon is undeniably one of the cheapest places to visit in Thailand with family!

Location: Bang Khae Nuea, Bang Khae, Bangkok 10160, Thailand

Timings: 10.30 AM to 8.30 PM on weekdays and 10.00 AM to 8.30 PM on weekends

Price: 100 Baht / 230 INR per adult and 80 Baht / 180 INR per child


Asiatique Sky

Asiatique Sky

Standing tall at about 60 meters from ground level, Asiatique Sky is a giant Ferris Wheel. The Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel has 41 comfortable air-conditioned cabins and 1 VIP cabin and a ride on Asiatique Sky takes you on three rotations.

The ride offers stunning bird's eye views view of the vibrant Bangkok city and the serene Chao Phraya River below. This Ferris wheel is a part of the Asiatique The Riverfront, a famous open-air mall in Bangkok.

Location: Thailand, Bangkok, Charoen Krung Rd, Charoenkrung Soi, Bangkok 10120

Timings: 5.00 PM to 12.00 AM


Ice Skating

Ice Skating
Bangkok has a tropical monsoon climate and the day temperatures always hover around  33 degrees Celsius. Fancy enjoying the snow on one such sunny day? Thailand has a number of ice skating entertainment destinations that could bring out the snow-lover in you while it is rainy/sunny outside.

Some of the best options that you could consider for ice-skating in Bangkok are The Rink, The Rink Ice Arena, and Sub-Zero Ice Skate Club Sukhumvit.

: Tambon Bang Yitho, Amphoe Thanyaburi, Chang Wat Pathum Thani 12130, Thailand

: 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM Mon-Fri and 10.00 AM to 07.00 PM Sat-Sun

: Walk-in Rate (Cash Payment on Arrival): 900 Baht / 2030 INR per person
           Snow Town (Buy On Spot): 180 Baht / 400 INR per person
           One Hour Water Fun (Buy on Spot): 120 Baht 270 INR per person

Koh Pha-Ngan

Koh Pha-Ngan

Thailand's fifth biggest island, Ko Pha-ngan is no less than a paradise on Earth with powdery white sand, dense woods, and scenic beaches. The Thong Nai Pan Noi and Thong Nai Pan Yai are two idyllic coves where you can take dramatic pictures.

The island becomes peppy and electrifying during the monthly Full Moon Party held at Haad Rin Beach with magnanimous celebration. Do not miss visiting the Thong Sala night market which features shops selling scrumptious Thai street food.

Location: Province of  Surat Thani


Train Market

Train Market
The traditional train markets of Bangkok are the best places to visit in Thailand with family that fascinates every tourist with its liveliness. Train markets are aplenty in Bangkok and the famous Maeklong Railway Market tops the list to be visited where the shops retract to make way for the train approaching in the middle of the market.

While footage of this market is Internet traction, it's now time to watch it live. The other train markets that you cannot miss are the Ratchada Rot Fai Train Night Market, Oldskul Night Train Market, and Talad Rod Fai Train Night Market.

Samut Songkhram, Thailand

Timings: 4:00 am to 5:00 pm

Koh Rok

Koh Rok

Koh Rok is actually a cluster of two small uninhabited islands, Koh Rok Nok and Koh Rok Nai that are just a hundred meters apart. Known for their bewitching beauty of crystal clear turquoise waters, Koh Rok amazes travelers with its tropical and mangrove forests that have huge banyan trees.

Do not miss visiting the Mu Koh Lanta National Park and Khao Mai Kaew Cave and enjoy this wonderland's serenity to the fullest. Indulge in activities like sea kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving and have a whale of a time!

Location: Krabi Province on Thailand’s Andaman coast


Ang Thong Marine Park

Ang Thong Marine Park

An archipelago of 42 tropical islands, this marine national park is the home to 50 species of birds, 14 reptiles, 16 mammals, and 5 amphibian species. The rich fauna at this park includes Barrington fusiformis, Calophyllum inophyllum, Thespesia populnea, Dracaena Loureiri, Morinda sp, and Thong Lady’s Slipper Orchid. Trek up the Wua Ta Lap viewpoint to enjoy the surreal beauty around, tour around the dramatic Ko Mae Ko island or enjoy kayaking along the pristine waters.

