Things to do in Takua Pa

Our most recommended things to do in Takua Pa

Khao Sok: Full-Day Bamboo Rafting and Elephant Bathing

1. Khao Sok: Full-Day Bamboo Rafting and Elephant Bathing

Discover the wild beauty of Khao Sok National Park on a full-day guided trip from Khao Sok. Feed and bathe elephants and take a bamboo raft downstream. Enjoy a Thai lunch, visit a market, and try local coffee. Following pickup from your hotel in Khao Lak, head to the Takuapa local market (only guests picked up from Khao Lak. Guests from other pick-up locations will not visit the local market) to browse and look at all the products. From there, continue to the elephant rescue camp. Feed these amazing animals some bananas and cool them off with a bath. Next, visit the monkey temple. Eat a Thai-style lunch at the local restaurant next to the river before bamboo rafting along the Khao Sok River. Relax as your guides gently steer the bamboo rafts downstream while you admire the dramatic limestone mountains and serene sounds of the jungle. Stop at the river bank for some trekking and relaxing in the front of a limestone cave after enjoying a coffee break. This coffee is made in a bamboo stick and served in bamboo cups, which you can take home with you. At the end of your tour, transfer back to your hotel in Khao Lak.

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What people are saying about Takua Pa

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 388 reviews

The tour was very good. Since there are very few tourists in Thailand due to corona, we had a private tour. We were picked up promptly at 08:00 in a new SUV at the hotel. Aong our guide was very nice, answered all our questions and told us a lot about the region. The trip to the market in Takua Pa to start with is a must. Then we went to the elephant camp. There is no riding on the elephants and no whips or anything else used - that was very important to us! Aong took great pictures of us - throughout the trip. We continued to the Monkey Temple in Khao Sok National Park. Afterwards there was a delicious lunch in a typical Thai restaurant in the middle of the jungle. Finally the bamboo ride, where we also saw monkeys. On the way back to the hotel, Aong even stopped at a supermarket so we could buy postcards. Anytime again with Green Andaman Travel. Thank you Aung!

Right from the hotel pickup, our guide made sure we were aware what was going to happen, what to look for and how to get the most of each experience. His efforts were outstanding and added to a wonderful day.

This was the most awesome experience ever, rafting in the Thailand jungle, bathing elephants, authentic local food, markets for food and fresh ingredients, viewpoints, all around amazing

It was a wonderful trip. Ran is a super friendly guide and has many good informations about the life in Thailand. The lunch was also delicious. We would highly recommend the tour.

Super guide with super experience to every question an exact answer. With this guide I would book every tour again highly recommended!