Hong Kong to Thailand Phang Nga Travel Nice place to visit when traveling Gaining ultimate happiness from travel sometimes is comfortable with just an idyllic place where you will experience a kind of ordinary life of the people.
So simple but for someone who would like to escape from the chaos in the crowded and busy city, the rustic lifestyle would be a great idea to rejuvenate your body and mind. And Phang-Nga a beautiful gem of the Andaman Sea is a location we would like to invite you to visit and touch the simplicity of this charming province in the south of Thailand. Phang-Nga is more than you might know from the world’s top destination among the tourist from all over the globe like Similan Islands, Surin Islands, or Pang Nga Bay.
Instead, this city also fruitful in the historical and cultural attractions and the lovely simple way of life has waited for the travelers to touch and indulge with the special moment while you’re visiting here. The homely community, notable holy places the center of mind and belief of the locals, or natural-like spa that you can choose as your secret shelter. Certainly, those mentioned above you can find in Phang-Nga.
1.Wat Suwan Khuha
Or better known locally “Wat Tham Suwan Khuha” or “The Golden Cave Temple,” a splendid old Buddhist monastery which is rich in historical and archeological value. Wat Suwan Khuha is a venue that King Chulalongkorn (Rama V) visited and engraved the monogram “Jor Por Ro 109” inside the cave, also many monograms of other royal family members. Within the monastery complex are many remarkable caverns, such as Tham Yai, Tham Chaeng, Tham Mue, and Tham Kaeo. The location is beautiful natural circumstance and valuable in history, unsurprisingly it’s one of the top must-visit attractions among the tourists who visit Phang-Nga.
2.Lad Long Lae
A place we can call “the Hidden Gem of Phang-Nga,” Lad Long Lae a local market in Ka Lai sub-district, Takua Thung district in Phang-Nga that you will touch the feeling of traditional life. However, the place may be a middle of nowhere unless for the residents. So, after you follow the map to the market, you will see the simple style of the local market surrounded by the relaxed and pleasant atmosphere of forest and mountain that everything here is impressive.
If you would like to go to Lad Long Lae, the market is at Moo 6, Ban Bang Nu Village. When you arrive at Subdistrict Administrative Organization – Ka Lai and about a kilometer and you notice the sign of local shop called “Je Daeng” on the right, then you turn left to cross the bridge and keep going straight in about 2.1 km the destination is on the left hand.
A significant local tourist attraction of Phang-Nga where the place is extraordinary from elsewhere you have visited. Koh Panyee is the floating village in the sea with only 1,600 sqm of the flat land with approximately 300 households on the island. The geography of the island, in general, is the high and steep limestone mountains environed by the various scale of islands. And the space of land on this community is limited resulted in it is the center of the village and religion whereas houses, shops, and schools located in the water.
Consequently, when the tide is high “Panyee Village” looks similar to the floating community and when the low tide you will witness over a hundred residences set over the pillar that installed within the mud which is the same way since the establishment of the community. Strolling about Koh Panyee to witness the rustic style of life and shop some local products here is a must-not-miss thing to do if you have a chance to come to this fantastic island. In particular, Nam Prik Kung Sieb (dried shrimp chili dip) the famous local food that one at Ko Panyee is top of the list.
4.Takua Pa District
Fulfill your journey at sea and natural attractions in Phang-Nga, and you should not skip touching the unique and charming living of the old city of Pang-Nga at Takua Pa which well-known among the travelers “the Old District of Pang-Nga.” Lesser in space but it’s not less in its charming to Phuket Old District. Takua Pa district for over decades in the past was the crowded and prosperous region of the south as the manufacturing base of mining of a group of Chinese.
What makes the place is so exciting to visit are the magnificent Chino-Portuguese style architectures projected the ambiance of the old days very well. Along the 5 primary roads of this area namely Si Takua Pa, Udom Thara, Klankaeo, Montri 2, and Na Muaeng road which the most important one is Si Takua Pa Road as the center of the community are plenty of Chino-Portuguese buildings line up crowdedly and completely condition. Also, the town is home of the delicious and famous taste of Phang-Nga and local products.
5.Bang Phat Village
Another local community that we recommend you to put in your list. Bang Phat Village is at Bang Toei sub-district, Muaeng district of Phang-Nga where the place is traditional fisherman village at the seaside. The charming local lifestyle of the residents who maintain the old way of living by fishing. The tourists will experience the lovely friendship and kindness of the villagers, as well as the fantastic natural environment. The location considered an ecotourism destination that you would be regret to miss, tasting the fresh seafood and enjoy the homestay accommodation to be even closer to the gentle atmosphere created by nature