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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$109.30 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

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

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: SouthSiamAdventureThe 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 on Cheow Lan Lake. 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 further to Coral Cave with impressing stalactites and stalagmites.Continue to the floating bungalows, where a nutrious 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 hotelDuration: 10 hoursStop At: Cheow Lan Dam (Ratchaprapa Dam), Ban Ta Khun, Surat Thani Province-Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani, Surat Thani Province-Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave), Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani Province-Duration: 1 hourPass By: Trip Store Krabi, Krabi Town, Krabi ProvinceThis tour is provided by Trip Store Krabi.

$12.95 Transfers & Ground Transport

Krabi to Khao Sok by Shared Minivan

Get picked up from your hotel in Ao Nang, Ao Nam Mao or Krabi Town. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by email after you have made the booking. Ride by shared minivan in air-conditioned comfort to Khao Sok with a short stopover in Phang Nga to pickup/drop-off other transferring guests. Get dropped off at the park ranger station of Khao Sok National Park or at your hotel if it is situated in the surrounding area. The minivan service operates daily in low and high season. Sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort, enjoying views of Southern Thailand's beautiful landscapes on each leg of the journey. Flexible travel options will add an extra smile to your adventure in the 'Land of Smiles.'

$95.53 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.Itinerary • 07:30am – 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**

$106.87 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 .Itinerary • 07:00am – 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**

$12.63 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.

$550.54 Outdoor Activities

Khao Sok, Lake Cheo Lan

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productWildlife, emerald lake, caves, houses on the water, kayaking.Pass By: Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani, Surat Thani Province

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