Top travel destinations in Thailand

Thailand is a modern country in Southeast Asia with a prosperous economy. It exports several products including motor vehicles, transistors, computers, rubber, machine parts for some office equipment, plastic, rice, and seafood. This country is also globally known as a wonderful tourist destination. If you have plans to have Thailand vacations, the top five destinations you need to consider are:

1. Bangkok

Bangkok is Thailand’s capital and for many tourists around the world, this is the country’s definitive travel destination. With a perfect blend of tradition and modernity, this place has a lot to offer every visitor. It has numerous buildings and skyscrapers plus a lot of places and activities for fun and entertainment.

In spite of the city’s modernization, Bangkok is embedded solidly in tradition. In fact, traditional rituals in this place are done every day. As the country’s capital, this city has everything a tourist o any age will enjoy. No matter what type of accommodation you want, from high-class six-star accommodation to reasonably priced guesthouses, Bangkok has them for you.

No Thailand vacations will ever be complete without a taste of Thailand’s best dishes. If you’re in Bangkok, you’ll find lots of restaurants that cook authentic and palatable Thai cuisines. Bangkok also has the best nightlife as well as various forms of transportation. It banking and telecommunications services are also excellent.

2. Phuket

This is Thailand’s largest island which became famous around the world for its magnificent beaches, bays, and coves. Aside from the tin mining and rubber production in his island, it also got its wealth from being the “Silk Route” between India and China. Phuket’s contribution to Thai cuisines is its delicious seafood. Snorkeling, diving, treks, and walks are just some of the leisure activities one can enjoy in this place. Included in its main attractions are Patong Beach, Kamala, Karon, and Kalim beaches, and Promthep Cape.

3. Chiang Mai

Called the ‘Rose of the North’, this place is known as Northern Thailand’s cultural and economic center. Chiang Mai is also one of the most visited provinces in Thailand and it is originally the capital of the Lanna Thai kingdom which was built in 1296 by King Mengrai. The home of Mae Ping River, Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s most beautiful places with lush mountains and several national parks. This province is also known for being home o tribal peoples. In fact, among the area’s key attractions are the tribal villages.

4. Koh Samui

This island is the main attractions of Koh Samui. It is literally known as a place of coconuts and forested hills, this place is also famed for its beautiful bays and beaches, including Hat Lamai and Hat Chaweng. Found at the Southern end of Lamai Bay are phallic rock formations named Hin Ta Hin Yai. There’s also a path connecting three waterfalls which are called Namtok Lat Wanon, Namtok Hin Lat, and Namtok Na Muang. If you want to try elephant riding, you can do so at Na mUang waterfall. This island is also home for several Buddhist temples and monuments.

5. Pattaya

This is situated at the center of the half moon crescent making up the Pattaya coastline. This place is ideal for water skiers, jet-skiers, and those who love sailing in powerboats. Near Pattaya is a major shipwreck area that’s visited by advanced divers. If you’re looking for a fun destination for your Thailand vacations, Pattaya is one of the places you can consider.

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