6 Hours Best Of Samui City Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Thailand

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Visit the splendid landmarks of this beautiful island " Samui " . Highlights - The Golden Big Buddha Temple ( Wat Phra Yai ) - Lad Koh Viewpoint - The Grand mother and Grand father Rocks - Coconut plantation - Kunaram Temple - Namuang Waterfall - Local Market in Nathon Town
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai), Bophut, Ko Samui, Surat Thani ProvinceBig Buddha temple sits majestically on a small rocky island off Koh Samui’s north-eastern corner. Known locally as Wat Phra Yai, its golden, 12-metre seated Buddha statue was built in 1972 and remains one of the island’s most popular attractions. Set on Koh Faan, Big Buddha temple is reached by a causeway that connects it to the main island. The Big Buddha can be seen at a distance of several kilometres and is often the first landmark people see when arriving to Samui by air. The Big Buddha sits in the Mara posture, with the left hand’s palm up resting on the lap and the right hand facing down, the fingers hanging over the knee and grazing the ground. It depicts a time during Buddha’s journey to enlightenment where he successfully subdued the temptations and dangers thrust at him by the devil-figure Mara by meditating and remaining calm. The pose is a symbol of steadfastness, purity and enlightenment.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Na Muang Waterfall, Ko Samui, Surat Thani ProvinceNa Muang Waterfalls, a majestic set of two cascades on Koh Samui, show that the island’s beauty is not limited to its beaches. Found inland about 12 kilometres south-east of Nathon Bay, the Na Muang falls are reached by taking a walking path from the entrance to the park. The first waterfall, Na Muang 1, flows down into a pretty natural pool that provides a cool escape from the heat. About 30 minutes by foot further uphill is the smaller yet equally inviting Na Muang 2.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk), Ko Samui, Surat Thani ProvinceWat Khunaram is a Buddhist temple on the island of Ko Samui in Surat Thani Province, Thailand. It is most notable for being the shrine of "the Mummy Monk", Luang Pho Daeng, who died in 1973 and directed that his body be put on display as a reminder of the transience of human existence.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Lad Koh View Point, Ko Samui, Surat Thani ProvinceThis coastal stop offers panoramic seaside views & has a small shaded pavilion with seating.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Round-trip transfer from the port to Koh Samui in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Monkey Show
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Big Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Yai)
  • Entry/Admission - Na Muang Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Khunaram (Mummified Monk)
  • Entry/Admission - Lad Koh View Point

What’s not included

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses
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