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Set against the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui stands out as one of the most beautiful islands in the country. There are several ways to explore its beauty, and these Koh Samui tours by Thrillophilia make sure you get a proper taste of its many virtues. From the brilliant Ang Thong National Park to the ornamental Buddhist Wats, there is much to see and do here.
Thrillophilia offers specially curated Koh Samui Island tour packages that cater to all traveler’s tastes and interests. While the adventure seeker will have the time of their life trying out the many water sports offered by the island, the beach lover is sure to find their home at the many fantastic beaches that line the shores of Koh Samui.
Every Koh Samui tour package is customized to fit the customer’s budget interests. The itineraries are carefully planned to suit the desired type of vacation- whether it be a solo trip, a romantic holiday with a loved one, or a family getaway in the tropics. The packages also take care of other considerations as well, such as accommodation, meal plans and transfers.
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Which are the best places to visit during the Koh Samui tours?
1. Ang Thong Marine Park: With its landscape dotted with towering mountains, pristine beaches and lush tropical forests, Ang Thong Marine Park is one of the top inclusions in all Koh Samui tours. The sheer size of the park is staggering – sprawling across 42 islands, Ang Thong takes up about 80% of the whole archipelago. The Marine Park is home to some of Thailand’s most striking sights. The ‘Golden Basin’, as its name translates to, is divided into four distinct forest zones, each teeming with a variety of small wildlife.
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Owing to its expanse, touring all of the Park in one go is practically impossible. However, some of its more popular islands demand exploration. Koh Mae, or Mother Island is home to a stunning emerald lake and some beautiful beaches. Alternatively, Koh Sam Sao prides in its fantastic coral reef and sheer cliffs that can be trekked across. One can also try their hand at sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, or kayaking here, making it one of the best places in Koh Samui Island tour package for water adventure sports.
Location: Ang Thong, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Timing: 24 hours
2. Big Buddha Temple: Nestled on a small rocky scrap, the Wat Phra Yai is known for its dazzling ornamental charm. The biggest attraction here though, is the massive 12-meter-long Buddha statue that sits at its heart, earning it the title of the Big Buddha temple. An irreplaceable part of all Koh Samui tours, the Buddha temple is majestic in its ornamentation- virtually every surface here is bedecked in mirrored tiles or washed in gold. Large, bronze prayer bells surround the Big Buddha at the centre, which any visitor can strike for good luck. During the early hours of each morning, the temple is flocked by monks, and one can watch them in worship.
Location: Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
Timing: 08.00AM- 06.00PM all days of the week
3. Secret Buddha Garden: Enveloped in the heart of the island’s forests lies this secret garden, deemed ‘magical’ for its mystical beauty. Interestingly, the garden was built in 1976 by a local fruit farmer. Now, it has grown into one of the unmissable attractions in every Koh Samui Island tour package. The beautifully sculpted gardens are home to several statues of Buddhas poised in different poses.
Winding through the garden is a little stream studded with miniature waterfalls. The only way to reach the Garden is on a 4x4, via long and winding mountain roads that cross rivers. On the way to the Garden, one can also make a quick stop to the highest point in Koh Samui and witness the marvelous views here.
Location: Na Mueang, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Timings: 09.00AM- 06.00PM on all days of the week
4. Na Muang Waterfall: One of the most popular parts of all romantic Koh Samui tours, the Na Muang waterfalls is known for its quiet charm. This two-tiered falls nestles deep within the forests of the island, and has to be trekked too. A staircase cut on the mountain crop leads one to the first cascade, where a little emerald green lake nestles. One can take a quick dip in the waters here, or move on the second cascade at some distance.
Location: 37/1 Thawi Rat Phakdi Rd, Na Mueang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Timings: 09.00 AM- 05.30 PM on all days of the week
5. Laem Sor Pagoda: Sitting right at the edge of the Bang Kao Beach, Laem Sor is one of Thailand's lesser known gems. The striking yellow tiled facade of the pagoda appears golden at a distance, especially when the sunlight hits it at midday. With its Srivijaya style designs, the Pagoda stands out in it's architectural brilliance.
Its ornate doors at the pagoda are flanked by two large yaks that guard the entrance. The Laem Sor Pagoda is also known for its great views, with its glittering walls standing out against the bright blue of the coast.
