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Our most recommended Koh Samui Neighborhood tours

Ko Samui: 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour with Lunch

1. Ko Samui: 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour with Lunch

Embark on a spectacular adventure up into the mountain and through the Jungle of Koh Samui and then down the other side. All safaris are conducted using authentic rugged ex-army jeeps. It is an exhilarating and rugged experience, but safety is always the highest priority. After pickup from your hotel on Ko Samui, travel to the first stop on the safari, the famous Grandfather/Grandmother Rocks. Next to the rocks is a quaint market selling all sorts of handmade Thai products and souvenirs. Then, head off to the largest waterfall on the island for a cool swim in the natural spring water. Visit the mummified monk statue in the glass case at the temple as seen on TV. After this ground-level experience, crank the vehicle into 4WD and head up into the mountain to impressive viewpoints located along the route to the top. Pass by local Thai farmers working their coconut farms in the forest. Stop for a delicious, traditional Thai lunch in the mountain-top restaurant with beautiful views of the island. After lunch, head to Buddha’s Magic Garden, with weird and wonderful statues all made by hand by one man over many years. Running through the garden is a quaint little stream, and above it is an old monk’s prayer room. Drive down the mountain and stop at the rubber-making plantation before heading toward the iconic Big Buddha. After an exhilarating day, you will be transferred back to the hotel in the evening.

Koh Samui: Market Visit, Sunset Views & Thai Beach Dinner

2. Koh Samui: Market Visit, Sunset Views & Thai Beach Dinner

Your private tour will begin in the late afternoon with pickup from your accommodation. Before heading to your first destination, you’ll make a quick stop in a colorful evening market and stroll through the many kiosks with vendors selling their produce and wares. If you want to do a bit of souvenir or snack shopping, this is the place. Next up are the Hin Ta Hin Yai rock formations, one of the most famous rock formations on the island. Listen as your friendly guide tells you about the local legend behind the natural scenery. Snap photos of the fascinating shapes, and don’t forget to take in the glorious views of the sea.  The next stop is Laem Sor Pagoda. Perched on a rock jutting out to sea, this gleaming golden pagoda is known for its picturesque backdrop. It's the perfect place to watch the sun set on the horizon. After golden hour, you’ll be whisked to Taling Ngam Beach, where a traditional Thai dinner awaits you on the beach. Devour Thai dishes and sip on refreshing drinks as you end a fantastic evening.

Koh Samui: Private Tour with Jet Skiing and Sunset Dinner

3. Koh Samui: Private Tour with Jet Skiing and Sunset Dinner

Start your tour around mid-afternoon with pickup from your accommodation and quick stops at two of Koh Samui’s famous temples. The first stop is the Big Buddha temple, aptly named for a 12-meter tall golden statue of a serene-looking Buddha. Climb to the top of the staircase and see the imposing statue up close in all its grandeur. Known for its colorful designs and mix of Chinese and Thai architecture, Wat Plai Laem’s most eye-catching feature is the huge statue of the 18-arm Guanyin, believed to be the goddess of mercy and compassion. Explore the colorful grounds and spot another large statue of a laughing monk before starting your jet ski adventure. Following a briefing from your instructor, board your jet ski and ride the waves, making the rounds of some of the island’s best beaches. Take in the long stretch of coastline at Bophut Beach, gaze at the turquoise waters of Maenam Beach, and admire the beautiful shores of Koh Som Beach. After a thrilling ride, make your way to the popular Fisherman’s Village for a spot of shopping. Walk by the numerous stalls and kiosks as you take in the products on display. Wrap up the day with a delicious local dinner at the beach as you watch the sun go down at the end of an amazing day.

Koh Samui: Beach Yoga Class & Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

4. Koh Samui: Beach Yoga Class & Full-Day Sightseeing Tour

The day will start bright and early with a yoga and meditation class at the beach. Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate, the instructor will make sure to accommodate your skill level as you go through the class. After your morning session, you’ll have free time to make use of the resort’s facilities. Feeling refreshed and revitalized, head to your first destination of the day: Hin Ta Hin Yai. Listen to the local folklore of how the rocks came to be and snap photos of the strange formations before going to a local restaurant for lunch. After filling yourself with delicious Thai food, you’ll make your way to Namuang 1 Waterfall. This serene cascade, hidden in the middle of a lush forest, is considered one of the most scenic waterfalls on the island. Take a dip in the refreshing pools before moving on.  Next stop is the gleaming golden Laem Sor Pagoda, one of the lesser-known sites in Koh Samui. Take a breather here and stroll around the temple grounds, set against the backdrop of the ocean. Then, continue the search for the best photo spots at Lad Koh Viewpoint. Take in panoramic views of the ocean and shoreline. Finish the day with a visit to two Buddhist temples, Big Buddha – famous for its 12-meter tall statue overlooking the island – and Wat Plai Laem, known for the striking 18-arm statue of the goddess of mercy. Explore these colorful temple grounds before making your way back to your accommodation.

Koh Samui: Muay Thai Class and Dinner at Sunset

5. Koh Samui: Muay Thai Class and Dinner at Sunset

After pickup from your accommodation, head to the local boxing gym. There you’ll be given a short introduction to Muay Thai and put through your paces in a warm-up session before the class starts. Learn more about Muay Thai, a local mixed martial art and one of the most beloved sports in Thailand. The sport has some similarities to boxing but also introduces the use of legs, elbows, arms, and shins. Learn the basics of the national sport and work up a sweat as you practice kicks, strikes, and punches. After an hour of Muay Thai action, head to the popular Bophut Beach for a delicious dinner with a view of the sunset. Replenish your body with traditional Thai dishes before strolling around the night market at Fisherman’s Village. Speak to the vendors and perhaps do a spot of souvenir shopping before heading back to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Koh Samui

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 634 reviews

What can I say!?! I'm 52, my partner is a similar age and my son is 14 (professional teenager!) And this was simply one of the "BEST DAYS EVER!!!!" Johnny, our guide and the driver, was without doubt, one of the most beautiful human beings we have ever had the fortune to meet! This is a full-on day, taking in 11 of the highlights of Samui and a delicious Thai lunch in an amazing mountainside restaurant with jaw-droppingly beautiful views. It was I truly magic day, only made possible by positive energy and genuinely loving vibes of Johnny and his amazing team. His enthusiasm and knowledge was second to none. I spent the remainder of our trip telling anyone who'd listen to book it as soon as they could. I'm quite a cynical middle-aged Englishman and I was transported back to being a 12yr old boy! The day is full of surprises and I cannot recommend it enough for travellers of any age, who want to see the whole island. Thank you Johnny and your boys. As I've said before BEST DAY EVER! ❤️

Such a great experience for us who only have 2 full days to spend in Samui. We basically saw the whole island from temples to waterfalls and the durian forests. Really friendly fun group of people and the guides were well experienced and very accomodating. Food was authentic and delish accompanied by a stunning view (we were lucky it wasn’t raining)! Thanks

our driver (spiderman) was excellent. can't thank him and the entire crew enough. for making our day absolutely amazing. I will highly recommend this tour to anyone.

Must do in koh samui!!! Jonny and his team were hilarious and great guides and you get to see a lot of the island in 1 day. Lunch was amazing with incredible views!!

Perfect tour for a fun adventure and seeing the highlights of Koh Samui! Jhonny is extremely funny and planned lots of fun activities! Can only highly recommend!