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15 Top Places to Visit in Bangkok, Thailand



Bangkok, the moment you hear this name you imagine the happening nightlife and relaxing massage parlors.  Why wouldn’t you? Because this city is well-known for its distinctive culture and lifestyle. But the capital has got more in the store than just nightclubs. There are several top places to visit in Bangkok that are worth your visit. These places not only speak Thai culture but also can brighten up your soul.

Bangkok offers everything that you expect from this city. The noisy streets, crowded markets, and colorful surroundings seem like the capital of Thailand never sleeps. This city is one of the elements that make Thailand unique from every facet. From ancient sites & century-old temples to high-end shopping malls, this place provides an atmosphere that attracts innumerable tourists around the globe.

Whether you are planning a honeymoon trip, a family vacation, or making a solo trip, you must visit here at least once in your life. You will get to do oodles of fun-filled activities to make your experience an unparalleled one.

Which are the top places to visit in Bangkok?

Starting with a tiny port and trading center centuries ago, now Bangkok is one of the largest cities on the globe with over 9 million citizens. The capital has more to offer than just naughty nightlife. The popularity of this place is reaching another level, the prime reason is the cost is comparatively lower than other countries. As already told, Bangkok is a large city, so deciding where to go can be puzzling, especially when you have limited time in the capital. Don’t worry! We have unveiled the best tourist places in Bangkok that will help you narrow down your list to stopover. Also, it will persuade you to plan your next holiday in this destination.

1. Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute

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This one is among the popular destinations in Bangkok. The queen saovabha memorial institute is a snake farm. It is an abode of thousands of deadly snakes. This institute was opened in the year 1912. They are famous for extracting snakes’ venom. Once extracted the venom is researched, used for making many vaccines (especially rabies), and produces the antivenin.

Many tourists and students visit this captivating place to ogle at deadly yet beautiful snakes like pythons and king cobras. You can also learn about these poisonous creatures through lectures and seminars that this institute organizes.

This snake farm is open every day except on public holidays. You can visit there between 9.30 am to 3.30 pm. You can enjoy various shows on this farm.

Shows Timings

Venom extraction 11:00 am, Snake handling 2:00 pm

On Sundays and public holidays, this institute opens from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm.

How to get there? 

It is located at Rama IV road in Pathuwman. There are four ways to reach queen saovabha memorial institute—taxi, bus, subway, and foot.

2. Grand Palace

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The construction of this major attraction started around the year 1782 when the Siam capital was moved to Bangkok from Thonburi. This Grand Palace was the abode of the Kings of Thailand until the covert death of King Ananda Mahidol in the year 1946. 

Today this palace is one of the key tourist attractions. The complex structure of buildings is what makes them unique. It is located at the heart of the city.

How to get there?

You can take cabs. It will pick you up from the hotel to the destination. Taking the metro will save a lot of time and avoid traffic congestion but you have to reach the station and buy a ticket for it. You can also take boats if you want some entertainment on the journey. Boats can help you ditch the traffic while saving money on the fare

3. Chatuchak Market

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This weekend market is considered the largest in the world. This place is among Bangkok’s most visited places. From appealing jewelry & paper lamps to religious icons and pet supplies. You will find every single thing under one roof. Chatuchak market has over 15000 stalls that offer everything that you can think of. The best part is that items which are sold here are offered at a very cheaper price than elsewhere in the capital. 

You will get to eat appetizing street food in this market and mingle with Thai people. You need to arrive early and don’t plan anything else the entire day to do complete justice to this place.

How to get there?

This market is close to the Kamphaengpecth Station (MRT) which is just five minutes walk from Suan Chatuchak (Chatuchak Park) Station (MRT).

4. Wat Pho

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If your feet are up for some walking then Wat Pho can provide an exceptional experience on your trip. Located in the center of the Grand Palace area, this ancient temple was built by King Rama. This place was dedicated to pharmacy and is the first university in Thailand. This temple is considered an abode of healing. You can try a foot or Thai massage at the premises. But the prices of these massages are quite costlier than that offered in other parts of the city.

Nowadays, this oldest temple is well known for its reclining Buddha. The statue is very large that is approx. 45 meters in length and 15 meters in breadth. This statue is so big that you cannot view it completely from one point. You can only admire a few sections. 

The feet of the reclining Buddha are carved with numerous precious stones which makes them very beautiful to watch for beholders. The earlobes are very long which signifies noble birth and the shape of the hands seems like a lotus bud that symbolizes purity.

How to get there?

You can take Skytrain to Sanam Chai MRT station (nearest station to Wat Pho) then you will have to take a ferry. The ferry ride is fun for many tourists that drop you at Pier 9 which is closest to the Grand Palace then you will have to walk up to the temple.

5. Dream World

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One of the biggest amusement parks, dream world has got a lot of fun to offer to its visitors, especially kids. This park has four zones namely Dream World Plaza, Dream Garden, Fantasy Land, and Adventure Land. You can enjoy more than 40 fun rides here. The Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain can give you chills as these attractions provide a thrilling experience and unbelievable sights. 

The cable train offers fanciful views. Among the mentioned four fun zones, Adventure Land is the largest and accommodates several rides including Thunderbirds, Hanging Roller Coaster, Flying Carpet, Tornado, and Haunted Mansion.

Fantasy Land hosts ride with well-known fairy tale themes like Giant House, Sleeping Beauty, and 4D adventure. Whereas the Dream World Plaza and Dream Garden have astonishing gardens and fancy-themed shops in the store.

How to get there?

Start your journey from Victory Monument BTS station (N3) as this is the prime center for land transport. If you choose a bus then it will take 1 hour to reach Dream World.

6. National Museum

If you love Thai culture then you must love Thai art. The Bangkok National Museum is one of the city’s gems that attracts many art lovers to itself. You can spend several hours ogling at the artsy treasures inside the museum.

This place is a house of enticing art pieces, it also features artifacts, religious crafts, and exhibits. You can learn a number of things about the religious history and court traditions that influence art expression even today.

Many volunteers provide foreign language tours that begin at 9.30 in the morning on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Languages include German, English, Japanese, and French. 

How to get there?

This museum is 1.5 km away from Grand Palace and 33 km from Suvarnabhumi airport. You can take the bus, metro, or tuk-tuk to reach there.

7. River Cruise

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The Chayo Phraya River is also known as the river of kings in Bangkok. It is also considered the heart of Bangkok. This large waterway can give a new angle to discover some of the spectacular temples and monuments of the city.

You can plan your dinner on this river cruise and gaze at the lightened-up city. If you have come here with your partner, then you can organize a wonderful romantic birthday party here for them, Believe me, the devotee will be happy seeing all this.Sailing along the famous Grand Palace under the Rama VIII bridge will give you a lifetime experience. 

If you plan a day out, take ferries and express boats that are departed from Sathorn Pier. These rides stop at all those ports that are prime tourist attractions including Ratchawongse and Wat Arun. If you want to take a closer look at the city then you can take local canal boats which local. Thai people use it for their commute. This will give a great perspective to see the actual capital as these local rides pass behind residential buildings and mini canals.

How to get there?

The river is 9.8 km away from the main city. You can use public transport to get there. The nearest airport is Suvarnabhumi which is 40.2 km from the River.

8. Lumpini Park

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This is one of the most beautiful open-air places in the capital of Thailand. Whether you like sporty adventure or looking for relaxation, this place caters to your need. You can enjoy nature and see big lizards. It is a great spot for families.

The Lumpini Park covers 57.6 hectares and is located in the heart of the city center. It is very close to many MRT and BTS stations. This smoke-free park hosts walking trails, artificial lakes, and pavilions. It was established in the year 1920 on the plain ground that once was regal property. It is named later the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Nepal. This park offers various activities to visitors. Also, many concerts are held in this large park. It has all the amenities including street food stalls and bathrooms to afford a comfortable visit for tourists. 

There are several monitor lizards swimming across the lake and twittering birds in the trees. More than 30 species of birds dwell here. You can take a boat for a water ride and admire the nearby skyscrapers.

How to get there?

The park is located between Witthayu Road and Ratchadamri Road in the center of the capital. The Bangkok international airport is almost 38km away from the park. Taking an MRT to the Lumpini station or Silcom airport is the best option to reach the park.

9. Safari World

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This open zoo is believed to be the largest one in the world. What is an open zoo? A place where you can gaze at various animals roaming around freely is an open zoo. In Bangkok Safari World, you will find a marine park and a drive-through for animal treks. 

If you are planning a family trip with kids, then do pay a visit to this place. Your kids will have a day out filled with fun and adventure. There is a high possibility that lions and tigers will climb over your vehicle but it’s safe. Visiting this open zoo will provide one of a kind experience.

How to get there?

If you want to take a bus then head towards Mo Chit station (BTS) or Chatuchak Park station (MRT) to grab a bus. It takes around 2 hours to reach Safari World by public transit. Make sure that you are closely following the map to avoid any confusion.

10. Dinosaur Planet

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The dinosaur planet was inaugurated in the year 2016. The main motive of this site is to bring back the Mesozoic age with a twist. This center is a blend of entertainment with education. This place is among the most perfect ones in Bangkok for those who have kids.

This center hosts many popular thrill rides but the most exciting one is the 4D deep world. This ride takes visitors on an underground adventure. The other most stirring one is the Ferris Wheel which lifts the person to the highest point to offer a whole view of the skylines in the city.

How to get there?

This center is situated on Sukumvit road which falls between Soi22 and Soi 24 at 544/1 in Bangkok. To reach the dinosaur planet you need to take BTS Skytrain to reach Phrom Phong station. Take exit 6, from this point it is hardly a hundred meters walk to the center.

11. Floating market

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If you want to see or photograph the amazing morning life of Thai culture, then Bangkok’s floating market is the best place to go. This place still has traditional yachts that float in the main streams across the city namely— DamnoenSaduak, Taling Chan Amphawa, and Khlong Lat Mayom. 

You can also pick fresh flowers, vegetables, fruits, juices, coconut water, etc. Also, there are floating kitchens as well that provides fresh street food and serve you on the boat. It is recommended to bring out your bargaining genes when you buy things here. But try not to go overboard.

How to get there?

There are many floating markets in Bangkok but the largest one is Damnoen Saduak. It is the only one that opens daily from 8 am to 12 am. It is the most popular and touristy market which is 100 km from Bangkok. You can reach there by van from Mo Chit bus station.

12. Emerald Buddha

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This temple is also known as Wat Phra Kaew. Located on the land of Bangkok’s Grand Palace and among the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, the site is spectacular. It has a 15th-century Buddha statue which is carved out of bright green emerald jasper and gold.

The idol is comparatively smaller but has a massive significance and repute. It is sitting on its perch since 1784.  There are six pairs of giant demons idol that are guarding the main entrance of the temple. Every month thousands of tourists pay a visit to this temple to see the emerald statue. This place was one of the major treasures of King Rama I who ruled from 1782 to 1809.

How to get there?

River taxis or boats are the most economical way to get to the Emerald Buddha in Bangkok. It opens daily from 8.30 in the morning to 4.00 in the evening.  Photography is allowed on this land but forbidden inside the emerald temple. Make sure you reach early as the tropical heat is way too much.

13. Sky Bar at Lebua

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This sky bar is one of the highest rooftop bars around the globe. You can get a complete and fabulous view of Bangkok from the top. You get served famous signature watermelon cocktail drinks in this bar. This is a sophisticated as well as the stylish bar at Lebua that is a perfect getaway for couples.

Sometimes they have a live pianist who lifts up the mood and the atmosphere. There are many imported items that are offered on this bar. This bar is also featured in the hit movie Hangover II.  They also created a drink after this film namely Hangovertini. 

They follow a strict dress code, so don’t wear sleeveless or shorts and this applies to kids also. But dress up glamorously and hit the 64th floor for a romantic dinner with your partner.

How to get there?

The easiest way to reach the sky bar at Lebua is by taxi. It is inexpensive and quick. Make sure that the driver turns on the meter. Also, don’t try to negotiate the fare price as you will end up paying more than needed. Avoid taking tuk-tuk because you will be charged more.

14. Chinatown in Bangkok

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Out of many colorful neighborhoods in Bangkok, Chinatown is among the most exciting ones. Chinatown in Bangkok is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The main attraction of this place is the Yaowarat Road. It is very lively and full of restaurants, gold stores, food carts, herb shops, cafes, fruit stalls, and much more.

If you plan your trip to this Chinatown you will not be able to leave the place any sooner. Waiting till the sunset will be a full treat to your eyes and tummy. They are also in the process of revamping the place. You will get more places to dine than earlier.

How to get there?

You need to reach Hua Lamphong station in the southern part of Chinatown. You will board the MRT blue line at the MRT station to reach there. Once you get there take a walk from Hua Lamphong station to enjoy the beautiful sights. Make sure you carry a map to navigate without getting lost.

15. Patpong

Top Places to Visit in Bangkok

This is one of the wildest and most notorious places to explore in Bangkok. Patpong is the city’s original red-light region with a lot of adult entertainment and erotic pole dancing. The nightlife is quite busy and the size of the market is relatively bigger. This type of area might not be every person’s cup of tea. But it is a fun place to plan a night out.

There is no need to indulge in adult-centered fun but experiencing this culture is one of its kind. There is a large market that has slogan t-shirts and novel gadgets. Make sure you haggle when you buy anything here because the price of most of the things here is over-inflated. Additionally, be cautious of tricks and make sure you check the charges beforehand.

How to get there?

Catering to most foreigners, the evening is the best time to visit this place. Every bar in the area follows different timings for opening and closing. There are three ways to reach Patpong—Metro Si Lom exit 2, Sala Daeng BTS stop, and Subway: Sala Daeng exit 1.

Bangkok is known for several selves—food, holy, nightlife, and a rare lifestyle. The capital of Thailand is one of the most popular and economical destinations in the world. With buzzing markets, exciting nightlife, and never-ending options to explore things. This city awaits tourists every year. There are so many famous tourist spots in Bangkok Thailand that are worth your visit.

Bangkok is a wholly different world that offers adventure, entertainment, food, and much more to its visitors. Plan your next trip to this destination and make the fondest memories in this place. You might fill your bags with oodles of shopping but the number of memories that you will collect on this trip will be incomparable. 

Now don’t wait up, channel your innermost adventurer and fill your passport page with one more entry i.e. Bangkok.



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20+ Best Amazing Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand



20+ Best Amazing Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand

Do you know what makes Thailand, especially Bangkok one of the popular destinations to visit? The most spectacular bundle of things to do there. Don’t know yet? No worries, be ready with us to know more than the 20 best things to do in Bangkok, Thailand! 

Bangkok- An incredible cultural city of Thailand that gives you a very fascinating experience to last for your lifetime. The town is very popular for its distinctive lifestyle and culture. The happening nightlife of the place lures many tourists. 

The capital city has got a lot more than nightclubs and massage parlors. There are many things to do in Bangkok that one may experience for sure once in a lifetime. 

No matter if you are planning a friend’s vacation, a family tour, a solo trip, or a honeymoon, the city has a lot to offer to all. You will get to do loads of fun activities to make Bangkok sightseeing exceptional. Sit tight and explore the list of amazing things to do in Bangkok!

What are the best things to do in Bangkok, Thailand?

The flashy capital city has immense popularity worldwide that need not be mentioned. One of the major reasons behind this is the comparatively lower cost than other countries. As you know Bangkok is a big city, so anyone can get puzzled while fully exploring this place. To save time and make an itinerary, let’s enveil this list of the best things to do in Bangkok with us. You can also read about the top places to visit in Bangkok.

1. Enjoy the Grand Palace Visit

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Enjoy the Grand Palace Visit

Grand Palace or Royal Palace is the golden side of Bangkok which comprises many royal buildings. This place is considered one of the best tourist attractions in Bangkok. This palace was constructed for the Thai King, the Royal Court, and the administrative seat of the government in 1782. 

The Grand Palace is built on the edge of the Chao Phraya River and covered with a long wall of approx. 1.9 km. The palace’s outstanding structure and beautiful designs make the premises appealing to visitors. This palace is a cultural symbol of Bangkok.

Where it is located? 

The Grand Palace is situated on Na Phra Lan Road, Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

The palace timings are from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

2. Wat Pho is an Amazing Place to Spend Time

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Wat Pho is an Amazing Place to Spend Time

Visiting Wat Pho is one of the best things to do in Bangkok with family. It is considered the most iconic Buddhist temple in Bangkok. This largest and oldest temple has brilliant architecture and a very beautiful detailed design. 

The center of attraction here is the reclining 46-meter-long gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha.  The big premises of the temple also has a landscape garden with stone idols and stupas decorated with enameled ceramics. 

Where it is located? 

Wat Pho is located at 2 Sanam Chai Road, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

You can visit the temple from 8 AM to 5 PM.

3. Praying at Wat Arun is an Amazing Experience

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Praying at Wat Arun is an Amazing Experience

The next one of the best things to do in Bangkok is to visit the temple of dawn ‘Wat Arun’. It is situated on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. The beauty of the temple combines with the beauty of the river makes it one of the preferred points of visiting. 

You can take a Chao Phraya express boat. This cross-river ferry to Wat Arun is light on your pocket, so you should spend some time roaming across the area. The extraordinary architecture of the temple makes it one of the landmarks of the Thai metropolis.

Where it is located? 

Wat Arun is located at 158, Wang Doem, Khwaeng Wat Arun, Khet Bangkok Yai, Bangkok (opposite Wat Pho). 

When you can visit the place?

You can come here from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM.

4. Chatuchak Weekend Market is a Must to Explore

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Chatuchak Weekend Market is a Must to Explore

Who doesn’t like shopping, especially when they are out of the country? 

Nobody… right! So, if you are in Thailand, exploring the Chatuchak weekend market is the best thing to do in Bangkok. 

Chatuchak market spreads across 27 acres and has over 8000 stalls which makes it one of the largest markets in the world. Even after opening on only Saturdays and Sundays, the market has over 200,000 visitors. You can buy clothes, ceramics, handicrafts, books, etc. at very reasonable prices. 

Where it is located? 

Kamphaeng Phet 2 Rd, Chatuchak, Bangkok.  

When you can visit the place?

You can visit the market on Friday from 6 PM to midnight. And if you are going on Saturday or Sunday, make sure to visit between 9 AM to 6 PM.

5. Thon Buri is a Good to Visit Place

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Thon Buri is a Good to Visit Place

Thon Buri is one of the best tourist attractions in Bangkok. It is one of the most appealing neighborhood destinations of Bangkok located on the west bank of Chao Phraya river. 

The amazingly built wooden houses and the iconic Buddha temples are the top attractions of Thon Buri. Some of the great places to visit there include Royal Barges Museum and Santa Cruze Cathedral.  

Where it is located? 

Thon Buri, Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

As there are many things to do in Thon Buri, you can plan your travel accordingly.

6. Explore the Royal Barge Museum

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Explore the Royal Barge Museum

As you already read about Thon Buri, one of the greatest places to visit in Bangkok. And Royal Barge Museum is one of the Bangkok Sightseeing in Thon Buri. Here, you can discover 8 historical royal barges which the kings while traveling. 

These interesting barges are made up of large teak pieces with beautiful decorations and engravings of mythical creatures. And all of these are over 200 years old. 

Where it is located? 

Arun Ammarin Road, Khet Bangkok Noi, Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

You can visit there from 9 AM to 5 PM.

7. Bangkok Flower Market is not to be Missed

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Bangkok Flower Market is not to be Missed

Exploring the flower market is one of the best things to do in Bangkok with family. Located in the Chao Praya River, the flower market is one of the top attractions of this capital city.

You can find here tons of flowers of different shapes and sizes. It is a huge wholesale flower market. The amazing thing that makes it unique is the 24*7 availability of the market shops. Exploring varieties of flowers there can be one of the best things to do in Bangkok at night in your itinerary.

Where it is located? 

Jakkrapet Road, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can visit the flower market at any time of the day and any day of the week.

8. Visit the Museum of Floral Culture

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Visit the Museum of Floral Culture

Continuing further with the flower topic, visiting the Museum of Floral Culture is one of the best things to do in Bangkok to keep your mind refreshed. It is the creation of the globally famous Thai flower artist Sakul Intakul. 

If you are a keen lover of flowers and those who are interested in exploring Thai culture, the Museum of Floral Culture is a must-visit place. You can explore the exquisite collection of floral art in the whole museum. And the cherry on the cake is the lovely treat of fragrance-based special tea. 

Where it is located? 

315 Samsen Road Soi 28, Yaek Soi Ongkarak 13, Dusit, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can visit the museum between 10 AM to 6 PM (except Mondays).

9. Must Watch a Muay Thai Boxing Show

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Must Watch a Muay Thai Boxing Show

The next choice on the list is one of the fun things to do in Bangkok. If you get bored from visiting palaces and museums, you can have a mind diversion with a Muay Thai Boxing show. 

You can find many boxing stadiums across the whole country, but Bangkok has the biggest boxing show. The national sport of Thailand is Muay Thai and is the talk of the town. So, if you are planning to visit Bangkok, make sure to pack one of your evenings with a fun-based fight show. 

Where to visit? 

You can watch the show at Lumpini or Ratchadamnoen or Channel 7 stadium. 

When you can watch the show?

You can watch the show from 6 PM onwards.

10. Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Tour is not to be Missed

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Bangkok Tuk-Tuk Tour is not to be Missed

You are in Bangkok and didn’t take the tuk-tuk tour, surely you’ve missed something. A tuk-tuk tour is one of the crazy things to do in Bangkok. Tuk-tuks are an important part of Bangkok a busy and congested city. 

Apart from going from one place to another in no time, the tuk-tuk tour is a fun activity. Tuk-tuk is normally a kind of auto-rickshaw with vibrant colors. Remember to negotiate the price before booking the tuk-tuk. 

Where you can take the tuk-tuk? You can take a tuk-tuk ride to most of the places in Bangkok. We suggest you explore the markets, food stalls, and beautiful sights of Bangkok on a tuk-tuk.

11. Bangkok Dreamworld is Worth Spending Time

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Bangkok Dreamworld is Worth Spending Time

Enjoying Dreamworld is one of the best Bangkok activities to do. Bangkok Dreamworld is a theme park that has roller coaster rides, animal shows, etc. Visiting Dreamworld is one of the top things to do in Bangkok with kids.  

You can spend a whole day as the amusement park has a large range of amusements designed for people of all age groups. The cartoon characters present there will surely amuse your children and make their Bangkok experience a memorable one. 

Where it is located? 

Thanyaburi, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can enjoy there from 10 AM to 7 PM.

12. Explore Mahanakhon Skywalk

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Explore Mahanakhon Skywalk

If you are looking for one of the most spectacular places to visit in Bangkok, Mahanakhon Skywalk is the best choice. It is the second tallest building in the city having 77 floors build with a height of 314 meters. From here, you can get an amazing view of the Bangkok skyline. 

You can walk across the world’s largest glass floor with 360-degree panoramic views. You can face some rush while booking as this is a must-do thing in Bangkok. So, book your tickets in advance. 

Where it is located? 

Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can go there between 10 AM to 12 AM.

13. Go to Siam Park City

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Go to Siam Park City

Another option on the list is to visit Siam Park City which is one of the best things to do in Bangkok with family. You can watch the world’s biggest wave pool here. And one mind-blowing thing in Siam Park City is the seven-story rainbow slide. 

You have many options to spend time at Siam Park City like, X-Zone, Water Park, Small World, and Fantasy World. 

Where it is located? 

203, Suan Sayam Rd, Khan Na Yao, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can enjoy there from 10 AM to 6 PM. 

14. Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is Worth to Visit

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Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is Worth to Visit

Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is another fun activity in Bangkok for kids. You can see here over 400 aquatic species and more than 30,000 fishes. 

This aquarium is home to many like penguins, water rats, etc. And one interesting thing here is the daily animal feeding program that you can witness. Among all, the shark-feeding show is one of the most popular ones. You can even take glass-bottom boat rides through the main tank. 

Where it is located? 

991 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon. 

When you can visit the place?

You can visit there from 10 AM to 8 PM. 

15. Visiting Maeklong Railway Market is a Unique Thing to do

Visiting Maeklong Railway Market is a Unique Thing to do

You must have heard about the Maeklong Railway Market if you know a little bit about Bangkok. So, if you are planning to visit Bangkok, You can’t miss exploring Maeklong Railway Market.

You can roam around the narrow market stalls (of around 65 KM) which surround the railway line (of 1000 mm gauge). Visiting here is a must part of Bangkok Sightseeing Tours. Your visit to this place that combines Maeklong Railway Market and Amphawa Floating Market. You can explore interesting Thai food items here. 

Where it is located? 

This rail line runs between Wongwian Yai, Bangkok, and Samut Songkhram in Central Thailand.  

When you can visit the place?

You can explore this amazing market in Bangkok from 6:20 AM to 5:40 PM.

16. Spend Time at Prasart Museum

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Spend Time at Prasart Museum

The next unique thing to do in Bangkok is to spend time at Prasart Museum. This museum covers around 2.4 hectares of area. You can relax your mind here as the museum spreads over a huge area even after being in one of the most crowded cities in Asia. 

Its tropical garden has some antique collections. All these are housed in some special structures like a Chedi, a Buddhist chapel, a Lopburi style chappel, etc. Some special things that you can witness here are low-carved teak tables, old manuscript cabinets, and tea sets from Ayutthaya. The collections here are endless, so try to cover this place when you are in Bangkok. 

Where it is located? 

9 Krung Thep Kreetha Road, Soi 4, Bang Kapi, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can go there from 9 AM to 2 PM except Monday.

17. Enjoy at Khao San Road Party

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Enjoy at Khao San Road Party

If you are a night person, then don’t miss the nightlife at Khao San Road. You can experience a vivacious nightlife scene all around. Attending night parties at Khao San Road is one of the best things to do in Bangkok for couples. 

This place is also known as the ‘backpacker hub’ as it clearly represents Bangkok nightlife for couples or friends. You can choose from a variety of pubs, cafes, and nightclubs to spend time with your party souls.   

Where it is located? 

Khao San Road, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can enjoy it from evening to late midnight. 

18. Explore SOI Cowboy

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Explore SOI Cowboy

If you want to make your Bangkok tour a thrilling one, do clubbing at SOI Cowboy. If you are going to a bachelor party with your friends, Clubbing is a must-to-do thing in Bangkok. And when a bachelor party comes to mind, one can’t skip the name of SOI Cowboy. The area is packed with neon-type lights, go-go bars, and many means of adult entertainment. 

Important: This one is only for adults traveling there, not for family. 

Where it is located? 

Soi Cowboy, Khlong Toei, Wattana, Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

From 7 PM to late midnight.

19. Enjoy Rooftop Bar Crawl

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Enjoy Rooftop Bar Crawl

Bangkok is a skyscraper city means one of the most iconic things to do in Bangkok is to spend some time at rooftop bars. You can sit at any of the famous restaurant roof bars to witness the awesome sunset time with your partner. 

Most of the luxury hotels in the city have the best rooftop bars of the city. Having dinner time with some summer drinks with your loved ones under the sky is the must-to thing in Bangkok. 

When you can visit the place?

You can enjoy a rooftop bar crawl from evening to midnight. Timings can vary as per different restaurants.

20. Night Cruise on the Chao Phraya River

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Night Cruise on the Chao Phraya River

You have already read about the Chao Phraya River in this blog as many famous places surround this river. But having a night cruise experience in Chao Phraya is another level experience. 

Having dinner at night cruise witnessing the most amazing places of Bangkok will change your perspective towards the beauty of the place. It is one of the most romantic things to do in Bangkok for couples. You can even plan a romantic birthday surprise there to make your partner’s special day more special. 

When you can visit the place?

You can take a night cruise from 7 PM onwards.

21. Spend Time at Lumphini Park

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Spend Time at Lumphini Park

One another way of spending time in Bangkok is exploring Lumphini Park. It is a small oasis in the middle of the noisy city. This peacefulness makes it Bangkok’s must-see place. While spending time walking around the green park with your loved ones and witnessing the beauty of the lake makes it a memorable place to visit.

You can also say it is one of the picturesque places of Bangkok as one can capture the lush green beauty with Bangkok’s modern skyline behind. The peacefulness of this place among the chaotic city makes it a perfect place for summer date ideas to make your partner happy. 

Where it is located? 

Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok.

When you can visit the place?

You can enjoy at Lumphini Park from 4:30 AM to 10 PM.

22. Go to Jim Thompson’s House

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Go to Jim Thompson’s House

Jim Thompson’s House is one such place that everybody doesn’t know about. This museum is located in the middle of this chaotic town and this place has hotels and malls all around. 

The popular American Businessman Jim Thompson’s art collection is exhibited here. The old teak house (6 Thai style houses) makes everyone remember the old charm. You can see the dedication towards the revival of Thai Silk (not so famous then) that changed the industry after that. 

Where it is located? 

6 Rama I Rd, Wang Mai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 

When you can visit the place?

You can go there from 9 AM to 6 PM daily. 

23. Bangkok Art & Culture Center is Not to be Missed

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Bangkok Art & Culture Center is Not to be Missed

The last but not least option on the list of best things to do in Bangkok is exploring Art & Culture Center (BACC). The premises consists of 9 floors displaying the various temporary exhibitions.  

You can also visit cafes and stores having handicrafts and art. The entry is free and the environment there is very pleasant. If you want to deeply explore the culture over there, you should add BACC to your must-to-do things in Bangkok. 

Where it is located? 

939 Rama I Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 

When you can visit the place?

You can visit there from 10 AM to 8 PM. 

Wrapping Up

Do you know what makes Bangkok one of the most visited cities in the world?

t has a unique lifestyle, amazing food, holy places, and awesome nightlife. And apart from such reasons, the cheaper travel plan to this place makes it the most famous tourist destination. Or you can say this is one of the cheap places to travel in Asia

We have collected here the most popular things to do in Bangkok from where you can select your favorite ones. Apart from such place visits, you can also try outdoor activities as Bangkok (Thailand) has some of the best hiking places to try. 

Just take a few bucks and pack your bags and you are ready to make a bucket full of memories for a lifetime.



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8 Best Places to Visit in Summer Vacations



Places to Visit in Summer

Are you looking for the best places to visit in summer vacation for a perfect weekend getaway? Then, continue reading this blog to find out what they are.

Summer is the time to spend quality time with your friends and family as it marks vacation time. The hot climate is a challenge, though; it is a great experience to enjoy the green meadows, the blue sea, and the white snow even during the summer. Yes, there are a lot of places in the country where you can enjoy all these in the hottest season as well. In India, the summer season starts in April and continues till June. 

So, here is a list of the best eight places to visit in summer where you can escape from the scorching heat and visit these cold places in the summer season and enjoy them. Have a look and plan now where to head before the summer ends.

Also, before you plan your trip itinerary, don’t forget to check these do’s & don’ts of holiday shopping tips.

Best  Places to Visit in Summer in India


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The number one place on our list of best summer holiday destinations is Manali. A lot of things have been told about Manali. It is one of the best places to visit for immense entertainment and fun during the summer. Here the temperature during summer ranges from 17-25 degrees. But still, it will be cool weather here, and it is regarded as the best time to get yourselves to indulge in some major thriving activities.

Things you can do in Manali

  • Explore outdoor activities including paragliding, rafting, trekking, mountaineering, and lots more activities on the list to keep you entertained. 
  • Immerse yourself in the unusual sight of the blooming flowers and the greenery of the place is also another reason for you to visit the place in Summer.
  • You can visit the Solang Valley where you can enjoy skiing, camping, horse riding, snow scooter, and a lot more.
  • If you have more time in hand, you can enjoy the river rafting in Kullu which is at a distance of 40 km.

Traveling solo? Then check out these amazing useful solo traveler tips that will make your trip safe, convenient, and joyful.


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The next one of the best summer vacation spots is Sikkim which is one of the most sorted summer destinations in India. It is one of those states in India which is immensely blessed with the beauty of nature. A lot of beautiful lakes, waterfalls, rivers, snow-capped mountains, and lots of flora and fauna make this place one of the most beautiful states in the country. March-May is the best time to visit this place.

Things you can do in Sikkim

  • There are a lot of locations here that you can enjoy this summer including the Nathula, Changu Lake, Kanchenjunga waterfall, Singshore Bridge, etc.
  • Witness the distinct wildlife species in the Zoological Park.
  • If you are a sucker for some mesmerizing views, then visit the Tashi Viewpoint.
  • Enjoy the forest trails by going for a trek to Changgu and Tsomgo lakes.
  • For food lovers, don’t forget to stop by Taste of Tibet, Thakali, and The Coffee Shop.

Make your trip more exciting by saving time on mindless hunting for the cheapest flight tickets and following these flight booking myths to save energy.


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Munnar is known for the blessed nature’s beauty and the awesome climate it offers its visitors. Needless to say, coming is one of the best places to go in the summer on our list. March sets the beginning of the summer season in Munnar. The temperature can go up to 35 degrees during this season but, it offers calm weather to enjoy the serene beauty of this place. It is also the time when flowers bloom, and it is a great sight to watch it.

Things you can do in Munnar

  • The most prominent and magnificent beauty of the Munnar is the meeting point of the 3 rivers Kundaly, Madhurapuzha, and Nallathanni.
  • For an adventure junkie, indulge yourself in activities like hiking, cycling, horse riding, and a lot more.
  • Witness the rarest wildlife species at Eravikulam National Park.
  • Enjoy the picnic spots like Lakkam Waterfalls, Attukal Waterfalls, and Thoovanam Waterfalls with your family and friends.
  • Take the tour to Kolukkumalai Tea Estate, which is one of the elevated tea plantations on the planet.

Munnar offers sheer bliss and a never-ending list of quality places where one can choose according to their personal interests.


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Ooty is the favorite destination honeymoon and one of the best places to visit during summer for a newly wedded couple, so also it is a great spot for enjoying summer vacation. The climate here will not be as cold as it is during the winter season but it will not dehydrate you whatsoever. The place is again full of attractions that can keep you busy for your whole vacation. You can enjoy real homemade chocolates, flowers, fresh veggies, plantations, boating, and lots more other interesting things that will give you a memorable vacation.

Things you can do in Ooty

  • Take the Nilgiri Mountain Toy Train ride which is a UNESCO heritage property and enjoy the picturesque tunnels, steep rides, and in-between waterfalls.
  • Get to know about their local tribal culture by visiting the Toda Huts.
  • Attend the one-of-a-kind Summer Festival of Ooty which is only held in the month of May where you can participate in boat races or see the beauty of flower shows.
  • For trek lovers, go for Doddabetta Peak, Kotagiri Trek, and Glenmorgan Trek.
  • Apart from these, you can enjoy boating in Emerald Lake, taste homemade chocolates, visit the honey and bee museum, and more. 

Also, check out these astounding summer date ideas to make your trip even more memorable.

Hemkund Sahib

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Hemkund Sahib

Hemkund Sahib is one of the best places to go for a summer vacation in India. If you do not know much about this place, it is a pilgrimage located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. You can see the glacier lake here, which is surrounded by seven snow-clad peaks, you can go trekking here in the summer. Do not even think of doing any activity here in the winter as it will be fully covered with snow.

Things you can do in Hemkund Sahib

  • Witness the beauty of the breathtaking and sacred Hemkund Lake, also known as the Lake of Snow.
  • Enjoy the forest trails of Valley of Flowers and sink yourself in the beauty of the borderline Pushpawati river and the wreath of nature.
  • Visit the religious Bheem Pul and Saraswati Temple which has successfully managed to retain their old world charm.


