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Half-Day Electric Bike Tour in Koh Samui
"The bike tour starts daily at 10am from Bophut near Fisherman’s village in Koh Samui lead by a multi-lingual guide. You will visit the amazing temples of Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem. On the way to the Temples of Big Buddha and Wat Plai Laem you will passing by some local areas such as Maenam Beach Fisherman's Village and the Bangkrak Markets. The Bangkrak Market is a daily market used by the locals and will give you an authentic experience of everyday Thai living! There are also great snacks and drinks available here to enjoy.You will stop you will move on to one of the best places to visit Wat Plai Leam it is close to the Big Buddha and also a large temple complex where you can take many interesting photos here. This place has a few temples by the water as well. You can feed the fish in the pond for small pocket change. Please note you need to dress appropriately and taking off your shoe before enter the temples."""
From THB1,000.00
Koh Samui to Koh Phangan by High Speed Ferry
"Your transfer from Koh Samui to Koh Phangan can start with a hotel pick up or you can make your way to the conveniently located meeting point at Bang Rak Pier.Several different departure times are on offer throughout the day so all you need to do is choose from a morning mid-afternoon or late afternoon departure.There is a short relaxing 30 minute journey ahead of you by high speed ferry. At the end is your destination Thong Sala pier on Koh Phangan.From the pier
From THB438.00
Koh Nang Yuan and Koh Tao Snorkeling Tour from Koh Samui
"After hotel pickup on Koh Samui travel by speedboat to the island of Koh Nang Yuan. With three smaller islands making up this amazing destination all connected by a large sandbank Koh Nang Yuan offers an unbroken stretch of clean white sand to relax on. You’ll find fabulous corals and an amazing array of brightly colored fish in the crystal-clear warm waters where sea turtles are also a common sight.Spend your time swimming snorkeling and sunbathing at this postcard-perfect spot before continuing on to Koh Tao. The island gets its name (translated as Turtle Island) due to its shape and is renowned as one of the most scenic places for diving and snorkeling in the Gulf of Thailand. (Hint: You might spot sea turtles here too!)After lunch is served
From THB2,913.00

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Mummified Monk

This is Ko Samui's most famous mummified monk - yes there is more than one. Luang Pho Daend (1894-1973) is mummified in the grounds of Wat Khanaram on route 4169, near the Na Muang waterfall. He died...
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Jul 04, 2013

The better known mummified monk.

Wat Kunaram is situated a couple of kms from Hua Thanon in the south-east corner of Ko Samui, opposite the turn-off for the Magic Garden, and has the added interest of the mummified monk. Loung...
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Jul 05, 2011

Wat Kiri Wongkaram.

Out on the south-west side of the island is this Wat, that also has its mummified monk. Not as well known as his counterpart at Wat Kunaram, but Loung Por Ruam has been in his glass box for over 25...
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Jul 04, 2011

Dang Piyasilo 1894-1973

The mummified monk is locted in a smaller building in Wat Khunaram. Dang Piyasilo also Phra Kru Samathakittikhun.The venerable ex-abbot of Wat Khunaram on Koh Samui.A native of Koh Samui he enjoyed a...
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Aug 30, 2009

Wat Kunaram

The main attraction of this place is that they store a 30 years old mummified monk. A long history is written upon entering the temple regarding this monk and one cannot fail to notice when they are...
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Jun 02, 2008

Wat Kunaram and the Mummified Monk

Here is a small temple and in one building is the Mummified motorbike its about 10 minutes ride from Lamai and 20 from Chaweng just before the turning to Na Muang waterfall. The...
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Sep 24, 2007

Wat Khunaram, Koh Samui, Thailand

Wat Khunaram is situated on the south coast between Ban Thurian and Ban Hua Thanon. The temple has two buildings of interest within which you will find a large buddha image and the mummified munk....
Feb 23, 2007

A bit weird..

Personally I found this a little disturbing, sort of like the mummified monk in St Peter's in Vatican. So I didn't take my shoes off again and get real close, I felt a bit wierd. If you walk around...
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Dec 22, 2005

Monk in Shades

Well, thanks to VT members, we didn't miss out on seeing the first MUMMY of our lives. It was quite a sight indeed but the offerings in front of the venerable monk barred us from seeing it up close....
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Feb 05, 2005

Mummified monk at Wat Khunaram

Well-preserved, mummified body of the monk named Loung Por Ruam. He was placed here 25 years ago and looks remarkably good. Step in this Wat for a few minutes and take a good look at this mummy. This...
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Jul 07, 2004

Mummified Monk

This is really creepy. The monk died in 1973 and his followers noticed that his body was not decaying, so they displayed it in a glass coffin, believing that this was a Buddhist miracle. He still has...
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May 27, 2003

Mummified Monk

This is probably the creepiest thing I've seen in ma entire life! The monk was placed here 25 years ago and looks remarkably good. Very good actually til I'm freak out of ma mind! I was told he tried...
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Mar 31, 2003
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Yoga House & Spa in Lamai

Yoga House & Spa is a cosy studio located in the very centre of Lamai. There are three healthy things to enjoy here: yoga classes, Spa treatments, vegan food. Group yoga and meditation classes...
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