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Khao Sok: Private Elephant Day Care and Bamboo Rafting

1. Khao Sok: Private Elephant Day Care and Bamboo Rafting

Start your adventure bright and early with complimentary pickup from your hotel in Phuket, Khao Lak, or Khao Sok. Enjoy the sights of local life in the southern part of Thailand as you drive to your first stop, the Khao Sok Viewpoint. Once there, delight in a unique photo opportunity with panoramic views over the national park, the home of 51 species of mammals, 300 different birds, and wild orchids.  Next, visit an elephant sanctuary and meet the friendly giants. Hear about their individual stories and how they were rescued. Learn how to make a medicinal meal for the elephants from the loving elephant carer (mahout), then bathe the elephants in a fun mud spa. Lastly, feed them from your own hands while taking some exciting new photos for your Instagram. From here, head to a local restaurant to savor a delicious southern Thai set lunch. Then, set off on your next adventure along the peaceful and lush Sok River with bamboo raft paddlers. Admire stunning views of dramatic towering mountains, and maybe catch a glimpse of the various birds, reptiles, wild orchids, and monkeys that call the area home. Take a well-deserved break on the river banks and enjoy fresh coffee made from bamboo. After your adventurous day, hop back on the van and make your last quick stop at Mea Yai waterfall before transferring back to your hotel.

Khao Sok Jungle Hike and Canoe Tour

2. Khao Sok Jungle Hike and Canoe Tour

Get back to nature at Khao Sok National Park with this combo activity. After getting picked up from your hotel in Khao Lak, make your way to the park. Stop along the way at the Khao Sok Viewpoint to admire panoramic views of the morning mist over the rainforest. Upon arrival at the park, set off on your hike through the jungle. Follow an easy 4-kilometer trail and get acquainted with the native flora and fauna along the way from your guide. Stop at a freshwater stream to freshen up and cool down before beginning the return journey. Later, sit down to a delicious traditional Thai lunch then board a canoe rowed by a professional paddler for a tour along the Sok River. Admire the breathtaking scenery along the river and stop at a riverbank for a cup of tea or coffee served in a bamboo cup that you can take home as a souvenir. Finally, visit Khao Sok View Point to capture panoramic view of the rainforest before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Krabi: Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary, Rafting Tour, and Lunch

3. Krabi: Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary, Rafting Tour, and Lunch

Feel the thrill of feeding elephants at the Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary on this day trip with pickup from selected location in Krabi. Choose from a small group or private tour. Engage with local stories and feed the monkeys at the Phanthurat Temple. Sit down to a flavorful local lunch before heading off on a river rafting adventure.  Enjoy the convenience of being picked up in an airconditioned van from your accommodation in select areas of Krabi. Relax on the scenic drive through lush jungle landscapes. Arrive at the Khao Sok Elephant Sanctuary. Feed and bond with the elephants. Take a mud bath with the elephants and have the chance to scrub them down in the river. Learn about elephant behavior and hear about what they like to eat and how intelligent they are.  Head to a viewpoint that overlooks the Khao Sok National Park and capture pictures of the breathtaking views. Admire views of Phanthurat Mountain to the north and hear the local tale regarding its peculiar formation.  Continue to the Phanthurat Temple and feed some playful monkeys. Listen as your guide tells you about the facinating and tragic story behind this temple. Delight your sense with a Thai lunch that includes a soft drink. Cruise over the river on a bamboo raft or canoe and spot colorful birds and local wildlife as you glide over the water. See the Mae Yai Waterfall before returning to your accommodation. 

Krabi: Khaosok Jungle Walk, Bamboo Rafting, or Canoeing Tour

4. Krabi: Khaosok Jungle Walk, Bamboo Rafting, or Canoeing Tour

Start your journey by being pick-up from the hotel and direct to Khaosok national park. The First activity will be sightseeing and jungle trekking in Khaosok National Park which has limestone, fauna, and flora in the rainforest environment. After that, enjoy sightseeing the scenery of both sides of the river by canoeing or bamboo rafting. Once getting tired from the first 2 activities, enjoy lunch with a Thai set menu. The next activity will be visiting Wat Ling (Panturat Temple). Feeding monkies and learning about the whole myth of a Thai story of a Giant (Panturat). At the temple, there was a hole in this cave that Phra Sang (the Main character) used to hide from Panturat before escaping. Once Panturat found out that he was gone, she died-heart-attack in this area, there will be many episodes for you to find out. Next station, visit Khao Sok viewpoint. From this point, in the open sky, observe the view of Phanthurat Mountain that stretches in the north-south line, like a giant corpse that dies after the conch escapes from her according to legend. It is the beauty of nature that hides the aura of a small tragedy The final destination, visiting Meayai waterfall in Khaosok which is a very easily accessible place, and the most popular place for picnic.

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What people are saying about Khlong Sok

Absolutely recommendable!! Our guide Ken took a lot of time to answer all of our questions. We didn't walk the direct route, but rather on narrow paths right in the jungle over small streams, hill and dale. There was a great view and a soft drink halfway through the route. Afterwards a very, very delicious lunch was served great and lovingly in bamboo bowls. Then it was off to the river. Very impressive with the high mountains all around. Best of all was the tea/coffee break during the riverside ride! If you could give 6 stars, this tour deserves it!

We went here in August and had an amazing day. Jammed packed with well organised activities. Our driver spoke excellent English and was more than helpful and happy to talk to us about living in Thailand. Although people we met were welcoming. The elephant encounter really touched our hearts. They are well cared for here and being able give them a mud bath was such a precious experience. This memory is mine forever! We would definitely book again.

Extremely helpful and knowledgeable guide Wonderful personal experience with the elephants and excellent treatment of them Monkeys were a bonus experience Food at lunch and cooking demonstrations fantastic Highly recommend for all travellers young and old. A great day out and very memorable

Authentic experience with a local guide who speaks good English. I would say this trek trip is moderate to extreme level depending how far you go and the weather. Would recommend for fit people only as it can be dangerous if you're unfit.

Brilliant day start to finish! Our tour guide was lovely and went above and beyond during our trip. An amazing experience not to be missed, and great value for money :) 10/10