📍Phu Thap Boek, a peaceful places
The main attraction of Lom Khao district in Phetchaben province of Thailand is Phu Thap Boek which is considered to be the highest point of the Phetchaben mountain range. It is 1768 meters above sea level. It is a hilly area and due to its high altitude, it experiences cold weather throughout the year. The temperature here remains around 20 degree Celsius during summer. Although it is 401 km away from Bangkok which is the capital of Thailand. this place is a popular holiday destination for tourists or visitors.
Thousands of tourists come here to see the first sunrise in the morning. In the morning, the entire mountains are covered with fog and clouds. Apart from this, the Hmong hill tribe here cultivates cabbage on the hill, which has added to the beauty of the place. Apart from the beauty of the hill valley, Jum cultivation of Bada Kopi, there is also a beautiful temple to see here. If you want to watch the morning sunrise in the sea of clouds then it is better to stay there at night as it is early in the morning when the temperature is around 14 degree which drops further in winters.
when will you go
It is winter from December to January and the hill is covered with cherry blossoms. Due to which this time is considered the best time to travel. Also, it is always cloudy in the mornings and evenings during the rainy season in Phu Thap Boek. Because of which the clouds keep roaming during this time. October is the best time to see the sea of clouds.
how to go
For plane or bus from Bangkok it will take about 50 to 60minutes by plane & about 5:30 hours by bus. You have to rent a jeep from Phetchabun bus stand to Phu Thap Boek, in this case it will be as low as 3000 baht if you reserve, you can also go shared way if you want.
where will you stay
If you want to see the beauty of the morning then you have to stay overnight in Phu Thap Boek and for this there are many resorts as well as many government tents. If you want to stay at a resort, you’ll need to count on 400-800 Thai Baht and 300-600 Thai Baht in a tent. Also if you want to stay in cottage then you have to count 2000-3000 baht which will be cheaper if you go in group.
Food and drink: There are many restaurants to eat in Phu Thap Boek where you will find all kinds of food, Thai, Chinese, Western.
One of the main attractions of Krabi is the eco-friendly tourism, the various beaches in the area and the various islands in the area. These also include the introduction of Bhuvan Bholano of Phi Phi Island. In Krabi you can enjoy the natural beauty of the sea and the various islands. Speedboat adventure in the Andaman Sea, various fruit juices.
You can also enjoy paddle boating in Krabi Lake. While drifting on Krabi Lake in a small paddle boat, as soon as a light breeze touches you, you will watch the movement of small waves, wild animals, monkeys flock to the lake shore in search of food, chirping and the boat swaying with the waves. The rhythm is progressing very slowly.
Apart from this, Krabi’s ‘Paka Art Lane’ can be seen in the evening with a colorful performance of Krabi’s traditional dances and songs. Andaman Cultural Center of Krabi Municipality. Exhibition of paintings by local artists and international artists. The restaurant also emphasizes on food restrictions for people of different religions to encourage tourists to visit here. There is seating on one side of the restaurant for many people eating beef. And nobody eats it for religious reasons. They can sit elsewhere in the restaurant if they wish.
When will you go to Krabi?
The best time to visit Krabi is from October to May. During this, there is a chance to enjoy Krabi to the fullest. Tourists travel more in Krabi during this time.
📍Koh Samui Island, Thailand
Koh Samui is known for its stunning beaches and the rich history and culture that this beautiful place boasts of. Koh Samui Island is the third largest island of this country. The location of Koh Samui (Koh Samui Island) is 763 km from Bangkok in the Surat Thani province of Thailand. The total area of Koh Samui is 228 sq.km. The island is circular and has a 45 km sea route around it. If you wish, you can rent a bike and enjoy the beauty of the whole island. Minibuses ply on main roads. Tourists usually prefer to stay at Lamai and Chiang Beach. Because very wonderful place and most beautiful beach.
It has a mountain range which extends from east to west. Apart from fish farming, coconuts are also grown here. Every month 20 lakh coconuts are sent to the bank. The coconuts here are among the best in the whole country. Sometimes the workers train monkeys to collect coconuts from the coconut trees. Its beach is made of white sand which is clean and transparent. Apart from coconut, paddy is cultivated in this island.
As you look towards the beach, you will see rows of palm trees on the beach. The beach is clean and dreamy. there is charming places Chaieng & Lamai are the most visited places. The sunrise here is the most beautiful. It would be ideal to lie down idly without doing anything to refresh yourself. Those who want to be more active can do things like windsurfing and snorkeling. The water like glass so easily see the beautiful underwater life.
Enjoy something other than swimming and sunbathing? then please visit other nearby islands. Rent a boat and head to Koh Phangan to join the famous Full Moon Party. This island is the closest and largest with many affordable bungalows. Here you will find beautiful and A sight to behold waterfalls & beautiful beaches. also visit 1 of the smaller islands, Koh Tao and Koh Nang Yuan are both wonderful & Charming to visit. You can snorkel in the amazing waters and see all the underwater beauty.
For adventure enthusiasts, Ang Thong Marine National Park is here. This is a one day trip. Here you can find limestone caves, blue lagoons and beaches. Guided tours are available in Samui. If you want to stay in the island and want to know better then you can go to Surat Thani. It is a center of fishing and shipbuilding. Here you can see the Tapi river by walking. Surat Thani is famous for oyster farming where giant oysters are grown.
Another place worth visiting is the Shadows. It’s a 45-minute drive north. You can visit this historical place. Many scholars believe that it was the capital of the Srivijaya Empire. There can be a dispute on this but many ancient temples are present here. This Wat Phra Boromahat Chaya has a monument that is 1,300 years old. The other three temples worth visiting are Wat Wiang, Wat Long and Wat Kaeng. If you are a few km from the shadow. Visit Wat Suan Mok, also known as the Running Water Monastery, where you will find a meditation center.
Finally you can visit Khao Sok National Park. It is full of tropical views and you can also rent bungalows here. If you don’t want to rent a bungalow, you can stay at the Treetop Guest House.
where will you stay
There are many first class hotels to stay at on Koh Island. Usually there are bungalows available on the beach of Koh Samui like Chali Bungalow, Coral Cove Chalet etc. These bungalows are made of palm thatch. These are standard and are both air-conditioned and non-air-conditioned. You will find all your essentials here. If you prefer luxury accommodation in Koh Samui then you can choose Beachcomber Hotel Koh Samui, Central Samui Beach Resort Koh Samui, Chaeng Regent Resort Koh Samui etc.
There is huge restaurant & foods, you can also visit other places for delicious food. This is the place for delicious seafood and the produce here is fresh and local. You can also opt for spicy dishes belonging to Thai cuisine.
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