Best places to visit in Thailand on a winter holiday
Several places in Thailand are perfect for a winter holiday!
Everyone knows that Thailand makes for a great winter holiday destination. Thailand is full of warm and sunny beaches and it is arguably one of the best holiday destinations in Southeast Asia. Here are some of the best places to visit in Thailand on a winter holiday.
Thailand’s capital and largest city, Bangkok is where you’ll probably end up if you’re taking a flight. This city is best described as chaotic, crazy and hectic by tourists and it offers you a unique and intense experience.
There’s a lot to check out in Bangkok – streets, temples, markets, food stalls and much more! There’s always an air of business and excitement in the air, which is great for exploring. Do take a tuk-tuk to get around the city and make sure to visit the floating market. Oh, and don’t miss out on eating a Pad Thai from the street food stalls!
Chiang Mai is the biggest city in northern Thailand and it lies nestled in the highest mountains of the country. But don’t let that fool you – it still is one of the best winter holiday destinations in Thailand. The average temperature during the winter months is quite pleasant and the overall weather is cool and comfortable.
This city is known for its huge number of religious sites and places of cultural and historical significance. The city also has a vibrant culture and it hosts several festivals throughout the year, including a couple during winter. Several nature parks and botanical gardens also lie in the vicinity of Chiang Mai.
Krabi is the largest town on the western coast in southern Thailand. It presents a warm climate and it has several beaches, making it great for a winter holiday. During the other months, the weather is quite humid but winter is pleasantly cool, thanks to breezes.
There is quite a lot to see and do in Krabi. A number of national parks are located in the province. There are also many islands scattered around Krabi where there are pristine beaches and crystal-clear water. Many of these islands are also known as great spots for bird watching, kayaking, diving, snorkeling and sailing.
The island of Phuket is the largest in Thailand and it is very popular with tourists. Winter is the best time to visit Phuket as the weather is cool and dry, unlike other hot and humid seasons. It is known for its religious sites, monuments, beaches and old-style towns.
Phuket boasts of several tourist attractions, including the Thalang National Museum, Two Heroines Monument, Hat Karon, Hat Patong, View Point, Kamala Beach and many others. The islands outlying Phuket are also great for snorkeling and diving.
Thailand has several holiday destinations which are perfect for your winter holiday. These include Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Krabi and Phuket. All of these destinations offer something unique and interesting. You can club destinations together or have an entire holiday in any one of these destinations. Either way, you’re sure in for a great time!