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Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is an island and a city off the east coast of Kra Isthmus, Thailand. The geography of the Chumphon Islands is part of Surat Thani Province, but in 2012 Koh Samui became a municipality and therefore in local autonomy. Koh Samui is Thailand’s second largest island after Phuket, with an area of ​​228.7 square kilometers.

Place to visit:

Wat Lamai Folk Museum

Wat Lamai Folk Museum in Wat Lamai is a collection of old wooden buildings of 2 floors. Tools used daily by villagers on the island and elsewhere in the South, such as lamps, antique different cage Drum greatly more than 300 years as artistic director of the Metal Age cultures preserved axons in the north of Vietnam Discovery year 2543. used in exorcism rituals for rain and so on.

Angthong Marine National Park

Angthong Marine National Park is the National Marine Park. Declared a National Park on November 12, 2523 from Koh Samui to the west about 20 miles, with an area of approximately 63,750 acres of land just 50 square kilometers. Off the ground Consists of 42 islands, most islands are limestone islands. Major islands Koh Wua Ta Lap Island, Koh Pha Wua tiny island of Koh Mae Koh Phai, roughly triangular island rocky island off Cow Island Trang islands, etc. This was originally a military restricted area of ​​the vessel. But they have to evacuate people in the household. It comprises make coconut fishing and bird (bird’s nest concession on the island), based in Moo 6, Tambon Angthong, Koh Samui. Attractions within the park. Koh Wua Ta Lap The site of the park headquarters The front office is a white sandy beach and near the park are caves with stalactites and stalagmites inside the cave waving lotus-shaped lotus. Next, walk up to the viewpoint atop a walking distance of about 400 meters, which will see the Angthong. Lined stretches on the water blue. The beautiful scenery of In the middle of the mountains, sea or lake Koh Mae Koh is a geological phenomenon. By the basin of limestone collapse. Sea in an oval shaped, wide 250 meters long and 350 meters deep and 7 meters in an area of ​​approximately 30 hectares Boat motor from the park office about 15 minutes and walk the path to the view point another 400 meters you will see an amazing view. sea ​​of emerald green As well as beautiful views Of the open sea, which is surrounded by rocks and trees covered.

Triangular island located opposite to Koh Mae Koh. A beautiful coral reef one kilometer long stone bridge curve out to sea. Centers of the island to see the natural sculptures. Similar rock outcrops In the top of the Ko Mae Ko. Visitors can pitch a tent camp on the island. But be prepared to bring your own food and fresh water. Island and Cow Island Trang shaft end. Beyond to the north of Koh Mae Koh. Is the point of having one of the finest coral reefs. Fire Island is a rocky island with a beautiful beach and the longest in the park. Conditions around the beautiful island consists of a stone shaped like a thin stone slabs piled up like sculpture.

The park provides housing accommodations And camping facilities. Contact Details Mu Ko Ang Thong Tel. 0 7728 6025, 0 7742 0225. Koh Samui is a passenger ship. From Nathon pier 08.30 Depart from Koh Samui back at 15.00 pm The trip takes 2 hours and the Angthong Marine Tours offers a day – breakfast, lunch and dinner include return ferry is at 08.30. am and return at 17:30 pm

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