Thailand’s long weekend brought in a surge of tourists to Koh Chang Island and other areas, with visitors enjoying crystal clear waters, cold weather hiking, and natural attractions like Thi Lo Su Waterfall. Don’t miss the annual flower tour at Flora Park in Wang Nam Khieo starting on November 1st! #ThailandTourism #KohChangIsland #ThiLoSuWaterfall #FloraPark
Koh Chang Island Welcomes Numerous Visitors
During the recent three-day holiday weekend, the beautiful island of Koh Chang saw a significant influx of visitors. The holiday coincided with King Chulalongkorn Day and the latter part of the school break, contributing to the large number of people flocking to the region. In just this month, the Mu Koh Chang National Park office collected over 1 million baht in entry fees, indicating a high volume of tourists for this period.
The majority of visitors were Thai and European tourists, while the expected arrival of Chinese tourists has not yet materialized. According to Polwaree Buchakiat, chief of Mu Koh Chang National Park, the island has experienced pleasant weather, with crystal clear waters and sunny skies, perfect for swimming and other enjoyable activities.
Trat Records High Visitor Numbers
Saksit Moongkarn, former chairman of the Tourism Council of Trat, noted that Trat welcomed approximately 25,000 visitors during the extended weekend, following a daily average of 600 arrivals in tour groups over the past week. Other areas also saw an increase in the number of tourists during this period.
Doi Inthanon National Park Attracts Thousands
Around 3,500 tourists visited Doi Inthanon National Park in Chiang Mai, consisting of 2,833 Thais and 661 foreigners. The lowest temperature at Doi Inthanon was 10 degrees Celsius, with the weather forecast predicting cloudy and foggy mornings.
Phu Kradueng National Park: A Cold Weather Hiking Destination
Despite the chilly temperatures, nearly 2,000 tourists ventured to Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei over the three-day weekend holiday. Park chief Adisorn Hemthanont highlighted that most of the tourists were young hikers eager to embrace the challenge of the colder weather. The temperature in the area dropped to around 17.5 degrees Celsius in the morning.
Phu Ruea National Park: A Scenic Sunrise
Situated close to Phu Kradueng National Park, Phu Ruea National Park also experienced an increase in visitors. With temperatures at 16 degrees Celsius, the mountaintop became a popular spot for tourists to witness the mesmerizing sea of clouds at sunrise.
Thi Lo Su Waterfall: A Natural Attraction in High Demand
Over 3,000 visitors were drawn to the Thi Lo Su Waterfall in Umphang district of Tak province during the long holiday weekend. District chief Thanpawat Puriwattanametha revealed that the influx of tourists had resulted in fully booked hotels and packed camping grounds in the area.
Anticipating the Flower Tour in Nakhon Ratchasima
As the cold season arrives, people flocked to Wang Nam Khieo district in Nakhon Ratchasima, where the temperature dropped to 22 degrees Celsius. Flora Park in the district is currently preparing for its annual flower tour, which is set to begin on November 1st.
Frequently Asked Questions
What attractions did the recent long weekend bring to Thailand?
During the recent long weekend, Thailand experienced a surge of tourists in various areas such as Koh Chang Island, Doi Inthanon National Park, Phu Kradueng National Park, Phu Ruea National Park, and Thi Lo Su Waterfall. Visitors enjoyed crystal clear waters, cold weather hiking, and natural attractions. The annual flower tour at Flora Park in Wang Nam Khieo is also set to begin on November 1st.
How did the long weekend affect Koh Chang Island?
Koh Chang Island saw a significant influx of visitors during the long weekend, which coincided with King Chulalongkorn Day and the latter part of the school break. The Mu Koh Chang National Park office collected over 1 million baht in entry fees, indicating a high volume of tourists for this period. The majority of visitors were Thai and European tourists who enjoyed the pleasant weather, crystal clear waters, and sunny skies.
What cold weather hiking destinations were popular during the long weekend?
The colder weather attracted nearly 2,000 tourists to Phu Kradueng National Park in Loei over the three-day weekend holiday. Most of the tourists were young hikers eager to embrace the challenge of the colder weather, with temperatures dropping to around 17.5 degrees Celsius in the morning. Phu Ruea National Park, situated close to Phu Kradueng National Park, also experienced an increase in visitors, with its mountaintop becoming a popular spot for tourists to witness the mesmerizing sea of clouds at sunrise.