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Khaosok & Cheow Lan Lake Explorer Tour 3D2N Trip

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3 Days 2 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

20 people




Our 3-day Khaosok & Cheow Larn Lake Explorer is a soft adventure, showcasing you the very best Southern Thailand has to offer: explore the old rainforest, cruise through crystal clear swamps, short trekking to the Coral Cave – and of course meet our lovely elephants.

A night at Khaosok Boutique Camps, including the unique stay in a fully equipped tent and spend another night at Raft House, including the back-to-basic stay on the floating hut are really touching experiences.


Day 1: Phuket - Khaosok

Tsunami Memorial Site, Elephant Trekking, Khaosok a scenic viewpoint, Monkey Cave temple and Canoeing

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 enjoy spending time to Elephant Bathing that will lead you to the miraculous rain forest to see amazing nature of non-decorated biodiversity. After being excited with nature on elephant’s back for 0.45-1.0 Hr., we lead you to Khaosok Boutique Camps with the scenery of spectacular hills and mountains which will give you a wonderful and unforgettable memory. Khaosok Boutique Camps 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 canoeing. 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 canoeing, we will bring you to your accommodation. Khaosokdiscovery we provide comfortable tents. You can spend time and find a new experience with a nature. Wonderful mountain location. Watch the sun rise and set over the Mountains and enjoy a fresh and relaxing atmosphere every morning. you will enjoy dinner in a natural environment and feel the scent of the timbers and intonation of the forest. After enjoying the tasty dinner, it’s time to take a rest in the Bungalow. Khao Sok at night is cool and will give you a pleasant sleeping time with no need of air conditioner as the forest will give you the best and fresh air ever.

07.00-08.30 Pick up from your hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. (Pick up time is varies by hotel location.)
09.00 Dropped by Sarasin Bridge to take a little relax or toilet.
09.30 Visit Tsunami Memorial Site. (Seeing Tsunami location object and detailed information of general description.)
10.45 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.
12.15 Stop at Khaosok a scenic viewpoint. (great panoramic view of Khaosok)
12.30 Visit Monkey Cave temple.
13.00 Lunch at Khaosok Discovery Restaurant.
14.30 Start canoeing down the river of Khaosok. (chance to spot a flora & fauna, a limestone cliff and evergreen mountains along the way). We will serve the coffee or tea made in a bamboo stick and served in bamboo cups which you will enjoy having coffee or tea among the nature.
16.00 Check in at Khaosok Boutique Camps (Air-con room)
19.00 Dinner then relax with a sound of nature

Day 2: Khosok - Cheow Lan Lake

Jungle Trekking, Cheow Lan Dam, Self-paddle bamboo rafting, swimming and Safari by boat

Welcome new morning with varieties of bird that sing along within the fresh surroundings and you’ll see the fogs that extensively cover the area of Khao Sok National Park. After breakfast, we will take you to a trekking in tropical forest which both sides contains large and small plants with water current that flows down from the mountain as well as the singing birds. The trekking routes are high and steep which is a good work out. If you come as a couple, you will get a romantic time that each of you helps each other which will make your relationship stronger. During the trek you will be watching the insects and animals. You will be walking through the water currents that flow down from the mountain and listening to the water when impacting the rocks which will get rid of your exhaustion. When you come near to the waterfalls, you will see spectacular things that are hard to describe. Rain season is the most beautiful time to trek, and it takes about 4-5 hours. If you wish to take meal during adventure, you can advise our guide so they will provide for you and you will have another memorable experience.

After collecting the luggage and checked out, we lead you to discover another attraction called “Guilin of Thailand” or Ratchaprapa Dam. The way from Khao Sok Discovery Camp to Ratchaprapa Dam is a route passing through small villages and you can feel the peaceful lifestyle. In addition to discovering the living of the local people, you will be enjoyed with the nature, plants and mountain views on both sides until arriving Ratchaprapa Dam. 10 minutes from the entrance you will be excited with the miraculous scenery of spacious ground of emerald water decorated with blue sky like you are in the ocean. Upon reaching the pier you can store some snacks during the boat trip. Then we move on by long-tailed boat to the raft or floating house.

During the boat trip you will be wondered with the very wide water ground of emerald and blue colours. It is very beautiful like you are in the ocean until you forget that you are really in the dam. The nature surrounding you will be very beautiful while the trees on the mountains and islands are waving along the wind like they are welcoming their visitors. After you store your luggage, you can enjoy swimming and canoeing. Dinner and overnight, at night you will be enjoying your night under the light of stars, while watching and imaging the shadow of the trees and listening to the singing of insects, breathing in the scent of forest and embraced by the forest.

