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Koh Chang Island and Green Tourism

Koh chang is already known as the very green place, Koh Chang which is also known as Elephant Island is going to get greener. Even though Koh Chang virtually sparks green already, with around covering 70% of rainforest, the management have not so much time to secure the ecology and beauty of Koh Chang for the upcoming generations.Well alert of how rapidlymad growth may modify a place, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has allowed koh Chang as its main and pilot project to construct it efficiently and as a certified green tourist heaven. In accordance with the increasing niche of savvy, liableEco touristsmay be convinced that their visits will have minimum atmosphericaffect with a realand tiny footprint of carbon.


Koh Chang is a complete origin for tips on how saving some energy, recycle and also reuse the same energy in Thailand. Koh Chang is proudly promoting various eco-programs on Thailand’s island. A person can get needed now& let them know what still needs to modify!


An instance of a green program being enforced on Koh Chang is a system of waste management based on a model that was prepared for Phitsanulok, a medium sized Thai town situated among Chiang Mai and Bangkok. The program has currently been adjusted by an amount of residential areas on the island.


The aim of what is being still marketed as “Go Green on Koh Chang” is to take over the chance of preserving Koh Chang at a comparatively startingphase of its expansion, but, previous to the opportunity of making these changes turns into much harder. Koh Chang is collected as the flagship place of Green Tourism; its achievement in dazzling the way will certainlyinspire other islands, cities and towns to monitor their productive trail and turn into greener in every sense of the word.

Klong Son Beach is good for:

peace and quiet

sandy beach



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Klong Son beach (or Had Klong Son) is located on the north of Koh Chang. Nice bay at the very top of the island. Pure white sand stretch of beach, shaded with coconut trees. Klong Son gets very low numbers of visitors with the bulk of the backpackers and tourists alike speeding south enroute to Koh Chang's finer and more popular stretches of sand.

White Sand Beach is good for:

night live

sandy beach

variety of restaurants


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Koh Chang's most famous stretch of sand, at over 2km long there's certainly room for everyone! Lined with bungalows, food stalls and shops this is one of the best beaches in all of Thailand.

Klong Phrao Beach is good for:

tranquil surroundings

gorgeous rocky landscape

all sorts of activities

quiet and peaceful

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Situated on the somewhat less glamorous, northern side of the Koh Chang Island, Klong Prao isn’t all that much of tourist destination, especially for those who are in need of a true holiday experience of the exotic kind.

Lonely Beach is good for:

great sunset

cheap and peaceful retreat

all sorts of beach activities

perfect for family

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Also known as Kai Bae Beach, this is the spot to catch a great sunset! A few small shops and food stalls are along the beach, a good spot to chill out away from the crowds at White Sands Beach.

Bangbao Bay is good for:


seafood restaurants



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A well-sheltered bay with a small and quiet beach. It is a fishing community where residents still live in houses built on stilts and are connected by wooden bridges. There are a growing number of tourist shops, scuba dive outlets and seafood restaurants offering a good selection of seafood.

Salak Khok Bay is good for:

pretty, unspoiled area

traditional Thai community


quiet and peaceful

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There aren’t so much attraction in Salak Kok, but tourists can Kayak among the mangroves. Salak Kok Bay still has a fishing community that doesn’t change so much in many years, a great place to see the real traditional Thai community.



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