Here is Thailand’s culture on display and for sale at bargain prices. A huge variety of high quality products and handicrafts all waiting to be haggled over. This is the ultimate shopping experience in Bangkok.
James Bond Island, called Koh Ping-gan, is famous for its starring role in the James Bond movie "The Man With the Golden Gun". Sea Gypsy Island, called Koh Pannyi, is a quiet fishing village built on the water and supported by stilts.
Relax in tropical comfort amidst the coconut trees of this fun vacation in Thailand spot. Visit the local waterfalls, the famous landmark the Big Buddha or try some snorkeling and fishing.
Take a hike to one of the nearby tribal villages. A motorbike will take you to the up to the 19th-century Wat Phra That temple on top of Doi Kong Mu hill.
Of all the resorts here, Amanpuri retains the Thai cultural innocence and personality. The secluded pavilion-style suites are set amidst a hillside coconut plantation and overlook the beautiful Pansea Beach.
Cruise the Chao Phraya River on the sailing-barge, Manohra. This century old, teakwood rice barge will take you from Bangkok to the World Heritage site of Ayutthaya, Thailand’s ancient capital. You will travel along the traditional route of commerce of ancient Siam.
There are stops along the way to historical sites such as Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn. Experience the peaceful life on the “River of Kings”.
Makha Puja is a Thailand National Holiday. Held in February, this festival honors Buddha’s gathering of 1,250 disciples. The participants pay homage to the Buddha by performing good deeds like feeding the monks or releasing birds and animals from cages. After dark, the Buddhist chapels all become the site of candle-lit processions filled with flower and incense celebrants.
The view from the temple is spectacular and even more so because of the serenity of the surroundings. This is a spiritual and peaceful place, unlike any other temple you may visit.
The monastery is inhabited only by the silent monks. It is possible to spend the night here by arranging with the monks who speak English. You can also stay in one of the bungalows at the Chiang Dao Nest.
This is located on the road to the Wat Tham Pha Plong Temple. It is also close to the Chiang Dao Cave complex which is also a great place to visit.