Hiking Koh Tao
Hiking Koh Tao is an excellent way to keep fit and get to see some pretty amazing scenery. Most of the routes are short, the views are amazing and you will constantly find something brand-new and unanticipated. There is a mountain chain running the whole of the island of Koh Tao, with the highest point being 379m. Although some of hiking Koh Tao routes can be a little testing, they will reward you with fantastic vistas of the island and an unforgettable experience. Get yourself close up to the islands landmarks and wildlife!
This diversity of scenery and wildlife makes Koh Tao a terrific location for both hiking and walking. There are countless routes up the mountains or through the thick tropical jungle to little cleanings and and awesome range of viewpoints.
Take the brief hike through lush jungle up to Fraggle Rock. This viewpoint is visible from Sairee Beach and provides an unbelievable panorama overlooking the island’s picturesque beaches and crystal clear surrounding ocean.
If you enjoy hiking then there are some terrific trails – with John Suwan Mountain Viewpoint in the south of the island being highly recommended. Hike to the top for wonderful vistas of Angthong National Marine Park. Another hike not to be missed is up to Nang Yuan Viewpoint – one of the most photographed areas of Koh Tao.
Mae Haad to Chalok Ban Kao is one of the more popular hikes on Koh Tao. This Hiking Koh Tao trail will take you around a picturesque series of coves and inlets. At the top there’s a viewpoint from where you can take in a sweeping panorama of Chalok Ban Kao Beach.
Likewise worth a hike is the Thian Og Bay route, where you can see the Sitting Buddha Rock formation from the viewpoint on the opposite side of the beach.