Perched atop a mountain just 15 kilometers from the city of Chiang Mai, Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep is one of the most sacred temples in northern Thailand. This, along with the grandeur of the temple building and stories of its mythical origins, attracts both Thai and foreign visitors from far and wide.
The great thing about the best viewpoints in Phuket is that you don’t have to go too far to find most of them. If you’ve got a means of transport you can easily visit the best viewpoints in Phuket by jumping in a hire car and setting off to explore.
Doi Inthanon National Park spans a huge area, covering three districts in the Chiang Mai province. The park is the source of many of northern Thailand’s rivers and is home to some spectacular waterfalls, not to mention the tallest mountain in Thailand, Doi Inthanon itself.
The nightlife in Chiang Mai caters well to the broad spectrum of visitors who find themselves heading up to ‘The Rose of the North.’ Bars, clubs and live music venues are the central focus of the nightlife in Chiang Mai, but you can just as easily find yourself shopping, or in a more relaxed spot enjoying a quiet meal and a few drinks.
If you’re looking for a day-trip from Koh Samui that doesn’t disappoint in terms of sheer beauty and tranquillity, visiting Koh Tan for the day is a great option. Often referred to as simply ‘Coral Island’, Koh Tan is the perfect respite from the some of the more lively beaches on Samui and is a top spot for snorkelling and exploring.