If you truly love nature, the best place to explore it in the lap of nature in Thailand. The land is sure to leave a magical spell on you as it invites you with it’s high mountains and slow moving waters, with it’s caves and forests. Thailand is a home of natural wonders that are a delight for the onlookers. The nature and wildlife in Thailand is sure to engrave some everlasting memories in the mind and heart of the onlookers.
Let’s begin our countdown for the places where you can experience Thailand’s breath-taking nature and wildlife
Remember the blue lagoon catching your attention in Leonardo Di Caprio’s Hollywood movie, ‘The Beach’, it’s the emerald lake located in the Mu Koh Ang Thong National Park. The locals call it ‘Talay Nai, while the tourist know it as ‘Inner Sea’. It is easily accessible by a motar boat and is located in the Gulf of Thailand within the Koh Samui Archipelago of Islands. Besides the green foliage and the limestone walls that represent a picture perfect view of this minty blue lagoon, the local monkeys in their natural surrounding playing around are a delight to look at.
Phi Phi Island
Amidst the large island of Pohuket and the Sraits of Malacca coast, south west of the Krabi, in the clear water, stands an island like a fortress, the Phi Phi islands. It is one of the most visited natural site in Thailand and for some the only reason to come to Thailand. While some call it the partly lovers destination, it is lao famous for it’s serene and calm waters. People come here for diving and snorkelling and to see the magnificent coral reefs. Peace spreads in the wings of nature in the Phi Phi Islands.
At a distance of 200 km northwest of Bangkok in the Tenasserim Hills in Kanchanaburi Province is the Erawan Fall. This seven-tier fall is a delight for visitors in Thailand and a blessing for adventure lover. Each tier of the fall is unique in it’s way. While the first tier is easy to access, a skilled explorer can only reach the seventh tier. But remember, the best view comes from the hardest climb. Undoubtedly it is the most beautiful fall of Thailand. You can take a enjoy the waterfall or go for some wildlife spotting in the lake.
Khao Yai National Park
Three hours drive from Bangkok is the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Khao Yai, which is Thailand’s third largest national park and is known for its diverse pool of bio diversity. The park was established in 1962 and is spread in area of 2,000 square kilometres. To visit the park one can rent a car or bike. Visitors from around the globe come for hiking in Khao Yai National Park. To experience the rich flora and fauna one can plan staying inside for a night stay. The park is known for its lush green landscape, bushy forests, pristine waterfall and more than 200 species of birds and animals. Take a quite walk with mother nature and nurture your mind, body and soul.
If archaeology is your power capsule Thailand’s one of the longest cave system Tham Lot awaits you for being explored on foot or by a guided tour accompanied by a local village on his boat, who shall take you through the thousand years old remains. Tham Lot is located in the Mae Hong Son Province which is on the border of Myanmar and Thailand. These caves stretch to upto 1666 metres and have limestone stalactites and stalagmites which go upto 65 feet tall, all along the underground pathway, besides being home to bats and swifts.
There is natural beauty is every nook and corner of Thailand. It is truly a blessed country with innumerable unexplored natural sights. Whatever be your mood, a traveller, a nomad, a gypsy or a wanderer, you shall find your home in these natural sights in the Land of Smiles. Get mesmerised by these wonderful natural sights in Thailand and discover yourself.
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