Thailand is famous for its stunning beaches and telecard parties, but the northern part is about something like adventurous travelers. North of Thailand is a lush landscape that is decorated with rice fields, wooded mountains, valleys and rivers.
It is one of the northwestern provinces on which you travel, Sukhothai. This area of the country played a significant role in the history of Thailand as it is the first independent Thai kingdom built in the 13th century. Not surprisingly, Sukhothai boasts a number of historic sites. In fact, the Sukhothai Historical Park is one of the most visited sights in the region and part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here you will find the temples built during the Khmer period, the Ayutthaya era and the Sukhothai era.
Another fascinating historical site to explore Si Satchanalai. This rustic town is home to the Sawanworanayok National Museum where you can find a collection of finds, including ancient Buddha images. An overview of the history of ceramic goods in the province, shedding down the Sangkhalok Museum. Other venues such as the Celadon Kiln Site Study and Conservation Center and the Ramkhamhaeng National Museum.
Provincial scenery and historical sites, namely, driving and hiking are one or two ways. But it's another entertaining and very healthy way to discover cycling. There is always the opportunity to bicycle on yourself or organized cycling tours such as Sukhothai cycling and Sukhothai cycling. Part of the organized tours may take several days, including exploring the Sukhothai Historical Parks.
Northern Thailand is home to an elephant's wonderful populace, and if you want to think about the gentle giants here, staying in the shrine of the elephant would be a good experience. The Boon Lotts Elephant Sanctuary is especially popular with tourists. This special elephant sanctuary has played an outstanding role thanks to its elephant efforts and projects, which are more of animal welfare than commercial interests.
Boon Lotts is located in the north of Sukhothai, and includes a 500-hectare forest area. Visitors to the sanctuary will receive golden opportunities to feed and walk with the animals. The Boon Lotts guesthouse is open for those who want to stay overnight. Please note that the accommodation consists of basic cabins with only cold water showers, but the revenue generated by them will help you to enjoy the fun-filled nature conservation projects.
Sukhothai province is about 400 kilometers north of Bangkok. You can reach it by air, which is the fastest and most convenient way. Located north of Sukhothai, Bangkok Airways is owned and operated by an airport. The flight to Bangkok International is about 1 hour 15 minutes. Other transport options include train and bus services. Although there is no direct rail link from Sukhothai to Bangkok; then take the train to Phitsanulok Station and then take the bus to Sukhothai.
Source by Nagib Georges Araman