Thailand is one of the most visited tourist places in South East Asia. Thailand is best known for its energetic nightlife, exotic beaches, beautiful temples, waterfalls & much more. Whether you are planning a trip to Thailand with friends or family the country has a lot to offer for travelers of different age groups.
It would take a couple of months to explore all the beautiful attractions & hot places of Thailand, so we have covered some of the best most visited tourist places and things to do in Thailand. Many of these we visited when we celebrated 10 years of owning our own business (Mesa Towing Services). It will be a lifetime of memories to cherish. With our list, you can explore all the popular tourist attractions.
The Grand Palace, Bangkok
A visit to Thailand is not complete without paying a visit to the Grand Palace of Bangkok. Located in the old city of Bangkok on the banks of the Chao Phraya waterway The Grand Palace is one of the must-visit tourist attraction of Thailand. It offers a pleasant setting, flawless to take amazing photos. The celebrated fascination in the region is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is located to one side when you enter from the primary Visetchaisri Gate. The Visiting hours to The Grand Palace is daily from 8:30 am to 4.30 pm & the entrance ticket is around US$16!
Phuket is Thailand’s most popular tourist spot famous for clear water beaches, cheap accommodation, islands and many more. Phuket additionally famous for its energetic nightlife, which incorporates loads of bars, men’s club shows, and music. If you want to relax on the beach side, then this location is perfect for you. The popular spots of Phuket are Koh Phi Phi, Phang Nga Bay, and Patong Beach. You can also enjoy the Scuba diving, Snorkeling, Windsurfing & more activities here.
A visit to Pattaya is must discover the beaches beside the bay of Thailand. If you are visiting Thailand with your friends, then Pattaya has lots to offer, including tons of bars and strip clubs but if you are not a party lover or traveling with family you’ll still find a number of things to do and see. There are a number of water sports and seaside massages are available at Jomtien Beach.
Chaing Rai or A White Temple
The White Temple is the most beautiful temple you have ever seen. The architecture and design of this breathtaking temple were created by Thai national artist Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat. A visit to Chiang Rai White Temple or Wat Rong Khun is a must. The White temple is located 15 kilometers Southwest f Chiang Rai town and transports are easily available. The temple is open from 6:30 AM to 6 PM and the entry ticket to the temple is around 50 Baht. The photography outside the temple is allowed, but you are not allowed to take photographs inside the temple.
Sukhothai Historical Park
If you’re looking for an authentic Thai culture and are wanting a knowledge of Thailand’s interesting history, visit the magnificent and remarkable Sukhothai Historical Park. Sukhothai Park is one of Thailand’s most fascinating world heritage sites, it is divided into 5 zones, Northern Zone, Central zone, Eastern zone, Southern & Western zone. The best way to explore the ruins is through a rented bicycle.
5 Best Things to do in a Thailand
There are plenty of things to do in Thailand. We have shortlisted the 5 best things to do in Thailand for every age of traveler. Have a look below and see what sparks your interest-
- Eating Thai Street Food
- Enjoy Vibrant Nightlife in Phuket
- Bamboo Rafting in Chaing Mai
- Rock Climbing in a Railay
- Cheap Shopping in Chaing Mai
With our 5 best places to visit and things to do in Thailand is enough to plan your trip. So what do you think? Are you all set to pack your bags for your first vacation to Thailand?