Sichang Island or People call " Koh Sichang" is the big Island and location is in Chonburi Province. Koh Sichang is far from Sri Racha ( some district of Chonburi) about 12 KMs , here's the way to park Argosies from many countries and also popular for travelers to come here because of this Island is very beautiful place, good for relax and have vocation! ;-)
Folk life in Koh Sichang is a old style , the travelers can take a trip like One day trip or Stay. The village is located in the East of Island and Thavawong Bay ( Tah Ruer Thavawong ) is here, this point is the way to start to other places in Koh Sichang by tricycle or other transports.
Travel Points in Koh Sichang are :
San ChaoPhokhaoyai : Located is in Khao Hang ( Hang Hill ) from Tah Ruer Thavawong to the North of Island, here's the worship place. This place is look like a cave and modify to Buddhism Religious Place, mix of Thai and Chinese art architecture. From this San Chaophokhaoyai the traveler can see view of village so clearly.
Mondop of Buddha's footprint : Located above of San ChaophoKhaoyai, King Chulalongkorn ( Rama V ) had invite to install here. The Top of Hill can be the sea view.
Chudadhuj Palace : Far from Tah Thevawong to South of Island. This palace was build in King Chulalong korn period for stay on Summer. Inside the palace is very beautiful. Front is the beach and next up be the Wattana building. The palace is Thai pattern of Thai construction of common houses without the gable style.
Haad Thum Khao Pung ( Thum Khao Pung beach) is on the West of Island, this beach is large / clean and beautiful, fine sand clearly water and good to play water activity.
The Way to Koh Sichang.
From Bangkok to Sri Racha / Chonburi province the distant about 117 KMs ( Sri Racha is the one Aumpher or District of Chonburi) get off the bus at Sri Racha ( tell the driver to stop at Theuk-Com) and them go by tricycle or people call Tuk Tuk or service motorcycle go to " Tah Ruer Koh Loi" for get on the ship to Koh Sichang.
The Ship from Sri Racha to Koa Sichang start at 07.00 am to 20.00 pm every day and start every hour, take a time about 40-45 minutes and the cost is 40bath per person ( 50baht per person at the Last time)
Transport in Koh Sichang.
- Regarding the way to Chong Khao Kard, the traveler can go by motorcycly service about 15baht per person or take by tricycly at 30bath and can seat 3 persons.
- Tricycly guide, around the Island for 5 persons , Big time at 250baht and small time at 150baht.
- Motorcycle for rent, 250-300baht per day ( 2days 1 night)
- Car guide.
Warnning!!! The ways on this Island are flexure , Beware for Driving and check the car before go.