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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$108.45 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 Krabi • 08:30 - 10:30: Drive by minivan to Cheow Lan Lake • 10:30 - 12:30: Longtail boat cruise on Cheow Lan Lake • 12:30 - 13:30: Jungle hike to Coral Cave including bamboo rafting • 13:30 - 14:30: Lunch in the raft house restaurant • 14:30 - 15:30: Relax, swim and kayak at the raft house • 15:30 - 16:00: Cruise by boat back to the pier • 16:00 - 18:00: Drive back to Krabi • 18:00 - 18:30: Transfer to the hotel

$94.80 Day Trips & Excursions

One Day Tour Khao Sok Jungle Safari from Krabi

We pick you up at the hotel in the morning to leave Krabi with our guide good english speaking, who will take care of and provide you information. When the van crosses to Surat Thani Province, you can feel lifestyle of the local people, communities and their livings as well as the scenery of mountains, palm trees and rubber plantations which are economic plants around the area. Take a short break for a cup of coffee while enjoying beautiful scenery at Khaosok. Halfway into your journey after enjoying with your friend on the van. Then take you to visit Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple (the Monkey Temple ) where is the several monkeys coexist peacefully, then spending your time to relax or give some food for them.The real fun begins to start with an elephant trekking adventure to the waterfall and small canal , then through in the green nature of Khao Sok forest before have lunch. (The program without Elephant Sanctuary) Elephant Sanctuary offers visitors an enjoyable opportunity to spend quality time with elephants in their natural home, as well as gain an insight into their history and behavior. Create cherished lifelong memories of their time spent with these amazing animals, happy elephants in a safe and sustainable environment.It is time for lunch at the restaurant with a great view of limestone mountain nearby and enjoy a traditional Thai lunch as you look out over nice landscapes too.  After lunch we will start enjoyable program with bamboo rafting or Canoeing along the Sok River and have the change of swimming into the river on rope. Float down the peaceful waterway, taking in views of limestone mountains towering above the verdant jungle. After rafting down the river for a while, we stop at the river bank for a short trekking to take a break for a cup of tea or coffee. After all it is a very nice survival (light) experience. Complete your adventure full day with a lunch before heading back to Krabi and take you back to your hotel.Itinerary07:30am – 08:30am Pick up from your hotel.08:30am Drive by minivan to Khao Sok National Park about 2 hrs.Visit and Sightseeing at Wat Sok Tham Phanthurat Temple(the Monkey Temple ) and Khao Sok viewpoint.Enjoy elephant trekking to waterfall (tour program without Elephant Sanctuary).Enjoy Elephant Sanctuary, get muddy with elephants and enjoy bathing with elephants.Set menu lunch served with fresh seasonal fruits and soft drinks.Canoe along the Sok River enjoy magnificent views of limestone mountains and have the change of swimming into the river on rope. You can choose canoe or bamboo raft. 04:30pm Depart from Khao Sok to Krabi and return to you hotel.06:00pm arrival at you hotel.**Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route**

$106.04 Day Trips & Excursions

One Day Tour Khao Sok Cheow Larn Lake from Krabi

Cheow Larn Lake at Khao Sok National park, known as Guillin of thailand is one of the most beautiful places on earth, with over 100 islands with towering limestone cliffs that give the lake its fairy-tale scenery.  There are also many varieties of wildlife such as elephants, wild oxen, deer, wild boars, hornbills, monkeys, gibbon, etc.  The emerald-like fresh water lake is surrounded by lush forest which is said to be one of the most fertile forests in Southern Thailand.  The forest is also the origin of the Tapee River which runs to the Gulf of Thailand. Anyone who visits will immediately relax and enjoy the beauty of this natural setting, and will never want to say goodbye. The place itself is said to be one of the ten most beautiful places in the world.  Spend your day taking in the amazing scenery, jungle hiking, exploring a cave, swimming, and relaxing at the floating bungalows.We pick you up at the hotel in the morning to leave Krabi with our guide good english speaking who will take care of and provide you information. When the van crosses to Surat Thani Province, you can feel lifestyle of the local people, communities and their livings as well as the scenery of mountains, palm trees and rubber plantations which are economic plants around the area. Take a short break for a cup of coffee while enjoying beautiful scenery at Khao Sok.   Start the day with a drive from Khao Sok to a colorful local market.  Then cruise the lake in a traditional longtail boat where we can see emerald fresh water and plenty of sandstone and mudstone and limestone mountain.    Swim in emerald green water. Choose between kayaking, hiking with a guide, or hanging at the raft houses to relax and swim.   Hiking to the hidden cave (coral cave) through the tropical rainforest. You will be exciting with bamboo raft and seeing stalactites and stalagmites  in the cave. Lunch time on the raft house restaurant among the natural  and full the relaxing swimming kayaking. Head back by boat to the pier from where the car driver will bring you back to your hotel in Krabi .Itinerary07:00am – 07:30am Hotel pick up you from hotel.07:45am – 09:45am Drive by minivan to Khao Sok National Park. Take a local longtail boat to the lake.Hiking to the hidden cave through the tropical rainforest.Exciting with bamboo raft.Lunch time on the raft house restaurant.Relaxing , swimming or kayaking. 04:30pm Depart from Khao Sok to Krabi and return to you hotel.06:00pm Arrival at you hotel.*The tour program is subject to change due to the weather & sea conditions***Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along the pick up route**

$12.53 Tours & Sightseeing

Krabi to Khao Sok Transfer by AC Van

Khao Sok National Park located in Surat Thani Province, one of the best well known tourist attractions in Thailand and worldwide tourists for its oldest rainforest, amazing limestone, fantastic waterfall, large mangrove, giant trees, biggest flower and various kind of wildlife animals can be found here. The park is the largest area of virgin forest in southern Thailand and is a remnant of rain forest which is older and more diverse than the Amazon rain forest.Khao Sok National Park has various activities for tourists who like adventure such as Jungle walk, night safari tour, bird watching, canoeing, Elephant trekking excursion, camping, bamboo rafting or a boat tour to Cheow Lan lake and many more activities.A/C Vans to Khaosok run every day all year round  in low season and high season. It’s about 3.30-4  hours journey from Krabi to Khao Sok. Pick up from your hotel and exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email after your booking complete. Transfer services to Khao Sok operate daily all year round.

$77.12 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.

$109.26 Day Trips & Excursions

Phuket to Khao Sok National Park: Canoe or Bamboo Rafting Tour

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.

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