- 1 How do you get to Koh Phangan?
- 2 Is Koh Phangan near Phuket?
- 3 Is Koh Phangan dangerous?
- 4 How do you get from Phuket to Koh Mak?
- 5 Is Koh Phangan expensive?
- 6 Is Koh Phangan good for families?
- 7 How long is ferry from Phuket to Koh Samui?
- 8 How safe is Thailand?
- 9 Is Full Moon Party Dangerous?
- 10 Does Koh Phangan have snakes?
- 11 What do you wear to a Full Moon Party?
- 12 Is Koh Kood worth visiting?
- 13 Is Koh Mak open?
- 14 How do you get from Koh Chang to Koh Mak?
How do you get to Koh Phangan?
Surat Thani airport is the closest airport to the Phangan island on the mainland of Thailand. To get to the island you have to take a bus to Donsac pier and then a ferry to Koh Phangan. The whole trip will take around 4.5 hours and 15 dollars. The easiest way would be to book a 500 bats transfer Bus+ferry.
Is Koh Phangan near Phuket?
If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Phuket to Koh Phangan. Your trip will be a total of 217 miles (348 km). The flying distance is 167 miles (268 km).
Is Koh Phangan dangerous?
Koh Phangan is a very safe place where most troubles are self inflicted; with drink driving and drug arrests the biggest problem makers. Our advice is don’t be tempted by drugs; this island has had a bad reputation for a long time and the open taking of drugs is not tolerated.
How do you get from Phuket to Koh Mak?
There is no direct connection from Phuket to Koh Mak. However, you can take the bus to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, take the walk to Mochit 2 Bus Depot, take the bus to Opposite Kong Salak, take the walk to Khaosan Road, then take the bus and ferry to Koh Mak.
Is Koh Phangan expensive?
Although Koh Phangan is a little more expensive than mainland Thailand you can still find many good 50 Baht Thai restaurants and we have the wonderful Thong Sala Pantip food market too! If you want to go even cheaper then make your own food! Taking us up to 10,500 Baht so far.
Is Koh Phangan good for families?
We visited for a week in December and found it really easy to explore Koh Phangan with kids. It’s much quieter than its neighbour, Koh Samui, and is a far more rugged and less developed island but still with all the essentials you would need when travelling with kids.
How long is ferry from Phuket to Koh Samui?
The Phuket to Koh Samui bus and ferry combined ticket costs $14, the total trip duration is 7 hours 50 minutes. As for private transfers, this service will cost a minimum of $440, and the travel time is about 6 hours. The distance from Phuket to Koh Samui is 335 km.
How safe is Thailand?
Thailand is generally a safe country to visit, but it’s smart to exercise caution, especially when it comes to dealing with strangers (both Thai and foreigners) and traveling alone. Assault of travelers is relatively rare in Thailand, but it does happen. Possession of drugs can result in a year or more of prison time.
Is Full Moon Party Dangerous?
While full moon parties may be a backpacker staple on the islands of Thailand, they are not a particularly ecologically, or ethically conscious choice. In addition to that, they are more dangerous than they look, for those who attend, and for the communities left in their wakes.
Does Koh Phangan have snakes?
There are dangerous snakes on Koh Phangan such as Cobras and King Cobras, but these are very rare and if you see one, count yourself lucky – but keep your distance. However you may come into close contact with some smaller snakes such as the coconut or green tree snake.
What do you wear to a Full Moon Party?
Because the party happens mostly at beach, many people dress up following that theme. You will see a lot of bikinis, board shorts, swimming suits, and other beach clothes. Since there is no Full Moon Party dress code, you can wear whatever makes your comfortable.
Is Koh Kood worth visiting?
Koh Kood, which is also often spelled as Koh Kut, is a great island to visit and probably the best in Thailand for lovers of beaches, jungles and waterfalls. Plus the roads are almost deserted, making it an ideal island for exploring by scooter. As with Koh Mak there isn’t a vehicle ferry to the island.
Is Koh Mak open?
Coronavirus #Covid-19 – October Update. The island is open. Ferries to and from Koh Kood are now running daily.
How do you get from Koh Chang to Koh Mak?
If you are going to Koh Mak, then take one of the ferries from Koh Chang to the mainland. Once at a mainland pier, take a shared pick up truck taxi that is heading to Trat. They will do a short detour to drop you off at Krom Luang pier, Laem Ngop. Expect to pay 40 – 50 Baht per person.