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Tours / Day trips

Hi All

We will be in Hua Hin next month for 14 days and wonder if anyone has advise on what tours would be good. We love nature / snorkeling type tours, but will be up for anything different too. Any advice would be appreciated.

Thanks heaps.

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1. Re: Tours / Day trips

Just a few ideas:

Full day trips: Bridge on the River Kwai, takes about 3 hours each way, if you want to do River Kwai I would suggest doing the overnight trip that includes hotel for the night, you get to see so much more, many people do not realise it is near enough for such a trip to Hua hin. Day trip is I believe a 7 a.m start

Bang saphan / Koh Talu Island Snorkeling : Full day, takes baout 2 hours to Bang Saphan and then a short ride over to Koh Talu island, includes lunch, mask and snorkel etc, lovely day trip.

Kui Buri Elephant Reseve: This is not an elephant village or performing elephant thing at all, you go with the park rangers into the jungle area and discreetly see Elephants in their natural state, well worth the visit and good to support a worthwhile cause.

Kraechan national Park: About 1 hour to 1.5 hours into the National Park, jungle type.

1/2 day tours: Sam Roi Yot National Park, birdwatching and wetlands, marshes, amazing temple inside a grotto, deserted beach areas, temples etc. Starts about 30 minutes from town.

Pala-U Waterfalls : Not high but intetresting and if lucky amazing butterflies, again jungle style place.

Local Elephant Rides / Elephant Village

Cruise on small boat on Pranburi River and mangrove swamps. About 45 minutes away.

Phetchaburi temples: About 1hour north, good tours around the temples and the hilltop Old Palace, worthwhile to see lots of smaller temples.

Local sites around town: Old Palace, Khao Takiab hilltop temple overlooking the sea, feed the monkeys, Thai and Chinese temples, amazing views. Also close to Takiab Fishing Village and the Bay beach.

Also the Golden Buddha ( this can be seen illuminated at night from Supatra-by-the-Sea Restaurant, amazing location, past the Hyatt and Wora Bura.

Coastal temple at Koh Tao ( not to be confused with island of Koh tao which is way south ), local village but lovely temple overlooking the sea.

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2. Re: Tours / Day trips

Good Thai Show, Thai classic dance and performances at Sasi Restaurant and show, near the entrance to the Hyatt, also in Night Market Hua Hin Show, mix of Thai/Cabaret depending on night, small Blue Angel Cabaret show also near the Hilton, tame fun and a good laugh!!

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3. Re: Tours / Day trips

Thanks Monica.

I can just cut and paste your reply and I have an itinerary!

Regards

Jooolia

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4. Re: Tours / Day trips

There are other trips and local activities such as golf and other sports, Thai Cooking lessons etc which you can see when you arrive, the Silk Village is quite good.

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5. Re: Tours / Day trips

Found some nice pics for some of those tours, this is Koh Talu which is an excellent day trip for beach and snorkeling, I have never used these but they give good descriptions

orientalescape.com/service/…koh_talu.html

This Sam Roi Yot and the amazing Tham Phraya Nakhon Cave.

orientalescape.com/service/…sam_roi_yod.html

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6. Re: Tours / Day trips

Thanks again Momica. It looks beautiful!

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