Tourism in Thailand is one of the most attractive markets for foreign travelers in Southeast Asia. Thailand has many beautiful scenes, unique food, and famous festivals to enjoy. In order to get to many places and take part in many interesting activities, tourists often take multi-day trips to Thailand. The following will be an itinerary of the best 6-day sightseeing in Thailand that you should refer to.
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You must make sure you have brought all your personal items (medical medications, toothbrushes and toothpaste, and certain medications you need) before flying to Thailand. You have to exchange your money for Thai currency - Baht. You should pack just enough clothes and shoes to move around easily and comfortably.
In particular, you need to pay attention to a number of things to note, such as the customs and habits of the indigenous people where you are going to visit in Thailand.
When you arrive at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, you will be guided by the tour of your choice to the hotel where you will stay. You can rest after checking in, then go to the meeting place in the hotel to receive the itinerary. For the rest of the first day in Thailand, you can walk around near the hotel to feel the new whole Bangkok atmosphere.
Thailand sightseeing is known for gorgeous golden temples with uniquely exquisite architecture
Thailand sightseeing is known for gorgeous golden temples with uniquely exquisite architecture. It will be a miss if you come to Thailand without temple sightseeing in Bangkok.
The 6-day itinerary will start with the first visit to Wat Traimit, which is home to the world's largest solid golden Buddha. The next destination on the 2nd day will be the Grand Palace of Thailand. Coming here, everyone will surely feel overwhelmed by the magnificent and splendid design of the finest Thai-Buddhist architecture in the country.
Located within the grounds of the Grand Palace in Bangkok, Wat Phra Kaew is the most must-visit temple in the complex. The temple is home to the Emerald Buddha dating back to the 14th century. The statue is considered the sacred protector of the Thai people. The golden Buddha image adorned with gold is seasonally changed by the King of Thailand.
In the afternoon, you will experience the brand new feelings of a traditional ‘long tail’ boat on the Thonburi canal tour. Cruising along the canal, you can feast your eyes at mesmerizing temples, including the spectacular and iconic Wat Arun over the Chao Phraya River.
You can feast your eyes at mesmerizing temples, including the spectacular and iconic Wat Arun over the Chao Phraya River
If you find Bangkok too bustling, try the laid-back atmosphere in the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. You should get there via the roadway to admire the appealing scenery. Ayutthaya, a should-not-miss destination of a 6-day itinerary in Thailand, is home to the old palace and a handful of ruined temples.
In the Ayutthaya complex, Wat Phra Si Sanphet is the largest temple built in the 14th century. The attraction lies in the huge population of three chedis (stupa) in a row - this is also the typical symbol you will see quite a lot everywhere in Ayutthaya. These stupas are actually quite large and feature special structures. You should follow this full-day itinerary in Ayutthaya to find out more impressive sightseeing.
Ayutthaya is home to the old palace and a handful of ruined temples
You will be guided to the airport in Bangkok to fly to Chiang Mai. Upon arrival in Chiang Mai, you will be guided to the hotel inside Chiang Mai town.
Chiang Mai, regarded as the rose of Northern Thailand, is an attractive destination of ancient, peaceful, and majestic sightseeing for those who love to explore.
In Chiang Mai, the evening is the best time to enjoy typical Northern Thai cuisine in Khantoke style. The place where you will be serving great dishes on low tables is very interesting. Remember not to miss all must-try dishes in Chiang Mai.
The first destination is Wat Chedi Luang Temple, which is located on the outskirts of Chiang Mai city. This is a temple with a long history and most attractions in Chiang Mai. Until now, Wat Chedi Luang still has numerous distinctive antiquities because the temple holds the bodies of three monks who were enlightened at the temple.
Next on the journey around Chiang Mai is Wat Phra Singh. This is such a huge temple built by King Pha Yoo in the 1345s, as a place for the remains of his father, King Kam Foo. The temple has a very unique biblical treasury where people store and protect the bible texts written on palm leaves, or fragile silk paper, used by monks to record and copy folklore.
You can also visit the cherry blossom garden if you visit at the right time when the cherry blossoms bloom and everywhere is filled with the pink of cherry blossom petals.
Chiang Mai is an attractive destination of ancient, peaceful, and majestic sightseeing for those who love to explore
Spend half a day experiencing Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, which is an hour and a half drive from Chiang Mai in northern Thailand. This is one of the very large elephant farms in Thailand. Here you will be directly feeding elephants, playing, bathing with them in the natural environment. In addition, you can also take pictures with these very cute elephants. You will have a memorable time with the elephants in their natural habitat.
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Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is one of the very large elephant farms in Thailand
After visiting all the beautiful scenery in Chiang Mai, the last day in Thailand will be spent in Phuket. Phuket is famous for its beautiful beaches along with some interesting activities such as deep scuba diving, dining at upscale restaurants, modern shopping, and wonderful beaches.
Phuket has long become a wealthy "capital" for art and culture. Here you can visit Patong or Kata beach as well as ancient buildings in the old town.
At the end of the long day, it is time to pick up some pretty stuff to bring home as souvenirs. You can shop at the bustling night markets in Phuket.
Phuket is famous for its beautiful beaches along with some interesting activities
So, an experience of the best 6-day sightseeing trip in Thailand has ended. Hope that the following 6-day itinerary in Thailand will help you a lot during your upcoming trip to Thailand.
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