Top 4 places to experience Songkran in Thailand

Top 4 places to experience Songkran in Thailand
06 May 2015

Today starts the longest Water Festival as Thailand celebrate their New Year also known as the Songkran Festival. This event is celebrated in the whole country of Thailand and tourists may have a hard time choosing a place to experience it in so we have listed the Top 4 places to experience Songkran in Thailand.

 

1. Bangkok

Of course the nation’s capital would be one of the best places to Experience Songkran in. There are various places like Banglamphu, (Khao San Road), Rattanakosin Royal Square, Phra Athit Road, Santhichaiprakan and Wisut Krasat where you can experience water fights with the locals. Just make sure you leave your valuables and electronics at home to ensure they won’t get lost or wet.

Here’s one of our recommended place to stay at while in Bangkok: 

3197

It is an affordable boutique accommodation that is cozy and modern. It is also located near the Saphan Taksin train station so you can conveniently go around the city. For more Bangkok options, you can check them here.

2. Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai has one of the grandest Songkran celebration in the country. It also has a parade that tourists can see and experience. Cultural performances and traditional practices are also one of the highlights of the Chiang Mai celebrations.

Here’s one of our recommended place to stay at while in Chiang Mai: 

32364

 

A home that is 15 minutes away from the airport and a 3-minute walk to the Three Kings monument. This accommodation is also near the center of Chiang Mai and conveniently located near local points of interests. For more Chiang Mai options, you can check them out here.

3. Pattaya

Having been situated in an area set to produce ricecrops, Pattaya’s Songkran festival means a celebration asking for rain for the land to be more prosperous. A parade, cultural celebrations and a water fight event promises Pattaya’s Songkran celebration to provide a lot of entertainment.

Here’s one of our recommended place to stay at while in Pattaya: 

38430

This is a newly renovated apartment that is located 100 meters from the beach. Despite it being close to bars and coffeshops, this apartment provides quiet comfort to those looking into an affordable Pattaya home. For more Pattaya options, you can check them out here. 

4. Phuket

A disaster a few years back couldn’t bring down Phuket’s spirit thus still making them one of the best places to celebrate the Songkran Festival. Events are set in the Loma Public Park for a celebration of Songkran in Phuket.

Here’s one of our recommended place to stay at while in Phuket: 

85025

For only $22 a night, this home is a steal. Guests can have access to the pool area, the building’s restaurant on the 9th floor and a ground floor restaurant. For more Phuket options you can check them out here.

Don’t let exorbitant hotel costs stop you from experiencing the Songkran Festival this year. Book a Pandabed home now.

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