Dive Time on  Mu Ko Surin Phang Nga Thailand Travel Guide
Thailand Travel Guide Dive Time on Mu Ko Surin Phang Nga

Dive Time on  Mu Ko Surin Phang Nga Thailand Travel GuideMu Ko Surin is a group of islands in the Andaman Sea. The seabed is a stunning picture of coral reef and marine life in many forms and colours. The giant yellow seafan _ almost four metres tall and as much wide _ in Mae Yai Bay immediately caught our attention. We couldn't establish its age but we were pretty confident that it must have been there a long time. Even in the shallower waters of Chong Kad Bay, the narrow channel between Surin Nua and Surin Tai islands, we could see coral covering the seabed. It was a perfect spot for skin diving and only a few steps from the beach.Moken decorating their god 'Lor Po' to greet tourists this season. Turnning around I was impressed by the richness of marine life. There were all kinds of fish of different size and colour. I saw angelfish, Andaman butterflyfish and bannerfish. Bright coloured starfish clung on to branches of coral reefs, while big groupers hid in deep holes.

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City Night Tour in Bangkok Thailand Travel Guide

City Night Tour in Bangkok Thailand Travel GuideSee Bangkok’s historical monuments lit up with a City Night Tour. The route starts from the Tourism Division Office on Pra Athit Road (underneath Pinklao Bridge), then passes the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, the Ministry of Defence and returns to its starting point. The excursions run at 6.30pm and 7pm and take about 90 minutes. The tour is free of charge. For more information, call (02) 225 7612-4

Illuminated Phimai Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand Travel Guide

Illuminated Phimai Nakhon Ratchasima Thailand Travel GuideThe show regularly draws visitors from Thailand’s major cities who come to witness the rich legacy and charming traditions of the region, performed in the midst of Khmer archaeological treasures and majestic historical sites. The evening at Phimai starts with the “Bai Sri Su Kwan” ritual – a traditional welcoming ceremony, followed by a guided tour of the ancient Khmer empire within Phimai Historical Park. Participants enjoy a dinner of Northeastern cuisine while being entertained by traditional folk performances. The highlight of the programme is the “Wimaya Nattakan” sound-and-light show which depicts the glory of ancient Phimai and Khmer empires. Admission is Bt500 per person, inclusive of the show, tour activities and dinner. The show will be translated into English, French and Japanese. For more details and reservations, contact the TAT’s Northeastern Regional Office at Nakhon Ratchasim at (044) 213 666 or (044) 213 030m, send a fax to (044) 213 667. Alternatively, call the Phimai Historical Park at (044) 471 568.