|Koh Phangan is Another ideal destination for travelers who
prefer less crowded, more private beaches set in a laid-back
atmosphere. However, this is also a very hip place to be as the
island hosts the world famous, and perhaps the biggest beach party
on this planet the full moon party on Hat Rin.
Koh Phangan is Covering an area of 191 square kilometers, Koh
Pha-ngan is located about 20 kilometers directly north of Ko Samui,
or approximately 100 kilometers from SuratThani. The best time to
visit Koh Pha-ngan is from
February to September. Interesting attractions include secluded and
virgin beaches around the island, a hilltop
temple called Wat Khao Tham which is ideal for meditation, Than
Sadet Waterfall, and the Namtok Phaeng
National Park. Renting a motorcycle to explore the island is
recommended as there is a lot to see and do.
There are serveral way to gett to Koh Phangan
From Koh Samui, There are approximately 10 daily transfers to Koh
Phangan. Boats depart between 7.30 a.m.
and 4.30 p.m. The trip takes approximately 30 minutes to an hour,
depending on weather conditions. Boats leave from Thong Sala Pier
and Hat Rin on Ko Pha-ngan to Ko Samui Pier including Na Thon Pier,
Mae Nam and the Big Buddha. The fare is approximately 115 baht to
250 baht / trip / person.
From Surat Thani, Surat Thani Pier operates a minimum of 6 daily
departures to Koh Phangan. Boats leave from 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.
and arrive at Tha Sala Pier on Koh Phangan. The fare ranges from
200 baht to 370 baht / trip / person.
From Koh Tao,Approximately 6 daily departures from Thong Sala Pier
to Koh Tao are provided. They leave from
8.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. The fare ranges from 180 baht to 350
Traveling around Koh Phangan by rented motorcycle from bungalows
is recommended. The cost is approximately 200 baht / day. For those
who prefer truly Thai-style transportation, songthaew services are
also available. The fare is 50 baht from Thong Sala Pier to any
place on the island. Exceptions are on routes to Ban Khai (30 baht)
and Ao Thong Nai Pan (80 baht). Car rental service is also
available at approximately 1,000 baht / day.
Koh Phangan are famouse on the Fullmoon Party, you will enjoy and
it is unforgetable experience on Koh Phangan.
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