Embark on a unique island adventure and experience how the locals live. Visit the Big Buddha Temple, the Temple of the Mummified Monk and explore the headland where the Golden Buddha sits. On the way to the Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks you will pass the Chaweng Noi View Point, stop at the Na Muang Waterfalls and enjoy a traditional Thai lunch at a beachfront restaurant in the southern part of the island.
We take a tour of the most spectacular and most culturally important temples (Wat’s) on Koh Samui. First we visit Wat Plai Laem Temple famous for its large Chinese Buddha overlooking the entire temple complex. Next we go the Big Buddha Temple, Samui’s most famous landmark. From there we go to the ancient temple, named Wat Samret. Lastly we visit the ‘Mummified Monk’ at Wat Wat Khunaram, to learn the story of the monk who attained enlightenment.
It is the local custom of Thai people to go to the market in the early morning to source ingredients for daily family meals. You will experience the hustle and bustle, the excitement and smells, of this vibrant place. Immerse yourself in the Thai daily lifestyle and savour a tasty, local Thai morning dish such as rice porridge or local coffee with Chinese doughnuts.
Muay Thai is a form of martial arts that is both graceful and lethal. Practiced since ancient times, Muay Thai has become an integral part of Thailand’s cultural heritage. Learn Thai boxing from our trainer, who will teach the basics of this Thai-style fighting to beginners, helping you evolve your techniques to a more advanced level if you have already had some experience.