Thailand’s second largest Island next to Phuket, Ko Chang is home to Beaches, waterfalls and lush greenery. Visits can roam the island by car or motorcycle, to enjoy a range of recreational activities, such as water sports, elephant ride, Trekking, diving and Boat tours to nearby islands.
Getting to Ko Chang
Hop on a ferry at Ao Thammachat pier or Center Point pier to cross to Ko Chang.
Fare: THB 60 for a ferry ride, THB 40 for a motorcycle and THB 120 for a car
By car – Drive on the Motorway (No.7) and turn left onto Chonburi-Klang Road (No.344). Then make a left turn to merge into Sukhumvit Road (No.3) and turn right onto Lam-Ngob San-tung Road (No.3156). Next, turn right onto Road No. 4006 and continue Driving to Ao Thammachat pier.
Getting Ko Yao Yai
From Phuket – get on a speed Boat to Bang Rong pier
From Phang Nga – get on a speed boat at Customs Pier
From Krabi – get on a speed boat at Tha Len pier
The most convenient mode of transportation is a direct flight to Phuket international Airport, then catch a taxi or rent a car to drive to Bang Rong pier. Several boat Trips operate daily with a fare of THB 200.
For boat timetable inquiry, please call: Suwimol Boat 093 757 7090, or Chao Ko Boat 082 806 7688
Getting to Ko Tao
Hop on a ferry at Thung Makham Noi pier in chumphon province. Fare for a ferry ride is THB 600.
By tour bus – get on a night bus operated by Lom Phraya company from Khao San Road to Thung Makham Noi pier, then hop on a speed Boat to Ko Tao. THB 1,100 per person for bus and boat fares. For more information, please call 02 629 0011.
By plane – fly to Chumphon Airport, then get on a van to Thung Makham Noi pier and hop on a speed boat operated by Lom Phraya to Ko Tao.
Famous as the City of fruits, Chanthaburi is home to beautiful Beaches, such as Chao Lao, Laem Sing, Laem Sadet and Kung Krabaen Bay. It also offers the most scenic seaside route in the East, Chaloem Burapha Chonlathit Road. Most visits book homestays or seaside Accommodations for their Holiday getaways.
Getting to Chanthaburi
By car – drive on the Motorway (No.7) and turn left onto Chonburi-Klang Road (No.344). Next, make a left turn to Sukhumvit Road (No.3) and turn right onto Khlong Sai – Chanthaburi Road (No.3493). Then turn left onto Road No.3153 to enter Chanthaburi City center.
By tour bus – get on a Bangkok-Chanthaburi bus at Ekkamai Bus Terminal. For more information, please call 02 391 2504.
Away from the crowd, the area offers peaceful atmosphere which is just right for a quiet and calm relaxation. There are seaside Accommodations to choose from. Popular attractions include Khao Kalok, Phraya nakhon Cave and Pran Buri Forest Park.
So now it is time to pack up, book a ticket and reserve an Accommodation. The beautiful seas around Thailand await your visit, regardless of season. Just plan a Trip, check the weather forecast before setting off and you are ready to explore.