This morning, you will be picked up from your hotels in Phuket, Khao Lak, Krabi, Ao Nang or Surat Thani, and be transferred to KHAO SOK, Thailand's 22nd national park with great diversity of plants and wildlife. It was established in 1980 by The Royal Forest Department.
Upon arrival at Ratchaprapa Dam, take on a scenic boat ride along Chiew Larn Lake to your resort, Panvaree The Greenery Floating Resort, for check in. Have your delicious lunch while enjoy the beautiful view over the lake.
After lunch, spend the whole afternoon to explore the surroundings by kayaking or simply relax with a cup of coffee while enjoying the landscapes from your bungalow. At 16:30, take a boat trip around along the lake, watch the evening scenery and take pictures of the 3 mountains. Have dinner at the resort.
Overnight in Khao Sok.
Panvaree The Greenery Floating Resort
Wake up early to enjoy the beautiful view of the lake along with the sun rise over the mountains as the mist floats across the water.
After breakfast, start our morning adventure with a trip to Prakarang coral cave. First, we take the jungle trek to the emerald lagoon. During the trek, you will have chance to see the wildlife and rare plants. Your guide will give you the information about animals, birds, plants which we could meet in the forest. Upon arrival at the lagoon, ride the bamboo boat to the cave. Here, you can see the stalagmites that have a similar shape to coral. Afterwards, return to the resort for lunch.
After lunch, check out and embark on a long-tail boat back to Ratchaprapa Dam. Upon arrival back at the dam, you be picked up and transferred for a canoe ride down the Sok River to Anurak Community Lodge. Before paddling downstream, ride a few kilometers upstream to visit the towering cliffs of Khao Sok. En route, make a stop at local restaurant for a coffee break.
After that, continue our journey. If we lucky, we can spot colourful birds, monkeys, monitor lizards or even snake. With the infectious enthusiasm for the natural environment, your guides always want to share their knowledge of the land with guests in spite of their minimal English.
Overnight at Anurak Community Lodge.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Anurak Community Lodge
Wake up in the morning to enjoy the beautiful scenes over the jungle. Have your healthy breakfast at the lodge.
Spend your whole morning to get close to beautiful and gentle elephants. You will have chance to interact with these animals directly – helping the mahouts and handlers to feed them. Please note that regular elephant rides are not part of the activities. The lodge does not support animal cruelty in any shape or form, and therefore they do not work with elephant camps that offer regular elephant rides using these chairs.
After the meaningful experience, check out and be transferred to the your next destination in Phuket, Khao Lak, Krabi, Ao Nang or Surat Thani.