Trang

TRANG

Beautiful Beaches, Charming Community

For centuries, Trang was an important port of trade between India, the Malay Peninsula, and China; today, Trang is poised to resume an important role in hosting business events. In addition to daily flights from Bangkok, Trang offers visitors easy access to some of Thailand’s most pristine natural beauty. Outdoor enthusiasts can experience wildlife, enjoy hot springs, go rock climbing, and explore idyllic beaches and islands. A diverse community of Thai, Malay, and Hokkien Chinese residents offers warm and welcoming hospitality to visitors of all kinds, including business event’s planners and meetings and incentives guests.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Southern

POPULATION

641,684 people (Male: 314,211 people, Female: 327,473 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

The best way to travel to Trang is by daily direct flight from Bangkok (1hr 20min). The drive to Trang from Bangkok is 830km (10+hr), though only 150km (2hr) from Hat Yai, near the Malaysian border.

ACTIVITIES

Rock climbing, elephant trekking, snorkeling, scuba diving, dugong spotting, exploring islands including Koh Muk and the Emerald Cave, enjoying diverse local cuisine including Chinese dim sum, Sightseeing boat tour to Lae Kao Kob Cave

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Koh Muk, Tham Morakot (Emerald Cave), Koh Kradan, Mu Koh Petra National Park, Koh Libong, wildlife sanctuaries of Namtok Khao Chong and Khlong Lamchan Park, Kantang Railway Station, Pak Meng Beach, Phraya Ratsadanupradit Mahisornpakdi Museum, Koh Ngai, Walking Street in front of Trang Railway Station

INTERESTING INFO

The waters off Trang are a refuge of the threatened dugong, the “sea cow” cousin of the manatee. Koh Libong is one of the best places to spot these docile sea mammals that have become the unofficial symbol of Trang.