Best Things to Do in Thailand
Thailand is a global holiday paradise with many routes, low prices, good food and beautiful scenery. What to do in Thailand? You can take a bicycle ride to experience the history of Sukhothai, wander through the temples of the ancient city of Chiang Mai, and enjoy the blue sky and sea waves on the tropical islands. Here we list top things to do in Thailand to guide you easily spend the holiday.
1. Visit the Buddhist Temples
Known as the "Yellow Robe Buddha Country", Thailand is an ancient civilization with a history of more than two thousand years of Buddhism.
Recommended Attractions: The Grand palace, Wat Arun, Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Po, Erawan Shrine
The Grand Palace, established in 1782 as the most iconic attraction in Thailand, is the largest palace complex in the Thai royal family and is a collection of architecture, decoration, carvings and paintings with traditional Thai characteristics.
Wat Arun was built in the Ayutthaya Dynasty. It is a famous temple in Thailand and one of the royal temples.
Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Pho in Bangkok are the national treasures of thailand.
Erawan Shrine, the most efficacious Buddha, is located in the downtown area but it full of incense and candle.
2. Enjoy the Tropical Beaches and Islands
Lots of islands are located in south part of thailand, with silver-white soft beaches and clear blue waters. It is very suitable for island hopping.
Recommended islands: Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Samui, Koh Tao
As the “Pearl of the Andaman Sea”, Phuket is the largest island in Thailand and the most developed island.
Koh Phi Phi became famous for the Hollywood film “the beach”. Maya Bay in the south of Phi Phi Island is a must-see attraction.
Koh Samui, located in the Gulf of Thailand, is the third largest island in Thailand.
Koh Tao is the best diving spot in the Gulf of Siam.
3. Have a Thai Massage or Spa
Thai massage is one of the ancient Thai medical cultures, with a long history. The ancient Thai royal family used it as one of the methods to strengthen the body and treat body strain. Thailand is the country with the most developed SPA and massage in Southeast Asia. The service here is meticulous, the physiotherapy products are natural and pure, and the price is inexpensive. It is the best choice for every visitor to Thailand to relieve fatigue both in body and mind.
4. Watch the Lady-boy Show
Lady-boy is a unique cultural symbol in the country. Thai shemale, mainly concentrated in Bangkok and Pattaya, and especially in Pattaya.
Recommended theatre: Tiffany's Show Pattaya
Location: 464 M.9, Pattaya 2nd Road, Pattaya 20260, Thailand
Opening Time: 9:00 am- 11:00 pm
Duration: 1-2 hours
The Tiffany's Show is one of the top ten song and dance shows in the world. The internationally advanced light and shadow equipment, stage art, and magnificent decoration make Tiffany enjoy equal popularity with the Broadway and Milan fashion shows.
5. Enjoy the Muay Thai
Recommended Theatre: Muay Thai Live
Duration: 1.5 hours (daily 8:00 pm)
Muay Thai boxing is a legendary fighting skill, a sport known for its strength and agility. Muay Thai Live is a performance live that performs real Muay Thai fighting in a new style. It is a thrilling live Muay Thai performance that according to the story of the Thai boxing heroes in Thai history, together with the Thai boxing skills and features.
6. Taste the Thai food
CNN has conducted surveys to show that Thai cuisine is the most accepted cuisine on a global scale. Thai food is characterized by a balance of sour, spicy, salty, sweet, and bitter flavors. Tom Yum Kung soup and a variety of curry dishes are all representative of Thai food.
Recommended Dishes: Tom Yum Kung Soup, Poo Pad Phong Karee, Tom Kha Gai
Tom Yum Kung Soup is one of Thailand's gourmet business cards
Poo Pad Phong Karee: the popular curry Fried crab is one of the top dishes in Thailand. The delicious crab and curry are perfect match.
Tom Kha Gai: the delicious and nutritious coconut chicken soup is an authentic Thai dish.
Recommended Street Food: Khao Niew Mamuang, Banana Roti, Coconut ice cream, Fruit Shake, Pineapple Fried Rice