Car Rental Chumphon
Visitors to the southern province of Chumphon can find the most affordable car rental options by looking to Drive Car Rental at Chumphon Province.
Chumphon city, the capital of Chumphon province, is the gateway to Thailand’s southern provinces as well as the islands in the Gulf of Thailand, particularly Koh Tao. With more than 200 kilometres of coastline featuring numerous unspoiled beaches, Chumphon is an ideal destination for those who are seeking relaxation in a natural and quiet atmosphere and wish to enjoy such activities as sunbathing, swimming, yachting, paragliding, diving, and snorkelling.
Hat Sai Ree is one of the popular beaches with white sand and clear water. It is also a location of Prince Chumpon Shrine and Memorial. Located near Hat Sai Ree, at Khao Matsee Viewpoint, you can see a large view of the sea and beautiful sunset.
Some interesting attractions are Soldier Youth World War II Monument which was built to honour the young children who died in World War II; Mu Koh Chumphon National Park where you can walk on the mangrove forest nature trail and islands,; Por Waterfall small waterfall but have water flowing all year round surrounded by shady trees; Koh Phitak where you can have a homestay experiencing fisherman community and other activities on the island.
Visitors can go white-water rafting in Amphoe Phato, or riding on a raft seeing beautiful view of Lang Suan River, or trekking at Phato Water Source Arrangement Unit, or snorkelling and diving.
During September – October, visitors can see thousands of eagles migrating from Siberia to Chumphon.
When visiting Chumphon, don’t miss Kanom Chin (rice noodles) with spicy curry in southern style. Fresh seafood can be found easily because Chumphon is the centre of fishery. The famous products in Chumphon are lady-finger bananas, Sawi pineapples,and baegu leaves which normally are fried with eggs or boiled with curry soup.
Location and Geography
Chumphon is approximately 467 kilometres north of Bangkok by road with the population of approximately 510,000 people. Chumphon borders on the north with Prachuap Khiri Khan. The west is border with Ranong and Myanmar. The south is adjacent to Surat Thani.
What to Do in Chumphon
- Mu Koh Chumphon National Park: You can walk on the mangrove forest nature trail and islands.
- Soldier Youth World War II Monument: it was built to honor the young children who died in World War II
- Hat Thung Wua Laen: a long beach with many resorts, hotels and restaurants.
- During September – October, you can see thousands of eagles migrating from Siberia to Chumphon.
- Por Waterfall: a small waterfall but have water flowing all year round surrounded by shady trees.
Chumphon Airport (CJM) is located 37 km Northeast of the town center. Air Asia, Thai Air Asia and Nok Air operate daily direct flights from Bangkok Don Mueang Airport. Numerous transport options are available from the airport to anywhere in the province. It should be noted, however, that unauthorized taxis and public transportation are not allowed within the airport grounds. This limits arriving passengers to renting cars, pre-arranging a pickup, or using an authorized airport transport service.
Drive Car Rental Chumphon operates 2 km from airport facility, however we offer pick up and return service at the airport. Our agency offers competitive rates and a variety of vehicles to choose from. Guests to Chumphon can reserve their car ahead of time or visit our counter upon arrival. Take advantage of our stellar customer service and high-quality vehicles. Drive Car Rental Thailand also offers special promotions throughout the year.
Vehicle Collection/Return Instructions
To collect your vehicle, please proceed to the exit of the arrival terminal. Here our friendly staff will complete your rental agreement and vehicle pick up process.
To return your vehicle, please contact our counter before arriving and drop off the vehicle in the temporary parking area in front of departure hall. Our friendly staff will be waiting to complete the check in process.
Learn more about our car rental options or book your vehicle from Drive Car Rental Chumphon Airport today.