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Things to do and see for Thailand Shore Excursions

Thailand becomes one of the most popular destinations for anyone who love traveling or just need a vacation hiding away from the precious hard-working time. From the golden capital Bangkok to the lush green Krabi, you will move from this surprise to that amazing feeling with various gilded sacred Buddhism temples hiding priceless artifacts and items, stunning white-sand beach lazily rounding by fresh clean sea, and heaven of tropical fruits and colorful flowers.

Explore Ayutthaya Temples after a river cruise | Bangkok shore excursions

Being the land of temples and pagodas, a shore trip to Thailand cannot miss a visit to Ayutthaya Temples after spending a free time relaxing on the cruise along the Chao Phraya River and enjoying the fantastic sight of famous temples on the bank. Was formerly the capital of Siam, Ayutthaya reveals the incredibly rich culture of the old Thailand. Walk through ancient ruins including Wat Phra Si Sanphet and Wat Phanan Choeng. The Wat Phra Si Sanphet is the largest one in the complex with rows of chedis and stupas while Wat Phanan Choeng is famous for the Buddha statue and the view to the summer palace of King Rama IV.

Canoe Cave in Phang Nga Bay | Phuket shore excursions

This pearl of Thailand is worth a visit when hopping on Phuket shore excursions. Your day trip starts by kayaking or taking a canoe paddling through the water of Phang Nga Bay while admiring tranquil lagoons and scattered sea caves. Appeared in various books, TV shows, and films, especially in scenes of James Bond series, the bay will catch your love at the first sight with its epic landscape and stunning scenery being the combination of clear blue sky, turquoise water, and perfect white clouds. Lazily laying on sparkling white-sand beaches under the peaceful shadow of lines after lines coconut trees, or reward yourself by taking a deep swimming in the fresh clean water.

Floating Markets | Bangkok shore excursions

Any Bangkok shore trip can miss the chance visiting the wonderful floating market existed from the 19th century. The market is a showcase of numerous vendors selling different tropical fruits and colorful flowers on small boats. Admire the quaint stilt house stand on the edge of the water that you will wonder why they can live in these uncertain houses. Sample some fresh fruits featured in Asia such as watermelon, orange, pineapple, coconut, grapefruit, banana, lychee, rambutan, mango, jackfruit, durian and more. Taste Thailand cuisine with savory vendor food included grilled shrimps and squids, mini pancakes, Thai omelet, chicken skewers, smoked sausage and meat noodles. Moreover, the market is also the place where you can buy special handicrafts and souvenirs to remind about your wonderful Thailand vacation.

Driving Speedboat in Phi Phi Islands | Phuket shore excursions

Another attractive spot in the paradise Phuket, Phi Phi Islands is a stunning and spectacular place with fantastic scenery blessed by the Mother of Nature. A day trip to Phi Phi Island will be a day of tasting the beauty, having funny time, and exploring the pure nature. In the main pier, hop on a speedboat as a challenge your brave before dipping into the beauty of Phi Phi. In your eyes now is a scene put into reality from the film “The Beach” starring by Leonardo di Caprio. Admire the cliffs that like the guardians protecting the bay from the other part of the world. Spend relaxing time freely floating your body in the fresh cool water, try a new experience snorkeling in the warm shallow. Then fill your stomach with the local delicious beachfront meal with freshly-caught seafood which is cooked by local chef with Thai cuisine.

Visit several religious sites | Bangkok shore excursions

They said that come to Bangkok, have to visit the Grand Palace. Used to be the home of Royal family, the Supreme court, and the administration of Government, nowadays the Grand Palace is considered as the spiritual heart of Thai Kingdom. The Palace complex is famous for its sparkling gilded tiled roofs and the featured architecture of traditional Thai design, and the impressive Temple of Emerald Buddha included the greatly revered Buddha dating back to 14th century. Another must-seeing place in Bangkok is the Temple of Dawn or Wat Arun in Thailand. Famous for its highest massive prang in this country, Wat Arun is one of the most spectacular sights on the river where you can admire the skyline of beautiful Chao Phraya river. You will be mesmerizing by the towel designed following the Khmer style with millions of small pieces of colorful Chinese porcelain.

Explore the Khao Yai National Park | Bangkok shore excursions

Be blessed with the mountainous landscape, lush green grassland, fertile valleys, pounding waterfalls, and rich biodiversity, Khao Yai National Park is worth a 3-hours-drive from Bangkok. This UNESCO Heritage Site is exactly a paradise for those who love nature and adventure. From relaxing activities like playing golf, farming, and scenic mountain biking to the more thrilling games such as waterfall hiking, horseback riding, ATV adventures, and combat games, the park will undoubtedly bring the most unforgettable memories in any trip to Thailand. The park has a plenty of endangered species of animals and faunas. Don’t surprise when several strange animals, sometimes an elephant, appearing right on your way.

Sea walking adventure | Koh Samui shore excursions

Shore excursions to Koh Samui are more amazing with an adventure walking on the bottom of the sea. With protective gears and clothes, you will be submerged in the marine world through the reefs along with free time swimming and snorkeling in the fresh clean water of Koh Samui. Just normally breath and walk, you can feel like walking in the other world beneath the waves with a plenty of different fish species around. Without any dramatical effect, this face-to-face experience is one of the most wonderful underwater sports you have ever tasted.