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Secret Buddha Garden: Our most recommended tours and activities

Ko Samui: 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour with Lunch

1. Ko Samui: 4WD Wild Jungle Safari Tour with Lunch

Embark on a spectacular adventure up into the mountain and through the Jungle of Koh Samui and then down the other side. All safaris are conducted using authentic rugged ex-army jeeps. It is an exhilarating and rugged experience, but safety is always the highest priority. After pickup from your hotel on Ko Samui, travel to the first stop on the safari, the famous Grandfather/Grandmother Rocks. Next to the rocks is a quaint market selling all sorts of handmade Thai products and souvenirs. Then, head off to the largest waterfall on the island for a cool swim in the natural spring water. Visit the mummified monk statue in the glass case at the temple as seen on TV. After this ground-level experience, crank the vehicle into 4WD and head up into the mountain to impressive viewpoints located along the route to the top. Pass by local Thai farmers working their coconut farms in the forest. Stop for a delicious, traditional Thai lunch in the mountain-top restaurant with beautiful views of the island. After lunch, head to Buddha’s Magic Garden, with weird and wonderful statues all made by hand by one man over many years. Running through the garden is a quaint little stream, and above it is an old monk’s prayer room. Drive down the mountain and stop at the rubber-making plantation before heading toward the iconic Big Buddha. After an exhilarating day, you will be transferred back to the hotel in the evening.

Koh Samui: Elephant Sanctuary and Jungle Tour with Lunch

2. Koh Samui: Elephant Sanctuary and Jungle Tour with Lunch

ITINERARY (6-7 Hour) • Pick up from your accommodation •Visit the beautiful Namuang water fall 1 and cool off in the pool or just relax next to the mighty water stream •Arrive at Samui elephant home and to participate to make supplement food together for elephant including of (banana, pumpkin, sticky rice, sea salt and etc.) with abundant of vitamin for elephants. Opportunity to feed food that you made by yourselves for elephants and take picture with them •Explore the magic garden (Secret garden) and stroll through the many stone statues •Go up to Temple peak view point of Koh Samui ( Teepangkorn Temple) And enjoy the incredible view of Koh Samui. •Savor a delicious lunch and marvel at the great views of the island •Transfer back to your home with happiness. TOUR INCLUDES: Accident insurance, English Tour guide, Lunch, Drinking Water. Cold Towel, All Entrance Fee, Food supplement for Elephant.

Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

3. Koh Samui: 4x4 Off Road Island Safari Tour Including Lunch

Begin this exciting full-day safari tour with a pick-up from your hotel to depart for the great and impressive Buddha temple with the unique Chinese lady monk statue. Drive up the mountain to enjoy a breathtaking 360° view over the island and enjoy a panoramic lookout from seats on top of the car. At the mountain peak, visit Wat Teepangkorn Temple and see the golden Buddha statue. Explore the magic garden, also known as the secret garden, and stroll through the many stone statues. Enjoy a delicious lunch around noon at a panoramic restaurant with a great view. Next, visit a coconut plantation and witness the local workers doing their daily tasks. Discover also a rubber plantation and its tapping and learn more about the product processing, to then cool down during a swim in the first of the beautiful Namuang Waterfall pools. Continue to the Guan Yu Shrine, celebrating the Chinese heritage and dedicated to the legendary warrior, before visiting the particular shaped Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks and hear about the story behind the names. End the tour with a transfer back to your hotel.

