Koh Chang Tour -Tour in Koh Chang. “Chang” means ‘elephant’ in Thai and represents something that has a characteristic of being large or gigantic. From its name, Koh Chang is an enormous island in the Gulf of Thailand and serves as the second largest island in Thailand.
The island is also considered as Thailand’s National Park with its beautiful nature, a year-round cool to warm climate, and seasonal delights. Unlike any other islands in Thailand, it is the one and only island tourists can visit whenever they want to without a need to worry about seasons and time of the year because its abundant resources are always present and ready to welcome international tourists and promote its unknown mystery to the outside world.
Places and Things to Do in Koh Chang
With its abundant resources and all-year moderate climate, tourists can visit different places in Koh Chang. Its very own nature and regions allowed tourists to visit a variety of tourist attractions and experience a wild adventure in the Marine National Park. Its stunning white sand beaches, natural spa and relaxation will keep tourists busy and enjoyable; can you resist yourself from jumping into the cool, clean water and climb back to a hand-made coconut bed? That’s almost impossible for international tourists and even the Thais.
Koh Chang Navy Operation Site, Learn the History
The island has its own secret mystery and a bloody history all Thais pay respect to. This historical site was located southern coast of the island, somewhere near to the Ao Salak Phet, where many guesthouses and five star hotels are located. Here in the Navy Operation site, tourists can learn of Koh Chang’s history including the battle that can never be forgotten, the battle of 17 January 1921 that took place here In the island. Every year around January, tourists are welcome to visit and learn the traditional rituals as well as the floating of garlands into the sea, in reminding of those who passed away and wasted their lives during the bloody navy battle here in the island.
Island Waterfalls and Beaches: Asian Paradises
With its enormous land surface and area, Koh Chang has numbers of waterfalls tourists can get close to. Than Mayom Waterfall is located near the east coast and can be connected by Ban Dan Mai and Tha Than Mayom. The durian orchard is located near the top of the water fall where tourists and hikers can enjoy themselves there at the top, looking down at clear, rushing waters. The Klong Phu Waterfall is another interesting place people can visit and cool themselves down. It is famous for its clear, blue pool just below the waterfall where people swim and enjoy refreshing waters after a jump from the natural slider. Famous for its beaches, it is never to be missed for Had Klong Prao. This beach is indeed the longest beach in the entire island. Bungalows and hotels are located near the beach to provide convenience. Ao Bai Lan, another famous beach, is famous for its peaceful environment; windy approaches and white, natural sand attracts thousands of tourists and calms them down with its cool water.
Koh Chang, the island of refreshments will never let tourists down. Attractions, natural resources, and the warm welcomes of islanders will keep tours warm and friendly. The people of the island as well as its nature will never let Thailand lose its name, “The Land of Smile”.