Location: Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
6. Hin Ta & Hin Yai Rocks: Standing at the end of the Lamai Beach, the Hin Ta and Hin Ya rocks have been a source of giggles and titters since time immemorial. The rock sculpture is remarked for its distinct resemblance to male and female genitalia. Over time, its unique shape has given rise to many legends about it, with one particularly popular story narrating how an elderly couple, Ta Kreng and Yai Riem, lost their lives in the sea and turned into rocks by the shore.
The Hin Ta and Hin Yai rocks, however, are among the most popular parts of every Koh Samui island tour package for the panoramic views they command of the sea beyond. The view here is especially resplendent during sunset.
Location: 126/92 Moo 3, Lamai, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand
Sunday- Friday: 08.30AM- 06.30PM
Saturday: 08.00AM- 07.00PM
7. Lamai beach: This stunning crescent shaped oasis of sand is one of the most popular tourist spots to visit on Koh Samui tours. The clean beach area here is perfect for sunbathing. The water off the Lamai coast is equally alluring, and one can spend a day here just swimming or trying their hands at watersports.
One end of the beach is considerably shallow, making it ideal for families with little children. The beachfront is dotted with several massage salas, where one can stop by for a quick oil treatment. As the sun sets, the beachside cafes set out tables on the sand, great for a quick bite with a view.
Location: Maret, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84310, Thailand
8. Wat Plai Laem: Paying tribute to the island’s Chinese heritage, Wat Phrai Laem is one of the biggest cultural attractions to visit in Koh Samui tours. Although distinctly Buddhist in its design, the Wat is dedicated to the Guanyin, the ancient Chinese goddess of mercy and compassion.
A massive statue of Guanyin with her 18 hands stands at the centre of the temple. Although fairly new in conception, the temple is adorned with ancient mural designs, and can be quite a spectacle to witness.
Location: Road 4171, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Timings: 06.00AM- 06.00PM on all days of the week
9. Fisherman’s village: Its streets lined with Chinese shops and trendy cafes, Bophut’s Fisherman’s Village is one of the most unique attractions in any Koh Samui tour package. This old part of the island takes its name from the fact that it was once home to a thriving fishing community. Now, it is one of Koh Samui’s biggest shopping destinations.
The best way to explore the village is on foot, navigating the alleyways that make their ways through the shops. Every Friday, the Village comes alive as the Fisherman’s Village Walking Street Market.
Location: Bophut Beach Road, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
10. Lad Koh ViewPoint: Probably Koh Samui’s best known view point, the Lad Koh is known for its excellent views of the island’s east coast. The viewpoint is a popular stop with photographers and nature lovers alike. One can take a stroll along Lad Koh, or take advantage of the shaded seating area by the edge. The view point is especially resplendent during sunset and sunrise.
Location: Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
11. Chaweng beach: Easily Koh Samui’s most popular beach, Chaweng is one of the most popular inclusions in every Koh Samui tour package. The upbeat beach is frequented by swimmers and sunbathers alike, and features a number of watersports opportunities as well.
The massage chaises by the beachside add to one’s experience here. At night, the pubs and bars by the beachside open their doors to the party crowd. The beach is also home to a large number of upscale resorts and diners.
Location: Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
12. Wat Khunaram: Wat Khunaram is a little Buddhist temple in the Surat Thani province of Koh Samui. Although unremarkable in its outlook, Wat Khunaram is home to one of the most unique attractions in the island, making it among the most sought after of attractions to visit on Koh Samui tours.
In the year 1973, the resident monk Luang Pho Deng died here while meditating. Till date, the corpse of the dead monk has been preserved in its original state in a glass case. Although Pho Deng serves as the main attraction here, the Wat can also be visited as any ordinary Buddhist temple on the island.
Location: Route 4169, Na Mueang, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84140, Thailand
Timings: 06.00AM- 06.00PM on all days of the week
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What are the best things to do during the Koh Samui tours?
1. Scuba Diving: Presenting an aquatic paradise, the waters off the Thai coast begin to be explored. One of the most popular inclusions in any Koh Samui tour package, scuba diving at the island can prove to be utmost rewarding. Ranging from granite pinnacles to seamounts teeming with rich marine life, Koh Samui packs a punch. Stingrays, barracudas, eels and other little fishes often pass one by.
