Trat and Koh Chang Attractions - Top things to see
the total 650 sq. kilometers. The area comprises 47 islands the most important
of which is Ko chang. Other islands rich with scenic beauty are Ko
Klum, Ko Ngam, Ko Lao Ya, Ko Rung, etc. In Thailand, Ko Chang is the
second biggest to Phuket. The island occupies 429 sq. kilometers. Ko Chang
is plenty of high mountains and cliffs. The highest mountain is Salak
Petch Peak (744 meters), the second and the third are Chomprasat and Khao
Hom respectively. As abundant with virgin forest which has water sources,
Ko Chang has many waterfalls. Other places of interests around Ko Chang
include Ko Noi
Travel To Other Islands
Most visitors come to Amphoe Laem Ngob where there are 3 piers namely
Laem Ngob and Ko Chang Centre Point, offering daily boat services to islands
such as Ko Mak, Ko Wai, and Ko Kham.
is very popular among visitors. Situated in the nearest distance from
Laem Ngob, it takes 1-2 hours to reach the desired destinations on Ko
Chang. The best season to visit the islands is between October and May.
During the rainy season from May to October, visitors are not allowed
to the islands south of Ko Chang; for example, Ko Kut, Ko Mak, Ko wai,
and Ko Kham. The boat trip to Ko Chang can be made all year round. In
the rainy season, a boat will sail along the inner coast of Ko Chang because
the island's long and large shape provides shelter from sea winds and
waves. Visitors will trips on land to individual destinations.
Annusorn Sathan Yutthanawi Ko Chang (Naval War Memorial) is located on
:Laem Ngob Beach, consisting of the figure of Krom Luang Chumpon Khet
Udomsak turning his face to Ko Chang, and a warship-shaped museum building,
where an exibition on the historic naval war on ko Chang is on display.
The Trat people as well as visitors usually go to pay respect to this
memorial, and also use it as a place for recreational activities. A celebration
is held every year between January 17-21.
Naval Battle Area
in the south of Ko Chang close to Salak Petch Bay. The zone is where the
battle between Thai and French naval troops fought over the east border
conflict on January 17, 1941.
Tan Mayom Waterfall
is the three storey fall of medium size. The footpath up to the site,
situated 500 meters from durian orchard, is near theoffice of the national
park. King Rama V and VI once visited the place and singed their royal
names on the highest cliff of the cascade.
Klong Nonsi Waterfall
is a little fall in the northeast zone of the island. The side walk to
the area lies 3 Km. grom Baan Daan Mai or 3 Km. from the national park
Klong Nueng Waterfall
is a small fall situated remotely from Salak Petch Community near Salak
Klong Son Bay
which is rich with coral lines is in the northernmost of the west coast.
Klong Son Community is set up in the area.
Klong Plu Waterfall
has three storeys. The entrance is 3 Km. from Ao Klong Prao Community.
It will take about 20 minutes from the entrance to the site by walking.
Ko Chang Noi
and Leam Chang Noi lie in the north of Ko Chang. The sea between Ko Chang
Noi and Laem Chang Noi is abundant with corals.
Tri Petch Waterfall
has only one storey. The place is situated 3 Km. from Salak Petch Community
along the orchard of rubber trees.
White Sand Beach
one of the longest beaches on Ko Chang. Bungalows and resorts of reasonable
proce are easily found. At the back or the beach are orchards of coconut
trees and forests. The beach is easily accessible due to many roads passing
to it The The name suggests scenic beauty of the area.
Bang Bao FisheryVillage
s very interesting because residents in the area build up their houses
with poles pitched into the sea and the bridge reaching to every house
is set up to link the community together. Bang Bao is one of the zones
rich with corals. Ko Mun Nok-Mun Nai is a small isle opposite Kai BaeBeach.
The Beach around the isle can be seen at low tide.The sea in the area
is some what shallow and plenty of gold-colour corals.
Long Sand Beach
is next to Sa Lak Kok Bay. The area is covered with forest and orchards
of coconut trees
Klong Phrao Beach
Chaiyachet is the long seaside adjacent to Kai Bae Beach. The beach is
rather steep. Swimming is possible. Standard bungalow with facilities
are set. The northernmost of Klong Phrao Beach is adjacent to Chaiyachet
Bay and Beach which has beautiful landscape but swimming is not recommend.
Kai Bae Beach
is close to Klong Phrao Beach. The beach, like that of Klong Phrao, is
steep but swimming is safe. Thereare also quite a few cheap-priced bungalows
in the area.
Ko Lao Ya
lies at thr south of Ko Chang. The group comprises Ko Lao Ya Nai, Ko Lao
Ya Klang and Ko Lao Ya Nok. The transportation from Laem Ngob takes about
2 hours and a half. The islands has beautiful beaches, crystal-clear water
a cololurful corals, Lao Yo Resort provide accommodation service here.
Situated next to Ko Lao Ya is a big island most of Beach which are plenty
with stones. The area occupies many bays which has beautiful beach lines
and wide wonderful coral zones. Ko Wai is also the best source for fishing.
As for accommodations, Ko Wai Pakarung Resort is ready to server tourists.
is a historical island during the Thai-French Naval Battle like Ko Chang.
the island is proper for fishing. The landscape comprising stone yard
is worth a visit.
is in front of Salakpetch Bay. From Laem Ngob, it takes two hours to the
island, Ko Phrao has clean and calm seaside, and is cool and shady because
it is plenty of coconuts trees.Long Beach Island Resort is set on the
is a small island at the west of Ko Maak. The isle has not enough flat
area suitable for the setting up of any resort and bungalow. Ko Rung is
place of concessions of bird nests,
Charamed eggs and bat's dung. Stone knolls and deep-water coral under
the sea of Ko Rung are very magnificent.
is situated in the south of Ko Chang. The place comprises of two island
with a huge sand knoll at the middle. The little bay formed by the lines
of the mountain stretching into the sea is a splendid and serene site
without storms. It takes two hoursto go from Laem Ngob to the place. Twin
Island Resort is ituated on the area.