The Local Life Samui - Half Day
You will be picked up at either 08:30 or 13:30. Spend a half day exploring Koh Samui’s interior, stepping away from the beaches and discovering what life is like in this tropical paradise. Start with a visit to the island’s famous landmarks including the Big Buddha and Grandmother and Grandfather Rocks. Then drive up to Chaweng viewpoint for fabulous views over the coastline and the sea.
Then continue into the island’s centre, visiting a fresh market. Meet with locals who have come to do their daily shopping and learn about the different items for sale. Continue with a walk through a nearby fishing village, getting a chance to observe the daily lives and activities of the fishermen.
Next up is a tour of the Magic Alambic Rum Distillery. See how the island’s famous rum is made and take a sample of the smooth brew. Then move on to another cottage industry. Visit a coconut plantation and see how these abundant fruits are grown, collected and processed for eating and drinking.
Cap off the day with a cool drink at one of the island’s many cafes, providing the perfect opportunity to people watch and reflect on the day’s local excursion.
- Not operate during Songkran’s festival on 13-14 April
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