Apart from the vibrant nocturnal, Bangkok city is also best to explore the stunning parks and green spaces. The city is quite a huge bustling capital, but little know that the Thai capital is also home to a plethora of breathtaking parks and green spaces that offer you tranquility and seclusion amidst a different number of species of animals, birds, plants, and striking natural setting. The green spaces and sanctuaries are an inviting spot for every age. Whether you’re an old age traveler or voyaging solo, a trip to these stunning parks and green spaces serves you with utter relaxation and unwinding.
If you’re planning to visit Bangkok and are looking to add some dose of greenery and nature to your itinerary we have scooped out the most stunning parks and green spaces dwelling in the city. So, that you have the best of your trip.
Lumpini Park also known as the green lung is one of the city’s prominent parks. It is named after the place of birth of the Lord Buddha in Nepal. The park offers you a perfect natural setting to relax, unwind, meditate, and plan a picnic. The park is spanning over 500 km2 and houses an infinite number of plant and animal species. This natural sanctuary whilst the bustling city makes a perfect getaway for all those who are on a trip to escape the mundane of life. The main attractions of the park are various sculptures and pavilions, outdoor gym, tennis court, running track, and wildlife. The park is open daily from 04:30 to 21:00.
What You Can Spot In The Park?
If you’re wondering which species of plants and animals you can witness in the Lumpini Park we have plowed out for you. While strolling in the park you can spot monitor lizards, squirrels, turtles, various fish species, large snails, and various hot bird species such as pretty Zebra Doves, Large-billed Crows, Pied Fantails, Coppersmith Barbets, and Oriental Magpie-Robins.
Santi Chai Prakan
Santi Chai Prakan is a lovely riverside park and is prominently known as Phra Arthit Park. The riverside setting of this park is an ideal spot for all those who want to relax. Stroll around the park, sit on the Thai styled sala, or show your photography skills, the park is the best pick. You can spot a pavilion in the park that offers an open view of the Chao Praya River and on the northern corner Phra Sumen Fort. The park is a huge draw for the travelers and you should definitely add this to your itinerary if you want peace and relaxation on your vacay.
Sai Yok National Park
The National Park along River Kwai is a protected forest area near the capital city Bangkok. The place is best to explore mountains, caves, wildlife, and forests. If you love to explore nature and wildlife this is the perfect spot for you. A day trip to this national park is crammed with thrill, adventure, and fun. If you would be lucky enough you can spot Kitti’s hog-nosed bat- a very rare one and smallest mammal in the bird species.
Best Time To Visit The Park: December To January
Opening Hours: 07:00 AM To 05:00 PM
Activities You Can Do In The Park: Jungle Hiking, Camping, and Safari.
What Wildlife You Can Spot: Deer, Elephants, Gibbon, Sambar Deer, Serow, Tiger, Wild Pig, Slow Loris, and Bat.
Area: Spanning over 500-sq km.
Top-Attractions In The Park: Lawa Cave, Rock Valley Hot Spring, and Yai Lek waterfall.
Entry Tickets: Adults-300B, Kids-200B