How to get around Surat Thani?

How to get around Surat Thani?

Once you’re in the city, Surat Thani is a relatively easy city to walk around or even more fun, hire a bicycle for 100 baht/day. If you prefer the bike to do all the work, then you can also hire a motorbike for around 300 baht/day.

Does Surat Thani have an Airport?

Surat Thani International Airport (Thai: ท่าอากาศยานนานาชาติสุราษฎร์ธานี) (IATA: URT, ICAO: VTSB) is an international airport located in Phunphin District, Surat Thani Province, in Southern Thailand. The airport, 21 kilometres west of Surat Thani City, also is home to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) squadrons.

What is Surat Thani known for?

Surat Thani is near the mouth of the Tapi River on the Gulf of Thailand. The city offers no major tourist attractions in itself, and is mainly known to tourists as the jumping-off point to Ko Samui, Ko Tao, and Ko Pha Ngan.

How do I get from Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok?

The quickest way to get from Surat Thani Airport (URT) to Khao Sok National Park is to taxi which costs ฿1200 – ฿1500 and takes 1h 38m.

Is Surat Thani worth visiting?

Surat Thani is not really a tourist destination but if it is worth visiting it depends. The city itself has no major tourist attractions but is used by tourists as a stopover when going to the islands of Koh Samui, Koh Tao, and Koh Pha Ngan. In the province, there is Khao Sok national park.

Does Surat Thani have a beach?

These places are best for beaches in Surat Thani Province: Lamai Beach. Bottle Beach. Chaweng Beach.

What is the name of the international airport in Thailand?

International Airports

Airport name City served IATA
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bangkok and Samut Prakan BKK
Don Mueang International Airport Bangkok, Nonthaburi, and Pathum Thani DMK
Chiang Mai International Airport Chiang Mai and Lamphun CNX
Mae Fah Luang Chiang Rai International Airport Chiang Rai CEI

Where should I stay in Khao Sok?

8 Best Places to Stay in Khao Sok National Park

  1. Khao Sok Jungle Huts Resort[SEE MAP]
  2. Our Jungle House[SEE MAP]
  3. Khao Sok Morning Mist Resort[SEE MAP]
  4. Khao Sok Riverfront Resort[SEE MAP]
  5. Khao Sok Jungle Hostel[SEE MAP]
  6. Khao Sok Palmview Resort[SEE MAP]
  7. Panvaree Resort[SEE MAP]
  8. Khao Sok Jasmine Garden Resort[SEE MAP]

How do I get from Khao Sok to Krabi?

From Khao Sok to Krabi you can travel by minivan/bus or private car. Travel distance from Khao Sok National Park to Krabi in Thailand is only about 150 km by road. The fastest and comfortable way is to travel by minivan/minibus to Krabi from Khao Sok, tickets cost about $13-19/pp.

Which is the best month to visit Koh Samui?

Best Time of Year to Visit Koh Samui If you want sunshine and pleasantly warm weather, the best time to visit Koh Samui is from December to February, which is the dry season. But dry season, understandably, is also high season, so it will also be busy during this time. That said, you won’t see any rain.

How long is ferry from Koh Samui to Surat Thani?

The Koh Samui Suratthani ferry route connects Koh Samui Island with Thailand. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Lomprayah High Speed Ferries. The crossing operates up to 21 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 45 minutes.