From USD 93
Great day all included in Khao Sok
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 enjoying with 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. This the kind of soft excited moment in your life time to be close with this intelligent creature.
After being excited with nature on elephant’s back for 0.45-1.0 Hr., we lead you to Khao Sok Discovery Camp with the scenery of spectacular hills and mountains which will give you a wonderful and unforgettable memory. Khao Sok Discovery Camp 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 bamboo rafting. 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 bamboo rafting, we will take you back in the wonderful memory of nature and impressed experience of villager’s smiles, hopeful eyes and paddlers, tasty natural meal cooked by our attentive cooks, etc. The trip to Khao Sok is another choice of ecotourism. We wish you select this program during your trip to Phuket. After the forest trekking, we will take you back to your hotel in Phuket with safety.
07.30Pick up form your hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. (Pick up time is varies by hotel location.)
09.00Dropped by Sarasin Bridge to take a little relax or toilet.
09.30Visit Tsunami Memorial Site. (Seeing Tsunami location)
10.30-Excited Elephant Bathing Program
12.15Elephants to show your appreciation if you wish.
12.30Stop at Khaosok a scenic viewpoint. (great panoramic view of Khaosok)
-Visit Monkey Cave temple.
13.00Lunch at Khaosok Discovery Restaurant.
14.30Canoeing or Bamboo Rafting down the river of Khaosok. (chance to spot a flora & fauna, a limestone cliff and evergreen mountains along the way)
16.00Heading back to Phuket
19.00Arrived at your Hotel
WHAT IS INCLUDED
English speaking touristic guide
Tsunami museum entrance fee
Transfer from and to hotel ( only little extra charge for location different then Patong, Karon, Kata, or some where near Khao Lak, but to be sure ask to us before)
Lunch water and soft drinks
DO NOT FORGET
Camera for photos
Hat for sunny days