In Trang province even rubber plants were grown by Phraya Rasdanupradit Mahissara Phakdi who got the rubber seedlings from Malaysia. Once upon a time, Trang was also a seaport for the western coast of Thailand.
Just one kilometer outside Trang town is a monument of Phraya Rasdanupradit Mahissara Phakdi, an important ruler of Trang who first started the cultivation of rubber in Trang. Close to the monument is a lagoon, Kraphang Surin, where one can just go and relax.
Khlong Lamchan Waterfowl Park is a non-hunting zone. The Park is a huge reservoir which is home to a large number of waterfowls who visit the park during January to March. The Park is just 17 kilometers from Trang town.
Ko Kradan is considered to be one of the most beautiful islands of Trang. It is in Hat Chao Mai National Park, which is located in the districts of Palian and Langu. The island is just 40 minutes by boat from the mainland and the white sandy beaches and coral reefs are a visitor’s delight. However, some parts of the island belong to private owners who run their rubber and coconut plantations there.
One of the most beautiful caves in Trang is just 5 kilometers from the district of Huai Yot. This cave can only be visited in the dry season and is full of fascinating stalactites and stalagmites. You can also take a boat ride through narrow winding streams in the dark cave for an exciting experience.
Trang province also has many scenic and beautiful waterfalls like Namtok Sai Rung, Namtok Phrai Sawan Namtok Lam Plok, Namtok Chong Banphot and Namtok Ton Te.