Unique Experiences:

•  Snorkel Koh Tao’s beautiful waters and experience a new world unfold below surface
•  Easily connect from Bangkok to Koh Tao by night bus and ferry
•  Stay in a basic room at a beautiful resort with access to swimming pool and soft white sandy beach


Small Group Exploration spiced with Shared Group Experiences – normally no more than 2-5 people on the overall tour, yet part of the itinerary/day tours are Shared Group Experiences:
Snorkelling trip: Min. 4, and max. 15 people. Generally, expect more people on the snorkelling spots.
Note that 1 person can book this program, but we cannot guarantee more participants, just as we need a minimum of 4 people in total for the snorkelling trip to depart. In case the minimum number of participants has not been reached 1 day in advance, we will refund you the money and/or aim to move your snorkelling trip to 1 day before or after. The decision to do so, will be done together wit you.

Trip Length: 4 Day(s) 3 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

Snorkelling at Koh Tao can be done year round. The best season is Mar - Apr being whale shark season and Jul - Sep, which normally has great visibility and plenty to see below surface. Note that Sep - Nov is the monsoon season where occasional rain showers may be expected

Type of Transportation: Joint-ticket: Overnight bus from Bangkok to Chumphon and onwards catamaran ferry to Koh Tao.Local pick-up truck/songthaew from Koh Tao pier to accommodation Longtail boat/fishing boat for snorkelling trip
Type of Accommodation: Basic Fan Room with cold shower at a beach front resort on North Sairee Beach.You can upgrade to aircon and/or hot water upon request and for an extra fee of 1.000-1.600 THB per room.
Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Child Age: 0-11 years of age
This tour is not recommended for: Smaller kids due to the overland bus transportation, the basic accommodation on Koh Tao and the snorkelling activity. We recommend you to be conscious of what you believe your child is capable of.

Included in Price:

Meals: 1 x Lunch on day 3
Accommodation: 2 x nights in basic fan room with cold shower
Transport: Joint ticket, bus and ferry from Bangkok to Koh Tao. Island transfer to your accommodation
Others/Activities: Full day snorkelling trip with snorkel guide.
There is no overall guide on the tour. There will be drivers who speak limited English and English-speaking tour guides according to itinerary.

Excluded from Price:

•  Entrance Fee(s): Koh Nang Yuan National Park Fee at THB 100 per person (paid upon arrival)
•  Personal Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
•  Meals and drinks other than mentioned in the program
•  Room upgrade to aircon and/or hot shower
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Fee to upgrade your room. Fees and options as follows:
•  Room w/Fan and Hot Water: THB 1.000 extra charge per room for 2 nights
•  Room w/Aircon and Cold Water: THB 1.500 extra charge per room for 2 nights
•  Room w/Aircon and Hot Water: THB 1.600 extra charge per room for 2 nights


Locations Visited:
Koh Tao
Start City:
End City:
Koh Tao


Day 1: Bangkok to Koh Tao – Board the evening/night bus towards Chumphon
Go by overland night bus towards Chumphon.
Your bus departs at 21:00 from Khao San Road, and check-in is latest at 20:00. Please ask your friendly Travel Advisors at New Road Guest House, how you can get to the bus departure point.

Accommodation: Overnight in Aircon bus.

Day 2: Arrival at Koh Tao – Sail from mainland to Koh Tao and enjoy a free day on the beach 
Arrive in Chumphon in the early morning, and go by catamaran ferry to Koh Tao. Expected arrival at Koh Tao is 08:45 where a driver will be waiting to take you to your accommodation. Expect to wait for more people joining the transfer at the pier.
Check-in is at 14:00, and you can leave your luggage in a designated area until then. The rest of the day is free for you to hangout on the beach, at the swimming pool or to explore the island.

Accommodation: Overnight in basic room with fan and cold water

Day 3: Koh Tao – full day snorkelling trip
Be ready at 10:00 AM for a boat and snorkelling trip around Koh Tao island. Your chance to discover life below surface, and to see some of the more remote beaches. Stop at 4 of Koh Tao’s best snorkelling spots, where a professional and friendly snorkel leader will guide you. Have lunch along the way, and enjoy life on the sea. End your trip at Koh Nang Yuan, known for its sand dune and a breath-taking viewpoint, where you can hike to the top (please note that there’s a 100 THB entrance fee to Nang Yuan island). Expect to be back at Koh Tao around 16:30 and enjoy the night at your convenience.

Meals: 1 x Lunch (non-alcoholic beverage is included)
Accommodation: Overnight in basic room with fan and cold water

Day 4: Koh Tao – checkout from your accommodation and proceed to your next destination (or maybe book an extra night?)

After your Koh Tao explorations, it is time to check-out from your accommodation and proceed to your next destination. Or how about staying an extra night (or two)?

Regardless what you choose, we will be happy to provide help and inspiration whether you choose to stay, to go back to Bangkok or proceed to Koh Pha Ngan og Koh Samui. Just ask us for help!

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