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Trip Location: Surat Thani

Into the wild!

Khao Sok National Park is considered to be one of the best tourist destinations in Thailand and worldwide. It is very famous for its beautiful scenics consisting its oldest rainforest, amazing limestone mountains, fantastic waterfalls, large mangrove, giant trees, and flowers together with various kinds of wildlife.

After meeting your guide, depart for the forest in an air-conditioned van. On your way, stop by Sarasin bridge (from Phuket) connecting Phuket to the mainland to take in some sea breeze and fresh air. Enjoy the beautiful view filled with overgrown jungles, soaring mountains, and sparkling lakes as you get closer to the park. 
Upon arriving Khao Sok, enjoy the exciting 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 a saddle.

After bathing, you can buy some bananas to feed the beautiful elephant. Collect memories of this exciting experience of being close with this intelligent creature. Grab finger-licking Thai buffet lunch at the restaurant with a great view of limestone mountain nearby. 
After lunch, head off to Sok River for a serene ride in a canoeing/bamboo rafting (depends on package selected). Cruise along the peaceful waterway, taking in views of limestone mountains towering above the verdant jungle.

Canoeing is a narrow vessel that is rowed with a single bladed paddle. Bamboo rafting is a vessel made of bamboos rowed by a guide from behind.

The tour will be as follows:

- 7.00 a.m. - 08.30 a.m.: Pick up from your hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. (Pick up time is varies by hotel location.)
- 9.00 a.m.: Dropped by Sarasin Bridge to take a little relax or toilet.
- 9.30 a.m.: Visit Tsunami Memorial Site. (Seeing Tsunami location)
- 10.30 a.m.: 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 p.m.: Stop at Khaosok a scenic viewpoint. {great panoramic view of Khaosok)
- 12.30 p.m.: Visit Monkey Cave temple.
- 1.00 p.m.: Lunch at Khaosok Discovery Restaurant.
- 2.30 p.m.: Canoeing/Bamboo rafting down the river of Khaosok.
- 4.00 p.m.: Heading back to Phuket
- 7.00 p.m.: Arrive at your Hotel

Note: Minimum 2 persons are required to book this tour.


  • Lunch With Thai Menu


  • Elephant Bathing
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  • Canoeing
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  • Bamboo rafting

Other Inclusions

  • English Speaking Guide
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  • Admission Fee
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  • Insurance Coverage Under Thai Law


  • Inclusive Round Trip Transfer For Phuket & Khaolak Area

Things To Carry

  • ID Proof
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  • Camera
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  • Sun block lotion
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  • Sun glasses
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  • Suitable shoes
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  • Hat or cap
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  • Extra clothes & Towel


  • All programs are subject to change depending on the weather condition
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  • Minimum 2 persons are required to operate above tour programs

Tour Type

  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

  • We require 7 days cancellation notice prior to your scheduled arrival, otherwise we will charge you cancellation fee as below. 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.

Refund Policy

  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    1. At what time will we start our tour?

      The Khao Sok Day Tour starts at 8.00 am in the morning. The tourists are requested to be ready at the hotel lobby for pickup by the tour guide or instructor. The one-day journey to Khao Sok involves exciting things to do like elephant bathing, coneing, and bamboo rafting. Each activity has its own timing and it can’t be altered at any cost. Right from the start, you can feel a forestry mood, taking pictures of large mangroves, gigantic trees and flowers, and a wide range of wild animals. It makes you surrender to nature and ensures a one-of-a-kind experience to all.

    2. Can we get on the back of the elephants?

      Yes. You can get on the back of an elephant, and it depends on the person’s comfortability with the elephant. Here, you can splash waters on this majestic animal, bath her with bare hands, sit and roll over at your convenience. The elephants are absolutely cooperative; in fact, they enjoy playing with humans as well. In Khao Sok, the elephants are well-trained by professional instructors. They make sure that elephants are out of shyness and could stay still without causing any harm to the people. As we know, these grass-eating creatures are extremely sociable and have an outstanding memory which could stun you in a moment.

