Thailand

In nutshell:

Thailand is a famous tourist destination and a country located in the South East Asia. Thailand’s capital is Bangkok, located in the north of the Bay of Thailand. Thailand is very known for its breathtakingly beautiful islands, wonderful national parks, well-preserved buddhist temples and natural sites. This country is also well-known for its gorgeous beaches, happy and helpful population and incredible cuisine. All these aspects will certainly provide good ingredients for a romantic honeymoon!

In this article we will provide some useful insights for the newlyweds as to where to head in Thailand for a perfect honeymoon.

1. Koh Phi Phi (Krabi)

 

Koh Phi Phi is one of the most known destinations in Thailand for the newlyweds – and for tourists in general – to head in. Koh Phi Phi is located in the region of Krabi and it has one of the most picturesque beaches and islands in the whole world. Krabi also has a wide range of options for not only excellent hotels and resorts but also wonderful restaurants, jungle and outdoor and watersport activities. The temperature here hoovers around +30 throughout the year so Krabi can be visited pretty much any time of the year.

2. Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the biggest city in the Northern Thailand and it is well know for its well preserved cultural life, buddhist temples and the possibility for a large number of opportunities for hikes and outdoor activities. Chiang Mai differs from the rest of the country, mainly the popular southern part, in the fact that the price level is slightly lower due to fewer tourists and also for the fact that the climate is a little bit milder / colder than in the south of the country. Chiang Mai also has a wide range of options for the honeymooners in terms of hotels and resorts and provides a perfect location for those couples who are not keen on the beaches and glamour but rather culture and peacefulness.

 

3. Khao Yai National Park

Kaho Yai National Park – 2172 km2 – is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and also one of the most places to visit when in Thailand. This national park is located in the northeast from the capital Bangkok and it consists of a wide range of fauna and flora, ie. wide grass plains, mountain range, sandstone outcrops, steep slopes made of granite and conglomerates. This national park is also very known for its wild elephants and Sambar deer that relatively freely roam around the national park.

 

4. Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya is an ancient town located just 70 kilometers north from the capital Bangkok. The ruins of the ancient town now form the Ayutthaya National Park that carries the UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Breathtaking Ayutthaya has many intriguing sites to visit such as Wat Rachaburana & Prang Tower, the ruins of Wat Phra Ram, the Royal Temple of Wat Sri Sanphet that represent the Ceylonean architecture and also the Thailands biggest sitting bronze Buddha statue from 1500s, Vihan Phra Mongkhol Bophit.

5. Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and also the biggest city in the country. Bangkok has a long history and it competes as one of the most popular cities in the whole South East Asia among Singapore and Hong Kong. Bangkok has also been named as the “World’s Best City” by Travel + Leisure magazine’s survey of its readers for four consecutive years (2010-2013). The city is very well reachable from all around the world and it has a large variety of accommodations to choose from all the way from the budget to the most luxurious hotels that one can find from the whole Asia. The main attractions in Bangkok are Wat Phra Kaeo in The Grand Palace of Bangkok, many buddhist temples such as Wat Pho, Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Arun. In addition, the honeymooners should definitely visit the sprawling Taling Chan Floating Market among other interesting markets in Bangkok.