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Traveling in Phang Nga
Traveling in Phang Nga

Traveling in Phang Nga

Traveling in Phang Nga

Traveling in Phang Nga

General information – Phang Nga :

The province of Phang-nga is located some 788 kilometers from Bangkok. It covers an area of 4,170 square kilometers.

Phang-nga is a province with two characters - land and sea - and packed with national parks that guard magnificent scenery with immensely different attractions. Most famous is Ao Phang-nga National Park, a geological wonder filled with islets, sunken caverns and startling rock formations rising sheer out of the sea. The bay is extremely sheltered ideal for expeditions of sea canoes to explore the many fascinating caverns with their own eco-systems.

Phang-nga's andaman coast offers parks of a different kind. The island groups of Surin and Similan are renowned for their beautiful unspoilt beaches and spectacular underwater scenery, attracting divers from around the world. Khao Lak is a coastal park full of birds, mammals and scenic waterfalls, with a number of hotel developments after Tsunami disaster in December

Koh Kho Khao Island lies off the coast of Takuapa to the North of Khaolak. Koh Kor Kao Island's western coast has endless beaches lined by Casuarina trees while the interior is covered by grassland. Several wild animals dwell Kho Koh Khao Island, and sea turtles use to lay their eggs in its sands, between November and February. Those, interested in this fascinating event will have the possibility to observe turtles in their natural environment during their stay on Koh Koh Khao Island.

There are many ways to reach Phang-nga as follows :

Car

1) First route: From Bangkok, take Highway No. 4, passing the provinces of Prachuap Khiri Khan, Chumphon, and Ranong, then drive straight to Phang-nga town. It is 788 kilometers from Bangkok. The trip takes around 12 hours.

2) Second route: From Bangkok, take Highway No.4 to Chumphon, from there, take Highway No. 41 to Amphoe Tha Chang, then go straight to an intersection where a right turn is made to Highway No. 401, keep driving to Amphoe Ban Ta Khun for about 50 kilometers, and then take Highway No. 415 for 30 kilometers, take a right turn to Phang-nga town. Visitors traveling from Phuket should use Highway No. 402, passing Sarasin Bridge to Ban Khok Kloi, take a right turn to Amphoe Takua Thung. It is 87 kilometers from Phuket. The journey takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Bus Thai Airways International operates Bangkok-Phuket flights daily. From Phuket, take a bus or rent a car to Phang-nga for about 58 kilometres. For more information, call Thai Airways at tel: 1566 or 0 2280 0060 , 0 2628 2000 or visit www.transport.co.th

Rail
here is no direct train to Phang-nga. The State Railways of Thailand operates daily train services between Bangkok and Surat Thani. A trip to Phang-nga can be made by getting off at the Surat Thani Railway Station and then ride a bus for another two hours. For more information call Bangkok Hualamphong Railway Station at tel. 690, 0 2223 7010, 0 2223 7020 or visit www.railway.co.th

Air
There are daily bus services from Bangkok to Phang-nga. Traveling time is 12 hours. For more information call:- The Southern Bus Terminal at tel. 0 2435 1199-200 or The Phang-nga Bus Terminal at tel: 0 7641 2300, 0 7641 2014 or visit www.thaiairways.com

There are many ways to reach Phang-nga as follows:

Distances from Amphoe Mueang to Other Districts
  Takua Thung 12 kms.
  Thap Put 26 kms.
  Kapong 47 kms.
  Thai Mueang 57 kms.
  Takua Pa 65 kms.
  Khura Buri 125 kms.
  Ko Yao 138 kms.
 

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