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How far is Lopburi from Bangkok?

By: Hans HenrikUpdated: March 02, 2021

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Likewise, people ask, what kind of monkeys are in Thailand?

There are five types of monkey living in Thailand:
  • The stump-tailed macaque.
  • The pig tailed macaque – found mostly in South Thailand.
  • Crab-eating macaque (long-tailed macaque )
  • The Assam macaque.
  • The rhesus macaque.

Secondly, where can I find monkeys in Thailand?

The Best Spots to Monkey Watch in Thailand
  • Lopburi.
  • Monkey Beach at Phi Phi Don Island © Courtesy of cat_collector/Flickr.
  • Northern Pig-tail Macaque, Macaca leonina in Khao Yai national park © Courtesy of tontantravel/Flickr.
  • Koh Chang © Courtesy of J Aaron Farr/Flickr.
  • Monkey in Erawan national park, Thailand © Courtesy of Selda Eigler/Flickr.

How do I get from Ayutthaya to Lopburi?

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Ayutthaya to Lopburi every 4 hours. Tickets cost ?50 - ?950 and the journey takes 40 min. Alternatively, operates a bus from Ayuthaya Station to Lopburi hourly. Tickets cost ?50 and the journey takes 1h 20m.

Is Lopburi worth visiting?

This 12th-century compound featuring Khmer ruins is right across the road from Lopburi's train station and it's quite an impressive sight to greet you when you arrive. Not on the same scale as the ruins in Ayutthaya or Sukhothai, but definitely worth visiting.

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How do I get from Bangkok to Lopburi?

The easiest way to get to Lopburi is by train. Trains depart Bangkok's Hua Lampong station almost hourly in the morning for the roughly two hour trip. The Number 9 train departing at 8:30 arrives in Lopburi at 10:29.

Why are there monkeys in Lopburi?

They roam the city's streets uninhibited and have been known to crap on people from above before, apparently, stealing their smokes. Believed to have descended from Hanuman, a monkey king from Hindu scripture, the Macaques are thought to bring good luck to the city's residents.

How do I get from Bangkok to Kanchanaburi?

Kanchanaburi
  1. Train. Trains to Kanchanaburi depart at 07:50 and 13:55 from Thonburi (aka Bangkok Noi) Station in Bangkok, located on the west side of the Chao Phraya River.
  2. Bus. Kanchanaburi's only bus station is located among a clutch of markets and shopping centres at the centre of town, just north of Sangchuto Road.
  3. Getting around.

How do you get to sunflower field in Lopburi from Bangkok?

Another cheap option to go to Lopburi from Bangkok is by taking a bus from the Northern Bus Terminal in Mo Chit. The fare for an air-conditioned bus is around THB100 (USD2. 60). Buses leave the station every 30 minutes and the journey will take around 2 – 3 hours.

How do you get to Lopburi?

Lopburi Logistics
The easiest way to get to Lopburi is by train. Trains depart Bangkok's Hua Lampong station almost hourly in the morning for the roughly two hour trip. The Number 9 train departing at 8:30 arrives in Lopburi at 10:29.

Are monkeys in Thailand dangerous?

In fact, macaques in Thailand can be quite aggressive—injuries from these primates that require hospital care are reported yearly, and authorities have even put up signs warning people to beware, but incidents continue to occur.

Which monkeys are dangerous?

Rhesus macaques, the aggressive monkeys that cause a lot of the trouble in Delhi, will then warn you with a grunt. Next, they might fake a lunge toward you; this often causes a victim to lose his balance.

What diseases do monkeys in Thailand carry?

MOnkeys in Thailand have inseed spread rabies.

Do monkeys in Thailand carry rabies?

MOnkeys in Thailand have inseed spread rabies. There may have been a small skin break you didn't notice. better to be safe than sorry, rabies is fatal and there is no cure.

Why are monkeys sacred in Thailand?

Monkeys, who according to Hindu tradition are descendants of the god Hanuman, continued living a life fit for kings on Saturday in the Thai city of Lopburi, where local authorities feed them twice a day and let them roam freely around its streets and temples.

How do Thailand avoid monkeys?

How to Deal with Monkeys
  1. Avoid smiling at them. For monkeys, showing teeth is a sign of threat and aggression.
  2. Don't play tug of war. The primary reason that tourists are bitten by monkeys is that they do not drop something that a monkey has grabbed.
  3. Don't offer food.
  4. Don't show fear.
  5. Be careful taking pictures.

Are there wild monkeys in Phuket?

There are many places where you can see monkeys in the Phuket area. The best place to start is "Monkey Hill" (real name is Khao To Sae) on the north side of Phuket Town - it's the hill with the aerials / radio masts on top, easy to spot from much of the south of the island, being around 270m above sea level.

Where in Thailand is Monkey Beach?

Monkey Beach is located on the southwestern side of Tonsai Bay, about 700m from the jetty. It is a simply stunning 150m-long strip of white powdery sand fringed by emerald water.