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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
 
Private 4x4 off Road Samui Island Safari
"Our driver and guide will meet you at your hotel at 9am. Our first destination is the very famous rock formation of Hin Ta and Hin Yai (Grandfather and Grandmother) located at the idyllic emerald sea. Our guide will explain the Thai legend of this extraordinary rock formation. After a short drive you will arrive to the mummified monk temple. Next a monkey show awaits you to discover how Samui trained monkeys harvest coconuts from the trees and then enjoy the fruits of their labor. With Koh Samui’s hot weather it is always refreshing to drink a young fresh coconut. Then we will go for a ju trekking on the back of these majestic animals through beautiful jungle and next to the waterfalls is an unforgettable experience not to miss. You can also meet and feed the elephants an amazing photo opportunity at Baan Chang safari park.Next our local experienced driver will take you aboard 4x4 off road trucks to Samui mountain peaks throw tropical Asian jungles and highlands to see some of rural Thailand. Around noon if you magic and peace of this remote place which serve as a meditation center for Samui's Buddhist monks. We will stop at several view points for photo opportunities offering panoramic views of Ko Samui and neighboring islands and the mainland includin by kutis
From THB7,500.00
 
Private Ko Samui Island Tour with Air-Conditioned VIP Minivan
"Our driver and guide will meet you at your hotel at 9am.  Our first destination is the very famous rock formation of Hin Ta and Hin Yai (Grandfather and Grandmother) located at the idyllic emerald Sea. Our guide will explain the Thai legend of this extraordinary rock formation. After a short drive you will arrive to the mummified monk temple.  Next a monkey show awaits you to discover how Samui trained monkeys harvest coconuts from the trees and then enjoy the fruits of their labor.  With Koh Samui’s hot weather it is always refreshing to drink a young fresh coconut. Then we will trekking on the back of these majestic animals through beautiful jungle and next to the waterfalls is an unforgettable experience not to miss. You can also meet and feed the elephants an amazing photo opportunity at Baan Chang safari park.  Next we will visit Laem Sor Pagoda set on a beach in the much quieter southernmost tip of Koh Samui. The pagoda has a golden glowing appearance especially in the sunlight
From THB7,500.00

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Transport to Ko Samui

Firefly from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Samui and Air Asia from Bangkok (don Muaeng) and Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani (on the mainland near Ko Samui, there is a bus/ferry connection from Nathon to the airport) are a bit cheaper then Bangkok Airways.
http://www.fireflyz.com.my/flights/routes-schedules/

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lotharscheer
Jul 25, 2016

By plane from Kuala Lumpur

Firefly is probably the cheapest airline from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui, leaves from Kuala Lumpur Subang (KUL, the old KL airport).
Bangkok Airways has planes to Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Hongkong, Bangkok, Phuket, Chiang Mai, Trat and U Tapao.
http://www.bangkokair.com/en/plan-your-trip/route-map.php

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lotharscheer
Jul 25, 2016

High Flying

I have visited Ko Samui 6 times and have flown 5 times.1st & 2nd times Sydney- Bangkok then Pattaya (Utapeo) to Samui.Last time SYD-BKK-Samui.I have flown , internationally with Thai airways , internally with Bangkok air & highly recommend both of these airlines to Thailand & around this lovely country.

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jamiesamui
Apr 04, 2011

CONNECTING FLIGHT VIA BANGKOK AIRPORT

If you are travelling through Bangkok Airport and they do not check you right through at Samui Airport ( ie. they only give you a boarding pass to Bangkok) then you MUST go to the International Transfer desk on arrival at Bangkok and collect your onward boarding pass for your next flight.
If you do not collect this, you will be turned away from the boarding gate and that could get messy!

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trevndebs
May 10, 2010
 
 
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Travelling with Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways have a beautiful, peaceful lounge any of their passangers can use whilst waiting for their flights to depart Bangkok.
It's situated just across from the departure gates and is signposted along the walkways.
Great selection of complimentary drinks, snacks and reading material, even free Internet!