Koh Samui: Unique Iocal Tour & Elephant Sanctuary with lunch

4. Koh Samui: Unique Iocal Tour & Elephant Sanctuary with lunch

Samui Elephant Home caring and education center bring everyone to be a part of the different tourism for helping and support the local communities in Samui Island. We also focus on low-carbon tourism which is the new way for higher value and travel experience for everyone and more social and environmental benefits for our society and aim to reduce carbon emissions arising in activities. Starting with pick up everyone from the hotel depend on the location and drive a car to first visit the ancient house in Samui (Ban Bo Ran) one of the oldest houses in Samui, which older than 150 years ago around 30–45 minutes drive a car. Firstly, recieve welcome drink and have introduction about the objective and information about the program. Then, observe the ancient house together and walking around the garden to see the herb plantation around the house that local people made juice from Thai herb and have a cooking class to make a Thai dessert with made from coconut and enjoy together. Next, drive alongside the beach to see the local life in Samui and stop to take a rest to see the most beautiful pagoda (Laemsor) receive some information from tour guide take a relax and take pictures with pagoda. In this location, we can see the beautiful view with the sea and a lot of the island nearly with Samui. After that, we come to visit one of the well-known souvenir product from this island with made from coconut tree and coconut shell to observe the process from beginning until the end to become a product from local people and take a look for a few minutes to see the souvenir together. Next, we take 4x4 at the top of the moutain to have and authentic Thai lunch with a beautiful panoramic view on Samui After finish lunch, we will take everyone to visit an famous secret buddha garden or Magic garden to observe the beautiful many buddha statues like a haven with created from local famer on this island. Lastly, We visit Samui Elephant Home in nursery camp to help new elephants by get to know the concept of caring elephants and helping to make the supplement together for feeding elephants. After this, time to finish our program saying goodbye to our local tour guide and back to the hotel with happiness to support local people and helping to take care of elephants together.

Eco Jungle Safari: Discover Koh Samui's Hidden Gems

5. Eco Jungle Safari: Discover Koh Samui's Hidden Gems

Unleash your inner adventurer on this unforgettable Koh Samui Eco Jungle Safari tour. Explore the island's hidden gems and iconic landmarks in an eco-friendly way, leaving a minimal footprint on this breathtaking paradise. Your journey begins with a thrilling 4x4 ride, winding through lush jungles and verdant landscapes. Discover the legendary Grandfathers and Grandmother Rocks, natural formations shaped by time and tide. Witness the awe-inspiring mummified monks at Wat Khunaram, a unique cultural treasure. Immerse yourself in the refreshing waters of Namuang Waterfall, a cascading haven nestled within the rainforest. Hike through vibrant plantations, learning about the local agricultural bounty. Ascend to breathtaking mountain viewpoints, where panoramic vistas of Koh Samui unfold before your eyes. This eco-conscious tour offers more than just sightseeing. Learn about Koh Samui's rich history and diverse ecosystems from our knowledgeable guide. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch prepared with locally sourced ingredients. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, a thrill-seeker, or simply seeking a unique island adventure, this Koh Samui Eco Jungle Safari tour has something for everyone. Embrace the spirit of exploration and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your Koh Samui Eco Jungle Safari today and embark on a transformative journey through the heart of this tropical paradise!

Koh Samui: Customized Private Island Excursion by Car

6. Koh Samui: Customized Private Island Excursion by Car

Get your tour tailor made to your wishes and needs. On a private tour, almost anything is possible! Recommend itinerary: • Your first destination is the famous rock formation of Hin Ta & Hin Yai, meaning grandfather and grandmother, located at the idyllic emerald Sea. Ask your guide about the Thai legend of this extraordinary rock formation • Visit Lamai View Point and see the Valentine Stone, shaped like a heart set in beautiful garden, where you will also have the chance to enjoy fish spa. Take a 10 minute walk through the beautiful garden to enjoy the views of the eastern coast of Koh Samui. You even don't have to climb to the top! Sit back and let the only “cable car” on Koh Samui bring you up to the viewpoint! • Visit Guan Yu shrine featuring a massive copy of Guan Yu’s head, an important landmark. Guan Yu played a significant role during the civil war, which lead to the demise of the Han Dynasty • After a short drive you will arrive to the mummified monk temple, another amazing and unique attraction of the Koh Samui. This place, too, has an original story to tell • Go for a jungle walk along a dense jungle path, which leads to the Namuang Waterfall. Here you can enjoy the beautiful cascade and surroundings, or swim in the natural pools • Stop for lunch in a nice Thai restaurant to enjoy a traditional Thai lunch • Visit Samui’s One Tambon One Product coconut carved furniture factory, where you you’ll see workers using simple traditional tools to make wonderful coconut dishes • Before heading back to your hotel you may visit Big Buddha, or Wat Phra Yai, located on a small rocky islet connected to Ko Samui by a long, dirt causeway • The final destination is a remarkable temple, Wat Plai Laem, with a main statue of Guanyin, the goddess of compassion and mercy. Designed in the Chinese style, the striking figure sits on a platform surrounded by the temple lake and features 18 arms that fan out from the seated statue’s lap to above her elegant head

