Thailand is one of the best travel destinations for travelers and backpackers. Solo travelers can easily move around in Thailand. Amazing landscape, tropical fruits, best street food make this place a hot destination for travelers. We will make Backpacking Thailand easier.
From where to start Backpacking Thailand
There are so many hot spots in Thailand, it is hard for travelers to decide where to go. Among them Up north is the best. It is cheap and exotic. You can follow this guide to enjoy your backpacking in Thailand. Most of the travelers land in Bangkok, Thailand and start backpacking from there. So, we will explain step by step where to go, where to stay and what to eat.
Place to visit in Bangkok, Thailand
Bangkok is a busy city, especially in the tourist season. It is better to travel by a local bus and Uber, which will save a lot of cash.
- Grand Palace & Wat Prakeaw
- Chao Phraya River & Waterways
- Chinatown (Yaowarat)
- Chatuchak Weekend Market
- Floating Market
- Khao San Road
Khao San road
From the airport go to Khao San road. Book a hostel in advance, Nap park is a good place to stay but the price is a little high. However, their facility is really good and the place is clean. Khao San Road is a haven for backpackers. You can meet other backpackers there. The best way to reach Khao San road is to take the bus from the airport to Khao San road. if you want to save time, you can take the metro from the airport and get down to the last station. From there take a uber to Khao San road. This way you can avoid a lot of traffic and save a little cash also.
Go to ping pong show if you love something new. you will be surprised to see some crazy stuff there. Try the street foods around Khao San road, check in to some bar.
Transportation in Thailand
You can use 12go.asia to check the transportation cost and buy your tickets. Night bus and train is cheaper and comfortable. You can also fly from one place to another place but book the ticket in advance otherwise the price is a little high.
Khao Sok Lake
Khao Sok National park is a heavenly place in Surat Thani Province, Southern Thailand. Southern Thailand is very busy, so we recommend to book your bus or train ticket in advance online with 12go.asia. Khao Sok National park is the best place for your adventure. You can do hiking, jungle safari, bamboo rafting. crazy! isn’t it?
Cheow Lan Lake or Rajjaprabha Dam Reservoir is in Khao Sok National Park in Surat Thani Province, Thailand
Jungle de cafe
Jungle De Cafe is the new hot spot for backpackers to chill. This place is newly opened and a perfect spot to relax in the jungle listening to chilling music.
Address: 99/9 หมู่ที่ 2 Tambon Pong Yaeng, Amphoe Mae Rim, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50180, Thailand
An amazing place to chill with friends. This place is in Chiang Mai.
Pai is famous for all the hippies. But you will find a lot of places to explore while you staying there. Rent a scooty from your hostel and explore. There are some waterfalls and viewpoints. Backpacking Thailand without visiting Pai is incomplete. Mushroom shake is also popular in Pai. Give it a try.
There are so many elephant sanctuaries in Thailand and it is a good place to spent few days so close to the elephant, feed them, take shower with them.
Water park in the Nam Phrae, Hang Dong, Thailand
Grand Canyon is a good spot for outdoor activity. Must visit if you are in Chiang Mai.
Koh Phangan Island
Koh Tao Island
Phi Phi island
Another best hot spot, which is closed right now for good reason.