Day 2 - Was travel day to Pattaya.Thanks to a very minor accident,we had to postpone the travel to early evening and not morning as planned.We took a bus from Ekkamai bus station to Pattaya.Buses leave on time here and hence it is best to arrive early enough.It gets very humid in Bangkok and hence best to ensure that you consume enough fluids through the day.We arrived at our hotel in Pattaya,relaxed for while before we headed to the streets nearby.Pattaya can be very much on your face initially.Definitely not my favorite place!Travel tip - shared tuk tuks are really cheap.Do ensure that you confirm the price per person before boarding these shared tuk tuks.Day 3 - By now,we were getting used to the weather,food and streets in Thailand.The strong cooking oil odor is everywhere and takes time getting used to.Day 3 started by a walk down the Pattaya beach road.The beach is strictly okay here.Travel Tip - Buy water from 7/11.It would cost anywhere between 9-18 THB.Restaurants charge a lot for bottle of water.After a long walk down the beach road and lunch at an Indian restaurant,we were back at our hotel ready to move back to Bangkok.The bus ride from Pattaya to Bangkok feels very similar to the bus ride from Mumbai to Pune.Since,we had an early morning flight to Phuket next morning,we booked a hotel (G9 Bangkok) closer to the Don Mueng airport.Travel Tip - If you are short of food and it is very late in the day - just walk upto a 711 store and buy packed food for 35-60THB.They would warm it at their store for you to carry back to your hotel.We had to do this because all restaurants in the area had closed by the time we got ready for dinner.If one has time,chatuchak market is a must visit.Day 4 - Travel to Phuket!A very different place compared to cities in North Thailand.The approach to Phuket runway is lovely! There are several small hills dotting the sea below!It looks gorgeous from the top.
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Walking Street Pattaya
The infamous, notorious and the place to be at Walking Street will leave you curious when you enter but disturbed when you leave. GoGo Bars, gogo shows and lots of music everywhere all enveloped in so much of colour and so much of light Waking Street is one long street full of clubs on both sides. Be it the ladyboys spanking men as they walk by outside spankies, or the men murmuring ping pong show ping pong show with menu cards flashing in their hand, lots of raw talent out on street for entertainment and bustling bars with pool tables, some local bands, wrestling rings and gogo shows, you'll get it all in this one long street. Bar hopping is the way to go out here when you come in first, c'mon you don't want to be drunk already before you see the entire place. With Alcohol so moderately priced, you will not spend much even if you are club-hopping. Leo their local beer and the Chang are sold at dirt cheap prices but somehow they all seem too diluted and take forever to get you tipsy. The Gogo shows seem all morally incorrect to go for and most of you will come out regretting funding for something like that, but most like me will anyways end up going in to know what they already know. ATTENTION LADIES At the end of walking street there is this street shop which gives you shorts for 20 baht, you wouldn't mind picking a few for yourself and everyone else or probably start a shorts business. And there is a big swing just at the end of walking street costing about 110 baht for a crazy ride of BIG SWING which will last for a few minutes but will take forever to forget as it is way scarier than it looks. Don't eat or drink before hopping on to it unless you want to throw up mid-air.
Pattaya Beach Pattaya Chon Buri Thailand
Day 2: Laze around the Pattaya Beach and drive to the middle of the sea. One can experience multiple water activities like Sea Walking, Motor- Biking and Parasailing. One should not miss the sea walking. It is something one time experience. Reach Coral Island and enjoy the different grilled sea foods- Prawns, Fishes, Lobsters, crabs. One should enjoy the chilled beer with the freshly grilled, finger linking Prawns served with sweet chilli sauce. Fresh fruits are also an attraction. Durian, the national fruit, provides a sweet burst in anyone’s mouth. One should not forget to taste the big Thai Guavas. Those are very big to cease one’s hunger and sweet to relish one’s taste buds. Back to Pattaya Beach and drive to Pattaya Tower. Pattaya tower has 53 floors. One should take the pass which includes one welcome drink and privilege to choose any one of the pathways (Coming down through a rope; kind of bungee, 2nd way is to have an open two seater wheels on the rope and 3rd is to travel on a cage comprising 5 people at a time) to come down. Take a walk to “Walking Street”. One can enjoy a drink and live music and end your day by an authentic Thai Massage.
Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya City Chon Buri Thailand
Later in the afternoon we went out to see the Sanctuary of Truth. This is an intricately carved wooden temple at the sea side. They have preserved remains of Buddha here which is one of the main attractions. We managed to capture some amazing pictures here. We spent all of our evening here. Afterwards we headed to the walking street which is a lane by the beach road. It comes alive in the evening and flocked by a lot of people mostly tourists. This is the nightlife in Pattaya. We chilled for a while before heading to our hostel.
