Thailand is a nation widely recognized by tourists for its beautiful beaches and street food packed with flavours. Overall it is considered to be a vibrant tourist destination. Places like Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi have been the most sought after destinations for their beaches, parties and street food.
Despite the party atmosphere on most parts of Thailand, there is an abundance of culture present across Thailand and one of the places that have been recently known for its natural beauty and various cultural attractions is Chiang Rai. A Chiang Rai travel guide will be quite helpful when you’re in the area, as there are some tourist attractions which are not to be missed!
If you are interested in a change of scenery from the usual Thai beaches, then a place to check out is the Thai Highlands. Doi Tung Mountain is a place worth visiting in the Thai Highlands. Most hotels in the area, such as Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort, focus on organizing special excursions to cultural sites and other places of interest around Chiang Rai.
There are various things to do in Doi Tung. One of the main attractions is the royal villas. This is a great place to explore Thailand and Myanmar from the summit. The views from the top are breath taking. Some of the places that are along the mountain and are of interest are Mae Fah Luang, the Royal Villa, and the grand holy temple of Wat Phra That Doi Tung. The drive leading to the mountains is breath taking and a visit to the hill tribe is a must do if you are in the area. This site was once an area that was flourishing with cultivation. While here it is worth checking out the temple Wat Phra That Doi Tung.
Fritzjames Stephen is a travel writer, who writes content based on the myriad of experiences and indulgences that the world has to offer travellers across all walks of life.