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Things to do in Tung Yee Peng

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Ko Lanta: Romantic Sunrise Gondola Tour at Tung Yee Peng

1. Ko Lanta: Romantic Sunrise Gondola Tour at Tung Yee Peng

Begin your day early with pickup at 5 AM from your resort. Travel to Tung Yee Peng, the local village on the east side of Koh Lanta. Hop in an ancient wooden boat and gradually cruise toward Lanta Bay. As you wait for sunrise, soak up the pure morning atmosphere. Experience the sound and light of the morning, the animals, and the sunrise. Try some meditation on the gondola and bask in the tranquility. Once the sun is up, sample some local coffee and relish a local style breakfast. Return to the jungle to experience the mangrove forest and see the macaques that live in the mangrove jungle. The tour concludes with drop-off at your resort at 9 AM.

Ko Lanta: The Mangroves By Private Luxury Gondola

2. Ko Lanta: The Mangroves By Private Luxury Gondola

Start your day with hotel pickup and depart for Tung Yee Peng Village at 9 AM Or 1 Pm. Embark on your private gondola cruise through the lush mangrove forest. Enjoy a tea or coffee, as well as various snacks on board.Listen to the relaxing birdsongs and sounds of wild animals as you sail down the river. Make a stop to taste some fresh coconut water from a local plantation. Upon returning to the village, enjoy some authentic local dishes for lunch, before returning to your resort at 12:30 PM Or 15:00 enjoy the rest of your day.

Ko Lanta: Private Mangrove & Sea Cave Kayaking Small Tour

3. Ko Lanta: Private Mangrove & Sea Cave Kayaking Small Tour

Begin the day by being picked up from your accommodation on Ko Lanta. Head on over to Thung Yee Pheng Pier, meet your guide and begin your kayaking adventure. Start paddling your kayak through Thung Yee Pheng Mangrove Forest, and enjoy the tranquility of the water. Look out for fiddler crabs scrambling over the roots of the mangroves. Tilt your gaze upwards to see cranes, sea eagles, and many other birds soar overhead. Continue to Ko Talabeng , large rocky islands off the eastern coast of Ko Lanta Noi. It is said that pirates once used the caverns on this island as their shelter. Explore the lush green islands by kayak and look out for monkeys and lizards. Enter sea caves and see stalagmites and stalactites alongside fresh clear water. Stop for a delicious Thai picnic lunch right on the beach at Ko Talabeng. Relax and take a swim at its beautiful beach before heading back to your accommodation on Ko Lanta.

Ko Lanta: Tung Yee Peng Village Eco-Tour with Lunch/Dinner

4. Ko Lanta: Tung Yee Peng Village Eco-Tour with Lunch/Dinner

Begin your tour with pickup at 9:00 AM or 1:00 PM, depending on the time slot you select, and head to the peaceful Tung Yee Peng village near the mangrove forest. Once there, hop into a gondola for a private tour of the area. Appreciate the beauty of the forest, and see a variety of wildlife such as mud fish, wild birds, and monitor lizards thrive in their natural habitat. After your gondola tour, return to the village and learn about the local way of life with folk arts such as handicraft making. Create your own batik fabric using only organic fabric dyes and bag, if you like. Then, have lunch or dinner with a menu specially designed by the local community, with the opportunity to observe and take part in the cooking. Take 30 minutes to rest and relax in the community after eating before returning to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Tung Yee Peng

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 30 reviews

Our tour guide, whose name is pronounced like “Oui,” but the spelling of which is a mystery to me, was absolutely fantastic. So fun to get to know her! The tour was really detail oriented, both “Oui” and the gondola captain showed us various features of the mangroves, the different kinds of birds, even which fisherman were out that morning! They also pointed out the fluorescent blue plankton, which were visible in the swirling water around the oars. The sunrise itself was obscured by clouds but it was still peaceful and beautiful out on the water. “Oui” provided coffee and breakfast (homemade by her mom!), which consisted of some rice snacks with dried fish as well as some sweet treats with pandan and coconut. We even got the chance to row the gondola, which was so funny (and really hard!) My husband and I had such a good time. It was romantic but mostly it was just really fun to meet Oui and the captain and hang out with them for a while. Thank you again for everything!

Cannot recommend this tour enough, a truly unique experience. Wi is a wonderful person and getting to know her and learning about her culture was a highlight of my trip to Thailand. This tour felt so special and intimate, we were the only ones on the water other than one fisherman. Breakfast and coffee were delicious. We even got to wrap up a breakfast and throw it to a monkey for him to enjoy. Really appreciated the peacefulness on the water. 10/10 you will not be disappointed.

A wonderful experience the peace and tranquillity was surreal. Our guide Wi was amazing and told us all about the local area. We were served coffee and breakfast which was lovely. We would 100% recommend this tour.

A super nice experience to be paddled without the stress and noise of engines and the sunrise, very relaxed guide and a wonderful natural spectacle

Top !! We had the joy of having a great Ching guide and of being able to approach the monkeys so closely. A great time