The Similan Islands National Park is a marine national park which has the clearest sea and the finest white sand in Thailand. There are nine islands in a line from north to south. The word Similan is from the Melayu language which means nine. There are nine islands: Hu Yong Island, Pa Yang Island, Pa Yan Island, Miang Island, Ha Island, Pa Yu Island, Hua Kalok Island (Bon Island), Similan Island, and Ba Ngu Island. Nowadays, there is another island which joins the Similan Islands National Park called Ta Chai Island. This island is between Similan Island and Surin Island.
There are two possible routes to take around the national park. The first one is the general trip at Paet Island or Similan Island where you can camp overnight. The notable features of this island are the horseshoe-shaped bay and the sailboat-shaped stone. The second possible route is Si Island or Miang Island where the office of the national park is located. You can see the stunning beach and visit the Lan Kha Luang viewpoint. At the viewpoint, the scene is as beautiful as the one from the Hin Ruea Bai Viewpoint at Paet Island. There are resorts and a source of fresh water available for tourists.
There is an island called Nueng Island or Hu Yong Island, where tourists are not allowed to travel. This is the most naturally preserved island in the entire park. The island is reserved for sea turtles which lay their eggs around November to February. One of the attractions at Similan Islands is the beauty of world ranked deep-water coral reefs. You can experience both snorkeling and diving around the national park. The high season of Similad Islands is from November to April. It is stormy during the month of May, so the national park is closed.
If you love diving into the underwater world, Koh Lanta will not disappoint you. Even you cannot dive, there are diving courses provided you.
Koh Lanta is an island and a district in Krabi province comprising of Koh Lanta Yai and Koh Lanta Noi with an island in the middle of the two islands. Koh Lanta Noi is a place where the District Office of Lanta is located while most tourist attractions, accommodations, diving shops, banks, Internet cafes, rental motorcycles and souvenir shops are gathered in Koh Lanta Yai. The national park office is also located in Koh Lanta Yai where visitors can walk through a nature trail of the green rain forests. The white lighthouse is the outstanding building like a signature of Koh Lanta.
There are many interesting places to explore such as Aow Nui, Tanod Cape Viewpoint, Hat Kor Kwang, Hat Khlong Dawn, Hat Phra Ae, Tanod Cape, Baan Sriraya, Sea Gypsy House (Baan Sangka U)
Because of being remote from the mainland, Koh Lanta still keeps its beauty and richness of beaches, clear water, and amazing underwater world. The beautiful diving points where you can see colorful coral reefs and fish are Hin Muang-Hin Daeang, Koh Rok, Koh Ha Yai. Moreover, visitors can have a diving trip to four islands of Trang province that are Koh Ngai, Koh Chaek, Koh Kradan and Koh Muk.
Krabi is famous for its scenic view and breathtaking beaches and islands. Its coral reef vistas are also one of the world’s most beautiful, which makes the city a great spot for coral diving.
Natural attractions of Krabi include Noppharat Thara Beach National Park, Koh Phi Phi, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Koh Lanta, Khao Khanap Nam (the Twin Mountains), Railay Beach, Koh Poda, Ao Nang, Koh Ngai, Ao Maya, Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam, Emerald Pool, and Khlong Thom Hot Spring Waterfall.
Krabi also provides you with great shopping venues such as Maharaj Walking Street (Friday-Sunday market from 5.00 – 10.00 pm) and Chao Fah Pier Night Market (daily market from 5.00 pm – 12.30 am).
Phangnga is one of the southern provinces in Thailand with its geographic features of mountains and forests 788 km. from Bangkok. Its landmark is Khao Chang which is the big mountain in a shape of crouching elephant – the symbol of Phangnga province. Visitors can go exploring beautiful caves such as Ruesi Sawan cave and Luk Suea cave in Somdet Phra Sri Nakarin Park, Khao Chang road. Inside the caves is very cool with clear beck and beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. Pung Chang cave is also one of relaxing place with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites and all-year beck.
Phangnga also owns beautiful islands, including the most famous one – Similan Islands. The word ‘Similan’ derived from Malay language which means ‘nine’, so the islands’ name is the nine islands. The attractive islands are waiting for travellers to experience their charm. North Surin Island and South Surin Island are also famous for their beautiful bays. The most well-known one is Aow Mae Yai which is the big bay with gentle sea.
You are also invited to participate the turtle release fair. The 7-day event is annually held in March with its highlighted activity – releasing young turtle hatchlings.
Rubber tree leaves artificial flowers are the famous products made by groups of farm women. You can buy dried seafood and shrimp paste from local stores and markets around the city.Park.
Tham Le Khao Kob is one of Unseen Thailand in Trang. The cave has magnificent layers of rocks and stalactites and stalagmites inside. Visitors have to paddle a boat to enter the cave and there is a highlight point when the ceiling of the cave is getting so low that everybody on the boat has to lie down to get past. That area is known as “going under the dragon’s belly”.
Trang , a province in Southern Thailand, welcomes thousands of visitors every year thanks to its beautiful beaches, forests, historical attractions and adventure travels.
Trang is divided into 10 distircts; Mueang Trang, Kantang, Huai Yot, Yan Ta Khao, Palian, Sikao, Wang Wiset, Na Yong, Ratsada, and Hat Samran. Each district features many interesting tourist attractions.
Koh Surin National Marine Park rates as one of Thailand's prime island locations. The two main islands Koh Surin Nua (North Surin Island) and Koh Surin Tai (South Surin Island) form the bulk of the land mass. The other 3 satellite islands both enhance the overground vistas and provide supplementary fringing reef.
The entire Surin archepelago covers a region greater than 320 km² and includes the picturesque island of Koh Tachai and sublime scuba diving at Richelieu Rock where the large pelagic favourites, Manta Rays and Whale Sharks, are often sighted.
Transfers are also included between Khao Lak and Khuraburi pier before and after Surin Islands trips. This option gives much more choice in where you might like to stay before or after your Surin Islands trip. The main difference is the transfer time between Khao Lak and Khuraburi Pier is 1 hour so this means and earlier departure from your hotel in the morning.