Thursday, 21 February 2013

Bait yourself to a Serene Thai experience at Sangkhla-buri

Author: Joguru Team

Sangkhla-buri , this Thai town is not much of a buzzing tourist spot. So, if you are interested in some basic sight-seeing and a vacation that is devoted more towards relaxation and family time then Sangkhla-buri is the place for you. Attractions in Sangkhla-buri can be counted on fingers and you won't take much time in paying a visit to all these places. The town has not been developed as a commercial tourist location. This makes staying here for a few nights all the more interesting! It is actually the location of choice for the local Thai people, who come here to spend their weekends away from the hum-drums of daily life along with their families. Listed below are the essentials that you would need to know while planning a visit to this peaceful little place.
Attractions in Sangkhla-buri
The prime attraction here is the Wooden Mon Bridge. It is longest hand-made bridge in Thailand. Reviews say that this part of the town is worth a visit because of it stunning sunrise and sunset views. Vehicles are not permitted here; the whole length is to be trekked on foot. Cross the bridge and you will be lowered down to a relaxing café. Sipping a hot beverage with a serene lake and the sun peeping out in front of you is something no money in the world can buy! Other attractions in Sangkhla-buri are Khao Laem Lake and the Wat Wang Wiwekaram. The Three Pagodas Pass, a place on the Thai border, is another worth visiting point here. The Wat Sam Prasob or the Sunken Temple is another point of tourist attraction in Sangkhla-buri. Sangkhlaburi has a lot of natural attractions such as waterfalls, rough jungle and the Khao Lam Dam which flooded a valley of Sangkhlaburi and also parts of the old city. The old half sunken temple is a beautiful scenic area especially at sunset and sunrise. Local hill tribes (Mon) build most of their houses on the water as raft-houses. The people there impress with their charm and their natural kindness.
Accommodation in Sangkhla-buri
Being a small place and not crafted as a tourist destination, you won't find much of commercial and business kind of attitude here. There are quite a few good hotels in Sangkhla-buri. In fact, guesthouses would be more common here rather than hotels. Some of the best accommodations in Sangkhla-buri are provided at Coffee Berry, P. Guest House, Haiku Guest house and the Phu Than Resort. These hotels in Sangkhla-buri are not very hard to pockets. You can easily manage a stay for 2-3 days at any of these accommodations; three days would be enough to go through the entire Sangkhla-buri. So plan a trip to this place and have a wonderful vacation with your friends and family.
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Praveen is a prominent and amateur writer, primarily focusing on providing Sangkhla Buri Travel Guide for those planning to travel to Sangkhla Buri. Here you can get relevant facts about top Attractions in Sangkhla, weather, things to do, nightlife, Accommodation in Sangkhla Buri and lots more.

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