Thailand is a beautiful country with some of the most amazing beaches in the world. What’s even more appealing is that it is very inexpensive to travel within the country as compared to other destinations. So basically, Thailand is a heaven for backpackers on a shoe string budget.
With enchanting white sand beaches, blue waters, friendly locals and some amazing food, Thailand is a destination you’d want to come back to time and again. Below we are listing the most famous backpacking destinations in Thailand that will mesmerize you without digging a hole in your pocket. Have a look:
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and also the largest city of the country with tall buildings, ancient temples, buzzing nightcluba znd markets bustling with activity. You can enjoy some cheap shopping and delicious meal on the Khao San Road, the most famous tourist street of Bangkok. The sacred Wat Phra Kaew temple is another attraction not to be missed.
Chiang Mai is another popular city in Bangkok that is quite famous among the backpackers. The lush green landscape and historical buildings bestow and undeniable charm to this city surrounded by mountains on all sides. The accommodation here is super cheap and the city also offers the mouth watering Thai cuisine.
Koh Pha Ngan:
This is a small island situated in the Gulf of Thailand between Koh Samui and Koh Tao. Its beautiful rainforests and clean beaches attract a lot of backpackers for an idyllic vacation. Every year the island holds an electronic dance festival known as the Full Moon Party. You can also enjoy the famous Thai spas on this island.
Perhaps one of the most visited islands in Thailand, Koh Samui has something for travelers of all budgets. From plush, swanky luxury beach resorts to affordable bungalows, Koh Samui has it all. This small island is also famous for the Buffalo Fighting Festival, the Ten Stars Samui Art Party, and normal street fairs with shopkeepers selling local delicacies, clothes, and souvenirs.
Phuket is the largest island of Thailand and the most popular destination after Bangkok. This island is famous for its numerous nightclubs and shopping areas. If you are a hardcore party animal, you will definitely fall in love with Phuket.
Phi Phi Islands:
The stunning Phi Phi Islands are like Paradise on Earth. Known more for their swish resorts ideal for romantic getaways and family holidays, Phi Phi Islands are a little expensive than the rest of Thailand. Situated in the Krabi province in Southern Thailand, these islands are perfect for adventure activities like snorkelling and scuba diving.
A useful advise that we’d like to give you if you’ve not already been to Thailand is learn some words of the Thai language. The locals will be exciteded to know that you know their language and who knows, you might just make some friends too!