Thailand is an idyllic tourist destination comprising of exotic islands covered in pristine white sand beaches, quaint villages and urban cities. The sights of the beautiful beaches and the comfort and luxury of its hotels make it the top tourist location. A trip to Thailand never disappoints as this country has multides to offer from tropical beaches, royal palaces, ancient ruins to modern cities.

Here is a listing of the top 5 places that you shouldn’t miss on your trip to Thailand

1. Pai:

Pai is a beautiful town in northern Thailand. The roads that lead to this city are lined by densely covered hills. Here you can enjoy the views of the pristine Thai countryside. Nestled in the mountains and adorned with waterfalls, Pai is a paradise for all the nature enthusiasts. It is a land of marvellous hiking trails. This quaint town has some speciality teas and rich organic food. Hike to the cascading waterfalls, walk through the green farms and explore the caves of this pretty town. The place has cheap accommodations which are easy on the pocket, a beautiful location providing great vistas, and tasty food.

2. Phuket City:

Phuket, a mountainous island of Thailand is covered by dense rainforests. Phuket city, the capital town of Phuket province is a frequented tourist location of Thailand. It woos tourists with its heritage buildings and architectural beauty. It has vibrant sino colonial structures housing cafes and stores. Phuket town is culturally rich with a few museums and another tourist spot here is the Jui Tui Chinese temple. The place doesn’t complete your quest for a beach but this cosy town would not disappoint you. Other than the attractive Buddhist temples you might also come across some Hindu temples with statues of Ganesha and Brahma.

3. Patong:

The party capital attracts tourists due to its rocking nightlife and the famous Patong beach. The Patong beach houses endless hotels, restaurants, clubs, and bars. If you are looking for sheer fun, then Soi Bangla is the place to visit. Another top attraction here is the Simon Cabaret and Ladyboy Shows. Their dazzling performances would keep your eyes glued onto the stage. Also, if you are looking for some beach activities then hit the Paradise Beach Club. Laze at the beach and have fun kayaking and snorkeling.

4. Bangkok:

Thailand’s capital city, Bangkok is a top tourist location due to its stunning attractions and vibrant street life. Catch a tuk tuk and cover the famous places to visit here. You can also enjoy a ride on the long-tail boat as you glide through the floating markets of Bangkok. The top tourist attractions that all the Bangkok tour packages cover are the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Chatuchak Weekend Market, Golden Buddha, and the Safari World. You will find a great number of luxury hotels and resorts where you can book your stay and enjoy the warmth and hospitality that Bangkok has to offer to its guests.

5. Pattaya:

Pattaya a discreet fishing village till the 1960s, today boasts of luxury resorts, lavish hotels, chic bars and exciting clubs. The city is known for its stunning beaches and one can enjoy the thrilling popular activities like jet-skiing and parasailing here. The Walking Street of Pattaya is a fun filled place with lip smacking seafood restaurants and beer bars. Another top spot is the Jomtien Beach where one can enjoy the water activities like parasailing, jet-skiing and scuba diving. You will also find the Tiffany's Cabaret Show in all Pattaya tour packages as it is a famous attraction all over the world.

Thailand is a place full of entertainment. It has both the serene places and those bustling with tourists. It wouldn't disappoint you, so plan a trip soon.

Author's Bio: 

Rahul is a travel blogger from Madhya Pradesh who is currently based in Delhi. He loves exploring remote corners of the world where he meets local people, tastes the local cuisine and learns about different ways of life. He strongly believes in the power of traveling to break down barriers and make people more tolerant of one another. Rahul lives for human moments, as it is through the various interactions with local people that he finds his happiness.