3-day Khao Sok National Park Tour
Ready to be disconnected from the world for a few days? Ready to wake up in the morning mist of the jungle while the gibbons are shouting to each other? Pure Magic!
Khao Sok National Park
Khao Sok National Park is huge, about 739 square kilometers. It’s good the know that the village is not the same as Cheow Lan Lake. These are actually about a 1-hour drive removed from each other. Make sure to book a raft on the lake.
The Lake was created just 30 years ago after flooding, when hundreds of limestone islands were created, which gives this lake its unique look.
Price of staying in Khao Sok
The price of a bungalow changes by the kind of comfort you choose. A Bamboo bungalow will cost you anywhere between $75 – $178 per night, whereas luxury bungalows range from $250 – $400 per person. These stays include breakfast, lunch, and dinner, guided tours, and trekkings.
Their own raft restaurant offers incredible Thai cuisine. Literally, the best we have had in Thailand. We will promise you this area is worth every single dollar!
In the morning you can explore on your own with a kayak during the morning mist and see the monkeys jumping around in the jungle.
A day in Khao Sok National Park
To spend the day, you will do incredible things like exploring the surreal area by boat, hiking through the jungle, spotting wild elephants, monkeys, cows, deer, and pigs during a wildlife safari on a boat, and exploring a cave.
If you’re lucky, you can have lunch at one of the few super small fishing villages, also located on the water.
Every corner you will pass with the boat on a Khao Sok National Park tour becomes more and more impressive.
At night, the sky shows countless stars. Maybe the best part, almost no mosquitoes on the water where you are staying.
Of course, it can be done cheaper but this is just a once in a lifetime experience you shouldn’t save those few dollars on.
Where to Stay in Khao Sok National Park
Staying on the lake is doable for every kind of budget, with beautiful guesthouses and hotels close to the park.
Alternatively, to really immerse yourself in nature, you can sleep on the floor in a dorm raft house, or you can have a private raft house including a bed- and bathroom. On the day of writing this, you can’t find any raft houses on Booking or Agoda.
We booked our stay at Praiwan Raft House and Khao Sok National Park tour via khaosoklake.com. Praiwan Raft house is a lovely family who gives you that ‘home away from home’ feeling. The raft house is located at the end of the lake, a unique location. Which means you won’t see many boats passing by.
Booking a Khao Sok National Park tour
Get a great stay and unforgettable tour in one package via the guys of khaosoklake.com.
How to get to Khao Sok National Park
It takes 1.5 to a 2-hour drive to the entrance pier of Khao Sok national park from both Krabi and the Surat Thani airport.
The entrance to the park is 300 Baht. From here, your guide and the driver will pick you up for a 30-minute boat ride to your raft house.