In deeper waters, one night luckily spot a whale or a shark as well. Although they can choose to dive on their own, there are several training schools around the island for beginners.
Location: Hin Bai, Chumphon Pinnacle, Ang Thong, White Rock, Samran Pinnacle and more
2. Attend a Full moon party: A tradition unique to Thailand, attending a full moon party might be one of the most interesting things to do on a Koh Samui tour. The famed party takes place on the island of Koh Phangan, which is only a short boat ride away from Koh Samui.
Taking place through the night on a full moon’s eve, this rave beachside party witnesses footfall in thousands each year. The Koh Phangan Full Moon party is more of a festival than a party- with plenty of food, dancing and music to go by.
Location: Koh Phangan Island, Thailand
Timings: Each full moon’s eve, late evening
3. Watch a Ladyboy Cabaret Shows: A Ladyboy Cabaret show may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but Chaweng Beach in Koh Samui offers several spectacular versions of it. A ‘Ladyboy’ Cabaret is typically a show performed by the local transgender artists there.
The shows include lip-synced interpretations of popular songs, performed in elaborate costumes and makeup. For those that have never witnessed a cabaret show before, this version of it could be one of the top inclusions in their Koh Samui island tour package.
Location: Paris Follies Cabaret or Starz Cabaret Samui, Chaweng Beach Road
Timings: Multiple slots starting from 08.00PM
4. Taste the Local Food: Trying out Thai street food is a must when in Koh Samui. The concept of three meals a day is still alien to the Thai culture, with eating little and eating often being the norm. Which is why, one can find several little food stalls and shakes scattered around the island. The gwoy tiao, or noodle soup, is a popular favorite among locals, while the traditional papaya salad is sure to refresh one on a hot day.
One of the best ways to sample the local fares is to take a walk through the street markets, which are always full of food stalls. Several beaches also have food courts serving a range of local cuisine, such as Central Plaza Lamai or the Green Mango in Chaweng.
5. Don't Miss the Crocodile Show: The Crocodile Show is a unique and unusual form of entertainment in Thailand, and Koh Samui’s Crocodile farms is one of the best places to witness this spectacle. At the show, one can witness a crocodile trainer partake in daring stunts with the animals, such as inserting his head into its massive jaws. After the show, the Farm also lets spectators pet the trained crocodiles, although only on the tails!
Location: Crocodile Farm, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
Timings: 12.00PM, 02.00PM and 04.00PM
6. Go for a Jeep Safari Tour: One of the best ways to explore the island is taking a jeep safari through its jungles. Koh Samui offers a variety of jeep tours. These tours are generally planned to offer a glimpse of the island’s major attractions, whether it be the Na Muen waterfall, the Secret Buddha Garden, or the many Buddhist temples here. These tours are generally guided, with commentaries in English.
7. Relax at Maenam Beach: One of Koh Samui’s quietest beaches, Maenam Beach might be one of the best places to go for a relaxing day out. With rows after rows of palm trees dotting its coastline, the beauty of the beach speaks for itself. Even the water here is a stunning little shade of blue, inviting one for a quick dip.
While swimming or water sports is definitely an option here, one can spend an entire day on the beach just unwinding on one of its chairs. Moreover, Maenam beach is known for its stunning views of the sea and the island that lay on the other side, making it one of the most romantic places to visit on a Koh Samui tour package.
Location: North Samui
8. Go for Ziplining: Sweeping across swathes of lush rainforests, Ziplining might be one of the most popular adventures included in any Koh Samui tour package. Travelling across 70 meters above the ground, the Zipline tour is actually the longest ride on the island.
Not only does one get to revel in its magnanimous speed, but also witness an uninterrupted, birds eye view of the island’s canopy. This ziplining adventure is completely guided, and can be tried by first timers as well.
Location: 84/1 ???? 4 T. Angtong Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani 84140
Timings: 01.00PM- 06.00PM
9. Hike To Elephant Rock: Although its shape does not actually resemble an elephant, the Elephant Rock got its name from its massive size. The rock sits halfway between Chaweng and Lamai, and is one of the most popular trekking destinations here.
