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Famous full moon party in Thailand (updated 2021)

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Have you apprehended a full moon party in Thailand? Want to be a part of it? But do you want to know about this party so that you can party even harder? Infamous yet a trendy choice of all party animals, full moon party in Thailand gives another excuse to party. Don’t worry, I’ll tell you significant detail about everything you would want to know about the full moon party in Thailand.



Legendary stories depict that a few backpackers organized a birthday party on the full moon night . Mouth to mouth advertising does more wonders than any other promotion. So gradually it gained the recognition of people. Earlier, the party was humble with just music, smoking, a few drinks. But over a while, By 1990, it became wild with the role of drugs too. Now it has become a giant party with people dancing on beats of music blasting loudly, drugs, lots of drinks, and sex.

You will find alcohol merchants. Fire dancers, small stalls are selling face paint that glows in the dark. By midnight you will find the mind-boggling scene of people partying, drinking, and almost lost in their world. So if you want to replenish yourself up and forget the world and its bondages at least for a day, then this is the place for you.

Aura of Full Moon Party Koh Phangan

Though there is a specific day for the party, who can stop the crazy party animals, they can turn the quiet beach into a party hotspot if they are in the mood to party. That is why people come in flocks to Kho Phagan days before the actual party date.

Even people from Kho Tao, Koh Samui, come to this place. They don’t wait for the evening to start. They begin drinking in the afternoon, and by 9 pm, most people begin reaching the beach. You will find the maximum crowd at around 2 am. Yeah, but the new year eve is a lot more special; therefore, people reach this place as early as 8 pm, and it is all jam-packed by then.

Location of full Moon Party in Thailand

The full moon party’s magical experience can be enjoyed in Haad Rin beach in Koh Phangan. It is amid all sorts of nightclubs, beach, bungalows. So the location itself is enthralling for the visitors.

Schedule of full Moon Party Koh Phangan

There are specific dates when the full moon party Koh Phangan takes place. You can look into the schedule given below to plan your full moon party in Thailand, but if you are going to Thailand on dates other than the mentioned dates.

NO worries! Look, Thailand is a place for party lovers, and no matter which day of the year you go to this place, you will find one or the other type of party, be it half moon, black moon, quarter moon party. Koh Phangon is a hot spot for parties.

Saturday 31 October 2020
Monday 30 November 2020
Tuesday 29 December 2020

Thursday 28 January 2021
Saturday 27 February 2021
Sunday 28 March 2021
Monday 26 April 2021
Thursday 27 May 2021
Thursday 24 June 2021
Monday 26 July 2021
Monday 23 August 2021

Cost matters

Go through this list to get an idea of the bucks you need to pay in full moon party Koh Phangan

western meal average- 200 THB Thai meal average- 100 to 200 THB
cheap food sold on beach -50 THB\
cigarettes- 80 THB
Buckets – 200 THB
Toilets- 10 to 15 THB


How to reach Koh Phangan

There are a plethora of options for you to reach the full moon party Koh Phangan


You can choose to travel from one of the two airports. Flights from Bangkok to Surat Thani’s (URT) airport will take 1 hr 15 min and cost you approximately 900 – 2500 THB; from the URT airport, you may take a bus to reach Donsak Pier ( 1hr) and then catch a ferry.

But if you plan from Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport(BKK), that would cost you 4,500 THB to reach Ko Samui (USM) .yeah! a bit expensive!!


There is a train from Bangkok to Surat Thani. It is a 9-hour journey and cost you 519-1200THB /person. This train is available three times a day.
you may choose Thail railways from Hua Lamphong or Thon Buri stations to Chumphon ( daily frequency), followed by which you can book a combo of train and boat ticket. This entire trip will consume approximately 14 – 15 hr including the waiting time, and it cost you 500-2000 THB


You can take a bus and ferry combo ticket from Khoo San Road. Songserm ferry is the most affordable one.
From the southern terminal( sai Tai Mai) and northern terminal ( Morchit VIP buses), it takes 14 hours ( 8hr for the bus ride) to reach Ko Phagon and would cost you 700- 1000THB.
Lomphrayah high peed ferries c. ltd. is the fastest and most expensive ferry that you can take while Phantip is the slowest and cheapest ferry ride. Other ferry rides are Sertran Discovery, Songserm, Raja, etc.

Top Tips for full moon party Koh Phagan

  • Omit fire rope from your to-do list in party

Although right now, you will agree with me when people take those vodka shots, you can lose their minds and jump over a rope on fire. Don’t believe me? Experience it at the party, and you will see people doing that stupid stuff. Don’t try to do that. It is very risky, and when you are drunk, it is even more treacherous.

  • No to drugs

People will lure you to take drugs, but don’t get swayed by their words and don’t try drugs. It is illegal. Police will offer you narcotics undercover to trap you later, and then you will be in some dirty prison, or they will take a bribe ( at least US $1000). So even if you are drunk, be wise and sensible enough not to take drugs. So why go into this hassle when you have other ways to make your party the best one ever.

  • Bring your drinks

It is cheaper to bring your drinks to the party than to purchase it at the party.

  • Choose a different food outlet

Suppose you are planning to have your dinner at Haat Rinn. In that case, it is going to make a big hole in your pocket, so instead, you can relish your favorite cuisine in Paprika, which ( Israeli restaurant ), ‘planet Hollywood,’ or other small Thai restaurants.

  • Bring limited stuff with you

Try not to take expensive belongings with you. There are chances that you might lose your stuff because you will be drunk and cases of theft are also there.


The full moon party in Thailand is one of the best parties in southeast Asia organized every month. So if you are planning to go to Thailand, make sure you don’t miss this fantastic party. Forget about the hassles of visa, hotel booking, activity bookings because we are here for you. We buy cheap trips to provide affordable and customizable packages. Book your package now and get ready for the full moon party Koh Phangan. Stay connected with us on our Facebook page to get regular updates.


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