Getting From Phuket to the Full Moon Party
Thailand‘s Full Moon Party is one celebration that has been attracting tourists from all over the world. It is a night of nonstop partying held on the night before or after every full moon. It is an all night beach party that has music, buckets of beer and nothing else but fun.
Full moon party started when a fascinated bar owner along Haad Rin on the island of Ko Pha Ngan ,Thailand initiated a vigorous and all fun party for a group of 20-30 travelers. It was held purposely as a thanksgiving party on a wooden disco house in 1985 not far from the beach. It was one of a kind partying experience that soon quickly gained popularity through word of mouth. With its avid followers, Full Moon Party is now a regular celebration every full moon that draws a crowd of about 20,000-30,000 party lovers. Starting after the sun sets, the party carries on until the sun rises the next day. Nevertheless bars stay open when the sun rises playing loud music such as R&B, Drums and Bass, House Dance and Reggae.
Full moon party is so popular that it has been featured in many TV shows and even in films. Thailand’s tourism Industry has been getting reinforcements with its success and patronage from tourists all over the world. Coordination between club owners and the Thai Tourism Industry have been forged to have mutual benefits from this event.
Now every tourism oriented online sites have the information on how to get to Koh Pha Nga to take part and experience the fun and magic of Full Moon party. One way and perhaps the easiest and quickest way to get here is by Air travel. One can book online for any domestic flights going to Koh Pha Nga. Bangkok International Airlines has a number of daily flights domestic from Ko Samui. Daily ferries operating from several piers along the mainland costal area of Surat Thani are also the best means of getting here. A bus service which usually takes about six to eight hours of travel is one sure way to get you to Ko Pha Ngan. Bus travel passes through inland roads giving tourist a chance to enjoy the scenic mountainous views of Thailand and they forget about the long hours of travel. Mini buses operated by small bus companies offer routes going to Ko Pha Ngan but pass through the main roads and have longer travel time. On the other hand, one can also arrive at Ko Phan Ngan by taking Ferry or boats ride. Fare ranges from 580 bahts for adults and 550 for children 4-11 years old. Travel time is depending on the type of Ferry boat you have book online which gives information for duration, departure on a daily basis. It is advisable to get the ferry express boat to get on time for the full Moon party.
No matter how you get and arrive in Ko Pha Ngan, the travel is all worth it with all the fun and great good time you’ll have once you have joined the crowd in Ko Pha Ngan celebrating Thailand’s Full Moon Party.