Khao Sok National Park is located in Surat Thani province of Thailand. Khao Sok National Park is one of the most beautiful wildlife reserve in Thailand.
The park has a total area of 738.74 square kilometers, which covers parts of the Khlong Yee and Khlong Pra Sang forests as well as portions of the Krai Son and the Khao Pung sub-districts in the district of Ban Ta Khun and the Khlong Sok and Panom sub – districts in the province of Surat Thani.
200 Baht for Foreigners, 100 Baht for students - or 40B for Thai locals. If you are told otherwise feel free to go directly to the park entrance and buy it there. A lot of Tours will include the park entrance fee- something to take into consideration when choosing a tour.
See the Rafflesia flower you have to go when it is in bloom around late January or early February. The way to see it is not through the main entrance of the park. You go down to the intersection of the highway and the road towards the park. From there you go right until mile 111 and on your right you will see a wooden ladder. Go up that and when you get to the first fork take a right. From there the little path crosses through some streams and such so look hard if you can't find the trail again. This will take you most of the day if you start early (9ish) but you could be back in time to go to the temple with all the monkeys. If you find a tour group just follow them until they get to a flower. The English guy at the restaurant next to the park said "you don't need a guide but if you go by yourself it's not guaranteed that you will see the flower." Don't forget to buy the ticket before you go.
Tours can include elepant treks, Kayaking and zip riding in the canopies! Many also include drinks, food and basic accomodation.
We've been on a 3 day tour and stayed on the floating river houses. They are quite expensive compared to other accommodations, but still it's worth the money as it's unique! You are floating on the water, but are able to get on land. The best is, there aren't any mosquitos! I couldn't believe it, but our guide bet a six pack, if we would get a mosquito bite. He won!
The day tours were also really nice. One day track got us on a hill with a great view. The other day we went to a huge cave, where we even got through. Inside we even had to swim at a few spots. Both days were awesome!!!
You are getting there by longtail boat, with which you'll also do a bit of "sightseeing". You'll see wild monkeys and hornbills birds and many other animals...
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