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trevndebs
May 10, 2010

Bangkok Air To Samui

We cought the very early flight out of Bangkok and it was "cool" to see the sun rise as the plane decended to Samui.The airport is what you expect on an Island,picturesque exotic awooden structure.Very unusual .
Bangkok Airways own this little private airport on Koh Samui so they are the only airline to provide flights to and from Koh Samui.The prices vary depending on season .The cheaper flights are usually early in the morning 6am and late at night 10pm.The flight from Bangkok to Samui takes about 45 minutes and the sevice is very good.
Remember there is a 400 baht tax per person when you leave.

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YaaDong
Aug 05, 2009

Flying to Samui

Until recently there was only Bangkok Air who flew to what is possibly one of the nicest airports in the world - Ko Samui International Airport (USM). Now there are 2 airlines serving this island in Southern Thaiand as Thai International now fly there non-stop from Bangkok (BKK). The lack of a "low cost carrier" means that ferry will still be a popular choice with many travellers on a low budget, BUT if you book well enough in advance you can save some money on the flights.

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johnaalex
Apr 18, 2009

Bangkok Airways

Bangkok Airways is (one of) the only Airlines that is flying from Singapore to Koh Samui non stop. Flight was on time, staff was friendly. Nothing to complain.

Airport in Koh Samui is super pretty. You feel like arriving in Hawaii or so....

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Carino
Jun 28, 2008

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Flights to Koh Samui

Koh samui Airport is served manly by flights of Bangkok Airways, also known as Bangkok Air.
Bangkok Airways operate flights to Koh Samui from Bangkok, Pattaya / U-tapao and Phuket, within Thailand, and international flights to Koh Samui from Singapore and Hong Kong.
Thai Airways operate just 2 flights per day between bangkok and Koh Samui.
Berjaya Airways of Malaysia have 2 flights per week between Kuala Lumpur and Koh Samui, currently Thursday and Sunday.
Firefly Malaysia have flights between Penang and Koh Samui.
Do check with airline websites as flights do change, so do check the most recent information.

sarahreynold
Jun 01, 2008

Flight

The quikest way to Samui is by plane and mostly this is done by flying into Bangkok then changing to a small domestic flight...........it takes about 1 hour.
Remember when you leave Samui on your journey home there is a tax of 500 TB

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JohnandSuzie
Oct 02, 2007

KO SAMUI AIRPORT: voted the prettiest in the world

Ko Samui Airport (Code: USM –Na Thon Airport):

Samui's unique airport is located approx. 2km north of Chaweng beach. It was built in the mid 1980s. Believe whatever you've heard about this little gem: this airport really is cute, small, picturesque and pretty unusual!

As the plane starts its gradual descent you get a fantastic bird's eye view of Samui & all the other outlying islands. During landing it is worth a look out of your window, because you land in the middle of a tropical vegetation with a magnificent sight of Big Buddha (15 metres high in Lamai).

Bangkok Airways is the main airline to fly to Ko Samui and subsequently owns this airport. The flight with Bangkok Airways was typically "touristy": cramped, sweaty and too floral (Hawaiian shirts!) but pleasant enough for such a short distance. We had a slightly bumpy ride, but nothing out of the ordinary. And for that extra holiday-feeling: Nothing says *tourist* more than people applauding a pilot's landing... haha!

There are no indoor areas, merely two (2) terminals comprising of a group of thatched huts with palm leaf roofs, no walls, no "boarding gates". How do you get to and from you plane? On a small vehicle with wooden benches (plastic curtains draped on either side protected us from the rains :-) The ground staff were very friendly and helpful.

Some of my favourite memories are
> running from one roofed area to the next during sudden torrential monsoon rains.
> waiting to board out plane to Bangkok, sharing the rest of John's hot dog with 2 of the stray dogs, patiently sitting next to us.
> Sharing the rest of the hot dog bun with 5 parrots that had come to say "bon voyage".
> Enjoying some last-minute-tanning time on the grass.

Airport departure fee: 500 Baht (no charge for arrivals).

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JessH
Sep 18, 2007

AIRPORT

Located 2km north of chaweng beach Samui airport is one of the most beautiful and graphic airports I have seen so far,with no indoor areas, two terminals (domestic and international) and rise palm roofs

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STRATOS79
Apr 28, 2007

Things to Do Near Ko Samui

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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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