From glittering cities to jungle landscapes and the soft, white sands of islands just offshore. Countless Buddhist temples around. Unique food and interesting culture of “The Land of Smiles”. This is Thailand – the most popular tourist destination in southeast Asia.
Meaning ‘new capital’, Chiang Mai, the northern capital, where ancient temples and quiet monasteries dot the skyline and the all-enveloping rain-forest, hill tribes and treks are just a short drive away.
Sukothai is a UNESCO World Heritage site The Sukhothai Historical Park covers the ruins of Sukhothai, literally “Dawn of Happiness”, capital of the Sukhothai Kingdom in the 13th and 14th centuries.
Khao Yai National Park covers more than 2,000 square kilometers of forest. More than 50 km of hiking and biking trails wind through the long-standing nature preserve, and its many waterfalls (Danny Boyle film ‘The Beach.’). The park also shelters diverse wildlife such as bears, gibbons, elephants and horn-bills.
Nakhon Phanom is a town in Isan (Isaan), a multicultural area where Laos, Cambodia and Thailand meet, and has a rich history.
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand, with a population of over eleven million inhabitants. It is one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities with magnificent temples and palaces, busy markets and a vibrant nightlife. Bangkok has something for everyone.
Ko Samui, Thailand’s second largest island, lies in the Gulf of Thailand.. It’s known for its palm-fringed beaches, coconut groves and dense, mountainous rain-forest, plus luxury resorts and posh spas. The best weather is from January to October.
Khao Sok NP –