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Chiang Rai is the northern province of Thailand neighboring chiang mai and is filled with an atmosphere of a complex mountain range and valuable Lanna Culture. The province offers many interesting cultural attractions such as Wat Rong Khun, designed and built by Ajarn Chalermchai Kositpipat, stands out with exquisite white architecture, as well as Mingmuang Temple which is the oldest temple in Chiang Rai; Wat Rong Suea Ten Huay Pla Kang Temple.
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If you like nature, you can go up to see the sunrise over the Mekong and the sea of mist in the morning at Doi Pha Tang. Feel the cold and see the 360 degree sea view mist at Phu Chi Dao. See winter Flowers at Mae Fah Luang Gardens around Doi Tung Palace. Tracing the "13 Wild Boar Caves" event at Tham Luang-Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park. In addition, because Chiang Rai is a province that is at the junction between Thailand, Myanmar and Laos, visitors can view both sides of the Mekong at Golden triangle and visit Mae Sai market - Tha Khi Lek along the Thai-Burma border as well.
Sukhothai city is full of Historical sites that reflect the glorious civilization of the former capital that remains for future generations to carry on preservation. It is easily accessible from Bangkok with a few hours’ drive. Visitors can discover the grandeur of the Sukhothai Kingdom within the World Heritage-listed Archaeological sites like the Sukhothai Historical Park which is home to palaces and ancient religious sites with moats and ancient city walls surrounded.
The nearby Si Satchanalai Historical Park is a great extension to your trip.
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chumphon city, the capital of Chumphon province, is the gateway to Thailand’s southern provinces as well as the Islands in the Gulf of Thailand, particularly Koh Tao. With more than 200 kilometres of coastline featuring numerous unspoiled beaches, Chumphon is an ideal destination for those who are seeking relaxation in a natural and quiet atmosphere and wish to enjoy such activities as sunbathing, swimming, yachting, paragliding, diving, and Snorkelling. Attracting sites include; Mu Koh Chumphon National Park where you can walk on the mangrove forest nature trail and islands. Soldier Youth World War II Monument which was built to honor the young children who died in World War II.
Lampang is a tourist town in the north that still retains the atmosphere of a retro atmosphere. Visitors can start with travelling within the city that still uses carriages as a means of transportation which is then becoming a uniqueness of the province. There are also ancient architectural buildings such as in Kad Kong Ta, an old commercial area by the Wang River Ratsadaphisek Bridge or the White Land Bridge, an old Landmark of Lampang, more than a hundred years old. Khun Than Tunnel is another landmark that is reputed to be the most beautiful and longest railway tunnel in Thailand.
Visitors can explore Lampang by Cycling or take the Tha Ma O Tram which runs through major tourist attractions such as Pratu Pong Temple, Pong Sanuk Temple, Ku Chao Ya Suta, Wat Phra Kaew Don Tao Suchada Ram, Ban Sao Nak and Baan Louise
Next to the city, there are cultural temples such as Wat Phra That Lampang Luang; an ancient temple Wat Phra That Doi Phra Shan; constructed with Lanna art delicacy where visitors can look down to see the beautiful scenery from the mountain top Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat, King Mongkut's Monument Distinctive with a white pagoda on top of the hill.
Other highlights are Wat Chong Kham, Phra Aram Luang with highlights in the grandeur of Bodh Gaya Pagoda.
With beautiful nature blended with Lanna Culture and colours of contemporary perfectly Chiang Mai is, therefore, a province that has many tourists, both Thai and foreigners, come in many millions each year. Popular tourist activities in Chiang Mai include worshipping the Phra That doi suthep, which is important Landmark of Chiang Mai person. Experience the local way of life and shop for stylish handmade products at Thapae Walking Street. Visit various species of plants at the Queen Sirikit botanical Garden and Rajapruek Royal Park.
Do not miss to shop art products, taste local cuisine and see cultures on Nimmanhaemin Road. In addition, nature and mountain tours are another activity that should not be missed when visiting Chiang Mai, whether stepping on the highest point of Thailand at the top of doi inthanon. Absorb the beauty of the rice fields, feel the cool breeze while watching the giant tiger flower at Doi Ang Khang.
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