Chumphon

What is Chumphon known for?


cockroaches

Suriwong Chumphon Hotel alt url email address 125 30, Thatapao Rd lat long directions phone tollfree fax checkin checkout price content Looks clean but had several cockroaches in bathroom. Staff are young, poorly trained and fairly clueless. They do have a free in-room Wi-Fi. *


sports+temple

. * Wikipedia:Chumphon


boats

after the town Kra Buri (Amphoe Kra Buri), in the Ranong province of Thailand, which is located at the west side of the narrowest part. Ko Tao is serviced by ferry services from Surat Thani (4 hours day boat, 9 hours on overnight boat), Chumphon (1.5 to 3 hours), Ko Samui (approx 2.5 hours) and Ko Pha Ngan (approx 1 hour). All ferries dock at Ban Mae Haad. Journey times vary due to the different boats used by the various ferry companies. Ticket prices are the same

for the Lomprayah and the SeaTran,and the songserm is less expensive. however, the boats themselves differ greatly. The two main ferries are Lomprayah and Seatran. Lomprayah offers the quickest service on the newest boats, and also have VIP lounges where passengers can watch movies in an air conditioned lounge. In contrast, Songserm is a no-frills point to point fast ferry, where most passengers disembark slightly more green in the face than when they boarded. The Seatran is the middle option less

it was incorporated into the Monthon Nakhon Si Thammarat. The port area has three main piers, one of which is able to handle medium to large sized container and passenger craft while the others deal with the smaller passenger and dive boats that flit


300

at the bus station), and you will be taken into town for 50 baht, and dropped off any place you request. You could also hire a taxi or, the cheapest option: turn left from Saladaeng Rd onto Prachauthit Rd and walk about 300 m. On the right is a 7-Eleven and on the left is the in-town bus station. Continue another 200 m to the intersection of Pinijkadee Rd on the right and walk along this for about 100 m. On the other side of the road are white songthaews which go regularly and stop at the bus

station. Cost: 50 baht. b) The bus terminal in-town: walk along Saladaeng Rd, away from the railway station road, with the Fame Guest House on your left, for about 300 m. Turn left into Prachauthid Rd and walk some 300 m and you will see a 7-Eleven on your right and a street opposite. On this street, which curves sharply left, there is a Yamaha dealer near the corner, and the bus terminal is immediately next to this. c) The minibus terminal: This is on Krum Liang Rd (the cheap eats road

Chumphon train station phone +66 77 571077 tollfree fax hours price 150-300 baht checkin checkout 11:00 content Clean 10 room fan-only guest house. There are 3 basic rooms, 1 bed, shared outside bath, 150 baht. One double room outside bath, 200 baht. Six double rooms with bath and hot shower, 300 baht. You can book transfers to Ko Tao or anywhere south of Chumphon. To Ko Tao will cost you 600 baht. Has a restaurant and bar with Thai and Western food and fresh bread from


unique+red

District has dedicated bicycle lanes in a unique red bitumen. Chumphon has a bicycle shops where most parts and repairs can be made. By car From Bangkok, take either the Phutthamonthon-Nakhon Pathom-Phetchaburi route or the Thonburi-Pak Tho route (Hwy 35) then turn onto Hwy 4 (Phetkasem Rd) at Pak Tho, passing through Phetchaburi and Prachuap Khiri Khan Provinces before arriving at the Pathom Phon intersection. Take the left turn to go another 8 km into Chumphon via Hwy 4001


green year

Feb rain mm 44.7 Mar rain mm 97.2 Apr rain mm 85.8 May rain mm 190.8 Jun rain mm 167.2 Jul rain mm 179.0 Aug rain mm 207.5 Sep rain mm 178.3 Oct rain mm 251.6 Nov rain mm 287.9 Dec rain mm 123.3 rain colour green year rain mm Jan rain days 7 Feb rain days 6 Mar rain days 5 Apr rain days 8 May rain days 18 Jun rain days 20 Jul rain days 21 Aug rain days 23 Sep rain days 19 Oct rain days 20 Nov rain days 16 Dec rain days 9


Boats

after the town Kra Buri (Amphoe Kra Buri), in the Ranong province of Thailand, which is located at the west side of the narrowest part. Ko Tao is serviced by ferry services from Surat Thani (4 hours day boat, 9 hours on overnight boat), Chumphon (1.5 to 3 hours), Ko Samui (approx 2.5 hours) and Ko Pha Ngan (approx 1 hour). All ferries dock at Ban Mae Haad. Journey times vary due to the different boats used by the various ferry companies. Ticket prices are the same

for the Lomprayah and the SeaTran,and the songserm is less expensive. however, the boats themselves differ greatly. The two main ferries are Lomprayah and Seatran. Lomprayah offers the quickest service on the newest boats, and also have VIP lounges where passengers can watch movies in an air conditioned lounge. In contrast, Songserm is a no-frills point to point fast ferry, where most passengers disembark slightly more green in the face than when they boarded. The Seatran is the middle option less

it was incorporated into the Monthon Nakhon Si Thammarat. The port area has three main piers, one of which is able to handle medium to large sized container and passenger craft while the others deal with the smaller passenger and dive boats that flit


food great

url http: www.farangbarchumphon.com email address 69 36 Thatapao Rd lat long directions phone +66 77 501003 tollfree fax hours price content English owned. Good for Western food great Thai food too. Farang Bar is also a basic guest house with 200 baht rooms, shared baths, and free Wi-Fi. The bar and restaurant get a steady stream of local expats as well as plenty of tourists on their way to the islands. The staff speak a fair amount of English. The offerings


offering

The airport has transit agents for onward travel to Chumphon and the islands including Ko Tao and Ko Samui. * Chumphon Coffee and Gift Shop adjacent to departure gates offers lattes, cappuccino, and fruit smoothies. * Fame Tours and Services have a counter at arrivals hall offering transfer and hotel services. * Lomprayah has an counter at the airport offering direct connections to the pier for high speed catamaran transfer services Ko Tao

, Ko Phangan and onwards to Ko Samui. Songserm also have boats connections to the islands. In early 2015 the Lomprayah catamaran service will move nearby the airport reducing transit times by several hours. * The TAT (Tourism Authority of Thailand), Chumphon has a tourism information counter offering information on the region adjacent to the airline counters. By bicycle There are many smaller roads with little traffic north and south of Chumphon. The coastal road in Pathio

The district's highest observation point offering panoramic views of the coast and far out into the distant archipelago. Are rivalled only by the peace and tranquillity offered by the secluded beach located at the base of the mountain, along with the beautiful coral lagoon fronting Ko Maprao. *


largest religious

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Chumphon

'''Chumphon''' is a town (''thesaban mueang'') in southern Thailand, capital of the Chumphon Province and the Mueang Chumphon District. The city is about 463 kilometers (288 miles) from Bangkok. As of 2005 it had a population of 33,522. The town covers the commune (''tambon'') Tha Taphao completely and parts of ''tambons'' Bang Mak, Wang Phai, Na Thung, Tak Daet, and Khun Krathing. The main economic sector of Chumphon is agriculture.

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