Planning on a trip to the exotic, tropical and exuberant land of the smiles? Here are 10 things you can do to make your Thai escapade more worthwhile and simply memorable.
Tour through the Floating Markets
If you’re in Thailand, expect to embark on a lot of beautiful peculiarities. Travelling on a longtail boat is just one to keep you hyped! In the Floating Markets you’ll find assorted things like foods, clothes, vegetables, flowers sold on the boats. Stop by for a quick snack or engage with the locals!
Floating markets in Thailand to visit: Damnoen Saduak , Amphawa, Talin Chan, Khlong Lat Mayom and Bang Nam Pheung
Explore The Grand Palace
Visiting one of the country’s most popular landmarks is what makes the journey complete. Bangkok’s majestic Grand Palace is a destination no traveller should dare miss. Be one of the many visitors to get struck with awe as spectacular architecture and jaw-dropping intricate craftsmanship behold your eyesight.
Top Attractions in Bangkok: Wat Arun,Wat Phra Kaew,Safari World,Lumphini Park and Jim Thompson House
Learn Muay Thai
While you can always learn Muay Thai at any part of the globe, there’s nothing like experiencing the cultural martial art from its very own roots.
Best places to learn Muay Thai: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Phuketa andHua Hin
Indulge in a Street Food Avalanche
As they say, the best way to know another culture is to experience their cuisine. Prepare to weigh a little extra pounds as you juggle around Thailand’s most lively streets which house variety of palatable and cheap street foods. As you roam around, you can munch some “Sai Ooah,” a northern Thai sausage, or “Khao Niew Ma Muang,” a mix of mango and sticky rice. You can also devour some exotic delicacies such as deep-fried insects found on various food stalls.
Best Thai Street Food Spots: Chinatown, Silom Road, Banglamphu, Soi Rambuttri and Soi 38 Sukumvhit
Marvel your eyes with Thai architectural temples
Delight your vision with the remarkable glamour of the The White Temple or known as Wat Rong Khun, or the enchanting charm of the Black House, known as Baan Dam.
Unique Thai temples: Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, Wat Phra That Doi Suthep, Phra Pathom Chedi, Wat Chiang Man and more!
Interact with Elephants
Meet, feed, bathe and interact closely with lovely elephants while you can! However, if your bucket list includes riding on them, that’s probably not gonna happen.
Best elephant sanctuaries in Thailand : Elephant Nature Park, Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand and Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary
Sign up for a Thai Cooking Class
If you can’t get enough of Thai’s s bewildering cuisine, you can always proceed for a Thai Cooking Class. In this way, you can savor the culture and cook Thai food anytime of your liking. Silom Thai Cooking School provides one of the best hands-on learning experience as well as the local Thai wet market.
Thai cuisines you should try cooking: Som Tum, Tom Yum Goong, Khao Pad, Pad Thai, Gaeng Daeng, Pad Krapow Moo Saap and more!
Wander around the Khao Sok National Park
Get mind blown exploring the amazing beauty of Southern Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park. Amuse yourself with the stunning limestone mountains, splendid deep valleys, breathtaking rainforest, caves, and lakes encompassing the place.
Other attractions in Southern Thailand: Phi Phi Islands, Ko Pha Ngan and Phang Nga Bay
Rave along the Full Moon Party
Get wild and survive the famous Full Moon Party – and while you’re at it, remember to keep safe and have a blast!
Popular islands for the Full Moon Party: Koh Phangan, Koh Samui, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi and Koh Chang
Roam inside Thailand’s remarkable museums
Capture information about the country’s rich history and culture while getting entertained by a display of marvelous artifacts, ceramics, art and more.
Museums to visit: The National Museum Bangkok, Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum, Jim Thompson House, National Museum of Royal Barges and Siriraj Medical Museum.