Koh Phangan is world-famous for hosting the Full Moon Party every month, but the city is not just about this. There are a lot more you can enjoy, and these include jungle-clad mountains, beautiful waterfalls, and pristine beaches, which are ideal for backpackers to visit.
Arriving at Koh Phangan
There are 2 airports that are the closest to Koh Phangan, and they are the Surat or the Koh Samui airports. If taking a flight from Bangkok to Koh Phangan seems to be expensive (which is the easiest though), you can always try a train or an overnight bus from Bangkok to Surat Thani and then reach here via a boat trip.
Where to stay?
Hostels, guesthouses, and beach bungalows are available for guests to stay in Koh Phangan at quite reasonable rates. Traveling to your favourite places from any Koh Phangan resort will not be difficult because the island is small, and you may go anywhere on a bike within a day.
What to do in Koh Phangan?
In addition to the Full Moon Party, there are several other parties happening in Koh Phangan that the backpackers would love to attend. If you choose a venue like Anantara Rasananda Koh Phangan Villas, there are also other activities you could try out including yoga retreats, diving, and scooter explorations.
Some destinations you can try next, that are located close by is the captivating island of Penang, Koh Tao which is a gem island and Ang Thong Marine Park which has a natural lagoon.
Intrigued by history, art and food, Lavinia Woolf is a writer who is passionate about the extraordinary and writes of the exhilarating and enchanting. Google+