When you think of Thailand, you may think of white sandy beaches, spicy food, and hot weather, but there is much more on offer in the country that this alone. If you are planning your first trip to Thailand, and you are looking for some inspiration to plan your itinerary, there is plenty to get you started below. Plan your trip well, and you can have a fantastic holiday that will leave you with happy memories for the rest of your life.
Get Close To Elephants
If you are an animal lover and you are keen to visit an elephant conservation center, Thailand has several parks throughout the country. Almost everywhere that you go in Thailand that has tourists, you will find a sanctuary close by which cares ethically for these beautiful animals.
You can find parks in:
- Chiang Mai
- Chiang Rai
- Hua Hin
- Koh Samui
Enjoy The Crystal Clear Waters
For those that love scuba diving and snorkelling, you have some of the bluest waters in the world in Thailand, and you can see many exotic marine animals. From sharks to dolphins, fish, whales, and turtles, there will be plenty of Instagram moments if you take a Go Pro. You will also find plenty of other water sports available such as sea kayaking, wakeboarding, kite surfing, and sailing.
Explore The Jungles
Another way that you can see a different side of Thailand than you will see at tourist destinations is by going on a trek through the jungle with a guide. You will find jungle treks on offer in many parts of Thailand, anywhere that there is jungle there will be a tour that you can enjoy.
See The World Like A Gibbon
If you are looking for something with a little more adrenalin-fuelled fun, then the Flight of the Gibbon attraction may be up your alley. The Flight of the Gibbon has several locations in Bangkok, Pattaya, and Chiang Mai, and is a zip wire ride through the canopy of the treetops, giving you spectacular views of the forest and a gibbon’s perspective of the world.
Or You Can Just Relax
As well as having plenty of adventurous and exciting things to do, Thailand is also an excellent destination for relaxing, whether it is by the pool in your 5-star hotel or cabin on the beach. There are plenty of places to go throughout Thailand that have plenty to see and do, as well as also being the perfect place to unwind and relax during your exotic trip to Thailand.