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Koh Samui: Original Discovery Tour176 Reviews
Discover some of the most scenic locations of Koh Samui on a full-day discovery tour. Visit many of the island's prominent temples to see statues of Buddha and admire the extraordinary architecture. Go to Na Muang Waterfall and more.
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- Visit the lakeside temple of Wai Plai Laem & admire its stunning architecture
- See the curious rock formations of Hin Ta and Hin Yai
- Take a swim in Na Muang Waterfall
- Visit the Mummified Monk and learn the great story of Luong Pordaeng
- Get enchanting views of Koh Samui from different perspectives
DescriptionDiscover Thailand’s second largest island and its abundant beaches and marvel at coconut trees with hanging fruit on a full-day discovery tour of Koh Samui. Start with a visit to the lakeside temple of Wai Plai Laem and admire a stunning feat of ancient Thai-Chinese architecture. See the giant statues of the Guanyin and Laughing Buddha before going to the Big Buddha Temple, known locally as Wat Phra Yai. Look at the gold painted, 12-meter high statue of Buddha. Continue to Chaweng Viewpoint (also known as 'Lat Ko Viewpoint') for panoramic views of Lamai and Chaweng Beach. The enchanting sunrise on Chaweng Bay is definitely a treat for the eyes. Admire the rock formations of Hin Ta (Grandfather) and Hin Yai (Grandmother), shaped like male and female genitalia. The whole area is adorned with oceanside rocks that are perfect for some quiet beach time. See a mummified body of the Thai monk, Luong Pordaeng, sitting in a meditative position in a glass case at the Mummified Monk. For the Thais, it is an act of reverence and reflection, and an acceptance of the natural order of things. Admire the cascades of the Na Muang Waterfall as they fall into a natural pool, ideal for cooling off from the day’s heat.
IncludesRound-trip transfers from your hotel English-speaking guide Water and towel Insurance
- Please dress appropriately as you'll be visiting temples and entrance can be denied by the temple authorities
- Round-trip transfers by air-conditioned vehicles are only possible from centrally located hotels on Koh Samui
- The transfer vehicle will wait a maximum of 10 minutes. If missed, an alternative pick-up cannot be arranged
- Koh Samui: Original Discovery Tour on shared basis is not possible for cruise travellers