1. Suan Phung

Located 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive from Bangkok city, Suan Phueng will surprise you with its unique attractions that you will never expect to see. As it is not far from Bangkok city, you can do a day trip to Suan Phueng by hiring a private tour or learn how to get there here.

  • Alpaca Hill

This is Thailand’s first Alpaca farm located at Suan Phueng. Besides being able to see and feed Alpaca, they provide treasure hunt games that will keep you entertain and don’t be surprised when you get to see Hobbit Hill here. If you like animals, this place should be on your bucket list.

Entrance fee: 290 baht for a normal ticket. Different packages available

Opening hours: 9.30a.m – 5.00p.m

Location: 357 Moo8, Phapok-Tako Land Rd, Suanphung Ratchaburi 70180, Thailand

  • Moai Coffee

A unique place for you to get your morning coffee as they have mini Stonehenge and unique statue which will be enough for your Instagram feed. The coffee has an average price of 100 baht per cup depending on your choice.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 8.30a.m – 6.30p.m

Location: 9/9 หมู่.10 ต.ท่าเคย, Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi 70180, Thailand

  • Scenery Vintage Farm

Suan Phueng has a lot of farms to go to and one of them is the Scenery Vintage Farm. You can feed sheep and cows and even enjoy the fresh dairy products here.

Entrance fee: 50 baht (adult), 30 baht (children)

Opening hours: 8.30a.m – 6.00p.m

Location: 234 ม 7 ต สวนผึ้ง อ Suan Phueng District, Ratchaburi 70180, Thailand

2. Kanchanaburi

Located 2 hours and 30 minutes from Bangkok City, Kanchanaburi has been famous for its death railway and Erawan Falls as it is not far from the city. Take a train or book your private tour to see Kanchanaburi beauty of nature and history.

  • Erawan Falls

30 minutes from River Kwai, the 7-tier waterfalls will amaze you in so many ways. While you are making your way up the waterfalls, you will see the traditional dance customs of Thailand that describe the definition of “Erawan”. Well, at least that was what the locals say. It is recommended for you to reach for the 7th level of the waterfall first as they will start to close the highest level at 4.00 p.m and eventually goes down to the next level.

Entrance fee: 300 baht (foreigners), 100 baht (locals)

Opening hours: 8.00a.m – 4.30p.m

Location: Tha Kradan, Si Sawat District, Kanchanaburi 71250, Thailand

  • Death Railway

Death railway Kanchanaburi has been famous for its history. You can book a private tour at TripAdvisor or book yourself a ticket from Bangkok to River Kwai. You will spend a total of 4 hours inside the hot train, standby your battery fan! Please refer here for the train schedule.

Entrance fee: None

Opening hours: earliest train from Bangkok 7.00 a.m, last train at 1.30 p.m

Location: Maenamkwai Rd, Tambon Tha Ma Kham, Amphoe Mueang Kanchanaburi, Chang Wat Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand

3. Ubon Ratchathani

If you have some extra days to spend in Thailand, you can consider exploring Ubon Ratchathani. It will take almost 8 hours’ drive to reach here and it is recommended for you to hire a local driver to avoid getting lost. But that long journey is going to be worth it after you’ve seen the attractions here.

  • Pha Taem National Park

The park consists of different parts of attractions such as Sao Cha Liang, Soi Sawan Waterfalls and the viewpoint river that separates Thailand from Laos. The entrance fee to the park is 450 baht but if you are a student, it will only cost you 300 baht. Camping here will cost you 225 baht per tent per night. Don’t worry about your camping necessities, as you can rent it as low as 25 baht per item.