The entire terrain is pretty ricky, which might prove for a challenging day hike. The top of the rock commands an excellent view of the Gulf of Thailand, making it a popular visit among photographers as well.
Location: Mu 4 Koh- Suratthani, Maret, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, Thailand
10.Climb To See Khao Hua Jook Chedi: Sitting atop a quiet hill, the Khao Hua Jook Chedi is a Buddhist temple in Chaweng. Beautiful sculptures and golden statues of Lord Buddha adorn the temple, and can be quite a spectacle to witness.
The temple, however, is well known for its views as well. Owing to its elevation, the Khao Hua Jook Chedi commands uninterrupted views of the verdant valleys and coastline of the island.
Location: Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani 84320, Thailand
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How is the nightlife in Koh Samui?
1. Soi Green Mango: Chaweng lies at the very heart of Koh Samui’s nightlife, and Soi Green Mango is its soul. The street is lined with a host of pubs and clubs, belting out party anthems throughout the night.
2. Ark Bar: Ark Bar is a lively beachfront venue on Chaweng Beach. Entertainment at the bar arrives in many forms, whether it be dancing to live music, fire shows or dining on the beach under the open sky.
3. Coco Tams: Located on the Bophut Beach, Coco Tams exudes a cool and youthful vibe. The venue features an open-air arrangement, with cabanas, bean bags and hammocks set out by the sea. The rustic bar also conducts fire shows on a nightly basis.
4. Central Lamai Beer Bars: The Lamai beer plaza occupies a good 2000 meter square at the centre of the town. Featuring a casual seating arrangement at the centre, the plaza offers stalls after stalls of beer shops. The plaza is a great place to interact with the local culture here as well.
5. Rock Bar: Built entirely out of bamboo and thatch, Rock Bar has a special vibe of its own. The vibe here is casual and laid back, with nightly fire shows and reggae performances.
6. Beach Bar: A part of the Paradise Beach Resort, the Beach Bar is a great place to spend a romantic night at. The Bar features beachside seating with excellent views of the gulf.
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What is the best time to visit Koh Samui?
The best time to visit Koh Samui is during the dry season, between December and February. During this time, the island experiences pleasant, sunny weather with minimum rainfall, letting you check off all items from your Koh Samui island tour package without any hassle or trouble.
What is Koh Samui famous for?
Apart from its many virtues, the island of Koh Samui is best known for its beaches. Deemed as some of the best attractions in Koh Samui tours, the beaches here offer a perfect blend of adventure and tropical beauty.
How to reach Koh Samui?
1. By Air: Travelling by air is the quickest and easiest way to reach Koh Samui. Several direct flights leave from Bangkok to the island on a daily basis. One can also take a flight from Singapore, Phuket or Pattaya.
2. By Water: Koh Samui is very easily accessible from the Thai mainland by water. Several catamarans and ferries travel to the island on a regular basis.
Is Koh Samui expensive?
Although slightly pricier than the Thai Mainland, Koh Samui is not regarded as a very expensive place to visit. Like all of Thailand, the island too, caters to a wide range of budget.
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Is Koh Samui worth visiting?
Whether you’re a nature lover, an adventure enthusiast or a history buff, Koh Samui is worth a visit by all. Home to some of the most majestic landscapes and unique temples in all of Thailand, the island calls tourists to itself throughout the year.
What should I buy in Koh Samui?
1. Kalamae: A traditional sweet candy, Kalamae is made out of sticky rice, coconut milk and palm sugar
2. Thai Fisherman's pants: Usually worn by fishermen around Thailand, contemporary versions of these pants are now popular as a trendy style statement
3. Thai handicrafts: Jewelries, wooden crafts and locally woven clothes can prove to be an excellent souvenir
4. Cold Pressed Coconut Oil: Koh Samui’s range of virgin coconut oil is some of the best produced in Thailand
5. Samui Rum: A local variety of rum made out of sugarcane juice
How many days are required to visit Koh Samui?
About 7-12 days would be ideal for a visit to Koh Samui. Any Koh Samui tour package of a week or more would let you explore all of the attractions around the island, as well as partake in its many tourist spots in a leisurely manner.
Is Koh Samui or Phuket better?
