Go loony at the best party in all of Southeast Asia! Dance to the beat like a maniac and witness insane fire throwing antics.
The word lunacy comes from the Latin word for moon, lunar. This is because people believed the full moon could make you go stark-raving mad. At this party, you’d think it was true. You see half-naked people dancing like maniacs, witness insane fire throwing antics, and spot saucy acts in very peculiar places. Best of all, we make sure you enjoy the madness. Join this adventure and let yourself go loony at the best party in all of Southeast Asia!
We spend 8 days exploring Thailand. We visit Koh Samui, Phuket, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Lanta, Ao Nang (Krabi).
What Is Included...
Your fantastic Busabout crew
7 nights’ accommodation
All transfers from Busabout accommodation to port
All local ferries between islands
Orientation walks of all islands
Entry to Moon Party (either Half or Full)
Trip starts at 5:00pm at Koh Samui, Koh Samui
Trip ends at 9:00am at Koh Samui, Koh Samui
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8 Day Itinerary
Day 1: Phuket
Your adventure begins on the largest island in Thailand, Phuket! Your fantastic Busabout guide will be on hand to offer suggestions on activities to fill the gap before we meet up again this evening. Get to know your Busabout crew and fellow passengers, and tonight we head out into the nightlife epicentre of Phuket, Bangla Road, for an unmissable night in this infamous hotspot. The party’s about to kick off!
Day 2: Phuket
Explore your tropical surroundings and take in the epic scenery of this idyllic island location from the many towering cliffs. Visit the numerous temples, and see the monolithic 45m Buddha statue overlooking the coast. Make sure you get some pics for the ‘gram! We have an optional excursion with an included traditional lunch to explore Phang Nga Bay by canoe. Pass alongside the imposing karst islets that dot the seascape, and take in the sights of this picture perfect location. You’ll get the chance to explore numerous caves and tranquil inlets along the way! This evening we hope you’ll join us for another foray into the swirling madness that is Bangla Road. (B)
Day 3: Phuket to Koh Phi Phi
Yep, today you get to experience true paradise. We have an early rise as we board the ferry to the stunning Phi Phi Islands! Soak up the sun on the idyllic beaches, or rent a kayak and snorkel gear and have an aquatic adventure. If that’s not your style, why not head into town and treat yourself to a massage and some retail therapy? This evening we meet for a short hike to Phi Phi’s most famous viewpoint to enjoy the sunset over this incredible island. Afterwards we have an early dinner followed by our first taste of the notorious nightlife in Koh Phi Phi. Get ready! (B)
Day 4: Koh Phi Phi
Take a trip to Koh Phi Phi Leh and see the world famous setting of “The Beach”, Maya Bay, and stand in Leonardo DiCaprio’s footprints. Alternatively, hike the lush surrounding wilderness, pamper yourself in town with a massage and some shopping, or just relax on the beach. Koh Phi Phi is a diverse nirvana with a tonne of exciting underwater sights to experience with oxygen on your back or a snorkel in your mouth. There are numerous reputable tour operators, so chat to your guide to help you plan! Tonight enjoy the mesmerising skill of fire dancers on the beach before heading into town to revel in your last night in this epic island paradise. (B)
Day 5: Koh Phi Phi to Koh Lanta
Get those last minute souvenirs before our transfer to Koh Lanta! We arrive in the early afternoon and it’s time to enjoy an afternoon of relaxation on this laid back island. Forget the hustle and bustle of the mainland as you sip cocktails on white sandy beaches, explore the coast’s rock formations, take a dip in the pool, enjoy a relaxing massage… yep, this is the life! If you want to give a little back and get exercise at the same time, you can walk the dogs at the Lanta Animal Welfare Centre. This evening we’ll explore the quirky Old Town brimming with quirky boutiques and traditional sea gypsy houses overlooking the crystal clear waters. (B)
Day 6: Koh Lanta
This day is bound to be a highlight! Today we have an awesome expedition on our included 4 Islands Boat Trip. Spend the day swimming and snorkelling this amazing location as a speedboat ferries us from island to island. Enjoy lunch on the sands of gorgeous Koh Kradan beach before heading off to the spectacular Emerald Cave and its hidden beach within. Sounds like something out of a movie, right? Tonight we’ll chow down on an included BBQ Dinner , before heading into the night to seek out one last adventure on this incredible island. (B, L, D)
Day 7: Koh Lanta to Krabi (Ao Nang)
Grab some breakfast and prepare for our ferry ride to Krabi. We’ll arrive in Ao Nang just in time to head out for lunch and an included visit to breathtaking Railay Beach. Spend the afternoon soaking in the spectacular scenery and lounging beside the warm Andaman Sea, and take a trip to nearby Phra Nang beach to see its risque shrine. If you’ve still got energy tonight, join us to party the night away as we experience the nightlife of Krabi, filled to the brim with fun and drinking games. (B)
Day 8: Krabi (Ao Nang)
Today explore the surrounding area of Krabi, head to the beach, check out one of the many activities on offer from rock climbing to island boat trips, or join us for a fantastic optional excursion! We’ll head out on an adventure tour inland to see the picturesque Emerald Pool, the cascading hot springs, the Tiger Cave Temple with its 1,237 steps (the unbelievable view is definitely worth it), and finish off in the Krabi food markets to sample some fresh foods. (B)
Day 9: Krabi (Ao Nang) to Phuket
Chow down on some breakfast and head out to tick off those last minute sights before our departure to Phuket. We board our air-conditioned transport and make our way over the bridge to Phuket in comfort. We get to Phuket shortly after, just in time to rediscover its majesty and excitement. Tonight is your last chance to head into the vibrant Thai night to blow the roof off this adventure, and forge the memories of a lifetime! (B)
Frequently Asked Questions about the Thai Islands Moon Party
Tour starts from:
Koh Samui, Koh Samui at 5:00pm
Tour ends in:
Koh Samui, Koh Samui at 9:00am
Accommodation is included for this trip. You will stay in Hostel/hotel multi-share.
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Here is the list of available optional activities, excursions and freetime avaiable on this trip:
- Learn about Thailand's quirky culture and fascinating history
- Explore the buzzing nightlife in Chaweng
- Watch beachfront fire-twirling shows
- Snorkel seas brimming with colourful fish
- Rave at one of Koh Phangan's famous all night Moon parties
- Watch the beautiful sunset from the hills of Koh Tao
- Seek out beautiful secluded beach hangouts in Koh Phangan
- Eat as the locals do at tasty street markets
- Go scuba diving at one of the best locations in the world, Koh Tao
- Party on Southeast Asia's biggest pub crawl, Koh Tao
- Get active in Koh Phangan with jungle trekking, outdoor activities and watersports
All optional extras and excursions will be available to book through your Busabout Guide on the trip.
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