Enjoying Koh Chang as a Tourist

Family in koh Chang beach

Family in koh Chang beach

When you visit Thailand, one of the must visit islands is Koh Chang. The beauty that is offered in this island is unmatched. With the white sandy beaches and the widest range of wildlife, you are assured of the best time of your life on your vacation. If you are a lover of outdoor activity such as snorkeling, jungle hiking or even diving, then this is the perfect place to be in.  


The best time to visit Koh Chang is during the cool seasons which are basically between the months of November and February. The rest of the other seasons normally have limited accommodation hence if you are interested in visiting Koh Chang during any other season it is advisable to book your accommodation as early as possible. This is so as to avoid being stranded.


There are different ways that you can be able to get to Koh Chang using. These include by plane using Bangkok Airways which flies twice on a daily basis to Trat. From Trat, there are door to door minibuses that offer direct transfers to Koh Chang resorts. It is also possible to go to this island using a bus though you will have to go to different destinations before reaching the island. Other options include boat and also taxi or even limos.


Some of the attractions that are available in Koh Chang include the Mu Ko Chang National Park, War Memorial Monument, Klong Plu which is so far the most popular waterfall, Klong Nueng a waterfall that is just breathtaking, Klong Nonsi, a waterfall that is the only one on the eastern side of the island, Khiri Petch, The Thanmayom, Kongoi and many other attractions.


There are many things that you can do while in Koh Chang which include diving, snorkeling, take walks with rangers, trek in jungles, learn how to Thai cook, practice yoga and many other activities.

published: 30.06.2012