Chumphon

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famous religious

address lat long directions About 8 km from town on the Chumphon–Ao Thung Wua Laen Rd. To get there travel along an asphalt road for 6 km and continue the journey along a brick road for another 2 km phone fax hours checkin checkout price content Luang Pho Song Chanthasaro, a famous religious teacher who passed away at the age of nearly 100 years, lived at this temple. His body still remains undecayed. This monk is revered by the people of Chumphon and nearby provinces


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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


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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

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

. Air-con, cable TV. Views of the long sand beach bay and Ko Khai. No restaurant. Free pickup from nearby airport. * *


bicycle

, 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

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

checkout content Run by a very friendly and welcoming family. Clean rooms, lovely garden, bicycle and motorbike hire, helpful with local directions. *


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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


great variety

checkout price content Khao Phang Forest Park is one of the province’s newest attractions. Within the national park, there are a great variety of tropical trees, making the park a shady and restful sojourn for nature lovers and a must for students of forestry. A hill, covering an area of about one square kilometre, is behind the park providing a commanding view of the entire area. *


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


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historical interest

by the beach, which is lined with restaurants selling fresh seafood. For historical interest, a monument commemorating the late Admiral Prince of Chumphon is located nearby, complete with a well-preserved WWII warship. A hillside temple at the site offers a panoramic view of the entire area. *


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address 86 1 Moo 1, Bormao Road, Chum Kho, Amphoe Pathiu, Chumphon, Thailand 86160 lat long directions About 3 km from Chumphon Airport phone +668 9196 2509 tollfree fax checkin checkout price 500 baht content Beach style bungalows nearby the Ao Bo Mao beach Chumphon City *

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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