Both Phuket and Koh Samui are home to some of the world’s most beautiful islands and beaches. However, for those looking for a quiet vacation in the tropics, Koh Samui would be a better choice. Generally less populated than Phuket, the island’s serene charm calls to all those desiring to escape into the heart of nature.
What are the adventure things to do in Koh Samui?
1. Snorkeling: One of the top adventures including in Koh Samui tours, snorkeling can be a great way to the fantastic marine life off the Thai Coast. From a variety of little fishes to big game, one can witness a whole palette of aquatic life here. There are several PADI- certified snorkeling courses located around the island as well.
2. Kitesurfing: A fitting sport for every thrill seeker in the island, kitesurfing involves cutting through the water on a surfboard while harnessed to a motorboat. With its flat and shallow waters, the beaches of Koh Samui offer the perfect place to try the sport.
3. Elephant trekking: While trekking through the jungles of Koh Samui can be quite an adventure, trekking on an elephant can be twice as exciting. One of the top adventures included in any Koh samui island tour package, the elephant treks here travel through the rainforests, crossing waterfalls and cliff tops as it goes by.
4. Ziplining: Whizzing its way through the verdant forests, ziplining might be one of the most exciting activities on the island. There are several zipline adventures offered through the island’s length. Not only is it a great adventure option for beginners, but the sport also commands excellent bird's eye views of the entire island.
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What are the romantic things to do in Koh Samui?
1. Go on a sunset sailing tour: One of the best ways to take in the beauty of the Thai coast with a loved one is to set off on a cruise; and during sunset, this cruise appears twice as magical.
2. Take a couple’s massage: There is no shortage of Thai spas around Koh Samui. Whether it be by a beach or within a high-end resort, the spas on the island promise to offer a complete rejuvenating therapy for you and your loved one. Several spas offer special curated packages for couples as well.
3. Dine in a treehouse: One of Koh Samui’s most unique restaurants, Tree Tops Sky Dining offers an intimate dining experience in exclusive treehouses. Full with a private butler, dining here is the perfect blend of opulence and intimacy.
4. Take a walk through the Fisherman’s Village: One of the top inclusions in every Koh Samui island tour package, the Fisherman’s Village is always an exciting place to be at. Walking through the narrow alleyways can be a great way to spend one’s time at the island with a loved one, occasionally stopping at a cafe for a quick bite.
Which are the best beaches in Koh Samui?
1. Chaweng: One of the busiest beaches in Koh Samui, Chaweng remains flocked with tourists throughout the year. Whether it be swimming, sunbathing or water sports, there is much to do here. Several massage salas can be found erected along the coastline, offering traditional Thai massages at budget price.
2. Maenam Beach: Located on the northern edge of Koh Samui, Maenam is one of the quietest beaches here. The ambience here is generally serene and unpopulated, making for a great romantic getaway. The beach is also well known for its sunset views.
3. Choeng Mon: A crescent shaped sanctuary on the northernmost tip, Choeng Mon is a beautiful beach seldom trodden. Perhaps owing to its small size, tourist influx is very little here. However, its untrodden state also makes Choeng Mon one of the cleanest and most beautiful beaches on the island.
4. Lipa Noi: With its glittering white sand blending seamlessly with the crystal clear waters, Lipa Noi is a popular family beach in Koh Samui. The waters here are extremely shallow and free of coral, making it perfect for children.
5. Taling Ngom: Enconce deep within the jungles of Ang Thong, Taling Ngom is as beautiful as a tropical beach can get. The beach is especially well known for its sunset views.
What are the best water sports to do in Koh Samui?
1. Scuba Diving: The electric blue waters around Koh Samui are virtually teeming with marine life, and its sheer visibility is astounding. Scuba Diving, thus, is one of the most popular tourist spots here. While experts at the sport can choose to venture out into the deep blue on their own, there are several PADI certified diving schools around the island’s coast as well.
2. Parasailing: Taking off from Lamai Beach, Parasailing is a great sport tailored for thrill seekers. The sport requires one to be harnessed on an airborne parachute attached to a boat below. Parasailing also offers great bird's eye views of the coastline.
3. Kayaking: Koh Samui is gifted with stunning landscapes bordered with limestone cliffs, and kayaking through its channels is one of the best ways to explore the beauty of the island. The leisurely sport can be tried by all, even beginners, and is one of the most popular water sports included in any Koh Samui tour package.
