Island Hopping at Koh Chang and Bar Hopping at Phuket: Pick Your Choice

Desert beach in Koh Chang

Desert beach in Koh Chang

Many would view going to beautiful resorts or vacation destinations like Koh Chang or Phuket as opportunity for rest, recreation, adventure and others. These two beautiful islands of Thailand are known tourist hubs for their distinct features. While it is true that different folks have different strokes, those who love nature tripping find Koh Chang better than Phuket as the former is an island wherein 70% of it is protected rainforest and is surrounded by chain of big and small islands whereas the latter is characterized mostly by human structure and relatively flat mass of land. Nature lovers prefer to indulge island hopping in Koh Chang and bar hopping in Phuket seem like an extension of the busy city life. 

 

With nature tripping like island hopping in the island of Koh Chang and its surrounding islands, any traveler or tourist can have the first hand experience of encountering different views over and underneath the waters. Koh Chang is a tourist destination which is developed just recently and is starting to gain attention from the world. Unlike Phuket any visitor can have the chance to witness the natural flow of life from sunrise to sunset without too much disturbances. Koh Chang is a suitable place for people who want to relax and enjoy their stay with nature. But to say that Koh Chang is a bit backward compared to Phuket is downright judgmental. If backward refers only to structural development, then it is not the exact criterion for such a judgment. Koh Chang is unique in itself and it exists as it is for people to make the best with it and to enjoy life what it has to offer. After all, in the heart of a nature lover it opts island hopping in Koh Chang and bar hopping in Phuket may come as the second choice.





published: 07.06.2013