There are a few different ways to visit the islands on the west coast. You can do it by day trips, or you can make an overnight stay and afterwards proceed onward to the following island when you wish to. The bigger islands offer a good range of accommodation to choose from.

If your time is not the limitation, you can always plan overnight stays during your island hopping tours Thailand. In any case, visiting two or more islands within one day is a great idea.

How to reach your destinations during Thailand island hopping?

How you reach Thailand's most desired regions will rely upon a couple of factors, the most incredibly clear one being your financial plan. Those with a lot of baht will select to fly, as many aircraft go to Southern Thailand from everywhere throughout the world. Bangkok is one of the most magnificent transport centres, making it one of the least expensive spots to fly out of.

Those guests with some extra baht may instead select to voyage to Southern Thailand by bus or train. These are considerably more reasonable; however, they do take twofold if not triple the time a flight would.

Those trains and buses that travel overnight are the best deals you may get, as you at that point don't lose a whole day of island hopping tour in Thailand and furthermore get a good deal on booking a lodge or hotel room.

Transport charges from Bangkok to various southern territories can be as meagre as ฿600 and go up to as much as ฿1,500. A train ride to Southern Thailand takes around 12 hours and expenses about ฿1,000. The train station is at the MRT station Hua Lamphong, and the guests can buy tickets to move towards south.  

Best Weathers & Places for Thailand Island Hopping

It is better than you plan your Thailand island hopping tour in the months other than July till October as this is the monsoon time, and the islands usually flood in these months.

Thailand Island Hopping Ideas

However, if you do get a chance to visit Phuket in October, then do head towards the Vegetarian Festival. The whole week is filled with exciting parades and rituals. Your next destination could be Koh Lanta. You can visit the night market here, kayaking, snorkelling, and check out the Koh Lanta Marine National Park.

Your next stop could be Koh Lipe also known as the Paper Island. It is one of the closest islands to Malaysia. This island is known for Thailand’s sea gipsies.

From here you can visit the Gulf of Thailand which includes, Koh Samui, Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao. Here you can visit the Big Budha and Chaweng Beach. Koh Phangan is known for its Full Moon Party and a beautiful temple is known as Wat Khao Tham.

You can always start with islands on the Andaman sea; you can check out the Buddhist temples, beaches and the famous Bangla Road. Next, you can visit Koh Phi Phi where you can go for snorkelling and visit the famous Maya Bay and Monkey Island.

Tourists can generally begin at Koh Samui, and move through the three primary islands, at that point take a night boat to Surat Thani to Phuket. The night boats are shockingly comfortable and are under ฿1,000.

After touching base in Phuket, adventure to Koh Phi, Koh Lanta, Koh Lipe, lastly to Krabi. It is certain that you will enjoy the beautiful area of Southern Thailand for island hopping.

Published by Mudassar Ali