Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Surat Thani, The largest province of the South located 685 kilometers from Bangkok. Besides numerous beautiful islands along the coast such as Koh Samui, Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao which make Surat Thani a perfect hideaway for vacationers from around the world, the province is also important for its long history as an ancient community of indigenous people. In the 13th century, the city was a center of the glorious Srivijaya Empire, the kingdom that dominated the whole Malay Peninsula and much of Java. Drive to Suan Mok Meditation Center, founded in 1959 by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, one of Thailand’s most famous monks. It is set in a serene ambience conducive for meditation or contemplation of the philosophy of life. Buddhadasa Bhikkhu’s philosophy is universal in nature, a combination of Zen / Taoist and Christian elements with the Theravada Buddhism. Then continue to Chai Ya district to visit a restored ancient temple, Phra Borom That Chaiya, built around 1200 years ago. The ancient stupa in Srivijaya style housing the Lord Buddha’s relics is highly revered by local residents. Further to Krabi, one of the most attractive beach destinations in Southern Thailand. The province is an ideal getaway destination teeming with natural attractions including white sandy beaches, fascinating coral reefs, numerous large and small islands and verdant forests with caves and waterfalls. Overnight at the hotel in Krabi.