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Appreciating Thai Life Along Waterways From Two Cities by the Sea to Hill Top Palace

| March 15, 2016

Starting off from Bangkok, use Highway 35 (Thon Buri-Pak Tho) for about 30 kilometers to reach Mahachai District, turn left into Norarat Uthit Road and follow the sign to Samut Sakhon Hospital At the intersection, turn left on Highway 3242 up to the crossing where the right turn leads to Highway 3243, across Mahachai Canal.Take a right turn into Thammakhunakon Road. Wat Krok Krak, lies about 3 kilometers ahead on the left, on the …

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Splendid Experience Koh Chang Trat

| March 15, 2016

To reach Koh Chang, use Highway 3148 and continue for 17 kilometers to Laem Ngop Port, with delicious seafood offered in restaurants such as Laem Ngop Seafood, Kung Luang, Rim Saphan, and Rim Thalae. If you wish to cross to Koh Chang, take Highway 3156 westwards from Laem Ngop. There are 2 ferry terminals, Koh Chang Ferry (3 kilometers from Laem Ngop) and Ferry Koh Chang, about 15 kilometers from Laem Ngop. The ship leaves …

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Along Eastern Seaboard on the Gulf of Siam Chanthaburi

| March 15, 2016

From here, follow Highway No.3 into Chanthaburi Province. The tour can be taken on 2 routes, “Forest Tour” and “Sea Tour”.
For the first route, use Highway No.3 which leads through 3 major forests, Phliu Waterfall National Park, by turning left at kilometer 301, and continue for 2 kilometers to the legendary splendid waterfall with a monument to Queen Sunandha of the Fifth Reign, then continue to Khao Khitchakut National Park by turning left …

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Skirting the Eastern Seaboard Rayong

| March 15, 2016

The route is mainly based on Highway No. 3 (Sukhumvit), about 110 kilometers from Rayong to Chanthaburi, and a further 70 kilometers to Trat, broad and divided highway throughout. The 2-lane sideways into various tourist attractions are asphalt roads in good condition. Precaution should be taken, however, as most vehicles use high speed, and the area is full of heavy duty vehicles including moving vans for containers, trucks and lorries with trailers. Start off from Rayong …

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Touring Around Central Provinces Nakhon Nayok – Prachin Buri

| March 15, 2016

The Central Plain is the rice basket of the country. fertile and wholesome with nature and folk culture. and has emerged as the site of major tourist attractions near Bangkok. The route around 3 major provinces. Nakhon Nayok. Prachin Buri and Chachoengsao. is ideal for a family vacation. convenient but resplendent with diverse attractions. Nakhon Nayok is famous for waterfalls and natural features favored by adventure seekers. Prachin Buri is mysterious with forests and rolling …

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An Easy Ride at Leisure from Lopburi to Saraburi

| March 15, 2016

The route takes you through diverse attractions cultural and natural sites. The comfortable and pleasant road is lined with famous food sources, all in easy reach. At the start of the trip, one finds the Three Pagodas, the unmistakable symbol of Lop Buri, a monument in ancient Khmer style, built in the 12th century. In the same area is Phra Kan (Gala) Shrine, previously a Hindu shrine in ruins. A new shrine was …

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Thai Craft Route Ayutthaya – Ang Thong

| March 15, 2016

Starting off from the nearest site to Bangkok, at Ko Kret, Pak Kret District, Nonthaburi Province, the production site of distinctive Man earthenware, drive to Pak Kret 5 way intersection and follow the direction to Nonthaburi Boat Landing. A signboard on the left points the way to Ko Kret. Turn left to Wat Sanam Nuea boat landing, opposite to Ko Kret, to take a shuttle boat to Wat Poramai Yikawat, with a leaning white …

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Paying Respect to the Reclining Buddhas Along the Chao Phraya River

| March 14, 2016

All along the banks of the Chao Phraya River. especially from Ayutthaya. Ang Thong. through to Sing Buri. the land long glorified with Buddhism from distant past to the present. traces of strong faith are found. particularly beautiful reclining Buddhas. Tracking down such traces is, therefore, fulfilling for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike. The path of strong faith starts from the old capital of Ayutthaya which retains its mystic charms of a glorious city that was at …

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Through the World Natural Heritage Site Khao Yai – Thap Lan – Pangsida – Ta Phraya – Dong Yai

| March 14, 2016

In July 2005. the 9th General Assembly of the United Nations Educational. Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO. in Durban. South Africa. inscribed Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex as a World Natural Heritage Site. The complex covers over 1,549,945.2 acres in Khao Yai National Park, Thap Lan National Park, Pangsida National Park, Ta Phraya National Park and Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary. comprising watershed areas rich in biodiversity, with more than 2.500 plants and …

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Admiring Flowerbeds among Sandstone Slabs Along the Mekong River Ubon Ratchathani

| March 14, 2016

The period towards the end of the rainy season. when the cool breeze starts. sees nature taking up its new mantel. as most plants and animals get prepared to enter hibernation During this brief transitional period. wildflowers burst into full bloom. painting cliffs and highlands in profuse colors. The route along the Mekong River in the flowering time enables you to discover the natural wonder of this brief period. the window of opportunity …

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