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Top Choice Thai in Khao Sok National Park

Pawn's Restaurant

A friendly all-female team runs this humble but deservedly popular open-sided eatery: your go-to spot for deliciously spiced curries, from searing red pumpkin-and-veg to beautifully creamy tofu or chicken massaman, …
Lake in Khao Sok National Park

Chiaw Lan Lake

This stunning 165-sq-km lake sits 65km (an hour’s drive) east of park headquarters. It was created in 1982 by an enormous shale-clay dam called Ratchaprapha (Kheuan Ratchaprapha or Chiaw Lan). Limestone outcrops pro…
Cave in Khao Sok National Park

Tham Nam Thalu

Reached on foot from the southwestern shore of Chiaw Lan Lake, Tham Nam Thalu contains striking limestone formations and subterranean streams. It is only partially accessible during the rainy season and we don't rec…
Italian in Khao Sok National Park

Chao Italian Restaurant

The go-to spot for fine, wood-fired pizzas, cooked by a veteran of Italian restaurants on Phuket, as well pasta, salads and your usual Thai curries, all served by smiley staff underneath a high thatched roof. It's a…
Cave in Khao Sok National Park

Tham Si Ru

Tham Si Ru features four converging passageways used as a hideout by communist insurgents between 1975 and 1982, and can be accessed on foot from the southwestern shore of Chiaw Lan Lake.