Wondering where to head for your next vacation? Don’t worry, this article will provide insightful information about some amazing off-beat places in Thailand that can assure an authentic wanderlust experience. Every year almost 50 million travellers visit Thailand; the estimated number is slightly close to the country’s population (around seven crores). Most tourists make their way around the bustling Bangkok, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Chiang Mai, and Pattaya, but only a few know that there are some hidden gems beyond the famous spots of Thailand.
Here is an enlightening list of some hidden paradises in Thailand for a pleasant surprise to backpackers worldwide:
Koh Panyee- The Fishing Village
Located in Phang Nga Bay, this village is a spectacular sight and a delightful experience. You will enjoy the intimate closeness with nature and history and the delicious local cuisine taste.
Fun fact: Most of the people living in this village are either direct or indirect descendants of an Indonesian man named Toh Baboo, who founded Koh Panyee over 200 years ago!
A small island in the Ko Chang Archipelago, located in the eastern part of the country. With its gorgeous white sand beaches lined with palm trees, Koh Wai island is a beautiful place for a perfect snorkelling experience, kayaking and other adventure sports activities. . The island offers the ultimate wild adventure close to nature.
Khanom is a small town near Nakhon Si , Thammarat, South of Thailand. This beach offers picture-perfect scenery of a long sandy beach that extends into the sea with pine trees. But one of the most glorious sights is when you spot the pink dolphins. To witness the sight of these pink dolphins playing along with the waves is an unfathomable and profound experience.
Around 125 km west of Bangkok lies Kanchanaburi, where you can experience the remains of the devastating destruction of the Second World War amidst the serenity of nature.
The next time you plan a trip to Thailand, try exploring these remarkable off-beat places that bring history and adventure back into your life. Slow down and let yourself bask in the sanguine arms of nature for a rejuvenating experience.
Kanchanaburi Pick Courtesy BerryJ, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons