Poisonous or not, most people’s instincts would be to fear the sight of a snake, especially when seen in its natural environment. For those curious about the intriguing reptiles the city offers an exciting experience; a visit to the Bangkok Snake Farm. If you are looking for a luxury Bangkok hotel from which to use as a base to make a trip to this attraction or the city’s many others, a choice that visitors are often pleased with is Metropolitan Bangkok. This comfortable and stylish Bangkok luxury hotel is ideal for an exciting holiday and has many awards to show for its fine service.
On display Bangkok Snake Farm are many species of snakes in different sizes and colours, and visitors will have the opportunity to get a very close look at these creatures, as well as learn about them. Here the creatures are housed in an environment similar to their natural habitat, adding to the educational value of the site.
The Bangkok Snake Farm is one of the oldest of its kind in the world, and was established for research purposes. It is of immense medical value as studies are done here on venomous snakes, and anti-venom manufactured to supply several centres in need. Various snakes are needed in healthy conditions for this process and they can be put to this use only for a short time of their life span. After this point it is these snakes that are on display at the premises where they are provided with proper care. They are mostly those from the large variety of snakes native to Thailand that are found here.
While a trip to Bangkok is usually filled with shopping and adventure, the educational experience to be had here is not to be missed as it will provide visitors with fine memories to be cherished. Species such as King Cobras, Siamese Cobras and various vipers are some of the best loved creatures to be seen here and visitors may have opportunities to watch the venom milking process and even cobra dances. It is certainly a thrilling way to spend time when visiting this exhilarating city. Several vaccines ranging from that for rabies and snake bites to cholera also can be obtained here in times of emergency.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.