A yacht charter utilizing the SY Nakamal is the best choice to explore magnificent archipelagos en route. Excellent Dive internet sites, great Snorkel spots and fine powdery dream away beaches without the human footprints may be explored by the tourist, for a century old path that will be utilized since ages by the renowned Chao-Lae the Urak Lawoi Seagipsies of southern Thailand. Making from Phuket’s most breathtaking normal harbor into the Bay of Chalong the Catamaran SY Nakamal sails direction Koh Mai Ton, among the small islets regarding more or less 120 nautical mile journey we are going to cover till our final destination, Malaysia’s responsibility free shopping haven Langkawi.
The next end is Phi Phi Don and Phi Phi Lae, aided by the rocky outcrops Bida Nog and Bida Nai, found at southern tip of Phi Phi Lae. Going ashore or explore the Karsts, kayaking along the impressive sheer walls can be an adventure not to miss.
The SY Nakamal sets sail, and we travel by having a convenient 5 knots to Koh Haa. Koh Haa meaning 5 islands, is in addition an impressive stopover. Diving in caverns, interesting night dives or amazing sunsets dives will remain within memory forever. SY Nakamal is mooring protected inside uninhabited number of islands. A small sandy beach invites sun lovers by low tide, snorkeling is worthwhile and Whaleshark spotting is quite typical on the path to and also at Hin Daeng and Hin Muang. Manta rays are frequent site visitors too, due to the nutritious plankton available here.
Koh Rok Nai and Nog, one of many islands – Rog Nai has a nationwide Park Post that provides simple tents and a restaurant to people. We’re resting risk-free inside comfortable berths of SY Nakamal, looking towards another amazing snorkeling adventures. The channel between your islands while the reefs are abundant with colorful coral fishes. Perfect as being a beginner since with this specific sailing journey on the SY Nakamal we go to the Butang archipelago – among the best snorkel and dive sites Thailand is offering.
Excellent appropriate this trip may be the “Green Season”. Not just that we could observe psychedelic cloud formations so we can sail with sufficient wind to the heart’s desire, additionally the islands blanketed with primary woodland are now lush green and visitors are scarce. Truly the only inhabited area of this Butang Archipelago (others do have only N.P. articles – if) is Koh Lipe, there overnight rooms and seafood in all cost categories emerges, and in addition trips towards the surrounding islands. Here one can take notice of the sea-gypsies collecting edible shells, or fishing and all sorts of evenings before dawn a football game is up at the beach “Na Haad”. Gladly these people of Malayan origin offer snorkeling, fishing and ship trips, which is really a great opportunity to not miss. Centuries of expertise and respect for Chao Lae mirror their surnames, awarded by the mother of reigning king. Varying in the location of settlement, the surnames are: Deep water, Dark water, Tiger regarding the water, Master associated with Water, etc.
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