Take a flight to Koh Samui or Chumphon airports, and then ferry to Koh Pha Ngan.
Indians can take a flight to Koh Samui and then a ferry to Koh Pha Ngan, but that is expensive. Another option is to take a flight to Bangkok, then a bus/ferry to Koh Pha Ngan. Flights take off from all the major cities of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Banglore.
Indians are allowed a visa on arrival in Koh Pha Ngan. All the other information regarding the visa policies are on the official embassy website.
Buses are cheap but the least comfortable way to travel to Koh Pha Ngan. There are bus services from Bangkok to Koh Pha Ngan.
Chumphon International airport and Koh Samui International airport, both are connected to Koh Pha Ngan by ferry service. So one can arrive at one of these two airports, preferably Chumphon because it is cheaper. Another option is a flight to Bangkok, then a flight to Koh Samui and then a ferry to Koh Pha Ngan.
Tentative return flight prices to koh samui from major cities in India:
|Starting City||Return price (approximate)|
|New Delhi||₹ 34,987|
Speed boats and ferry services from Koh Tao and Koh Samui are available.
Walking is the best way to explore the island around Haad Rin, Thongsala and the beaches. It is recommended to hire a guide for the jungle walks. Bicycles are available on rent and are also a great way to move around. Motorbikes can be rented but they are not allowed on the beaches. Taxi services are also available on the entire island. Taxi stands are at Thongsala and Haad Rin.