Among the most suggestive and paradisiacal archipelagos of the Thailand, one not to be missed is that of Similan Islands, ma how to get? A true paradise on earth, which has also become a national park, which offers unforgettable moments in the midst of unspoiled nature,
Similan Islands, Thailand: how to get there
The Thailand it is full of enchanting places famous for the beauty of the waters and the wild aspect of its coasts. Nature is king even on the most enchanting islands, such as those that make up the archipelago of Similan.
Parliamo de undiki meravigliose isolette che appartengono alla provincia di Phang Nga. Le isole sono: Ko Tachai, Ko Bon o Ko Talu, Ko Ba-ngu o Ko Bayu, Ko Similan, Ko Hin Pousar, Ko Payu o Ko Pa Yu, Ko Ha, Ko Miang o Ko Meang, Ko Payan o Ko Pa Yan , Ko Payang o Ko Pa Yang, Ko Huyong o Ko Hu Yong.
These eleven diamonds are becoming more and more popular among tourists, thanks to the beauty of hers crystal clear waters. But not only. Indeed, the Similan Islands are among the ten best diving destinations in the world.
However, the islands belong to the Muko Similan National Park ed only six of them are allowed to visit. Instead, the others are protected as there are sea turtles that lay their eggs. An extraordinary spectacle which, unfortunately, cannot be witnessed.
But let’s see what are the best solutions to reach these little earthly paradises.
How to get
To reach the Similan it is possible to leave and Phuket e Khao Lak The Phang Nga, by booking day trips. There are also boats that leave tourists on the islands for as long as they want, to be free to snorkel or dive.
These islands can be reached for 7 months a year, from 15 October to 15 May, in order to preserve the area and also because the climate on other dates is not advisable. The nearest area from which boats depart is from the Thap Lamu Pier Islands, in the Thai Muang District of Phang Nga Province. The journey usually takes about 3 hours. In addition, it is also possible to go on excursions from Phuket or Khao Lak which last 3 hours and 45 minutes, depending on the type of boat you are traveling with.
Characteristics of the islands
There are many aspects that make this archipelago really interesting. In fact, these islands are not a limestone mountain scenery as you might see in Krabi or the famous Baia di Phang Nga to Phi Phi.
However, to characterize the incredible archipelago are the gigantic boulders that are seen in some islands, but undoubtedly the best is found underwater. In fact, the seabed is rich in spectacular corals that in few places in the world you will be able to see.
Video: The explorer (Mediaset)