Nong Nooch Village – Pattaya

The nong nooch village is around 90 minutes drive from Pattaya city and is considered to be on the biggest and the most beautiful garden in SE Asia. There are plenty of atttractions from artificial elephants to live shows such as Thai Cultural Show, Elephant show which can be enjoyed by the visitors. Apart from these one can also take photos with the tigers, macaus etc.

A half day tour of this village is well worth the visit if you are in pattaya. We had booked this tour as we had a spare day and we could enjoy a lot there while taking photos and soaking in the cultural delights

Fun day @ Nong Nooch Village








Big Buddha – Bangkok and Pattaya

The big buddha pagoda is one of the biggest pagoda’s in bangkok. This was one of our visiting places during the half day city tour in bangkok. The Pagoda contains one of the biggest buddha statue made out of pure gold.¬† As this is a religious place one needs to go bearfoot inside. The walls contain paintings related to buddhism

Big Buddha Pagoda



IMG_6028_resizeThere is also a Big Buddha statue in Pattaya which is a located Pattaya Park. since this was walkable distance from our hotel we had paid a visit here as well during our visit to pattaya.

Big Buddha Pattaya



Siam Ocean World and Madamme Tussauds Wax Muesum

With the cambodia leg of our trip complete, we headed to Thailand for the next part of the tour. An hour’s flight from Phonm Penh took us to bangkok and we finished our immigration formalities and were out of the airport where our guide was waiting for us. Since today was a rest day, after checking into the hotel, we relaxed for a while before heading to siam coean world and madamme tussads museum located near siam station.

Siam ocean world is a popular draw for tourists in bangkok. Located beneath the siam paragon mall siam ocean world is one of the largest aquariums in bangkok and also the largest in south east asia. One can expect a huge crowd any day of the week and it was no diff when we went. Tickets for both madamme tussads and siam ocean world run to around 1700 bath for one person.

Siam ocean world comprises of various sections and there are multiple shows to entertain the visitors. One can spot penguins to sharks and other marine life here. Various shows like speaking with the divers, etc are also organized which adds to the fun quotient.

Siam Ocean World



IMG_5935_resizeIt took us around 2-2.5 hours to go through the entire place while enjoying all the shows.

Next stop was the Madame Tussaud wax museum which has wax statues of all the celebrities. This is located in Siam Mall and is a stone’s throw from Siam Ocean World. The wax statues contain emminent personalities such as Albert Einstein, Gandhi to super stars such as Tiger Woods to film stars such as Jakie Chan, Elizabeth Taylor among others. One can also take photos and later get them printed for 350 bhat a piece,

Madame Tussaud’s Museum





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