Khao Lak
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Khao Sok: Private Elephant Day Care and Bamboo Rafting

1. Khao Sok: Private Elephant Day Care and Bamboo Rafting

Start your adventure bright and early with complimentary pickup from your hotel in Phuket, Khao Lak, or Khao Sok. Enjoy the sights of local life in the southern part of Thailand as you drive to your first stop, the Khao Sok Viewpoint. Once there, delight in a unique photo opportunity with panoramic views over the national park, the home of 51 species of mammals, 300 different birds, and wild orchids.  Next, visit an elephant sanctuary and meet the friendly giants. Hear about their individual stories and how they were rescued. Learn how to make a medicinal meal for the elephants from the loving elephant carer (mahout), then bathe the elephants in a fun mud spa. Lastly, feed them from your own hands while taking some exciting new photos for your Instagram. From here, head to a local restaurant to savor a delicious southern Thai set lunch. Then, set off on your next adventure along the peaceful and lush Sok River with bamboo raft paddlers. Admire stunning views of dramatic towering mountains, and maybe catch a glimpse of the various birds, reptiles, wild orchids, and monkeys that call the area home. Take a well-deserved break on the river banks and enjoy fresh coffee made from bamboo. After your adventurous day, hop back on the van and make your last quick stop at Mea Yai waterfall before transferring back to your hotel.

From Phuket: Khao Sok 2-Day/1-Night Lake Expedition

2. From Phuket: Khao Sok 2-Day/1-Night Lake Expedition

Enjoy a free pickup service from your accommodations in Phuket, Krabi, Khao Lak, Khao Sok, or Surat Thani, and head to Rajja Prabha Dam in Khao Sok. Be amazed by the picturesque viewpoint, which gives you a clear view of the entire national park. Depart from the pier for a scenic boat ride to Khao Sok National Park and on the way stop by Chiew Larn lake's icon the Khao Sam Klur. Start your adventure with a jungle trek to the hidden waterfall. Climb back aboard the long tail boat head towards 500Rai floating resort for a delicious and authentic Southern Thai lunch. Check in and spend the rest of the afternoon enjoying the heart of nature. Choose from a whole range of activities such as swimming in the turquoise lake, kayaking or paddle boarding, before having dinner in an exquisite atmosphere by the lake. The multi-day luxury package includes one night's accommodation in Pae 500 Rai's deluxe room set right on the lake and 3 delicious meals. Wake up to the most beautiful sight set in the morning mist of the surrounding rainforest. Catch a glimpse of diverse wild animals in their natural habitats such as monkeys, elephants, bulls, and wild birds. Start with an early morning and go on a wildlife safari and cruise the jungle shore in a long tail boat to spot gibbons, hornbills, monkeys, and other vibrant wildlife in the rainforest canopy. After your adventure, head back for a hearty breakfast before checking out and taking a boat ride back to the other side with panoramic views of the limestone mountains. Hop on your private van transfer back to your accommodation in Phuket, Krabi, or Khao Lak.

Khao Sok: Chiew Larn Lake Luxury Overnight Stay with Meals

3. Khao Sok: Chiew Larn Lake Luxury Overnight Stay with Meals

Prepare to experience the pleasures of the 500Rai Floating Resort. Immerse yourself in the serenity of the resort’s floating infinity pool, partake in sports and leisure adventures, and rejuvenate your body and mind. Day 1 Start your adventure bright and early with pickup from your hotel. Capture a memorable moment at a scenic viewpoint on the way. Board a traditional long-tail boat upon arrival at Chiew Larn Lake. Join a jungle walk, try bamboo rafting, and enjoy free time to explore Coral Cave. Make a photo stop at the famous Gui Lin rock formation. Then enjoy a buffet lunch upon arrival at the 500Rai Floating Resort. Check in to your room and then start exploring the lake on a kayak. Enjoy coffee, tea, and fruit juice, and seasonal fruit as you relax by the pool in the afternoon. Next, visit Khao Sok Wildlife Safari by long-tail boat. Then return to the resort for a delicious buffet dinner. Day 2 Start the day early with a coffee or tea, before heading out on another long-tail boat ride. Enjoy bird watching in the rainforest canopy, before heading back to the resort for breakfast. Spend the rest of the morning relaxing by the pool, swimming in the lake or exploring a small island on the lake with the kayak. Enjoy lunch at the resort, before departing from the resort and driving back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Khao Lak

A highly recommended tour from start to finish! Both the route through the jungle, the stay at the resort and the safari on the lake will be an unforgettable experience. Everything is super well organized. It far exceeded our expectations, it is one of those places that you must know in your life, yes or yes. My only recommendation to enjoy the experience well is to be aware that the route through the jungle and the Cave is suitable for people with experience in trekking since it has complicated areas and several sections in which you have to cross areas with water of up to 2 meters deep. We were informed before and we were well equipped and we really enjoyed ourselves. There were people who did not and did not digest it the same way. Suitable clothing: Dry bag or backpack (for diving) Trekking sneakers (for the cave) Quick-drying long trekking pants Quick-drying trekking t-shirt Bring a cooler change of clothing and leave it at the hotel, to change later

Unfortunately, the description of the activity does not quite fit. The hike through the jungle is more of a climb than a hike. It is partly over slippery stones and muddy, narrow paths. The possibility of sliding into the river is great. Unfortunately, there is no information that you will get wet in the cave. You have to swim in part of the cave. We broke off the way to the cave because it was too unsafe for us. Here you should be very sure-footed and bring good soles. The resort is wonderful and unique. The staff is super friendly and very helpful. One should be careful when eating. Here, as is typical for the south, there is VERY spicy cooking. Even experienced food tourists reach their limits here. but there are free alternatives, just ask for the card.

The trip was well organized and the guide was very nice. The floating resort is a dream. We can only recommend it to everyone. This spot is just gorgeous.

Had an amazing time! Khao sok is beautiful, 500rai is stunning and we also really enjoyed the trek to Coral cave.

The mountains and the lake was fantastic! Our guide was the best! We enjoyed every minute.