7 THINGS TO DO IN THAILAND

In 2018, almost 1 million British went to Thailand. You maybe planned to go there and you are probably asking yourself what you could do in this country. No worries, this article is here to answer to all of your questions. We will tell you 7 things to do in Thailand. Street food, snorkeling, historical places, we will give you all the most useful advice and tips. Good reading!

7) VISIT TING LA KORN VILLAGE ON ELEPHANT’S BACK – CHIANG MAI

About Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the biggest city of Northern Thailand, it’s located in the Chiang Mai Province. Approximately 700 km separate Chiang Mai of Bangkok. Chiang Mai climate is tropical and wet. In 2013, the city of Chiang Mai hosted 14.1 million of tourists. It’s the most touristic city of Northern Thailand.

Elephants of Chiang Mai
Elephants in Chiang Mai

The Elephant: symbol of Chiang Mai?

Many tourists enjoy their visit of the city to be on the heart of elephants. Indeed, it’s quite easy to approach them if you listen carefully to their tamers. If you like elephants and want to be closer to them, we advise you to go to Ting La Korn Village from where you will start being friend with elephants by giving them fruits. Then you can go around the Village on elephant’s back. If you want to learn more about this tour, click-here.

6) ATTEND A COOKING COURSE IN CHIANG RAI

Thai cuisine: a very famous cuisine

How could we forget the Thai food when we are talking about Thailand? Indeed, the cuisine in Thailand is taking seriously. The Thai cuisine is known worldwide. That’s why we advise you to attend a half-day cooking course in Chiang Rai. Chiang Rai is a small town of 70,000 people located in the North of the country. After the visit of the local market where you will learn a lot about local fruits and vegetables, you will have the choice between 4 menus in order to show your cooking skills! To know more, click-here.

Food specialties of Chiang Rai
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5) CRUISE & SNORKELING IN PHI PHI ISLANDS – PHUKET

About Phuket

When we think about the different places to explore in Thailand, we obviously have in mind the heavenly islands, the transparent water that we especially find in Phuket. Phuket is a Province located on the South-West of Thailand. Phuket Island is the biggest island of the country where we find 32 small islands off its shores.

Our recommendation

We will advise you to book our one-day tour where you can explore Phi Phi Le and Phi Phi Don Islands which are the main islands of Phuket. You will have the chance to visit these islands from a cruise boat. If you wish you could also swim and go snorkelling at Ao Tonsai. You can also just rest aboard the boat if you wish.

Breakfast and lunch will be included as well as other snacks. If you want to know more about this tour, click-here.

Seabed of Phi Phi Islands
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4) EXPLORE FLOATING MARKETS OF DAMNOEN SADUAK

Thailand and its floating markets

When we think about Thailand, floating markets often come to mind. Indeed, we find many floating markets in Thailand and we chose to introduce to you Damnoen Saduak. This floating market is approximately located 100 km on the South-West of Bangkok in the Province of Ratchaburi. It’s considered as the most famous floating market and attracts many tourists: local as foreigners. It was built between 1866 and 1868 in order to create a connection between Mae Klong and Tha Chin rivers. Floating Market of Damnoen Saduak will be the perfect place to take pictures, taste the traditional Thai food, etc.

Floating Market – Damnoen Saduak
Source: Asia Web Direct

Our Suggestion

We advise you our one-day private tour for the visits of floating markets around Bangkok. You will visit:

  • Klong Lad Pli (floating market)
  • Damneon Saduak (floating market)
  • Amphawa (floating market)
  • Wat Bang Kae Noi (teak wood carving)
  • Wat bang Kung (temple)

If you want to know more about this tour, click-here.

3) FLY OVER THE BAY OF PATTAYA IN PARACHUTE

Pattaya is a seaside resort located on the South of Thailand. The city of Pattaya is located about 100km on the South-Easy of Bangkok, the capital. It’s an unmissable place when you will visit Thailand. The city is very well-known for its nightlife but today we chose to make you fly over the Bay of Pattaya in parachute in order to change your mind. From all up there you will have the chance to see this wonderful bay as well as the coast with a lot of buildings.

Skyview of Pattaya Bay
Source: Agoda

If you want to know more about this activity, please click-here.

2) SPEND ONE MORNING ON A CATAMARAN AND SAIL AROUND KO SAMUI ISLAND

Catamaran near Ko Samui
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Ko Samui is certainly the place where you should go during your trip to Thailand. Indeed, Ko Samui is the second biggest island of the country. Over there, white sand, corals and coconut trees will be real. This island attracts many tourists since several years. In order to enjoy Ko Samui and its surroundings we will advise you to navigate around this island during a morning, aboard a Catamaran. Interesting isn’t it?

To book this activity, please click-here.

1) BIKE TOUR IN BANGKOK BY NIGHT

Bangkok by night by bike
Source: voyagin

In order to dynamize your night visit of Bangkok. We offer you to visit Bangkok by bike, in the program the visits of:

CHINATOWN

The Bangkok Chinese District is the biggest of the world. Built in 1782, its first purpose was to host the Chinese ethnic group called Teochew. Nowadays, this district is very famous among tourists. You will find over there Chinese food specialties. It will be the chance for you to rest and to have a look to the crowd.

KUAN YIN SHRINE 

It’s one of the most venerated religious figure of the world. This shrine is particularly important religious image for the Chinese residents. Indeed, we can find over there the Mahayana Buddhist Bodhisattva of compassion. You will be impressed by its ornate detail and spiritual mystique.

PAK KHLONG TALAT 

Pak Khlong Talat is a unique market in Bangkok. Indeed, it’s a place where the symbolic values are highlighted a lot. You could by flowers, fruits and vegetables. It’s the biggest flower market of Bangkok, it’s opened 24h. We mainly find rose, lilies, orchids with attractive prices!

WAT PHO 

Then we will go to Wat Pho which is a Buddhist Temple Complex. It’s also known under the name of reclining Buddha because we find this famous statue of 46 meters length. It’s one of the most important temples of Thailand. This temple is considered as the first university of Thailand where religion, science and literature are taught.

SANAM LUANG 

The next step will be Sanam Luang. You will admire from there the Buddha Emeraud Temple as well as the Bangkok Grand Palace. It will be the perfect place to rest, far away from the noise and pollution of city-center.

WAT ARUN 

Wat Arun or Temple of Dawn is another Buddhist temple to visit when you will be in Bangkok. Since its restoration in 2017, it’s even more awesome.

WAT PRAYOON 

Then we will go to Wat Prayoon Temple which is close to Wat Arun. It’s located on the West side of the Chao Praya River. It was intended to the Portuguese community especially for merchants and government officers.

CHAO PRAYA / THONBURY 

We will finish this tour with a little night excursion on a Ferry on the Chao Praya river. You could admire the ancient capital of Thailand (18th century) called Thonbury.

To book this tour or for more information, please click-here.

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