Top 5 Must Do's in Hua HinEdit This
There are plenty of Hua Hin Must Dos, what with it being one of the jewels of Thailand's tourism crown, but this article has narrowed down the five best activities and places to see.
1. Elephant Trekking
Only three km from the center of Hua Hin on the road that terminates at Pala U is one of Thailand's best elephant camps. You can either be taken on treks of varying lengths or shown around the camp, being introduced to the animals and getting the opportunity to feed them.
2. Thai-Style Massage
With a whole multitude of massage establishments to choose from now in the city, there is real competition for the top slot. One of the five Hua Hin must-dos is the massage parlor on Petchkasem Road located near the Royal Palace and adjacent to the Golden Palace.
3. Thai Cookery Courses
People the world over love Thai food and you can really delight your friends and loved ones by learning how to cook it. Hua Hin boasts several fine cooking schools that will educate you about the ingredients, spices and procedures involved. Some will even take you to a market - an exhilarating activity in itself - and show which elements to buy because, back home, these may be very hard to find.
4. Walking and Cycling
For those of you who are more active in your lifestyle, one of the major Hua Hin must-do's is walking and cycling around this picturesque urban center. Although there are no official trails or lanes marked out, you can have a fun and safe time just so long as you adhere to some basic road codes.
5. Adrenalin Junkies Look No Further
Anyone who feels the need for speed should take advantage of Kart Hua Hin, one of the few official go-karting circuits in all of Thailand. It's located near the airport and one of its main advantages is a banked curve, allowing drivers to really pick up extra speed. There is a vast range of karts for hire such as low-powered two-seaters perfect for kids to the souped-up "Lightning" which can only be driven by experienced drivers. Other facilities include a restaurant and cafe when you are resting between races. One of the best Hua Hin must-do's, this go karting circuit can arrange a pick up and drop off from your hotel.