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Koh Samui - Holiday Tour Packages from India
A cosmopolitan melting pot right smack in the middle of central granite mass surrounded by palm-fringed shoreline and virgin rainforest, Koh Samui is a world-renowned travel destination often included in holiday packages to Thailand. But, as a vacation location on its own, it is one of the biggest contributors of Thai tourism. Being the third largest island in Thailand and located in the Chumphon Archipelago in the Gulf of Thailand, it offers spectacular options for sightseeing & activities.
Places to visit in Koh Samui
Koh Samui is a beach destination that attracts budget travellers and wealthy holidaymakers for a lot of reasons. Where do they usually head off to during their holiday? The beaches, of course! The island of Koh Samui offers several options, from the crowded to the secluded ones.
- Chaweng and Lamai are the most popular and commercialised beaches in the island.
- Bophut is a laid-back fishing village that also serves as a beach destination except in December when the water becomes murky.
Other beaches worth checking out are Bang Rak, Choeng Mon, Mae Nam and Nathon. Tourists also flock in Koh Samui for its uninhabited islands that form the Ang Thong National Marine Park. All these provide a kayaking and snorkelling paradise.
Things to do in Koh Samui
As a fairly big island, there is no shortage of things to do when in Koh Samui. Even swimming can become an adventure in itself, especially if you take a dip in murky seawater.
- Go diving, swimming, jet skiing, parasailing and surfing to make the most of the waters and beaches of this tropical vacation destination.
- Go sightseeing and discover some of the islands key attractions, including a butterfly garden and aquarium, and Fan Isle's massive seated Buddha image.
- Go island hopping for a day to cover most, if not all, of the 80 uninhabited islands around Koh Samui.
- Sign up for a safari at the Bophut Elephant Camp.
Top attractions in Koh Samui
A day or two would not be enough to see all of course Koh Samui’s attractions. You would have to spend a week-long holiday to see all of them.
- Hin Ta (Grandpa) and Hin Yai (Grandma) Rocks are two fascinating rock formations on Koh Samui that have become a source of amusement for tourists and locals alike, probably because resemble delicate parts of a human anatomy. There's an interesting legend behind them too. Just ask a local to find out
- Wat Khunaram Koh Samui is the most famous temple in the island because of the mummified monk put on display. The body belongs to a very revered former abbot and is encased in a glass casket.
- Namtok Hin Lat is a waterfall that is easily accessible by car. Some of its large basins provide a pool for swimmers.
- Ban Lipa Yai is every health-buffs dream destination. This village grows a wide variety of high quality fruits, such as mangosteen, rambutan and langsat.
Other top attractions you should see during your vacation are Namtok Na Mueang waterfall, Wat Phra Yai, Secret Buddha Garden and Old House.
Koh Samui holiday packages from India
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