: Thongsala Koh Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand

: Open 24 Hours


Individuals Fees:
300 Baht / 680 INR foreigner
150 Baht / 340 INR foreigner kid (under 12 years old)
50 Baht Thai per person
25 Baht/Thai kid (under 12 years old)


Kanta Elephant Sanctuary

Kanta Elephant Sanctuary

Home to a number of elephants rescued from tourism and logging sectors, Kanta Elephant Sanctuary is a sprawling haven for the huge mammals. One can see them roaming about freely without any ankle chains in the vast lawn or enjoying a bath in the artificial water lagoons.

Here, riding on elephants is strictly prohibited. However, you can spend the day playing, bathing and feeding the elephants and even learn their rescue story.

Location: Khilek, Chiang Mai, Thailand

Timings: 7.00 AM to 5.00 PM on all days of the week


Half-Day Morning / Afternoon visit:
Adult Price: 1500 Baht / 3390 INR per person
Children (1 - 9 years) Price: 1200 Baht / 2710 INR per person

Full day visit
Adult Price: 2500 Baht / 5650 INR per person
Children (1 - 9 years) Price: 2000 Baht / 4520 INR per person


John Gray's Hong

John Gray's Hong

Enjoy a sea kayaking trip to the caves and hidden lagoons John Gray found in 1989 at the Phang Nga Bay. These cliff-lined lagoons sparkle during the day with emerald waters and are the habitats of macaques, water monitors, kingfishers, mudskippers, egrets, Sea Eagles and Brahminy Kites which you could witness while kayaking. You can enjoy visiting these hidden caves and enjoy the best moments of your Thailand trip with this activity.

Location: Mueang Phuket District, Phuket, Thailand

Timings: Open from 8.00 AM to 8.00 PM on all days


Doi Inthanon National Park

Doi Inthanon National Park

Located in the Thanon Chai Range encompassing the highest mountain, Doi Inthanon, Doi Inthanon National Park is the natural habitat of over 350 species and native and exotic fauna.

The lush greenery of this park with the mesmerizing beauty of the mighty waterfalls like Mae Ya, Vachrithan, and Mae Klang and the idyllic climatic conditions make it one of the hotspot Places to visit in Thailand with family for trekking and hiking.

Location: Ban Luang, Chom Thong District, Chiang Mai 50270, Thailand

Timings: 6.00 AM to 6.00 PM

Foreigners Adults: 300 THB / 680 INR
Foreigners Kids: 150 THB 340 INR
Local Tourist Adults: 50 Baht / 110 INR
Kids: 20 THB / 45 INR


Koh Chang

Koh Chang

Mu Ko Chang National Park tops the list of tourist attractions in this island. It is a preserve with adventurous hiking trails and scenic waterfalls like the Klong Plu that covers the interior of the national park and extends until the coral reefs.

The other waterfall, Koh Chang Waterfalls is a family entertainer where you can enjoy safe swimming in the cool water. Experience elephant trekking at Klong Prao Beach or just head towards Chai Chet where you could find lines of shops selling souvenirs.

Location: Thai islands in the Gulf of Thailand


Tukcom Shopping Plaza

Tukcom Shopping Plaza

Tukcom IT mall is a one-stop destination for all your electronic needs and Heaven of Earth for the gadget freaks. Starting from mobiles, laptops and cameras to the gaming consoles and musical accessories, there is nothing that you cannot find here.

This multi-storey commercial building is loaded with a number of small shops that sell everything related to electronics. The plaza has covered parking and entertainment options like Harborland Indoor Playground, RollerLand-roller skating rink and BabyPool-Baby swimming teaching center on the top floors.

Location: S Pattaya Rd, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri, Thailand

Timings: 10.30 AM to 9.30 PM Mon-Friday and 10.00 AM to 10.00 PM on Sat & Sun

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