Ko Pha-ngan

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  • Temperature: 35 °C
  • Wind: Variable from South-Southeast to West, 9.3 km/h
  • Pressure: 1014 hPa
  • Rel. Humidity: 28 %
  • Visibility: 10 km
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Tradition, Natural Beauty and Fun at the Full Moon Party

Ko Pha-ngan is a Thai destination which may not ring a bell due to its complicated name. If you spent a night enjoying the Full Moon Party, if you relaxed in the herbal sauna at Wat Pho or if you had taken pictures of the Royal River Than Sadet and the largest waterfall on the island, Ko Pha-ngan would be a name that you could never forget. Popular for its individuality that combine the tradition, the natural beauty and the good night life, Ko Pha-ngan is a destination to please everybody.

Visit the elephant camp

Ko Pha-ngan is the name of an island in the Gulf of Thailand, situated in the South East part of the country. It has two sister islands, Ko Samui to the South and Ko Tao to the North. There are numerous activities that you can pick from depending on your preferences and your sense of adventure. Admire the mysticism of the Chinese Temple situated between Thonsala and Chaloklum and take pictures of the Chaloklum Bay. Feel the connection with the nature in the elephant camp on the way from Baan Tai to Thong Nai Pan. Study the rainforest and the tropical plants or relax sunbathing in the sandy beaches. Take archery lessons, stay active trying out the “jungle gym” or have full relief with yoga or trying the herbal sauna at Wat Pho. In the North West of the island at Ko Ma, there are some of the best snorkeling places. You can be presented the magical island with all its highlights on the “One Day in Paradise Safari Boat”.

Enjoy vibrating beach party 

Than Sadet known as the “royal river” is situated in Ko Pha-Ngan National Park and it got its name because of the several visits of the Thai kings here.The Full Moon Party is very popular on the island and it takes place in an expanded village of beach bars. Every month at full moon, the island becomes a vibrating beach party with colorful rhythms and delicious tasting specialties.

Ko Pha-ngan is a memorable experience which can be the perfect mixture between Thai culture, the natural beauty of the tropical environment and infinite activities. Whether you want to relax or feel adventurous Ko Pha-ngan an island that offer you an unique experience.