Things to do for Backpackers in Thailand

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    Full Moon Party

    Full Moon Party

    Ranked #1 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    8.625 reviews
    Bars, Clubs and Nightlife, Entertainment
    Popular withBackpackersNightlifeAdventure

    Check dates before you arrive. There are also halfmoon parties here if you miss the main one ! Not for the faint hearted :)

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    Ranked #9 overall in Bangkok things to do
    7.971 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
    Popular withFoodiesBackpackersHistory

    Loved the market especially the food street at night. Great place to pick up gifts that don't cost the earth. Loved the crowded bustling streets; the aromas ...

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    Wat Arun

    Wat Arun

    Ranked #4 overall in Bangkok things to do
    8.9118 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Temple, Landmark
    Popular withHistorySpiritualBackpackers

    Such a beautiful place, especially at night when it is all lit up. Highly recommend finding a restaurant or bar that allows you this view !

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    MBK Center

    MBK Center

    Ranked #6 overall in Bangkok things to do
    7.9137 reviews
    Shopping, Mall
    Popular withFamiliesBackpackersFoodies

    Some people really enjoy going to this mall because of the prices, not me, to many people and there is not enough space.

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    Railay Beach

    Railay Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Krabi things to do
    9.141 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withOutdoorsyBackpackersAdventure

    Nestled in a small bay, this beautiful powdery sand beach is a perfect place to spend a lazy afternoon. The boat ride from Aonang beach to Railay beach takes about ...

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    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Chatuchak Weekend Market

    Ranked #3 overall in Bangkok things to do
    9.0218 reviews
    Shopping, Flea Market, Market
    Popular withBackpackersFoodiesAdventure

    A huge market with tons of food options and places to shop. You can find almost anything here!

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    Ton Sai Beach

    Ton Sai Beach

    Ranked #4 overall in Krabi things to do
    9.111 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports, Beach
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    My favorite beach in the area. Although not quite as picturesque as neighboring options in Railay, it's certainly far more mellow. One can sip a beer and read a book ...

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    Patong Beach

    Patong Beach

    Ranked #1 overall in Patong things to do
    8.3115 reviews
    Outdoors, Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withNightlifeAdventureBackpackers

    Patong is the most famous beach on Phuket because of its Pary and prostitution. If you see it once, it will be enough.

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    Haad Rin Beach

    Haad Rin Beach

    Ranked #2 overall in Hat Rin things to do
    9.217 reviews
    Beaches and Watersports
    Popular withBackpackersOutdoorsyNightlife

    Highly recommend a day trip. Take the ferry from Big Buddha pier leaves 1030 comes back 1730. Beautiful beach you can walk to when you arrive with lots of cafe's ...

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    Big Buddha

    Big Buddha

    Ranked #1 overall in Chalong things to do
    9.630 reviews
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
    Popular withAdventureBackpackersOutdoorsy

    Under construction, should be spectacular when finished. Great views in all directions from the base of the statue. Being a public endeavor, the construction process is slow but the place ...

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