Koh Hong (Room Island) is part of a group of islands one hour north of Krabi. Koh Hong has only one beach - Pelay Beach - but it is recognized for being extremely beautiful, boasting fine white sand, coral and lots of varieties of tropical fish. Pelay Beach is framed by limestone rock formations which give it an enclosed feel. Coupled with the fact that there are seldom many people there, Koh Hong very much offers a ‘desert island’ experience.
Its name comes from an eroded group of caves in the middle of the island which harbours a large lake with a small passage to the sea. When the tide is high long tail boats are able to enter the ‘room’ and visitors can swim in around in crystal clear water with a depth of around one metre. Koh Hong is another collection point for the nests that provide the ingredients for bird’s nest soup. You can witness the fascinating sight of young men shimmying up bamboo poles to great heights to collect these nests, genuinely risking life and limb in pursuit of their income.
Death and injuries do happen, so be warned! If you are on a limited time frame, a visit to Koh Hong might not be possible, but if you have the time it’s well worth the effort. A visit to the island is really getting away from it all and something you shouldn’t miss if you can avoid it!
Hong Islands Tour | Programs Detail.
08.30 : Transfer from your hotel.
09.00 : Depart from to the pier to Hong Islands.
Arrival in Hong Island tour guide demonstrates the best way to snorkelling and explains where best for snorkelling.
Guided sightseeing to see the exotic highlight of Hong Island, lncluding the"Room" (Lagoon)
inside the island and a special stop at a bird's nests collecting point
12.30 : Picnic lunch is served on the beach.
After speed boat transfer to "Lading Island" (Paradise Island) for sightseeing and snorkelling to discover wonderful underwater stones.
Speed boat transfer to "Pakbia Island " and "Rai Island" with stops on the sandy beaches for relaxing.
15.00: Return by speed boat to Aonang beach. Transfer to your hotel.
Tour Programs Include
Hotel Transfer, Tour Guide
LifeJacket Mask & Snorkel
Drinking water, Fresh Fruits
Picnic Lunch, First Aid Kit ,Insurance