Welcome to Khao Sok National Park


Khao Sok’s vast terrain makes it one of the last viable habitats for large mammals. During rainy months you may spot bears, boars, gaurs, tapirs, gibbons, deer, marbled cats, wild elephants and perhaps even a tiger. And you'll find more than 300 bird species, 38 bat varieties and one of the world’s largest (and smelliest) flowers, the increasingly rare Rafflesia kerrii, which, in Thailand, grows only in Khao Sok.

Animal-spotting aside, the best time to visit is the December–April dry season. During the June–October monsoon, trails get slippery and leeches come out in force. The upside is that the waterfalls are in full flow.


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$106.26 Day Trips & Excursions

Cheow Lan Lake in Khao Sok National Park Day Tour from Krabi

The trip starts with an early pickup service from your hotel in Krabi, then you will be driven by car through Phang Nga province to the Ratchaprapha Dam. The drive is full of interesting sights such as rubber plantations, small villages and limestone hills. After arrival at Cheow Lan Pier, the adventure starts with a longtail boat cruise. It is one of the most beautiful places on earth, with over 100 islands with towering limestone cliffs that give the emerald lake its fairy-tale scenery. Gibbons and hornbills are commonly seen in the old-growth jungle trees at the water's edge. Continue the trip with a hike through the lush green jungle of Khao Sok National Park. Switch to a bamboo raft which brings you to the Coral Cave with impressing stalactites and stalagmites. Continue to the floating bungalows, where a nutritious Thai lunch is served in the raft house restaurant on the lake. After the meal, you will have time for swimming, kayaking or just relaxing. Head back by boat to the pier from where the car driver will bring you on road to your hotel in Krabi. Itinerary: 07:45 - 08:30: Hotel pickup in Krabi08:30 - 10:30: Drive by minivan to Cheow Lan Lake10:30 - 12:30: Longtail boat cruise on Cheow Lan Lake12:30 - 13:30: Jungle hike to Coral Cave including bamboo rafting13:30 - 14:30: Lunch in the raft house restaurant14:30 - 15:30: Relax, swim and kayak at the raft house15:30 - 16:00: Cruise by boat back to the pier16:00 - 18:00: Drive back to Krabi18:00 - 18:30: Transfer to the hotel

$75.56 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Full-Day Khao Sok Nature Tour From Khao Lak

This trip is designed for the more active explorers. You will trek deep in the jungle through rivers and waterfalls with help from an experienced local guide. As you tread lightly and quietly, you will be able to see a huge variety of wildlife. Pickup from your hotel in Khao Lak will be around around 07:30am - 08:00am. On the way to Khao Sok you will stop at a local market and experience Thai traditional culture and products. As your guide leads you to Khao Sok National park, you will enjoy a 2-3 hours trek in the jungle, admiring the wonder of the ancient rain forest.  After a delicious lunch in our river restaurant you will have a relaxing bamboo rafting trip down the river through the tropical rainforest, passing stunning limestone cliffs. You will stop at the river bank for a short break for a coffee served in a bamboo cup. Before heading back home we will stop at the famous Khao Sok viewpoint which offers an amazing view over the valley. You will return to the hotel at around 04:00pm - 04:30pm hrs.

$108.62 Day Trips & Excursions

Day Trip Khaosok Discovery from Phuket ( Canoe or Bamboo rafting )

We pick you up at the hotel in the morning to leave Phuket with our guide who will take care of and provide you information. When the bus crosses Sarasin Bridge to Phang Nga Province, you can feel the lifestyle of the local communities and their livings as well as the scenery of mountains, rubber and palm which are economic plants around the area. Take a short break for a cup of coffee (while enjoying beautiful scenery at Khao Lak. Khao Lak has been hit by Tsunami. Now, there is no mark of damage but only the painful memory of the tragedy. As well as good memory of people who give help to others without discrimination to class, color, nation and religious such like “one world together”. We then take you to Suratthani where the evergreen forest of Khao Sok National Park is located. While we are on the mountainous and wonderful route, you will see the self-sufficiency lifestyle of the local people which makes us feel envy. Upon arriving Khao Sok you will be enjoying with Excited Elephant Bathing Program, you can enjoy giving the elephant a refreshing bath, where you can scrub them, play with them and, get on their back without saddle (approximately 20 minutes). After the bathing, you can buy some bananas to feed the elephants to show your appreciation if you wish. This the kind of soft excited moment in your life time to be close with this intelligent creature. After being excited with nature on elephant’s back for 0.45-1.0 Hr., we lead you to Khao Sok Discovery Camp with the scenery of spectacular hills and mountains which will give you a wonderful and unforgettable memory. Khao Sok Discovery Camp is a riverside restaurant with easy and natural atmosphere with home grown plants like chilly, corn, etc. You will be enjoying Thai and non-spicy lunch. We hope that you enjoyed the delicious lunch in the real nature and the sincerity of the local people. After lunch we will start our enjoyable program with bamboo rafting. We provide paddlers, the offspring of the local people, to accompany you through Khao Sok River to take photographs of our valuable times. In addition to the pleasant atmosphere of Khao Sok river that are full of live animals like snakes, gibbons and others, you will deeply touch the sincere heart and willful services of the paddlers as they treat you as the guests of their homes. After bamboo rafting, we will take you back in the wonderful memory of nature and impressed experience of villager’s smiles, hopeful eyes and paddlers, tasty natural meal cooked by our attentive cooks, etc. The trip to Khao Sok is another choice of ecotourism. We wish you select this program during your trip to Phuket. After the forest trekking, we will take you back to your hotel in Phuket with safety.

