Top 5 Off the Beaten Track Hot Spots in Thailand

Thailand is without a doubt one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. Millions of backpackers, families, couples, and travelers of all kinds flock to enjoy the stunning beauty, friendly culture, and low prices of this Southeast Asian country every year.

The popularity is no surprise, as there is an incredible variety of things to see and do that could keep anybody busy for years. Unfortunately, this popularity can also mean that many visitors are disappointed by the overcrowding and over-development of some parts of Thailand, particularly during high season.

The good news is, there are still a lot of places that have stayed off the mainstream tourist radar and remain largely unscathed by the tourist industry.

So here is a rundown of some of the top spots that are off the beaten track, so you can enjoy your next trip to Thailand without the crowds.

Buriram Province

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When you think of Khmer temples, the first place that comes to mind is probably Angkor Wat and the surrounding complexes in Cambodia. What most people don’t know is that there is a much less well known, but still stunning complex of ruins in Thailand.

The Buriram province in the northeast of the country is scattered with many ancient Khmer ruins, the most impressive of which can be found at Phanom Rung Historical Park

The site is located within a relatively short distance of Bangkok, so it’s convenient to visit and provides a convenient alternative to Angkor Wat if you’re tight on time. (more…)

The Majestic Thailand

Thailand is such type of country where you can enjoy the extremes adventures of live of just be a cool tourist, who wants to have a comfortable tour. From adventure sports like scuba diving to the peaceful calm beautiful places, you will find all in a single country. Talking about the transportation in Thailand, on one hand you will see fast traveling sky-trains and on other hand you can also travel on the slow traveling three-wheel bicycle. As soon as you will land on the Bangkok airport, you will probably feel very good to be in Thailand. The people of Thailand are very friendly and co-operative. Make sure to change your currency from any nearby bank and even banks are present within the airport. If you want to travel within the country by plane, then you can have a flight on some budget airline, which is very convenient for the travelers. (more…)