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Things to see and do

Kopi tasting in Trang
Throughout central Trang

It’s true that most travellers only see the southwest Thai mainland through the windows of a minibus, en route to the Andaman Sea islands. If you’re into rich culture and food, however, you might consider spending a day or two in the mid-sized provincial capital of ... Read more about Kopi tasting in Trang .

Trang's botanical gardens and jungle canopy walkway
Route 404, About 10 km south of Trang airport

Most travellers briefly pass through south Thailand’s Trang province en route to one of the Andaman Sea islands, perhaps grabbing a kopi or stopping by one of the area’s many waterfalls along the way. In search of something different, we recently gave the Trang Peninsular Botanical Gardens (Thung Khai) a shot. We were expecting plants and trees, but a series of raised walkways winding through ... Read more about Trang's botanical gardens and jungle canopy walkway .

Waterfalls

If you’re up for a motorbiking adventure before or after a trip to the islands, the Ban That mountains in Trang province’s remote western reaches conceal some 10 waterfalls, many of them reachable on a single day trip. At least one — Ton Te — is worth the trip, but it will take some ... Read more about Waterfalls .

Mainland beaches

If for some reason you're in Trang town and won't be making it to the islands, the mainland beaches can work as a substitute. With mostly tan-yellow sand and cloudy water, they lack the glamour of the offshore beaches, but the scenic coastal road and lack of tourists makes for a worthwhile motorbiking excursion if you have the time. Lined with casuarina trees along the province's northern ... Read more about Mainland beaches .




Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Trang? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Thailand.


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