07.30 Breakfast (ABF)
08.30 Jungle Trekking in Khaosok National Park, and enchanting Plants, Flowers, Butterfly, Birds, Squirrels, Reptiles, etc. A explains native plants were used in many waysthroughout history. (approximately 3 hrs.)
12.00 Lunch at Khaosok mountain view restaurant. Check out from the camps.
14.30 Arrive at Cheow Lan Dam traveling by Long-tail boat with great scenic view on the way.
15.30 Check in at floating hut
16.00 Leisure time. Self-paddle bamboo rafting to adventure around the floating hut, nature watching relaxing and swimming in the fresh water.
18.00 Early evening we will take you for safari by boat. Back to the floating hut for dinner and overnight. The most pleasurable time of all the national parks is admiring the star-encrusted sky and the tree-silhouetted jungle while listening to the chatter of insects, and breathing in the moist, earthy smell of mother nature.

Day 3: Cheow Lan Lake - Phuket

Trail, Bamboo rafting, Cave exploring

Fresh morning wake up and experience the spectacular Chiew-Larn Lake by local long-tail boat to cruise the turquoise water of Chiew Larn Lake. Then change the atmosphere to jungle walk. You can meet enchanting plants, flower, butterfly, birds, squirrels, reptiles, etc awaited for your discovery, then a short walk to 500 Rai Lake. After a short walk, getting on the canoeing to cross the 500 rai lake to an amazing cave. The stalagmites have a similar shape (Easy access for children but be careful for the slippery wet floor). Spend 30 minutes cave exploring (a small cave but great formations). Cruise back to the main land and depart for you hotel with a good memories.

07.30 Breakfast then heading for the trail about 1 km. enchanting plants, flower, butterfies, birds, squirrels, reptiles, etc await your discovery, then a short walk to 500 Rai Lake. After a short walk then get on the bamboo raft to cross the 500 rai lake to the Pakarang Cave (Coral Cave). The stalagmites have a similar shape to coral which is how the cave came to be named (Easy access for children). Spend 30 minutes on cave exploring (a small cave but great details).
13.00 Return to floating hut for lunch
14.00 Return back by long-tail boat to the Pier
18.00-19.00 Arrive back at your hotel


  • - Transfer R/T
  • - Drinking Water and Soft drinks
  • - Lunch [Thai set menu]
  • - Tour Guide
  • - Insurance
  • - Personal Expenses
  • - Tips / Gratuities

Tour's Location


What to Bring
Camera, Sun block lotion, Sun glasses, Suitable shoes, Hat or cap, Extra clothes & Towel
Cancellation Policy
- 70% of your total amount will be charged if you notify us about your cancellation or any changes less than 7 days but not less than 5 days before your scheduled arrival.
- 100% of your total amount will be charged if you notify us about your cancellation or any changes less than 5 days before your scheduled arrival.
- All programs are included national park fee
- All programs are subject to change depend on the weather condition
- Minimum 2 persons is required to operate above tour programs
- All times given above are varies.
Accommodation @ Khaosok Discovery Boutique Camps
We provide simply comfortable tents. You can spend time and find a new experience with nature. Wonderful mountain location. Watch the sun rise and set over the Mountains and enjoy a fresh and relaxing atmosphere every morning.

General Room Amenities:
- Individual air conditioning
- Nicely decorated teak furniture
- Comfortable beds with duvets
- Modern Thai style dressing table
- Thai style desk with lamp
- Refrigerator with complimentary bottled water
- Lampshade in Traditional Northern Thai decorative style
- Slippers
- Private balcony with panoramic view
- Internet access in guest room

Bathroom Amenities:
- Bathroom is decorated in natural materials and modern style
- Private en suite bathroom with hot shower
- Towels, soap and herbal shampoo
- Hairdryer

Facilities and guest services:
- Swimming Pool
- 24 hour camp security
- Traditional Thai massage
- Activities: elephant trekking, canoeing, hiking and trip to Ratchaprapha dam (Cheow Lan Lake)
- Laundry service
- Transfer service
Accommodation @ Cheow Lan Lake Floating Hut
About raft house
Known widely as Floating Bungalows, these authentic Thai raft houses are popular accommodation for worldwide travelers visiting Khao Sok National Park. Sit back and enjoy the surrounding views of Cheow-Larn- Lake whilst enjoying a fabulous lunch of Thai dishes which are prepared directly on the property.

Generally serene and charming, spending a night in a floating bungalow is a great way to commune with the abundance of nature surrounding this scenic area.

Visit the raft house
Since it locates near Klong Long, the raft house is one of the most accessible raft houses on the lake. Only about 40 minutes by longtail boat, this makes our raft house an ideal location for families or couples looking for a shorter boat trip to get to their raft house. Additionally, the Coral Cave is nearby making our raft house is a great location for families or couples that prefer a nice hike with the amazing view as well as a variety of plants and animals.

- 24 Hour swimming area
- Complimentary kayak
- Electricity 6:00 pm – 6:00 am
- Priavte bathrooms
- Air-con room
- Meals included
- Nearby hike to viewpoint
- Snack shop
- Fishing poles
- Towel service
from $ 500

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