Thailand- Land Of Smiles

Thailand is a beautiful country with rich culture and heritage and it is known as 'land of smiles' because of the comfort, you feel when you reach there. There is a number of things to explore like long white sand beaches, historical palaces, Buddha temples, etc. Theoretical art, drama, arts, festivals, famous Thai cuisines and so many exciting cultural events are waiting for you. Top 12 things to do in Thailand

1. Elephant Parks

Address: 119 10 Thapae Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand.

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Elephant Parks Photo

Well Thailand is known for White Elephants; there is a number of Elephant parks where you get training for how to deal with elephants, how to communicate with them, how to feed them etc. and interacting with such a giant animal would be a happy and exciting experience for you. The major Elephant parks are Patara Elephant Farm, Elephant Hills, Elephant Nature Park, Phuket Elephant Jungle Sanctuary and the Happy Elephant Homes.

2. The Golden Triangle

Address: Kampang Din Soi 1 Rd, Tambon Chang Moi, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand.

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The Golden Triangle Photo

This is a point where Mekong River meets the Ruak River and borders of Burma, Myanmar, and Laos. This is a favorite tourist destination in Thailand. Here you can hike the Golden triangle, can sit with the calm riverside & view the elephants taking bath, explore small villages nearby Triangle and have some delicious Thai food over here.

3. The Grand Palace

Address: 64 ถนนอินทวโรรส Tambon Si Phum, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand.

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The Grand Palace Photo

Grand Palace is located at Bangkok and since 1782 this was the official residence of Kings of Siam. It has a number of buildings, halls, courtyards, gardens, etc. This is currently working as a museum but still so many royal offices still working here. The top attractions of this palace are Temple of Emerald Buddha, Outer court and the middle court with different buildings. Viewing this Temple with all glittering lights would be an amazing experience for you.

4. Koh Samui Island

Address: Ko Samui, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand.

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Koh Samui Island Photo

Even though Thailand is famous for a various well know beaches, the top among them is Koh Samui Island. This is the best family island in Thailand. This Island is famous for the best yoga and spa destination in Thailand and the number of luxury resorts offers everything that you need to enjoy for a family vacation. Snorkeling and scuba diving are popular water sports activities here.

5. Floating Markets

Address: Wua Lai Rd, Tambon Phra Sing, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand.

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Floating Markets Photo

Thailand Floating markets are always crowded with tourists and a favourite destination for them. These markets included a lot of shopping spaces and various markets, bridges over canals where you can enjoy sightseeing, a variety of Thai cuisines and it is a part of the everyday activity for locals and now attracted by tourists. The popular floating markets are Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, Amphawa Floating Market, and Pattaya Floating Market, etc. You must experience once you are here.

6. Historical National Parks

Address: ถนน ห้วยแก้ว Suthep, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand.

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Historical National Parks Photo

Thailand has a number of protected National parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and forest parks. These parks are so special because of its historical importance and natural beauty. Here you can find UNESCO World Heritage sites too. Some of the famous National Parks are Khao Yai National Park, Erawan National Park, Thilosu waterfall, Phimai Historical Park, Phanom Rung Historical Park.

7. Festivals

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Festivals Photo

Be a part of Thailand culture by celebrating Thai festivals. As we know Thailand is a cultural country, they are celebrating so many events. Being a part of it would be a great travel decision. Some of the popular festivals here are Phuket Vegetarian festival, Full moon parties, Chinese New Year, Songkran Thai New Year water festival, Loi Krathong and Yi Peng light festival, etc.

8. Shopping

Address: 8 Rachadamnone Rd T.Sripoom Amphoe Muang Chiang Mai Thailand 50200 Thailand.

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Shopping Photo

From the local street markets to posh shopping malls, Thailand Shopping World fascinates people around the World. Here you can find a large variety of dresses, Thai dishes, and any other thing that you required would be in your fingertip. The popular shopping destinations here are Central Mall, Siam Centre, MBK, Siam Paragon, Chatuchak Weekend Market, etc.

9. Grand Canyon Waterpark

Address: 202 ถนนเลียบคลองชลประทาน Nam Phrae, Hang Dong District, Chiang Mai 50230, Thailand.

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Grand Canyon Waterpark Photo

Grand Canyon manmade waterpark in Chiang Mai will be an amazing and funny experience for the whole family. The specialty of this park is it was built in a natural limestone quarry. The clear blue water suits for swimming and can jump into the water from the top of cliffs. The prime features are water slides, wakeboarding, a small Zipline and an inflatable obstacle course.

10. Watching Sunrise from a Hot Air Balloon

Address: Chiang Rai City.

Watching Sunrise from a Hot Air Balloon Photo

Watching sunrises and sunsets is a normal thing and watching it from a Hot air balloon would be a distinct experience for you. Standing in the air over beautiful mountains and waiting for the sun to rise is really stunning and you can't get such a nice view of your life from anywhere.

11. Lumphini Park

Address: ถนนพระรามที่ ๔ Lumphini, Pathum Wan District, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

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Lumphini Park Photo

This multi-purpose beautiful Park was created in the 1920s in Bangkok. This park has a public resting space, trees, flowers, birds and animals, playgrounds and an artificial lake where boating facility available.

12. Buddha Temples

Address: 2 Samlarn Rd, Phra Sing, Mueang Chiang Mai District, Chiang Mai 50280, Thailand.

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Buddha Temples Photo

Being a part of Buddhist traditions, Thailand especially Bangkok is rich with Buddha temples. The popular Buddha temples in Bangkok that you don't miss to watch are Temple of Emerald Buddha, Temple of Reclining Buddha, Wat Saket, Loha Prasat, Wat Prayoon, etc. Once you visit the temples you feel calm and relaxed.

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