The Full Moon Party
The Koh Phangan Full Moon Party has converted into a well known tourist destination lately. The party is a-evening beach gathering that originated from in Ko Phangan, Thailand which is celebrated round the evening after or before every full moon day. Today, this beach-designed event has become an essential part of Koh Samui tourism.
Hundreds of travelers join the party and spend the whole evening praising together with other travelers and native individuals with consuming, fire jumping rope and dance. People considering chilling out while using residents shouldn’t miss the marriage.
Full Moon Parties in Koh Phangan were started in 1985 within the Sunrise beach inside the Haad Rin Township. Roughly, 20-30 site visitors grew to become part of the marriage within the newbie and right now the whole volume of site visitors attending this party this season has showed up at approximately 20,000-30,000 people, using this set to improve into 2013. The party starts after dusk and continues until sun rise while using bars on Sunrise beach remaining open, refreshments on offer and noisy music being carried out.
The whole moon party is considered the most broadly used Koh Samui and Koh Phangan occasions, especially among site site visitors from around the globe who showed up at Koh Phangan because of this party.
Even though some join the party wearing beach wears, others just hit the floor wearing simply body fresh paint. Due to the growing recognition of Koh Phangan Full Moon Party, accommodation prices rise abruptly through the large event a while and never remarkably, many individuals stick to Koh Samui rather than in Koh Phangan generally possess a short 30 minutes ferry ride for the event.
- Thailand Full Moon Party Dates for 2015
- Friday, April 3
- Saturday, May 2
- Tuesday, June 2
- Tuesday, June 30
- Saturday, August 1
- Saturday, August 29
- Sunday, September 27
- Tuesday, October 27
- Wednesday, November 25
- Friday, December 25 (Christmas Party)
- Thailand Full Moon Party Dates for 2016
- Saturday, January 23
- Tuesday, February 23
- Tuesday, March 22
- Thursday, April 21
- Saturday, May 21
- Sunday, June 19
- Thursday, July 21
- Thursday, August 18
- Friday, September 16
- Sunday, October 16
- Monday, November 14
- Wednesday, December 14
There is no airport terminal round the island so everyone comes by ferry. You'll be able to come via Surat Thani round the where you live now, or perhaps in the encompassing island of Ko Samui. From Surat Thani, roundtrip tickets cost 600 Baht and drop you off however pier in Thong Sala. After that it is 100 Baht taxi ride to Haad Rin. From Ko Samui, boat tickets cost 200 baht by leaving from Large Buddha Pier or Maenam beach. The Samui ferry will drop you off however pier of Thong Sala or Haad Rin according to some time and ferry company. Through the entire Moon Party, watercraft change from Ko Samui to Haad Rin every hour.
Most companies run overnight buses from Bangkok to Ko Phangan for 450 - 600 Baht. This cost includes the ferry. You’ll take a weekend bus to Surat Thani, spend time at the ferry terminal for any couple of hrs, after which go ahead and take ferry towards the island. It's a lengthy, lengthy evening/day but it’s less expensive than flying. (Note: Some bus companies visit Chumphon and set yourself on a ferry after that. Either route continues to be lots of travel however the ferry from Chumphon is generally better.)
If you choose to fly, plane tickets from Surat Thani generally cost around 2,000 baht (with taxes and costs) from Bangkok on Air Asia. Plane tickets from Ko Samui are in least 3,200 Baht since Bangkok Airways and Thai Airways have a monopoly around the airport terminal and find out pointless to reduce prices with demand excessive. Throughout the peak season and around New Year’s Eve, ticket prices could possibly get up to 5,000 Baht.