A visit to the charming old town of Lanta will prove to be a fascinating and memorable experience. Located along the east coast, Lanta Old Town is also known as Ban Ko Lanta and was once the port and commercial hub of the island. The city offers a wealth of culture and history, with many of the wooden houses and shops at the town dating back nearly 100 years ago. Numerous cultural events are celebrated, offering a glimpse of the traditions of the local people. More information about the town's past is available at the Chao Leh Musuem located towards the south, where visitors will be able to see traditional bamboo homes, oil canvases and other exhibits that showcase numerous myths and folklore.
Around 2-3 hours
Adults, Families, Young Adults, Senior Guests, Children
The Chao Leh Musuem
Finding prayer facilities at Lanta Old Town will not be difficult due to the resident Muslim population in the town. Muslim travellers who require prayer facilities can visit a mosque in the town which locals will be able to direct you to. Plenty of private space will also be available to make use of during prayer times.
Finding Halal food in Lanta Old Town will not be too difficult due to the resident Muslim population living in the area. The locals will be able to recommend and direct you to some of the closest Halal restaurants around the town but it is recommended that you enquire with restaurant owners about the availability of Halal food prior to dining. Plenty of vegetarian options and seafood will also be available.