    3. Can we take kids with us for this tour?

      Yes. You can bring kids with you to the tour. This tour renders service to all age groups and takes utmost care when it comes to kids. Many family tourists flock together to this alluring landscape with their newborn babies, infants, or toddlers, create breathtaking memories, and save it for the future. Among various activities, the Khao Sok National Park and Elephant Bathing seems to be the best for kids where they can play with beautiful species without any boundaries. Meanwhile, the animals are highly-trained to keep them safe and pretend to be playful throughout the session.

    4. Can we have a stay at the Khao Sok National Park?

      Yes. You can have a stay at the Khao Sok National Park. From resort to raft house, hotel to a beach house, one is loaded with an array of accommodations at the National Park. With chic interiors, great hospitability, and attractive surroundings, the stay is sure to give you an unparallel experience. Be it with family, friends, partner, or solo they serve your unique needs and make sure a comfortable stay. For your information, some private-owned raft houses fall into the flashpacker to the upscale range, some are focused mainly on domestic travellers. So before booking a raft house, please check with the owner about the stay.

    5. Will there be a pickup & drop facility?

      Yes. You will be provided with a pickup and drop facility to have seamless travel. Upon booking the tour, you need to confirm your location with the tour operator. He will be arranging a fully air-conditioned van or a car based on the number of visitors on board. Similarly, after finishing the day trip, you will be taken back to the hotel safely. But, make sure you are ready on time while pickup and drop as it makes the instructor’s work much easier. Don’t forget to remind your tour operator one day prior to the trip, so that he may plan accordingly.

    6. Will we get any kind of meals during the tour?

      Yes. You will be provided with the famous Thai food on the tour. After spending valuable time with the elephants, you will be taken to a nice buffet lunch. The place is embraced with serene locations and Limestone Mountains that can mesmerize you instantly. If you’re new to Thailand, this is the best opportunity to try the delicious food of Thai, featured with rich ingredients and flavour which compliments to the taste. This unlimited buffet offers both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, so one is no need to worry about his diet. Lastly, you can experience the incredible hospitality by the staffs which are worth your time and money.

    7. Will the Khao Sok National Park be open on weekends?

      Yes. The Khao Sok National Park is open on both weekdays and weekends. One can plan his vacation to Khao Sok National Park on a weekend and delve into the Mother Nature having exotic plant and animal species. The Park is featured with attractions like a dense jungle, tower-like limestone karst, and the prominent man-made Cheow Lan Lake. Tourists from various locations come here and enjoy the beautiful sightseeing of tropical forest, and get their hands into some exciting activities like elephant safari, hiking trail, and raft. But, please remember that the tour will be stopped temporarily when there is an adverse climatic condition or a water disturbance. It may cause impediments to the instructors as well as the riders.

    8. What is the duration of this tour?

      The total duration of the Khao Sok Day Tour is 8 – 9 hours depending on the travellers’ time taken at each location. You will be picked up at 8.00 am either from Phuket or Khao Lak, headed towards the Khao Sok National Park. On the way, you can get some clean air at Sarasin bridge which connects Phuket from the mainland. Then comes the Elephant bathing, where you can play with elephants in the water. After that, a Thai style buffet lunch awaits to impress you. Upon having lunch, you will be indulging in canoeing or bamboo rafting, depending upon the package selected. Finally, you will be dropped back to your hotel without much hassle.

    9. In what river will we do canoeing?

      You can go canoeing on the Sok River which is famous for its beautiful waterway surrounded by lush greenery and mountain rocks. The overall journey takes you at least 90 or 120 minutes, passing through dark caves, deep forest, and between mountains rocks which makes it one of the most adventurous activities in Khao Sok.

    10. Will we visit the Monkey Cave temple?

      The Monkey Cave temple is a very old cave temple dedicated to Gautama Buddha. The cave is well-maintained for tourists to visit at ease and pay their homage to God. If the Monkey Cave temple is given in the itinerary, you will be taken to the place directly. If not included, you can’t explore the cave temple. However, you can check with the tour operator in advance and plan your tour accordingly.

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