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Ko Lanta

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  • Trekking
    3 stars

    Lanta has a reasonable trekking scene, with elephant and old-fashioned foot treks available. Prices start at about 1,000 baht, and go up depending on the length of time you’d like and whether you do want to jump on a pachyderm for a stretch. The treks will take you to visit the Tiger Temple ... read more

  • Cooking courses
    4 stars

    As with most parts of Thailand, cooking is becoming a holiday pastime. On Lanta, the spot to head for is Time for Lime, which as an awesome reputation for its courses. Prices are a little steeper than elsewhere in Thailand, but don't let that put you off as the service, attention to detail and the ... read more

  • Kayaking
    3.5 stars

    While it is often possible to just hire a kayak for a paddle along the beach, organised trips are an option as well. While not quite comparable to the kayak trips to the hongs in Phang Nga Bay, these kayak tours are nevertheless worth considering as they can give you an interesting perspective on ... read more

  • Snorkelling
    4 stars

    While diving gets all the attention, snorkelling is also very popular on Ko Lanta, which also makes a great base for exploring the other nearby islands teeming with colourful marine life. The four closest islands that feature on most snorkelling trips from Lanta are Ko Ngai, Ko Mook, Ko Chuek and ... read more

  • Diving
    4 stars

    There's plenty to do above the water, but there's even more to see underneath it. Ko Lanta is close to some of the best dive sites in Thailand, and provides regular daytrips to several excellent sites not often visited by day boats from Phuket or Ko Phi P Manta rays, whale sharks, turtles and clown ... read more


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