20 Things to See and Do in Thailand

The Grand Palace:

The Grand Palace which is situated next to Wat Phara Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) is the former royal residency. The Grand Palace is also situated close to the famous Reclining Buddha and a traditional massage school.

Khaosan Road:

The lively crossroad is filled with multi-nationality experience filled with lots of restaurants, bars, artist gallery and more for every young traveller.

Chatuchak Weekend Market:

Chatuchak weekend market an exciting market place caters to all levels from thrifty to spendthrift shoppers. Pets, dresses, artwork, home decorations what every you desire can be found in the behemoth bazaar.

Pak Khlong Talad & Yaowarat:

Travellers who visit Thailand must visit Pak Khlong Talt, the flower bazaar in Bangkok. The market is filled with exotic variety of flowers from orchids, marigold, and roses.

Floating Market & Khlong Tour:

Venice of the Far East, Obviously the capital city of Thailand (Bangkok) with all the watery arteries connects to the main vein – the River of Kings. The canal of Khlong Om to the island of KoKret is the home of thriving community who sell fruits, vegetables and sandstone sculptures in nominal rates.

Gulf of Thailand:

Gulf of Thailand consists of many beautiful tropical islands which are globally acclaimed. Most popular places are Hua Hin, Ko Chang, Ko Samui, Ko Tai, Ko Mak and Bang Saen.

Relaxing in Pai:

Pai situated in Northern Mountains of Thailand has lot of activities for tourist like white-water rafting and mountain biking.

Andaman Coast:

Andaman cost has some of the important islands like Karabi, Phuket and phang-nga bay. These provinces provide much of water sports and activities keep the traveller engaged throughout the day.

Biking tour in World Heritage Sites:

Sukhothai and Ayutthaya are some of the oldest culture of the Siamese kingdom. These world heritage sites are must to visit in Thailand tour itinerary.

Songkran & Loi Krathong Festival

Songkran is a famous festival where everybody splashed water on each other in the streets. Lai Krathong, a festival where the country’s waterways are illuminated by tiny floats with flowers and incense and a candle.

Muai Thai:

Muai Thai (Thai Kick Boxing) a traditional and countries favourite sport in Thailand attracts lot of visitors to this traditionally acclaimed country. Thai kick-boxers are the best entertainers in the Bangkok where they capture the eyes of the audience.

Elephant Trekking:

The most adventurous and exciting opportunity in Thailand is to explore the nature and green forest by elephant trekking.

Abseiling in Khao Yai: Khao Yai National Park is famous for its abseiling, where traveller can enjoy the thrill of climbing down the cliff with force of water gushing on both sides of the valley.

Diving at Similan & Surin Islands:

The Andaman sea’s Similan and Surin Islands are famous for its scuba diving and snorkelling activities.


People who need to get away from the stress of daily life can enrol in the meditation schools held at Wat mahathat and Suan Mokkh.

Beauty Spa & Thai Massage:

Thailand a place for culture, heritage and tourism is also famous for its beauty and spa facilities. All major hotels have a spa where travellers can rejuvenate their body and mind.

Tom Yum Kung, Phat Thai, & Cooking:

Tom Yum Kung and Phat Thai are the traditional dishes in the Thailand. More cities in Thailand are now offering culinary classes for the travellers.


Thailand is renowned for its golf festival, worldclass golf courses all over the Thailand where pros and amateurs can practise and improve their game.

Travel by Rail:

Most favourite dream vacation on Thailand is by taking the rail route for seven nights and 8 days packages from Eastern and Oriental Express. The train stops at the cultural and history rich city of Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai and Kanchanaburi.

Khon, Hun LakhonLek:

The classical masked dance of Thailand is known as Khon. The exotic performance can be viewed in the Sala Chalermkrung Royal Theatre in Bangkok which is the first air-conditioned cinema in Southeast Asia.

Source by Ajit Balaji

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