Top 10 things to do in Thailand

  • Top 10 things to do in | Thailand

Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand
1. Visit a beautiful Buddhist temple in Bangkok like the Reclining Buddha, Golden Buddha or Wat Benchamabophit, the Marble Temple


Banyan Tree Bangkok - Rooftop bar
2. Head for one of Bangkok’s rooftop bars, such as the Vertigo bar at the Banyan Tree Hotel or the Sky Bar at Lebua State Tower for incredible vistas


Visit the huge Chatuchak weekend market for endless eccentric bargains
3. Visit the huge Chatuchak weekend market for endless eccentric bargains


Enjoy a lazy day discovering the Golden Triangle
4. Explore the Golden Triangle, the meeting point of Burma, Thailand and Laos where ancient temples and traditions are exist alongside the relaxed pace of life


10 cheap but yummy street food eats in cambodia, thailand and vietnam
5. Try a cooking course and rustle up the classic Thai favourites – pad thai, cashew chicken and som tam – delicious


Floating lanterns, Northern Thailand
6. Launch a lantern into the inky sky at the Lanna festival in Chiang Mai


Relax in a hammock at Paradise Koh Yao, Thailand
7. Relax on the islands of the Gulf of Thailand – diving off Koh Tao, dancing at the Full Moon party in Koh Phangan and lounging by the pool on Koh Samui


Thai longtail boats
8. For picture-postcard beaches, head west and hop between Koh Phi Phi and the neighbouring islands for the ultimate beach town vibe


Wat Chaiwattanaram Temple, Ayutthaya, Thailand
9. Explore the crumbling temples of Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of Siam


The Anantara Golden Triangle has a great reputation for looking ater elephants
10. Help feed, walk and wash your new elephant friend on an ethical mahout training day just outside of Chiang Mai