Explore the different regions of Thailand
Posted by on 10 Mar 2021
North Thailand – Chiang Mai
Chiang Mai is a province located in the North of Thailand bordering Myanmar and Laos which hosts millions of foreign visitors each year. Here you can take in the beautiful sights of the rice fields or explore the highest point of Thailand at the top of Doi Inthanon , also fondly known as “ Thailands Roof “. A nature lovers paradise.
When the sun goes down in Chiang Mai and the cool evening breeze can be felt , the many food stalls come to life offering a variety of local cuisine and traditional Thai dancers will perform at the Old Chiang Mai Cutltural Centre, and you can shop for a handmade goods at Thapae Walking Street.
Central Thailand – Bangkok
Undoubtedly the most busy and well known province in Thailand is Bangkok , the capital of Thailand , the countries cultural and commercial centre , it is usually the first port of call for anyone visiting Thailand. It is known for its vibrant street life, ornate shrines , Grand Palaces and its very own network of canals , home to the famous “ floating markets “. Bangkok can be explored by a tuk tuk , a river taxi , a speedboat or you can get away from the traffic jams and use the modern Skytrain underground system that covers a large area of Bangkok. Overall Bangkok is bustling with opportunities.
East Thailand – Chachoengsao
Chachoengsao is the agricultural hub of Thailand centered around the Bang Pakong River which runs the length of the province , not far from Bangkok city. East Thailand is half mountain half ocean. Home to the grand temple Wat Sothon Wararam Worawihan, people come to visit this temple of spiritual feels from across the globe. It would be this regions top attraction. People come here to ask for wishes , once they have come true they return with boiled eggs!
North East – Amnat Charoen
The famous Mekong River runs directly through this diverse area of Thailand where very November, the people of Amnat Charoen hold boat races, , during which visitors can enjoy the races by day and shopping and entertainment by night. It is where Jasmine Rice is grown and exported all over the world. It is also well known for its silk production. This region is where you want to go where other travellers have not.
South Thailand – Chumphon
Chumphon City is the capital of the Chumphon province and the gateway to Thailand’s south, as well as the islands that make up the Gulf Of Thailand. It boasts more than 200km of coastline featuring unspoiled beaches , it is well suited to those travellers who are seeking relaxation in a natural , quiet atmosphere and wish to enjoy such activities as sunbathing, swimming, yachting, paragliding, diving, and snorkelling. For nature lovers , during September – October you can see the migration of the eagles from Siberia to Chumphon. Being off the usual tourists beaten track, Chumphon is the perfect place offering utmost tranquillity.