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Best Outdoor Activities to Do in Bangkok - entertaining and enjoyable

The bustling city of Bangkok is a great place to visit and offers many outdoor activities to keep visitors occupied. Whether you desire adventure or relaxation these activities will interest you.

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Head out with Spice Roads

Head out with Spice Roads

Spice Roads is a well-reputed company which arranges bicycle tours that will take you on many adventures on two wheels. Anyone who can ride a bicycle can join these enjoyable tours which will take you to many of Thailand's scenic and cultural highlights. Combining good exercise with sightseeing, these tours will take you around the city providing you with the opportunity to admire wonderful scenery and interact with local residents. On these tours you will visit secluded canals, floating markets, coconut estates and other interesting places such as Koh Kret, an attractive islet in the river Chao Phraya that is renowned for pottery making.

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Relax at Bang Krachao

Relax at Bang Krachao

The locality of Bang Krachao is an expansive area of greenery that is a great place to relax and spend leisure time. Here you will find a host of gardens as well as orchards and you will see that a ban on factories and high rise constructions has kept the locality in an unsullied state. Taking pride of place here is an attractive park which contains trees, trails and lakes that are a pleasure to experience. An excellent option here would be to rent a bicycle and take a ride along the elevated embankments that extend through the local villages.

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Surf at Flowhouse

Surf at Flowhouse

You don't have to head out to the seashore to indulge in surfing as you can do it right at Bangkok's Flowhouse. At this urban beach club you will find a pool with constant sheets of waves that will delight the surfing or body boarding enthusiast. The Flowrider machine generates sizable waves that are ideal for these pursuits. You will even be able to take lessons in flow riding if you are new to this kind of experience. If all this action makes you hungry there is no need to worry as this establishment offers burgers, pasta, pizza and pad thai to replenish your energies as well as refreshing drinks.

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Stroll around Chatuchak Weekend Market

Stroll around Chatuchak Weekend Market

For an enjoyable shopping experience in the outdoors make sure to drop in at Chatuchak market. Presently this mind-boggling marketplace is the largest of its kind in the nation. More than 5,000 individual stalls compete for customers here, offering an amazing variety of goods including clothing, antiques, plants, pets, amulets and much more. Naturally you will also find plenty to eat and drink at the various stalls and cafes whilst you watch the goings-on at the bustling market. In order to enjoy these outdoor activities, stay at a hotel in Asoke like the AVANI Atrium Bangkok. This quality hotel offers tastefully appointed rooms and attentive hospitality so as to assure a satisfying stay.

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Visit Dusit Zoo

Visit Dusit Zoo

If you love animals make it a point to visit the expansive Dusit Zoo where you will have the opportunity to see a wonderful selection of animals from around the globe. This renowned zoo which has existed for more than 60 years features many appealing animals including unusual creatures like kangaroos and penguins. In the section devoted to African Savannah residents you will find creatures like giraffes, hippos and lions which are sure to captivate the visitor. The zoo is of great size, with elephants, birds and reptiles each occupying their own sections. You will also find a miniature train that runs around the extent of the zoo.

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