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It is sometimes good to go spiritual. Amarnath is one of the best summer vacation places to be with family during the summer season. A 7.5 degree during the summer is just a typical temperature here. The temple is open to devotees only during the summer when they are blessed to witness the Ice Lingam of Lord Shiva. It is indeed a blessing to see a glimpse of this favorable view at least once in a lifetime!

Things you can do in Amarnath

  • Trekking enthusiasts can go for the Gangabal Trek, which starts from Srinagar and continues their path to end at the mesmerizing Gangabal Lake.
  • Get the thrill of doing river rafting in Pahalgam.
  • You can go for a Helicopter ride if you have been to and can enjoy the astounding mountaineering views.
  • Apart from the above, you can immerse yourself in shopping, a bit of golfing, and good eateries at Pahalgam.

Rohtang Pass

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Rohtang Pass

Are you an adventurous person in life? If so, you should head to Rohtang Pass which connects Kullu Valley with Lahaul and Spiti Valley. This is also listed as one of the best fun places to go in the summer. You can see snow throughout the year at this spot. It is one of the coldest places in India and is famous for being one of the finest places in India to enjoy summer vacation. Also, considering this place as one of the cheap summer travel vacation destinations, which is good for those with money constraints,

Things you can do in Rohtang Pass

  • Opt for one of the many adventurous trekking trails (Manali-Lahoul Pass is one of them) and enjoy the scenic beauty of glaciers, waterfalls, and mountain peaks.
  • Indulge yourself in outdoor activities like skiing, mountain biking, or sledge riding, and have an adrenaline-rush day.
  • Visit the nearby tourist places, including Rohala Waterfall, Kothi, Gulaba, and a lot more.



Ranikhet, one of the magnificent and appealing cantonments hilly areas, also called Queen’s Meadow, is one of the most popular summer vacation spots in the country. It is believed to be Queen Padmini of Kumaon’s residence. Ranikhet is presently one of the most popular summer vacation spots due to its illustrious temples, expansive nine-hole golf course, a plethora of orchards, and breathtaking surroundings. You can plan your trip to Ranikhet, one of the best places to travel in the summer, this season.

Things you can do in Ranikhet

  • Have a one-of-a-kind spiritual experience at Jhula Devi Temple, where you would see the zillions of bells tied by the admirers.
  • Spend a good quality time with your family at Ashiyana Park.
  • Experience the Katarmal Sun Temple’s stunning architectural magnificence.
  • End your day with a boating ride at Naukuchiatal, the biggest lake in the Nainital area.
  • Find calmness in the midst of nature at Chaubatia Gardens.


So, these are the best places to visit in summer that you can include in your must-visit summer vacation bucket list. We have received wonderful stories from visitors who have traveled to these places. And hope the same for you.

Enough heat out there? Do you want to know something more interesting? Check out these amazing, refreshing summer cocktails that you can enjoy anytime and anywhere.



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The 30 Best Things to Do in Goa You Don’t Want to Miss



Things to Do in Goa

Planning a trip to Goa, but confused about what to do in Goa? Don’t worry, here is a collected list of the 30 best things to do in Goa to sort it out for you!

Goa- A fantastic combination of beach visits, nightlife, seafood, flea markets, magical forts, Churches, and the list goes on. It is one of the most famous and ultimate travel destinations in India. The place has comfortable weather conditions all over the year that makes it the most perfect travel place. After all, Goa is one of the best monsoon destinations in India.

As this travel option has so much to offer, the question of ‘what to do in Goa’ is pretty normal. Hence, your confusion ends here. The list given here consists of the 30 best things to do in Goa. You can choose as per your travel time and plan. 

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Excited to know! 

Let’s jump on the list to choose smartly!

Best Things to Do in Goa to make the most out of your trip

Explore the Beach Fun

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Explore the Beach Fun

Visiting Goa means visiting India’s most loved beaches!

Nobody can miss the exploring of the beach fun in this beach destination. This is one of the most desirable things to do in Goa. These seasides offer so much to try like water sports, sunbathing, parties, and much more. 

No matter whether you are visiting North or South Goa, beaches are everywhere around. Here you can check the list of famous beaches in the respective directions of the State.

Popular Beaches in North Goa

Anjuna beach, Baga beach, Vagator beach, Calangute beach, Arambol beach, Candolim beach

Popular Beaches in South Goa

Agonda beach, Palolem beach, Colva beach, Butterfly beach, and Benaulim beach. 

We have provided so many options to visit beaches as some of the popular ones are always crowded with tourists. So, if you want to enjoy some serene beaches, you can choose as per your wish. You can plan a romantic beach date with some astounding summer date ideas if you are traveling with your partner.

Visit the Striking Forts

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Visit the Striking Forts

Striking forts…that too in Goa…confused? 

You read it right, there are so many majestic fort options to explore in Goa. These places are simple magnificos and brilliant in architecture. Apart from this, the most important part about the beauty of these forts is their surroundings with breathtaking views. 

Again, no matter whether you are in North Goa or South Goa, you have a list to choose from.

Forts in North Goa

  • Chapora Fort
  • Aguada Fort
  • Corjuem Fort
  • Reis Magos Fort

Forts in South Goa

  • Mormugao Fort
  • Cabo de Rama Fort

Before visiting these suggested locations, you are advised to check the fort timings and the nearby famous places. Visiting and exploring forts is one of the best things to do in Goa. 

Take a Casino Experience

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Take a Casino Experience

If you want to hit the tables with your luck, then Goa’s casinos are a must-try. This is a personally missed thing when I visited Goa, but I regret it every time I heard about it. So, don’t repeat this mistake, and try your luck by taking a good casino experience.

Most of them are floating casinos that offer a world full of fun and entertainment. Some of the popular casinos in Goa are

  • Casino Pride
  • Deltin Royale
  • Casino Palms
  • Majestic Pride

They also provide delicious cuisines with lots of gaming options. Before opting for this unique thing to do in Goa, you should check the prices and entry fee structure

Don’t forget to check this – Top 15 Budget-friendly Cheap Places to Travel in Asia

Romantic Sunset Cruise in Mandovi River

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Romantic Sunset Cruise in Mandovi River

The unblemished Mandovi river is one of the best places to visit in Goa. And experiencing a romantic sunset cruise experience there is the cherry on the cake. This is one of the must-have things to do in Goa for couples. If you want to enjoy a premium dinner date, this is the best option for you. 

You can see adorable lush green tropical trees all around the coastline of the Mandovi river. This awesome cruise experience offers dance, musical performances, games, and many activities to do apart from the best cuisines. You can get an awesome Goan experience while dining on this sunset cruise. This is one of the best things to do on valentine’s day with your loved ones.

Explore Islands

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Explore Islands

Going to a beach destination for holiday, but missing out to explore some island experiences is not a good thing. Goa has some good island options to visit as they all offer natural and historic things to explore. And the three best of all are

  • Chorao Island
  • Divar Island
  • Sao Jacinto Island

Whenever you visit any of the islands there, maybe you don’t get to see the fantastic churches and architectural buildings there. But being at a little distance from the crowded Goa places, they are one of the good things to do in Goa. You can actually connect yourself with the essence of Goa with such places. 