4. Jet skiing: If speed sports is your thing, then jet skiing might be right up your alley. This high velocity sport requires one to navigate a self-steered vessel through high waves. Once you get the hang of it, you could also try out jumps and spins on your jet ski!
5. Extreme Speed Boating: A unique sport offered at Bophut, these high speed boats nose dive through tumultuous waves, creating an explosion of sea water as it goes by.
What are the best hiking trails in Koh Samui?
1. Na Muang Waterfall: Also known as the ‘Purple Falls’, the Na Muang waterfalls can be a great place for a picnic or for a dip- or even a hike. The twin cascades can be reached via stairs cut into the mountainsides, and offers a great scenic trek.
2. To the Secret Buddha Garden: Trekking to the Secret Buddha Garden can be quite a challenge. Making its way through dense forest, the trail here can be difficult to navigate and take two or three hours to complete. However, the views at the end are quite worth it. For the best experience, try the hike during sunrise or sunset.
3. Nathon Mountain Ridge Trail: With coconut trees rising on both sides, the Nathon Mountain Ridge trail can be quite beautiful. This jungle trek is ideal for moderately seasoned trekkers, and the summit is known to command excellent views of the horizon as well.
4. Emerald Lake Viewpoint: Nestled within Ang Thong, the Emerald Lake Viewpoint is one of the most popular hiking destinations in Koh Samui. A series of stairways lead all the way up to the top here. The summit commands an excellent view of the Ang Thong archipelago set against the bright emerald of the sea- one of the most enchanting sights that Koh Samui has to offer!
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Angthong, meaning “Golden Basin” in Thai, is a 42-island group that makes up the country's enormous marine reserve. Whether you're looking for a scenic hike to a turquoise lagoon, a bird's-eye view of the entire archipelago, or indulging in snorkeling, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, or sunbathing, there's no shortage of things to do and places to see here to make your trip memorable.Talay Nai, or Emerald Lake, is a saltwater lagoon on the island of Koh Mae Koh, one of the basin's most well-known destinations. The secluded Emerald Lake, which can only be reached via a climb along millennia-old limestone cliffs, was the setting for the Hollywood film The Beach, which was shot here in the early 2000s. Koh Wao Yai, also known as the "island of the sleeping dragon," is a popular spot for water sports thanks to its numerous swim-throughs and semi-hidden caverns. Most excursions end with a stop at Koh Wua Talap, a vantage point that offers unobstructed views of the Golden Basin. Hiking up and down the 500-meter-high vantage point would take roughly 45 minutes.A broad range of tours are available to this marine park, including day trips on private boats, group snorkeling excursions, and even private sunset cruises. A hidden gem of Thailand's natural beauty, Angthong National Marine Park is a must-see for nature lovers and thrill-seekers alike.Planning A Trip To Thailand, Book Our Thailand Tour Packages Now!
Wat Phra Yai, or the Big Buddha Temple, as it is called in English, is one of the most famous places to visit in Koh Samui. The temple houses Witness various statues of Buddha in different forms and sizes. The largest attraction is the Mara posture that depicts tranquility and serenity. Big Buddha temple is a hotspot for tourists because of the architecture and the gorgeously crafted idols. Do check it out if you are in Koh Samui, it will be one of the most unforgettable parts of your trip.Highlights - Buddha statues, Buddhist architecture with animalism injected in the designLocation - Bo Put, Ko Samui District, Surat Thani, ThailandTimings - 8 am to 5 pmPrice - Free
Locals and tourists flock alike to this famous market of Koh Samui where you can buy everything at a nominal price. The quiet town of Bohut becomes a vibrant and colourful place to visit on weekends, as the Walking Street gets lined with stalls and shops that sell everything from T-shirts to fake jewelry. If you want to get some souvenirs for your loved ones back home, this is the place to be at. You can get sunglasses, handbags, electrical gadgets, fake branded clothes here. Just remember to check the items before making a purchase as they may be of suspicious origins.Highlights - Souvenir shops, cheap clothes, fake handbagsLocation - Borphud Sub-district Koh Samui District Amphoe Ko Samui, Chang Wat Surat Thani, ThailandTimings - 5 pm to 11.30 pmPrice - Free