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Chumphon has many beautiful beaches and isolated some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Gulf of Mexico.

Chumphon

With 200 kilometers of coastline, Chumphon has many beautiful beaches and isolated some of the best diving and snorkeling in the Gulf of Mexico.

Chumphon province is located mid-way of the Isthmus of Kra, the narrow body of the country in the Andaman Sea to the west and the Gulf of Thailand is flanked to the east, to the west it borders with Myanmar, while the province of Chumphon which is more than 200 kilometers of coastline with beaches that are rarely visited by tourists. Therefore Chumphon is an ideal destination for those who want to relax in a natural and peaceful atmosphere.Chumphon city is the capital of the province. Gateway to other southern provinces, as well as the islands of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Tao While certain area is not overrun by tourists, there are many opportunities for sunbathing, swimming, sailing, parasailing, scuba diving and snorkeling. Strong historical documents that Chumphon was continuously inhabited by different communities, since prehistoric times, particularly in the area along the banks of the River Tha Taphao. Chumphon is also one of the main shopping centers of Siam (Thailand before the Second World War). In the city of Chumphon border is probably called after Chumnumphon which means that accumulation of forces. If the movements of the army, the soldiers would gather their forces in this province. Other sources say that the name of a local plant called Maduea Chumphon, which is abundant in this area is derived. This plant has become a symbol of Chumphon Province itself.

Chumphon city, the capital of the province of Chumphon is the gateway to the southern provinces of Thailand and the islands of the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Tao in particular. With over 200 kilometers of coastline with many pristine beaches, Chumphon is an ideal destination for those looking to relax in a natural and peaceful environment and you want to enjoy activities such as sunbathing, swimming, sailing, parasailing, scuba diving and snorkeling.

Chumphon Marine Festival

arrival

By car: From Bangkok, take use Phutthamonthon, Nakhon Pathom-Petchburi or Thonburi-Pak Thor Road (Highway No. 35), then by road No.4 Petchaburi, Prachuap Khiri Khan, at Pathomporn (Phet Kasem Road. ). Then turn on the road for 8 km No.4001 Chumpon left. By Train: From Bangkok (Hua Lamphong), take the S-Bahn to Chumphon or Thonburi (Bangkok Noi). By Air: Air Andaman, 3 days a week. It takes 20.1 hours.

Information

Chumphon Marine Festival aims to promote tourism in Chumphon, to increase the potential for tourism, especially the beach and snorkeling create. In addition, it can also promote other attractions such as historical and cultural community. The measurement activities are diving, Chumphon sea trash, planting trees in mangrove forests, fresh seafood displays, lights and sounds of power, Fair Food, water activities, photo contests and packages Chumphon Marine.