$101.22 Outdoor Activities

FULL DAY KHAO SOK HIKING, SURAT THANI

Sawasdee! Meet our Guide at your hotel in Surat Thani for a day adventure at Khao Sok National Park.Arriving at Khao Sok National Park, the area is home to wildlife animals like elephants, leopard, serow, langurs, tigers and bear. Rare flowers can also be found here, but what most visitors are looking forward to see is the Bua Phut or Rafflesia kerri meyer, a flower which can only be found here and is claimed as the largest flower in the world with its diameter reaching up to 80 centimeters when in full bloom during October and December. Note that a 5-8 hour walk is required to see such flower. The main attractions in the park include waterfalls are accessible by foot.Then return to your hotel in Surat Thani.

$2501.18 Outdoor Activities

Adventure at Krabi 10Days 9Nights

ITINERARY:Day 1: Arrive Krabi  MEAL: -/-/-Meet our Guide at Krabi Airport. Transfer you to the hotel, check in at Kokotel Krabi Ao Nang or The Chill @ Krabi Hotel.                                                                                 Day 2: ROCK CLIMBING RAILAY BAY  MEAL: B/L/-A full day with to Krabi Rock Climbing, A full in style cliff in Top-Rope style is a cliff-style model with a rope pulled from above and in a lead climbing style to the top. Lunch on the bay, after lunch we continue to climb until time to return to the hotel. Back to the hotel.Day 3: Kayaking at Tha Len Bay  MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to Tha Len by car. Trip by kayak trough to the mangrove forest. Then enjoy your lunch at Ao Tha Len. After lunch continue to Than Thip River. Back to the hotel.Day 4: Full Day Kayak Bor Thor  MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to the pier. Start off paddling along the mangrove forest to visit the beautiful nature. Paddling to Tham Lod Tai and Tham Pee Hua To. Have lunch, after lunch visit to Tham Khao Wong and Tham Lod Nua. Enjoy your time to swim and relax. Back to the hotel.Day 5: Rafting Song Phraek MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to the rafting camp. We alight for lunch at Lung Khai Garden. After lunch we start at;Point 1 Rafting 5 km in Phang Nga (Tonpariwat National Park)Point 2 Wat Tham Suwan Khuha (Suwannakhuha Cave)Point 3 Enjoy with Flying Fox and Fish Spa ZonePoint 4 ATV riding 30 minutes, visit of Thai agriculture in the camp.Transfer to the hotel.Day 6: Horse riding  MEAL: B/-/-Free time in the morning. Then proceed to ride horse on the beach and visit the village lifestyle. Back to the hotel.Day 7: Tree Top Adventure Park  MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to Tree Top Adventure Park. Full day at Tree Top Adventure Park with 50 games then we set for lunch . After that, relax and swim at Tha Pom Canal. Back to the hotel.Day 8: Khaosok National Park  MEAL: B/L/-Proceed to Khaosok National Park, start rafting with a bamboo raft at the river Sok. After rafting, we set for lunch at Khaosok National Park. Then enjoy elephant riding, visit to Monkey Temple, and view point of Khao Sok National Park. Back to the hotel.Day 9: Free Day  MEAL: B/-/-Enjoy your wonderful time in Krabi. Day 10: Return  MEAL: B/-/-There are no activities planned for today. Enjoy your time until departure time to the Airport.

$448.66 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 Day Khao Sok Family Adventure

Day 1:  Khaosok Arrival Khao Sok National Park is one of the oldest rainforests in the world and home to the man-made Cheow Lan Lake. It is conveniently located in Southern Thailand, between the two coasts. In the late afternoon your experience to meet & greet with a majestic elephant to feed and bath it. with kids and their parents will relaxing at the first night in a eco-lodge bungalow with view over surrounding jungle Day 2: Full day the Cheow Lan Lake  and OvernightWake up to the sound of birds singing and gibbons calling from the treetops. Have breakfast in the early morning as the mist slowly lifts itself from the mountains. You will spend the coming day and night at Cheow Lan Lake – without a doubt one of the most strikingly beautiful places in Thailand! With over 100 little islets and towering limestone cliffs, a full day lake tour gives you not only the opportunity to marvel at the magnificent ‘fairy-tale’ like scenery, but also to spot wild life in their natural habitat.  Around noon, you will arrive at the comfort floating house on Cheow Lan Lake and it's the sound of water splashing as you jump into the clear water of Cheow Lan LakeDay 3: Departure from Khao Sok National Park to your onwards destinationIn the morning board a long tail boat for mist wildlife safari. Khao Sok National Park is all about beauty and magic moments, dense green jungle and raft house living on the lake. It’s for kids and their parents. It’s for you who want to experience wildlife up close, feel the nature and escape the crowds, yet, who want’s to stay in comfort while doing it. It’s for you who want a taste of Thailand beyond the ordinary.Back at the raft house, enjoy a traditional Thai breakfast and a bit of free time to swim and relax. Around noon , check out of the floating and transfer by long tail boat to the pier for your next destination.

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