Sightseeing in Ko Chang - what to see. Complete travel guide

There are no excursions in Pattaya that would be more amazing than a trip to Koh Chang. This picturesque tropical island never fails to enchant travelers; holidays on Koh Chang certainly appeal to fans of water sports and those eager to explore the rainforest.
1. There is no public transport the island, but there is always an option to take a taxi. Guests of Koh Chang also have a possibility to rent a car, but it would be useful only to those who … Open
One of the main attractions of the island is Klong Plu waterfall, where anyone can swim. It is a true paradise surrounded by rich tropical forests. The silence is broken only by the sound of the waterfall and birds singing. Divers have long chosen the southern part of the island; there you can appreciate the diversity of the underwater world and enjoy fabulous sea views. There is a scuba diving school for beginners, as well as sports equipment rental and several shops.
You should definitely visit the village of Bang Bao inhabited by fishermen. You can rent a boat and fishing equipment from locals; nearby coves and bays are the richest fishing places of Koh Chang. Another popular entertainment option is elephant ride around the tropics, during which you can admire exotic plants and flowers, lovely butterflies and other representatives of tropical fauna. Copyright
Koh Chang is the second largest island in Thailand. However, it was able to retain its pristine natural splendor almost completely. A considerable part of island's beaches are quiet and … Open
Among the historical attractions it's worth to note scenic Buddhist temples situated on the slopes. After walking up along steep hills and examining all religious buildings, you can relax in one of the cozy restaurants located in the foothills. Fans of unusual activities can go for a walk through the jungle on elephants; hiking trails there run through the most beautiful places.
Almost every large hotel of the island has its own wellness center. Guests have an opportunity to take a course of massage or simply relax at spa. Some beaches of the island are worth mentioning separately. In the northern part of the island there is White Sand Beach that is 2.5 km long. In the southern part of Koh Chang there is Kai Bae Beach that has a magnificent lagoon. Fans of nightlife enjoy Lonely Beach, where there are colorful parties, concerts and discos every evening. Exciting vacation on Koh Chang will stick memory of every traveler forever.
Every hotel on Koh Chang is ready to surprise guests with unusual services or amazing design solutions. The choice of places to stay on the island is very large. The only luxurious hotel on … Open
Despite the fact that Koh Chang started to welcome travelers a long time ago, it has a very peaceful and calm atmosphere. The biggest part of its territory is occupied by the national park, so local resorts have managed to avoid the excessive development. There are several upscale hotels in tropical thickets. Their guests can relax in a peaceful atmosphere and admire the beauty of the nature. There are no noisy nightclubs but there are perfect conditions for harmonious beach recreation and water sports.
Ko Chang White Sand Beach The guests of the island can diversify their beach vacation with interesting sightseeing tours and entertainments. The ascent of the mountain located in the district of Kai Bae is very popular with active tourists. When hiking, they can admire exotic plants and see beautiful birds. On top of the mountain, there is one of the best viewing platforms on the island. Beautiful Buddhist temples are special attractions of some cities. They welcome absolutely everyone, which makes the temples attractive for tourists.
One of the main features of this picturesque island is a rich choice of restaurants. It won’t be difficult to choose a suitable place among charming outdoor cafes, classic pizzerias … Open
On the island, there are several elephant farms, the visiting of which may turn into an unforgettable adventure. One of the most famous farms is located near the Khlong Phlu Waterfall. Here, interesting excursions on elephants are organized for visitors. The farm is often visited by tourists with children. Under the guidance of its workers, they can feed animals and even help bath them.
Ko Chang East Coast The other interesting event is a trip to Bang Bao. This village is famous for its gift shops and fish restaurants. In the morning, the market is opened in this fishing village. You can buy fresh seafood here. Everyone can even fish with local fisherman at a reasonable price. The tiny village has its historic symbol, a beautiful lighthouse on the pier.
The main attraction of Koh Chang is its nature rich in beautiful waterfalls and rare plants. The must visit site of excursions is Than Mayom Waterfall located on the territory of a very … Open
Fans of active entertainments and tourists with children should certainly visit the Balian Beach. Near it, there is the Tree Top Adventure Park opened several years ago. Both children and adults can find suitable rides here. You can also walk among the trees and make your childhood dream into reality - go bungee jumping. This park was formed in one of the most picturesque corners of the island.
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Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Ko Chang
♥   National Park 'Namtok Phleiw' , 55.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Khitchakut' , 88.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Khao Chamao-Khao Wong' , 120.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Botum Sakor' , 144.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Dining Pod Restaurant

From the series “The Most Exotic Restaurants in the World”
The service level in the restaurant is just as excellent. For the convenience of the waiters, the 'baskets' were connected to each other by the convenient cableway system. When serving the customers, the waiters literally 'fly' between the tree tops. The skill of these specialists can only be admired. Travelers who want to taste the popular Thai cuisine at the Dining Pod restaurant should take into account that Dining Pod can only accommodate 8 visitors. As a rule, the cozy baskets hidden in the crowns are reserved for several weeks. … Read further

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