Don’t forget to check this – The 10+ Best Islands to Visit

Take Sunbathe Experience

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Take Sunbathe Experience

Sunbathing is something that everybody may not like, but trust me, it is the best experience you can take there. This is so simple and soothes your mind and body. You just have to rent a shack on the beach to take sunbathe with some delicious summer cocktail drinks.

You can go to any of the less crowded beaches if you want to enjoy it in calmness. You can come with your kids in the afternoon and enjoy it to calm your mind from the hustles of life. And your kids can enjoy themselves on the beach and play with the sand. You can choose the cleanest and best places in north Goa to do this. And after taking a sunbath in the afternoon, you can enjoy the sunset views on the beach. 

Scuba Diving Experience

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Scuba Diving Experience

The next option on the things to do in the Goa list is experiencing scuba diving. You can consider any cleanest beach option for this. Two islands that are very popular for this are Pigeon island and Bat island.

No matter if you are a beginner or an expert, you will enjoy the scuba diving experience. Just book for it and go to the depth of the sea to enjoy some water beauties that exist underwater. 

Visit Dudhasagar Falls

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Dudhasagar Falls

Visiting Dudhasagar falls is one of the best things to do in South Goa. You will mesmerize by this waterfall beauty at a height of 1017 feet. The awesome greenery around this four-tiered waterfall is a must to see the place. 

It seems like a sea of milk is flowing down and that makes it a breathtaking sight to behold. If you want, you can also trek the trails surrounding the waterfall. It is located at the border of Goa and Karnataka on the Mandovi river.

Hot Air Ballon Ride

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Hot Air Ballon Ride

Yes, you can try a hot air balloon ride in India too if you are visiting Goa. The place offers so many hot air balloon ride options at various locations. This experience will take around 1.5-2 hours of yours. 

Most of the balloons can accommodate up to 10 people. But if you want to try it in private, you can book a personal one and enjoy the beach beauty from above the ground. 

Some of the places in Goa that provides Hot air balloon ride:

  • Assolda ground
  • Chandor

Book this exciting ride and enjoy the serene beauty from 2500 feet above the ground. Taking a hot air balloon ride is one of the unique things to do in Goa.

Enjoy at Night Clubs

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Enjoy at Night Clubs

Planning to visit Goa, don’t forget to enjoy the nightlife experience. Goa is a very well-known place to enjoy nightclubs. This will definitely bring your fun side out. Nightclubs near the beaches offer you a night full of fun, dance, music, and awesome food. 

Night clubs offer awesome DJ lighting with an electrifying music experience to make you dance for the full night. Some of the luxurious nightclubs offer rooftop restaurants and bars to give you an awesome party vibe of Goa. 

If you want to enjoy the whole night, but don’t want to spend much on clubs, you can try beachside shacks at Calangute or Baga beach.

Bungee Jumping Experience

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Bungee Jumping Experience

Want to try bungee jumping in India, then Goa is one of the best places to do it. The place offers quite a good list of options to experience bungee jumping. This is one of the desirable things to do in Goa that you can add to your bucket list.

This awesome and challenging activity is very nice for adventure enthusiasts. Its free-falling and rebound experience will definitely give you a chilling experience. 

Mayem Lake is one of the best places that offer this chilling experience in Goa. While experiencing this, when you will look down, you will see outstanding forest greenery. You will fall in love with this experience as the fresh air hits your face and make you feel awesome.

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Anjuna, a coastal village in North Goa offers a very nice experience of Paragliding. This exhilarating experience will give you an awesome view of the breathtaking landscapes. 

Seems to be difficult…Right! But don’t worry, a professional assistant will handle this motorist fly for you. So, you can get a seamless experience without any tension. 

Paragliding gives you an opportunity to get a 3D view of the scenic beauty of Goa from 1000 feet above. If you are in this beach State, try this once for sure and vanish your fear with this adventurous ride.

Pay a Visit to Spice Plantations

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Pay a Visit to Spice Plantations

If you want to do something new and refreshing in Goa, you should pay a visit to Spice Plantations. The place has so many spice farms that give you an amazing insight into the growth of the spice. These fragrant spices will definitely give you a sensory experience. 

You can walk through the plantations of cardamom, black pepper, cloves, and many others. This activity is a must-try, especially for nature lovers. Some of the spice plantations options that you can consider there are:

  • Pascoal spice farms
  • Savoi spice plantations
  • Sahakari spice farms
  • Tropical spice plantations

Apart from taking aroma with the magical visit to these farms, some allow you to take fresh stock with you. Spice farms are one of the unique things to do in Goa.

Explore Churches

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Explore Churches

Goa is not only famous for beaches and party lovers, but it also has equal importance for churches and archaeological sites. You will love the architecture of the churches and the calm environment there. Churches are one of the most visited places in Goa.

One of the famous churches of Goa ‘The Basilica of Bom Jesus’ is also recognized by the UNESCO world heritage organization. Some other popular churches of Goa are:

  • Saint Catherine’s Chapel
  • Church of St. Francis of Assisi 
  • Church of Our Lady of the Rosary
  • Church of Saint Cajetan
  • Church of Saint Augustine

One of the major things that you should take care of before visiting any Church is to dress appropriately and modestly. Exploring Churches is one of the best things to do in Goa.

Explore Flea Market

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Explore Flea Market

The next one of the best things to do in Goa is Explore the flea market. You can find flea markets outside all the famous tourist places in Goa. The flea markets are great to buy beach clothes, handicrafts, hats, artificial and stone jewelry, bags, and many more things. You can find it:

  • Near all the famous beaches
  • Outside the Chapora fort
  • At the entrance of the old Goa Church

But it’s not always possible to visit every market, so you can consider two of them: the Flea market at the entrance of Anjuna beach every Wednesday, and the Friday night market at Vagator. 

Do Snorkeling

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Do Snorkeling

The next option is snorkeling which is one of the best things to do in Goa for adults. You can find this water activity in many places, but three of them are the most famous:

  • Grand Island
  • Bat Island
  • Navy Island

The clear water of all these islands gives you a scenic view of the marine culture. Beautiful dolphins all around in their natural habitat make this experience even more magical. All the places offer this activity at competitive prices, so choose the activity at the budgeted price

Enjoy Kayaking

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Enjoy Kayaking

Kayaking is also one of the most adventurous water activities that you can try during your visit to Goa. It is also one of the hot things to do in Goa for couples. Kayaking is done on a canoe-like boat to enjoy the ride session. During this activity, you are provided with a life-jacket, and all the safety equipment to avoid any incident. 

Even authorities provide you with refreshments during your session that is included with the package. You can even spot some aquatic animals with breathtaking sea views during this water activity. Vasco Da Gama, Sal Backwaters, and Baga Creek are great places for such water activities.

Try Windsurfing

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Try Windsurfing

Surfing+Sailing= Windsurfing…..Interesting…Right!

Windsurfing is also known as boardsailing. This water activity requires physical strength and good agility as you know water sport is a little tricky. If you are an adventurous person and really want to know what to do in Goa, this is an outstanding option. Some of the destinations in Goa that offers windsurfing:

  • Bambolim Town
  • Vagator
  • Calangute
  • Colva Beach

Before going to any of these places, surely confirm the sport’s timings and price of the ride as it is not so budget-friendly.