Entrance Fee: 450 baht/ 300 baht (student)

Opening hours: 6.00 a.m – 6.00 p.m

Location: Huai Phai, Khong Chiam District, Ubon Ratchathani 34220, Thailand

  • Sam Phan Bok

The definition of Sam Phan Bok is 3000 holes. Not too sure how they count all the holes but bring your sunglasses and your sunscreen as it is an open park and no trees. You can walk from the parking area to the center of the park for 30 minutes or you can hire a jeep to give you a ride for 500 baht per jeep.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 4.00 a.m – 6.00 p.m

Location: Lao Ngam, Pho Sai District, Ubon Ratchathani 34340, Thailand

  • Grand Canyon

They call it Grand Canyon in Thailand but not sure for what reason. You can see the blue water pool here and wonder how it happened. Be sure to come here in the morning as you can see a very nice pattern of the pool. Refer here.

Entrance fee: None

Opening hours: –

Location: Ubon Ratchatani

4. Nakhon Ratchasima

Located 3 hours and 30 minutes from Bangkok City, Nakhon Ratchasima is the best short escape for relaxation and comfort. It is recommended for you to hire a local driver to drive you here or another option is to take 5 hours train ride to Nakhon Ratchasima.

  • Palio, Khao Yai

Looking for local markets with French and Mexican landscape and architectural design? Palio is the place. You will be amazed at how they design the place and feels like you are in a different country.

Entrance fee: none

Opening hours: 9.00a.m – 7.00p.m

Location: Thanarat Rd, Mu Si, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, 30130, Thailand.

  • Jim Thompson Farm

Do you like flowers? If you like flowers and a farm guy/lady, make sure to visit Jim Thompson Farm in Pak Thong Chai. About a few hours’ drive away from Bangkok, you can see the beautiful farm containing different flowers and the discovery of Thailand traditional farming culture, tools and etc. The farm is only open during the coldest season in Thailand which will usually be from December to February. Make sure to keep updated on the opening months here.

Entrance Fees: 100 -160 bath for kids & 150 – 220 baht for adults

Opening hours: 9.00 a.m – 5.00 p.m

Location: Tambol Takob, Amphur Pak Thong Chai, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, 30150, Thailand

  • Toscana Valley

This is an expensive hotel to stay in but if you would like to see the replica of the leaning tower of Pisa, you can drop by here and take a picture outside the valley. It’s free of charge unless you would like to see the hotel, then you need to have a reservation to enter.

Entrance fee: You can only enter if you book to stay here

Opening hours: –

Location: 2 Moo 11 Bannenthong, Pong Ta Long, Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima 30450, Thailand

5. Lopburi

  • Sunflower Farm

Lopburi is one of the places where you can find sunflower farms along the roads. Be sure to set your alarm at 9.00 a.m to see the sunflower or you will get to view sad-looking sunflowers if you decided to go in the evening. They said the sunflowers will follow the sun, so less sun will bring the sunflower looking down.

Entrance fee: free

Opening hours: –

Location: Lopburi, 15140 Thailand

6. Si Sa Ket

If you like culture and history, this is the place for you but it will only be worth it if you tour around Ubon Ratchathani and then stop by at Si Sa Ket to see one of the oldest temples in Thailand. It is located 7 hours’ drive from Bangkok and an hour drive from Ubon Ratchathani.

  1. Khao Phra Wihan

Would you like to see one of the best sunrise views in Thailand? Well, I would recommend you to experience it here. As it is located high up the hill, you can also see the border of Cambodia and how the local people pray.

Entrance fee: 300 baht

Opening hours: 5.00 a.m – 4.30 p.m

Location: Tambon Sao Thongchai, Amphur Kantharalak, Sisaket, 33110, Thailand

  1. Buri Ram

Most temples were built thousands of years ago and it has several ancient temples that you can visit such as Phanom Rung, Wat Khao Angkhan, Wat Pa Khao Noi and more. It is located 3 hours from Khao Phra Wihan as you can drop by when you are visiting Ubon Ratchathani.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: 8.00 a.m – 6.00 p.m

Location: Chaloem Phra Kiat District, Buri Ram, Thailand

Note: All locations are based on Google map.

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