Travel Budget for Koh Tarutao

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How much does it cost to travel to Koh Tarutao?

How much money will you need for your trip to Koh Tarutao? You should plan to spend around ฿2,882 ($95) per day on your vacation in Koh Tarutao, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, ฿831 ($27) on meals for one day and ฿983 ($32) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Koh Tarutao for a couple is ฿2,909 ($96). So, a trip to Koh Tarutao for two people for one week costs on average ฿40,353 ($1,332). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    ฿2,882
  • One Week Per person
    ฿20,177
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    ฿40,353
  • One Month Per person
    ฿86,471
  • One Week For a couple
    ฿40,353
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    ฿80,706
  • One Month For a couple
    ฿172,942
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A vacation to Koh Tarutao for one week usually costs around ฿20,177 for one person. So, a trip to Koh Tarutao for two people costs around ฿40,353 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs ฿80,706 in Koh Tarutao. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Koh Tarutao can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.



How expensive is Koh Tarutao? How much money do I need for Koh Tarutao?

How much does a trip to Koh Tarutao cost? Is Koh Tarutao expensive? The average Koh Tarutao trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Koh Tarutao prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Koh Tarutao
Average Daily Costs

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The average price for one person for accommodation in Koh Tarutao is ฿1,454. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Koh Tarutao is ฿2,909.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    ฿1,454
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    ฿2,909

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Food Budget in Koh Tarutao
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Koh Tarutao can vary, the average cost of food in Koh Tarutao is ฿831 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Koh Tarutao should cost around ฿332 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Koh Tarutao is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    ฿831


Transportation Budget in Koh Tarutao
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Koh Tarutao is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent ฿983 per person, per day, on local transportation in Koh Tarutao.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    ฿983

Flights to Koh Tarutao

How much does it cost to go to Koh Tarutao? Naturally, it depends on the dates. We recommend SkyScanner or Kayak because they can find the best deals across all airlines.




Entertainment Budget in Koh Tarutao
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Koh Tarutao typically cost an average of ฿423 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    ฿423


Alcohol Budget in Koh Tarutao
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about ฿206 on alcoholic beverages in Koh Tarutao per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    ฿206


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Koh Tarutao Koh Tarutao National Park, Thailand
While much of Thailand has been built up into a tourist destination of hotels and resorts, there are spots that are still untouched and covered in the beauty of this part of the world. The unspoiled regions of the Ko Tarutao Marine National Park is 51 islands of rainforest ready for visitors. Established in 1974, the park is the second oldest in the country, and was the setting for the 2002 season of the reality television show Survivor. The park includes stunning coral reefs, pristine white beaches and wildlife of all shapes and sizes. Trek through and keep your eyes out for mouse deer, wild pigs, sea otters, tree pythons, sea eagles, hornbills, reef egrets and so much more.

If you'd like to stay on these islands, the main accommodations are small, government-run cabins. There has been a big push to build resorts, but those have mostly gone ignored. If you're looking to have the Thai resort experience, one island, Ko Lipe, has what you're looking for. Its communities of chow lair (sea gypsies) make them exempt from the zero development laws so you'll likely see more development on Ko Lipe.
Sights
Since you're literally surrounded by protected, national forests, the whole area is a sight to see. However, here are some highlights:

Just above Ko Lipe is the island of Ko Adang. This island of dense forests, sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs is always buzzing with new sights to see and experiences to explore. Trek through the jungle to Pirate's Falls where pirates once filled their canteens, or climb the Chado Cliff to watch the green turtles laying eggs on Son Bay. While you're nearby, make a stop at Luu Doo Waterfall. It's the only waterfall in the park and the underwater rock formations are stunning. Luu Doo is certainly a spot for anyone interested in studying trees, flowers or animals.

Ko Rawi is the spot for large limestone hills and thick jungles. Get permission from the local government to pitch a tent and spend a night in nature. Take a dip under the ocean to see the uniquely striped pebbles of Ko Yang and Ko Hin Ngam. Don't touch, though. Legend has it these stones are cursed and if you take them, you'll have bad luck until they're returned.

If tents aren't your thing, take a trip to Pantaemaraka Gulf. This very popular spot in the Tarutao National Park is known for its charming pine trees and pure white beaches. Here you'll be able to signup for home stays or even house boating.

For arguably the best view in the park, head to Ao Pante Malacca, take the ultra steep, twenty-minute trail through the jungle to the top of Toe-Boo Cliff. It's a challenging hike, but the view across Ko Tarutao and Ko Adang is simply breathtaking.

Another worthwhile trip is out to Crocodile Cave. You'll need to take a long-tail boat out there, but on the way you get to see the beautiful mangrove forest.
Neighborhoods
The Tarutao National Marine Park is split into two island groups - the Tarutao section and the Adang-Rawi section. In this area there are essentially nine notable islands. Ko Tarutao is in the Tarutao Archipelago, and is the largest of the islands covered mostly in forests. Ko Klang, Ko Khai and Ko Ta-Nga are all a part of the Klang Archipelago located approximately 38 kilometers off the coast of Thailand. In the Adang-Rawi section you'll find Ko Adang, Ko Rawi, Ko Butang, Ko Lek and Ko Lipe.

Food and Dining
As this is a national park, there are fewer options available for dining on the islands. There is a restaurant that serves a good range of dishes from fried noodles and quality local meats. There is also a smaller convenience stores should you want to stock up on snacks, soft drinks and bottled water for your days of trekking through the forests.

Transportation
Each island is worthy of a walk or trek, but if you're looking to travel between islands, you'll want to hire a water taxi. Your best bet is to locate on Ko Lipe operated by one of the local chow lair people. There is a reliable taxi boat stand on Hat Sunrise.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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