Thailand is a country that tourists flock to for the clear blue waters and white sandy beaches, as well as the delicious Thai food, but there is plenty more on offer in the Land of Smiles. If you are planning a trip to Thailand and looking for inspiration in this to do and places to go, below are some ideas to help you plan a fantastic holiday when you visit.
Ethical Animal Attractions
Thailand has been known for the animal attractions that it offers for a long time, although a lot of them were unethical. However, things have changed and operators a much more conscience that tourists prefer to visit sustainable and eco-friendly attractions. There are a growing number of places to visit, such as the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, which is one of the best elephant conservation centers Thailand has available.
Just about anywhere you go in Thailand you can experience fantastic views and scenery, from the mountains in the north of the country, to the islands in the south. You can experience a trek through the jungle and get up close and personal with the flora and fauna of the country, or you can relax in comfort in a tranquil resort surrounded by lush green jungle. If the beach is more your scene then there are also plenty of options available.
A Rush Of Adrenaline
If you are an adrenaline junky, then there is plenty to keep you entertained throughout the country. Many activities can get your pulse racing such as sky diving, kite surfing, scuba diving with sharks, or flying through the canopy of the forest on a zipline. Whatever floats your boat, you will find a suitable option somewhere in the country, which is why it is an excellent idea to use websites such as Trip Advisor to plan your holiday before you arrive. You can create an itinerary of things that you want to see and do before you arrive so that you can maximise your time in Thailand and see and do as much as possible.
A Relaxing Time
If your idea of an excellent holiday is sipping cocktails by the pool or relaxing on a beautiful beach, then you are also in luck. There are many beautiful resorts throughout the country where you can relax and watch the world go by as you top up your tan and let your worries slip away. From small huts on the beach to 5-star private resorts, there is something to suit all tastes and budgets when you visit Thailand, the Land of Smile.