If you’re a certain kind of person that is a thrill-seeker and nature hunter, then the world has a special place that will be a true retreat for you. The kingdom of Thailand contains a bounty of serene sights, ranging from lush rainforests, stunning coral reefs, and glamorous beaches. There is one island in particular that enables tourists to experience her wonders in a manner that is one of a kind. The island in mention is Koh Samui, and her canopy adventure concept involves travelling at break-neck speeds over the rainforests commando-style, through the use of a zip line.
Foreign visitors looking to experience a thrilling vacation in a tropical landscape has many an accommodation option to select from within the island of Koh Samui, since it is a very popular tourist destination with hotel occupancy rates reaching upwards beyond seventy percent during peak seasons. A place that stands above the rest for providing adrenaline fueled activities among five-star service is the Anantara Lawana Samui Resort & Spa, a famous Samui beach resort that attracts thrill-seekers and those who love serenity simultaneously.
Tourists have been flying over the rainforests of Koh Samui since 2009, which was when the Koh Samui Canopy adventures came into existence, providing a zip-line adventure where tourists, strapped to a harness can soar through the forests and catch first hand glimpses of all her wonders. The ride is divided into four sections, with the first section starting off smooth and gentle, with the subsequent ones gradually increasing in intensity. Riders can witness green pastures, tropical foliage, panoramic coastlines and in one instance, a majestic waterfall that leads to a swimming hole where they can cool off after their adventure.
The Koh Samui Canopy adventures can be enjoyed by anyone, with no experience required in order to participate. All one has to do is follow the guide’s instructions and then soar through unspoilt rainforest. So head over to Thailand and experience the ride of your lifetime.
Chandrishan Williams is a travel writer who writes under the pen name, Caleb Falcon. He specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travelers.
Canopy Adventures locations is on the island of Koh Samui, which is a small but exquisitely beautiful island made up of white sand beaches and rain forests inland. This location is a hidden beauty with breathtaking waterfall views from 21 platforms high up in the trees, via 15 thrilling cable rides over 2000 meters. You will be flying over some of the most amazingly beautiful and enchanting views you’ve ever witnessed from this bird’s-eye-view vantage point. You’ll see gorgeous waterfalls, exotic jungle vegetation, and coast lines of beautiful white sand and palm trees. The Anantara Hotels, Resorts and Spas is a Luxury Hotel, which provides a haven of comfort and tranquility for those who want to relax and unwind. This sophisticated hotel emanates style, elegance and class. Guests will be treated to fabulous and tantalizing culinary delights by the expert team of professionals.
Canopy Adventures will pick the guests up from the hotel, and shuttle them off to their base camp for a safari ride in their 4×4 vehicle, which is an adventure all its own. As you pull up to Canopy Adventures, you’ll be greeted by the friendly and highly trained staff, and given delicious refreshments that only the fresh fruit of the rainforest can provide. During and after refreshments you’ll find out exactly what you’ll be doing, you’ll receive your safety equipment which includes your safety harness, your gloves, you’re your helmet and then you’re on your way for the thrill of your life. But first comes the thorough training so that you can soon begin your flight, from platform to platform, through our amazing rain forest. Enjoy the cable ride, where you will be taking in the amazing views like few people ever get to experience. There are practice areas, and you will receive thorough training that day for about 20 minute, along with your safety equipment with expert staff. The professionals will teach you exactly what to do on the practice lifts, and then they’ll help you at each and every cable to zip through and over trees and beautiful scenery.
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