Attend a Silent Party

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Attend a Silent Party

Silent parties are the main attraction of this beach destination for party lovers. If you have a love for trance music and want to groove in Goa, then surely attend a silent party. You can get your own gadgets to some of these party places. 

It is called a silent party because you have to wear your own headphones while grooving at the DJ’s tunes. A big dance floor and energetic music vibe are all about the complete enjoyment package. It normally starts at 9 pm and goes on till morning. This unique way of partying is a lifetime experience to enjoy.

You can also enjoy different kinds of local cuisines there. Glitz and glamour all around make it a perfect thing to do for couples or bachelors.

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Take a Bike Tour

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Take a Bike Tour

When you are visiting the tourist hub of India, how can you miss the scenic beauty all around? Yes, you have the option to take a tour on a bike in Goa.

Goa is popular for its unique activities and one of them is getting a bike on rent to take a city tour. You can stroll on the streets without any hassle for the whole day. As the world is going environmental, you also have the option to get an e-bike. 

Just remember to take your water bottle, sunglasses, and comfortable footwear, and you are ready to stroll Goa’s streets.

Enjoy Dolphin Tour

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Enjoy Dolphin Tour

Candolim- one of the best places to visit in north goa is very popular for a dolphin tour. The tour is about one hour long and is a must-to-do and the best activity to do in Goa with family. You can witness beautiful dolphins playing around you while riding on a boat. 

To take this dolphin tour, you have to go on a cruise ride. And this will take you to the place where you can witness dolphins. People of any age group can visit there. It’s advisable to take this tour in the evening as you can see the beautiful sunset view.

Visit Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary

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Visit Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary

Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary is a good place located in the western ghats in Sanguem Taluk. It is situated near the town of Molem. Before 1969, this wildlife sanctuary was known as Mollem Game sanctuary. 

You can take an open jeep safari to see various animals like deer, Indian Bison, Elephants, and a huge variety of bird species. You can go up to Devi’s Canyon to get a wide view of the park. And if you are lucky enough, you can get an unmatched glimpse of animals from above. You must check the timings before visiting this peaceful sanctuary. 

Definitely Give it a Try to Local Cuisines

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Definitely Give it a Try to Local Cuisines

If you are a seafood lover, you must try the local Goan cuisines there. The huge variety of their local menu has so many dishes for vegetarians also. 

Goa has a variety of restaurants almost at every corner with its local delicacies. You can experience a good Goa vibe at every food corner. You can also try their regional alcoholic drink- Feni and some tasty wines.

You should interact with locals to know more about food options. Some of the famous Goan dishes include Fish curry, Vindaloo, Fish Recheado, etc. If you are traveling to Goa in December, you can experience amazing food with awesome festive vibes.

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Do Oceanic Yoga

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Do Oceanic Yoga

Whenever anybody plans to visit any destination, they surely want to get a leave from their daily routine. And what can be more interesting than healing your mind with some Yoga near the ocean? 

Nothing…Right! Yoga on a sandy beach can give more strength to your muscles as per many studies. This is good to get a nice body posture. There are many yoga centers in Goa that can offer you this facility. But most of them require you to stay there for over 3 days. If you have enough time, experiencing yoga there is one of the most interesting things to do in Goa.

Don’t forget to check this – Best Yoga Poses for Beginners Everyone Should Practice

Take a Banana Boat Ride

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Take a Banana Boat Ride

Banana ride is another one of the best options for water activity in Goa. You can easily take this ride on so many beach options. Some of them which offer this water sport are:

  • Anjuna
  • Candolim
  • Miramar
  • Vagator
  • Agonda Beach

A Banana ride is basically a ride consisting of an inflatable boat that is of banana shape. This boat is linked to a speed boat. And 4 to 6 people can sit together on one banana boat. As the boat race across the sea, it throws off the passengers to enjoy it to the fullest.  This is one of the best things to do in Goa with friends. 

Go to Mangueshi Temple

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Go to Mangueshi Temple

Mangueshi Temple is one of the largest and most magnificent temples of Goa which is dedicated to the God Mangesh. The God Mangesh is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. 

This 500-year-old temple is the place of various ancient artifacts. The place has some interesting views that make it an amazing point of history:

  • The assembly hall
  • Water tank
  • Lamp tower

Just make sure to check the local dress code before you make a visit to the temple. Many of the tourists who visit Goa, don’t know about this temple. But if you have enough time, this is one of the best places to visit in Goa. 

Spend Sometime on Houseboat

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Spend Sometime on Houseboat

The home of leisure houseboats is Chapora river which gives you an amazing cruise experience of 5 hours or more. What could be more comfortable than spending a day on the water with scenic beauty all around? Trust me, this is not only comfortable for your eyes but also soothing to your mind. 

You can watch the local fisherman while catching fish. The scenes all around you will be spectacular.  One of the most amazing things to do in Goa is to catch a glimpse of the sunset while being on the river. You can make your taste buds happy with the Malvani food served there. No matter whether you belong to any age group, you can have this amazing experience hassle-freely.

Take a Trek to Butterfly Beach

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Take a Trek to Butterfly Beach

Butterfly beach is one of the amazing beach places to visit in South Goa. You just have to trek for around two hours from Palolem beach to reach the destination. You can witness hundreds of butterflies there. 

If you are short on time but still want to visit the beach, you can take a short boat ride instead of trekking. The beach has very less crowded that’s why it is the best place to visit in Goa for couples. 

Some other interesting activities that you can do there are Rock climbing, dolphin watching, canoeing, etc.

Visit Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

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Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

You must have heard about many wildlife sanctuaries, but bird sanctuaries are not everywhere. But Goa offers you an amazing bird sanctuary to visit named Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary. If you have a love for birds and you adore them, you should definitely visit this place. The place is at Mandovi river and is like an eye-treat for bird watchers. 

This is named after an expert Dr. Salim Ali who was a true bird lover. The place offers you around 470 species of birds to watch like Treewifts, Cuckoos, Ducks, Geese, and many more. 

You have to walk through amazing mangroves over bridges and an ample ecosystem. But remember to visit this place during the low-tide season.

Trekking to Lamgau Caves

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Trekking to Lamgau Caves

Lamgau caves are Buddhist-origin caves located in Lamgau village, Bicholim. The place is around 35 km from the capital of Goa. Not everybody travels to this destination, but if you are planning a long trip to Goa, you should definitely go there. 

The trekking path along with the cave is fantastic and thrilling. The structure of the caves is so mesmerizing as it is carved out on laterite. During trekking to the caves, you can interact with the locals and know about the culture.

Parting Words

So, this is all about the best things to do in Goa you don’t want to miss definitely! Now the question is ‘Is 3 days sufficient for Goa’? 

Actually, the answer depends upon your wish. If you just want to visit popular beaches and churches, you can say 3 days are enough. But if you want to explore each and every destination of the State, you need a long break. 

Book your tickets in advance to get them at the budgeted price. And remember, December and January are pretty crowded in Goa. So, plan your trip accordingly. 

Also, the place has hotels for every class to have an awesome stay there. You can choose as per the budget. Remember if you are going to Goa in the festive season, book your hotels in advance. This way you can make your stay peaceful and enjoy the best things to do in Goa to the fullest.

No matter whether you want to plan a trip with family, friends, or as a couple, this amazing place has to offer many things for all.



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