Khao Sok National Park, Surat Thani

4.3
Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
Trek through the dramatic scenery of Khao Sok National Park, one of the oldest rainforests in the world and the wettest spot in Thailand. Jagged rock formations extend 300-600 m (984-1,969 ft) upward from Cheow Lan Lake with luscious green vegetation clinging to their sides and waterfalls tumbling from them. Elephants, tigers, tapirs, deer, boars, bears, gibbons, macaques, and many more wild animals roam the jungle (some 5 percent of the world's species in total). Take a boat across the lake, and follow winding trails that crisscross the park as you admire the bounteous flora and fauna. Flash floods, leeches, and slippery ground make the wet season significantly more dangerous, but some may wish to risk the hazards for the increased likelihood of spotting the big animals who become more active during this period. Plan your Khao Sok National Park visit and explore what else you can see and do in Surat Thani using our Surat Thani trip itinerary site.
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  • From Bangkok we flew to Surat Thani and drove about an hour to the booking agency office. We booked a 2 day group tour with Khao Sok Lake Tours which was awesome! If you need to travel to and from...  more »
  • This was the best part of my entire trip around Thailand. I did two day trek into the park and my god what an experience. The lack of electricity, the floating huts and the promising of the wildlife.....  more »
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  • What a beautiful park. One of the highlights of Thailand!! You should definitely visit. There are a lot of animals and if you're lucky you can spot them! Monkeys, birds, spiders and snakes. Even elephants!! Tip: do a overnight tour at the lake, it's really beautiful and at night it's do dark you can see millions of stars.
  • Great place but no one speaks any language here. You just can't get informed by any chance. I paid entrance ticket late afternoon, which was supposed to be valid for 24 hours but already early in the morning they asked me to pay again. no communication with those guys whatsoever. They pointed me someone whoo speaks English but "hello and thank you" was all be could say

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