Mu Koh Yao

Mu Koh Yao in the old days was just a pass way for boats to Koh PiPi or Koh Hong.But today,the islands in between Krabi,Phang Nga and Phuket are daily visited by passenger boats from these three surrounding provinces,plus by ferries to deliver cars. Tourists do not have to wait expectantly for boats like wanderers as the past, and are able to arrange many a travel program.

At Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai,tourists could go to see snapper farms,which is one of the very important accupations of Koh Yao silaners

You can ride motorcycle by ownself on the good way around Koh Yao Yai.

Tourists can get small motorboat at Bang Rong Pier, Phuket to Koh Yao Noi and Koh Yao Yai all days.

There are only Koh Yao Yai and Koh Yao Noi astablished as Amphur office(county).Most of official places are at Koh Yao Noi including the 100-year old wooden Amphur office.

By Private Car
From Bangkok,take Highway No.35(Thonburi - Paktor) and go on to Highway No.4 through Petchaburi,Prajuab Khiri Khan , Surat Thani, Phang Nga , then turn right into Highway No.402 by Thep Krasatri or Sarasin Bridge heading to Phoket for a total distance of about 840 Kilometers in 10-12 hours.

Though to go to Koh Yao Noi - Koh Yao Yai is possible by boat from Kribi and Phang Nga , it is more convenient , safer, economical and easier via Phuket with airport and the pier near the bus terminal to get to the islands.

Rubber tree farms is the important product of Koh Yao islands.

Phuket's Bang Rong Pier - Koh Yao Noi's Manoh Pier
5 boat trips are avaiable daily between 08.00 - 17.00 hours.

* for a trip of 1 hour : 100 baht/adult,
* 60 baht/person for lower secondary school children,
* 80 baht/person for upper secondary school children,
* 120 baht/motorcycle.

Hiring a long-tailed boat to tour the beaches and nearby islands. especially the amazing island Koh Hong with the sky as the roofemerald green sea, serene in the traquility of the water , other than Koh Khai Nai - Koh Khai Nok --the islands that that possess send of the egg-skin color, so beautiful that passenger boats on Phuket - Krabi route can't help stopping by to see.

Time flies really, but believe it or not that Mu Koh Yao that day and today is almost of no differences --the spell of the islands we wish to show the nature and original ways of life you may never see in others but here.

And don't forget, after reaching Mu Koh Yao , to hire a long tailed boat, as it helps combine the lifestyes with the nature. Are you will have a complete experience of Mu Koh Yao--one of those excellent trips indeed.

map Mu koh yao

Tourist Attraction of Mu Koh Yao

Koh Yao Noi
Pa Sai Beach
Klong Chark Beach
Tha Kao Beach
Suan Muk Kaew Beach
Un Pao Beach
Laem Sai Beach
Loh Ha Beach
Home Stay Koh Yao Noi

Attraction Islands near Koh Yao Noi
Koh Boi
Koh Phanak
Koh Hong
Koh Hong (Krabi Territory)
Koh Lading
Koh Phak Bia

Koh Yao Yai

Ao Toh Thoi
Ao Muang
Ao Bo lae
Loh Chack Beach
Ao Loh Pa Red
Ao Sai

Attraction Islands near Koh Yao Yai
Koh Khai Nai
Koh Kai Nok

Hiring a long - tailed boats to tour the beaches

Ever taken taxi motorcycles in to side - streets?
Many would say yes and become familiar, while many who have never tried feel it is kind of exciting new experience sitting behind the bycicle rider running swiftly forward.
And when going to the sea, ever hired a long - tailed Boat to tour around? - especially in bright sunshine, calm sea, the mall boat roars while penetrating the blue water having the mild sea breeze on your face..oh my an offer on a yacht would be hard to decide.

Neighboring Provinces of Bangkok

Get to know a bit of Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram
(Two Oceanic Provinces:Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram)

Samut Sakhon and Samut Songkhram are the small provinces having the rivers flowing through.Most tourist attractions are located near the river.Along the river ,there are histories to study,ancient temples, lines of houses, view of the people going about their life and the boats rowing up and down the stream. It's a of them are worth a visit and attention.
The good reasons for travelling these 2 provinces are they not far from Bangkok and easy to visit by various ways. there are plenty of accommodations which are mostly located by the river.Some of them not only offer you a good full-service, but also suggest you a tour program.By a way, if you get to Mahachai, don't forget to taste their seafood, especially mackerel, regarded as the best seafood of Samut Songkhram.
The most appropriate time to travel these 2 provinces is at the weekend, beacuse some tourist sites are close, for example, Amphawa floating market. For Tha kha floating market, tourist should check the date with Thai lunar calendar since it takes place six days a month. For temples, they are open every day. Tourist who would like to visit these holy places should dress properly and follow the rules of that place.
The most important thing, tourists who wish to stay overnight should contact the accommodation in advance to make a room reservation before it's full.

Tourist attractions of Samut Sakhon province.
Lak Sam Market
Lak Si Samosorn Tample
Phantai Norasing Shrine
Mahachai Fresh Market

Tourist attractions of Samut Songkhram province.
Thakha Floating Market
Amphawa Floating Met
Home Stay Ban Hua Had
Bang Noi Floating Market+Hai Museum
Pak Klong Manora Floating Market
Don Hoi Lod
Klong Khone Mangrove Forest Conservation Centre