Koh Samui : Personalized Sightseeing 4x4 wd with driver

7. Koh Samui : Personalized Sightseeing 4x4 wd with driver

The place we would like to suggest you visit and explore. The first stop could be Plai Laem temple. After that, visit the famous temple called “Big Buddha Temple” which is not far from Plai Laem Temple. We then visit Chaweng View Point, a viewpoint, to take in the breathtaking views of Chaweng Beach. Next, you will go to Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks or Hin Ta Hin Yai to see the strange nature of the rocks on the beach. See the amazingness of the Mummified Monk. with an interesting history from there, you can go up the mountain to visit Namuang Waterfall. Koh Samui's most famous waterfall, Magic Garden, Teepangkorn Temple. Also if you want to have lunch, we have recommended restaurants on the mountain where you can dine with a beautiful view of Koh Samui. Our driver will pick you up at your hotel/accommodation and will drop you off when the tour finishes.

Koh Samui: Off-Road ATV Excursion with Transfer

8. Koh Samui: Off-Road ATV Excursion with Transfer

Explore the lush landscapes of Koh Samui on an exhilarating ATV tour. Start your adventure with convenient hotel pickup, followed by a safety briefing to ensure you're ready for the ride. Climb onto your ATV and head into the vibrant jungle, where you'll experience the thrill of off-roading through fruit plantations and across various terrains. Opt for the 1-hour tour for a taste of the action, with a journey through the jungle and stops at panoramic viewpoints overlooking the island's stunning scenery. Enjoy a shorter tour great for those who want a quick yet memorable ATV experience. Choose the 2-hour tour for a more extended adventure. Travel deeper into Koh Samui's lush coconut groves and rubber plantations. Follow dirt tracks to reach a secret waterfall, depending on the season. Visit an epic mountain viewpoint where you can enjoy light refreshments. Explore and take in the spectacular views from Koh Samui's highest point, Teepangkorn Temple, with the Big Buddha overlooking Lamai Bay. Experience a unique tour that gives you a glimpse into the local culture and provides plenty of photo opportunities to capture your memories. Finish your adventure and be dropped off at your hotel, ensuring a smooth and convenient conclusion to your ATV Safari Tour. Join a tour suitable for families, couples, groups, or solo travelers looking for an unforgettable Koh Samui experience.

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What people are saying about Secret Buddha Garden

Overall rating

4.6
(1,210 reviews)

The day trip was simply great. We were picked up from the hotel in a jeep and after everyone else had been picked up, we went straight to the sights. The guide Mr. A was great and had a lot of knowledge about all the sights! He also gave us the choice of whether we wanted to go to the waterfall, which is currently dry due to the lack of rain, or whether we wanted to visit the Big Buddha instead. Great alternative! The lunch was also very tasty and the subsequent water fight in the jeeps on the way to the top view was fun and everyone had a lot of fun! We would do it again anytime! Simply brilliant!

A successful day with/with the elephants, the ride on top of the jeep was a lot of fun, the food and location were very good and the guides were very friendly and told us a lot, a recommended trip

The guides were great and funny. We really enjoyed the stop with the elephants. The water supply on the tour was excellent and the ride in the open vehicle was exciting and fun.

It started off a bit slow but then turned into a really great trip! Highly recommended

Great people , excellent value , really nice lunch , lovely day 😊