Travellers on the lookout for a spa hotel in Samui should look no further than the decidedly exotic Anantara Lawana Koh Samui Resort & Spa. Offering guests a breathtaking base from which to explore all of Samui this stylish rest provides elegant accommodation for holidaymakers from around the world.
Regarded as one of the must-have adventures on a tour of Koh Samui eco safari tours are coveted tour options for visitors touring this charming region of Thailand. As a pristine island blessed with stunning landscapes and natural attributes the beach paradise that is Koh Samui also offers intriguing attractions for nature lovers and curious spirits alike.
Dubbed Island Safari Tours this engaging half day excursion in to the wilder parts of this popular beach hub offers visitors a glimpse of the island’s diverse terrains as well as a taste of local culture. The 6 hour long adventure typically begins in the morning hours or afternoon depending on one’s preference. The safari begins with an unforgettable ride on an elephant through jungle terrain that can only be described as breathtaking. Located at the heart of the island the tropical rainforest is the perfect venue to understand the delicate balance between various natural elements. Insight on how elephants are trained and the special relationship shared between the mahout and the gentle giant is also part of the package which also includes a tour of the Koh Samui countryside on an ox cart. After entering a pastoral village guests will witness cooking demonstrations and taste authentic Thai curries prepared the traditional way. Rubber tapping demonstrations are equally enthralling while visitors can trek through the jungle to reach a nearby waterfall and end their half-day adventure with a scrumptious Thai meal.
Full-day jungle safari excursions on 4×4’s are also available while sea safaris at Angthong National Park and a safari across Khao Sok National Park and scenic Lan Lake are equally popular among seasoned Kos Samui vacationers.
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