Thailand is a golfers’ paradise with literally hundreds of courses to choose from, most of which offer spectacular surroundings and top class facilities for a fraction of the price you pay elsewhere in the world. Thais love to play golf, but tend to prefer the added comforts of buggies, caddies and full club house facilities. This makes golfing in Thailand and absolute pleasure, both challenging and relaxing.
Long and wide, the Chao phraya River , or the “ River of Kings “ is a major River of Thailand. It looks like a graceful snake from the north to central region, ending in Bangkok where it enters the Gulf of Thailand. The Chao phraya River is 370 kilometers long and approximately 150m wide 15 meters deep. Traces of the early Rattanakosin Period such as architecture and traditional way of life, Buddhist Temples, can still the found in areas along the River , largely hidden to those who travel by land.
Try it by tandem to get the rush without the responsibility, or invest some time in learning the theory – the choice is yours. Then you can progress from jumping alongside instructors with radios to guide you in, to flying solo. This is an adrenalin rush not to be missed and an experience enhanced by the surroundings of tropical Thailand.
Trips can range from hiking, which requires good footwear and is suitable for all levels of fitness, to rock climbing, which needs prior knowledge of specialist equipment and some previous experience. Be it traversing tropical rainforest and scaling limestone rock faces, or reaching that all-important summit to enjoy breathtaking views, there is a guide that can take you there.
If you don’t like the prospect of having to get certified and strap a gas tank to your back, then snorkeling may be a better option for you. Anyone can go snorkeling as long as you can swim, yet you still get to see many of the same beautiful marine life and coral reefs that you would when diving.
Thailand has plenty of hilly terrain with dense greenery and jungle. The best place to go hiking in Thailand is in the north around Chiang Mai where the natural scenery is spectacular. In addition to the scenery and wildlife you’ll have a chance to come into contact with the indigenous hill tribe people in the area which makes for an interesting cultural experience.