Pattaya-Naklua Pattaya Chon Buri Thailand
Our Hotel in pattaya was near beach and view was so romantic.We took tour of pattaya and visited the different places in pattaya city is so clean and beautiful.Underwateworld,dolphin show.Wat Pra ya temple:floating market in pattaya.NoogNoch botanical garden.Santuary of Truth.Walking street.we covered almost pattaya in 1 day.
Mini Siam and Mini Europe
Built in 1985 as a research experiment Mini Siam seems to have thrived. Getting down to the mundane specifics of transportation and entry fee, it is quite nominal. For an adult foreigner it is 300 Baht. It is open from 7 in the morning till 10 at night. There is also a food pavilion inside for hunger pangs. It is located just opposite to the Bangkok-Pattaya hospital. What with it colorful flora and fauna and little notes on the origins of the miniatures, it has the feel of an outdoor museum without the pomposity of culture attached to it. For kids, it is really fun. For a kid at heart, it’s still fun with a dash of knowledge.
Gems Gallery Pattaya Co
Gems Gallery - The place which leaves your mouth open when you go inside. Thailand is a place where you get best rubies in the world. Just go around the museum with a guide. After having a look at the gallery you will end up in the shop where you get nice collection of jewellery. Place to get something for your loved ones <3 and yeah one gets life time warranty and also the certificate for the item you got. Photography is strictly prohibited inside.
Nong Nooch Village and Tropical Garden Pattaya Thailand
Nong Nooch offers a delightful experience for travelers seeking for nature and cultural beauty. We totally recommend this place for the Thai Cultural show, the Elephant show and its beautiful botanical garden. Apparently, Nong Nooch's botanical garden is considered to be the biggest and most beautiful in entire South East Asia and we couldn't agree more! Tip: Take a tour to Nong Nooch Village by yourself as we mentioned earlier, the group tours are always in a hurry and you might just miss a beautiful place if you go with them.
Mini Siam Pattaya Thailand Pattaya City Chon Buri Thailand
If you are looking for a place to spend 2-3 hours and click some good pictures, i would suggest to visit the Mini Siam. This place is filled with miniature versions of many landmarks from Europe and Asia too
The Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm Nong Pla Lai Chon Buri Thailand
Million Years Stone Park & Pattaya Crocodile Farm - Too good place where you can find many animals not only crocodiles. You can find giraffe , elephants, tigers, birds and zebra. And yeah as the name says one can find crocodiles everywhere around the park. Collect the route map of the park and follow accordingly which takes 3 hours to roam around. Its not like normal zoo. Can get better experiences with animals when you go around this park. We can feed giraffs , sit next to tiger and make a life time picture out of it :P most importantly crocodile show was amazing. Worth a visit.
The Sanctuary of Truth Pattaya Chon Buri Thailand
What a magnificent wooden structure!! 20 years have gone by and it is still being constructed.. Every wall has a different story carved on it. Every inch is so beautiful!! The Sanctuary of Truth is a must place to visit while you are in Pattaya. The temple is located a few kms away from the town, which in itself makes the temple a serene and beautiful place, worth a visit, apart from its enchanting beauty. It takes about 50thb from 2nd beach road to reach this place in a tuk tuk. Don't forget to visit their workshop where you could see young sculptors working on the carvings. If you love architecture, you might spend hours visiting this place in order to understand the meaning behind the carvings. A glimpse at the photos tagged along and you would know what we are talking about!! Tip: You might want to carry some food/soft drinks/water as it is quite expensive inside the temple premises.
Alcazar Pattaya Chon Buri Thailand
Day1: Arrive at Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi International Airport. Reach the hotel and Rest. Get ready for Alcazar show and Big Eye Show. Alcazar Show: It is one of the best cabaret dance shows in the world. Beautifully dressed and gorgeous Trans genders dance gracefully on their toes. There are different show timings. Photography and Videography basically not allowed. A welcome drink is free with the pass. Once the show ends, one can get nice clicks with the performers in lieu of 50Baht. Big Eye Show: Big Eye Show is a sexy adult show. One should be bold enough to enjoy the show where the performers even try to gel with the audiences. Photography and Videography is strictly prohibited.
Amphoe Bang Lamung Walking Street Muang Pattaya Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150 Thailand
Eat, Shop, Dance and lot of other stuff here