Ko Lanta
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  • Ko Lanta: Emerald Pool and Hot Springs Day Trip

    1. Ko Lanta: Emerald Pool and Hot Springs Day Trip

    Begin your day with pickup at around 8 AM from your resort, then head first to the Emerald Pool, a unique attraction on the main island of Krabi situated in the middle of a lush lowland forest rich in bio-diversity. The source of the groundwater flows through the limestone layer and settles, therefore making it look emerald green. Upon arrival, walk along the natural jungle path and admire the peaceful environment before jumping into the Emerald Pool. Have fun playing in the water, then replenish your energy with a set lunch featuring a range of Thai dishes at a local restaurant at midday. After lunch, visit the Hot Spring waterfall and spend time relaxing in the mineral-rich water. Therapeutic and soothing, the hot springs are natural ‘hot tubs’ crafted into smooth rock channeling water from deep-rooted thermal springs located in volcanic chambers. Enjoy the comfortably warm water te...

  • Ko Lanta: The Mangroves By Private Luxury Gondola

    2. Ko Lanta: The Mangroves By Private Luxury Gondola

    Start your day with hotel pickup and depart for Tung Yee Peng Village at 9 AM. Embark on your private gondola cruise through the lush mangrove forest. Enjoy a tea or coffee, as well as various snacks on board.Listen to the relaxing birdsongs and sounds of wild animals as you sail down the river. Make a stop to taste some fresh coconut water from a local plantation. Upon returning to the village, enjoy some authentic local dishes for lunch, before returning to your resort at 12:30 PM to enjoy the rest of your day.

  • Ko Lanta: Tung Yee Peng Village Eco-Tour with Lunch/Dinner

    3. Ko Lanta: Tung Yee Peng Village Eco-Tour with Lunch/Dinner

    Begin your tour with pickup at 8:30 AM or 1:30 PM, depending on the time slot you select, and head to the peaceful Tung Yee Peng village near the mangrove forest. Once there, hop into a gondola for a private tour of the area. Appreciate the beauty of the forest, and see a variety of wildlife such as mud fish, wild birds, and monitor lizards thrive in their natural habitat. After your gondola tour, return to the village and learn about the local way of life with folk arts such as handicraft making. Create your own batik fabric using only organic fabric dyes and bag, if you like. Then, have lunch or dinner with a menu specially designed by the local community, with the opportunity to observe and take part in the cooking. Take 30 minutes to rest and relax in the community after eating before returning to your accommodation.

    Couldn't have been better. On time pick up. Great driver/Headman of village who was full of info for us. Boat trip was peaceful. Food was excellent and the people so friendly. Couldn't recommend more highly.

  • Ko Lanta: Romantic Sunrise Gondola Tour at Tung Yee Peng

    4. Ko Lanta: Romantic Sunrise Gondola Tour at Tung Yee Peng

    Begin your day early with pickup at 5 AM from your resort. Travel to Tung Yee Peng, the local village on the east side of Koh Lanta. Hop in an ancient wooden boat and gradually cruise toward Lanta Bay. As you wait for sunrise, soak up the pure morning atmosphere. Experience the sound and light of the morning, the animals, and the sunrise. Try some meditation on the gondola and bask in the tranquility. Once the sun is up, sample some local coffee and relish a local style breakfast. Return to the jungle to experience the mangrove forest and see the macaques that live in the mangrove jungle. The tour concludes with drop-off at your resort at 9 AM.

  • Ko Lanta Yai: Half-Day Ethical Elephant Sanctuary Tour

    5. Ko Lanta Yai: Half-Day Ethical Elephant Sanctuary Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in the morning or the afternoon, depending on the option selected. Upon arrival, your English-speaking tour guide will give you an introduction to the sanctuary and the elephants. Take some bananas and offer them to the elephants. Get acquainted with your new friends before hopping into the mud pool with them. Give the elephants a relaxing mud spa. Elephants naturally soak their skin with mud as a way to protect their skin from the sun, just like humans put on sunscreen. After the fun mud spa, enjoy bathing with the elephants in the water pool. Brush off the mud and exfoliate their skin to give them a relaxing pampering. Next, learn how to prepare food and herbal medicine for elephants. The herbal medicine is a mixture of multiple nutrient sources needed by elephants to stay healthy. They are like a supplement to their diet. Enjoy relaxing and feeding ...

    The most amazing, very ethical, real elephant sanctuary! Took me a long time to find it and I was starting to loose hope there is a place like that in South. So very glad I found you and thanks to you my husband and I fell in love with elephants❤️! It simply was the best experience ever, the highlight of our holidays in Thailand! Nothing else we did can compete with this unique and emotional half day spent at your sanctuary! You created an amazing place. Thank you to all the people that work there with gentle giants. You are simply amazing! We could tell from just being there for few hours how much love you have for elephants and how much passion and dedication for your job! Superstars! Your elephants are lucky to have you ❤️ I wish there was more places like that in Thailand and looking forward visiting next time when we are in koh Lanta ❤️

  • Koh Lanta: Old Town Sightseeing and National Park Tour

    6. Koh Lanta: Old Town Sightseeing and National Park Tour

    Start with pickup from your hotel in Koh Lanta at 8:30 AM. Travel to Thung Yee Peng and stroll through the lush mangrove forest. Catch a glimpse of the local wild animals such as wild birds, monitor lizards and mudfish. Next visit the old town, a historic and preserved part of Koh Lanta where buildings are over 100 years old and are shophouses are still made from wood in the traditional style. After a walk through the old town with your guide, enjoy a delicious Thai set lunch at one of the local restaurants. After lunch, visit Kantiang Beach and relax on the white sands or swim in the turquoise water. Make your way to Lanta National Park and trek up to the viewpoint which gives you a beautiful panoramic of the coastline and lighthouse. Here is the perfect spot for photo opportunities before being returned to your hotel at approximately 3:00 PM.

    Good tour - a little odd it was just me and my partner but it was interesting and we really enjoy the old town.

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What people are saying about Ko Lanta

WITH OUR TOTALLY SYMPATHICAL GUIDE? NAAS? AND WE HAVE QUIETLY CROSSED THE MANGROVE FORESTS OF AN ALSO FRIENDLY GONDELIERI. WE HAVE OBSERVED SMALL, COLORED CANCER, MONKEYS AND EVEN DOLPHINS. ON THE GO, WE COULD TRY HOME-MADE TREATMENT IN BANANA LEAVES. IN A COCO PLANT, GOT FRESH PICKED COCONUT, DRINK RESPECTIVE JUICE. AT THE GUIDE AT HOME I COULD HELP TO MAKE A PAPAYA SALAD AND ADDED A FINE PASTA DISH WITH A CLICK. THIS EXCURSION WE RECOMMEND TO EVERY WARMEST! THANKS NAAS

Very nice nice, private excursion along the mangroves. Wildlife as expected; to see less now. At least a large macaque family was observed. Fortunately, they are not fed on this tour! It was also really nice to visit a small farm and stay in my nice guide's home. Here, under guidance, I was allowed to prepare my papaya salad myself. Very fine!

Worth every penny! Amazing experience! You can really get to know these animals and what’s more, you feel hosted thank you

Great experience. Would book it again. Unfortunately the group size could have been a bit smaller!

There were only 3 of us, so the guide was very interesting just for us and we had a great day