Thailand is a popularly sought-after holiday destination as it not only has beautiful sights, but it is also an educational and adventurous experience. Tourists love to engulf themselves in the culture and food, as well as visit the incredible islands and embrace the lively nightlife. This vacation is enriched, even more so by the friendly nature of the local people. To ensure you make the most of your holiday, here are a few activities you need to try when in Thailand.
Dip Your Toes in The Water
Thailand is famous for its tropical beaches. So, you cannot miss an opportunity to take a boat trip or go diving in some of the hot spots. The Gulf of Thailand, also known as the Gulf of Siam, is a highlight for tourists who want to explore the coral reefs and clear water. It is also highly recommended that you rent a beach facing bungalow to take in the extraordinary view. You can also visit the Phi Phi Bay or Mayan Beach which is where Leo DiCaprio’s The Beach was filmed – you remember how gorgeous the scenery was in the movie, so imagine it in person! The beaches in Thailand are the best place to relax on vacation as you can spoil yourself with cocktails and a massage.
Experience the Nightlife
You have got to immerse yourself in Thailand’s nightlife as it’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced. Thailand has some of the best night clubs and the most exciting entertainment. You cannot book a holiday to Thailand, without making sure that Bangkok’s best nightclubs are on the itinerary. You can check out the full moon party which is an all-night rave where many tourists get to embrace this native ritual. If you want something a little tamer, then you should visit Chiang Mai’s night bazaar which is just an ordinary road during the day, but at night you can find old town fashion like Thai’s harem pants, relics, and sample the Thai cuisine with street vendors.
Taste the Food
Anyone who has been to Thailand will rave on about the food. The country is renowned for its delicious cuisine, but also some of its unusual bite. If you consider yourself daring like many others before you, you can try to eat insects for the first time. But don’t fret if this is far from ideal because Thai street food is a fan-favorite. Another popular activity for holidaymakers is to take a cooking class because you can learn how to make the exquisite Thai cuisine and your newfound cooking skills will benefit back home.
Have a Spa Day
A spa day is great for any vacation. However, in Thailand, one of the best leisure activities to participate in is to relax at a fish spa. This is where your feet will be nibbled by tiny fish. This removes dead skin and impurities and will leave your feet smooth and soft. This might not be appropriate if you are ticklish, because this past time will have you cracking up.
Visit the Sites
Experience the wonders of Thailand by taking an adventure ride on a signature tuk-tuk. You need to visit the temple of dawn on Bangkok’s riverside at sunset. The sightseeing possibilities are endless with the historic temples in the capital of Ayutthaya province, located in the valley of the Chao Phraya river. A train ride away from Bangkok, and you’ll be exposed to the temple of the reclining Buddha and the grand palace. Both sites will be unforgettable.
Hike on an Adventure
One of the best activities to engulf yourself in when in Thailand is to actively enjoy the adventures. If you are physically very active then you can learn Muay Thai during the trip, which is Thai boxing. You can also trek through the northern Chiang Mai to see Thailand’s wildlife. Moreover, they look forward to climbing the steps to the tiger temple. Monks take this hike every day for a religious retreat. It’s 1237 steps, but worth it for this beautiful site. Plus, you’ll come home physically fit!
There are so many amazing activities to try in Thailand and the best thing about visiting this paradise is that there’s something for everyone. Whether you’re a foodie, adventure junkie, a history buff, or a party animal, there is something in Thailand that you can immerse yourself in. So, embrace the country’s beauty and soak up the lessons you learn about this rich culture, and lastly, make sure you improve those cooking skills because you’ll miss the food once you are back home.