Tours

Guided Tours in Khao Sok

khao-sok-jungle-huts-customersKhao Sok Jungle Huts has been operating tours for more than ten years. Our guides are reliable, act responsibly and speak English fluently.

While there are many things to do that don’t require the assistance of a guide, the gems of Khao Sok National Park can only be explored on a guided tour.

Below is a list of some of the tours that we offer.

One day trekking

khao-sok-jungle-huts-aircon-jungle-trekkingIndividually planned trekking trip depending on the interests of the trekking party. Please talk to us about your interests how many kilometres you would like/ are capable of walking and whether you are afraid of heights.

Here is a sample itinerary:

– 9.00 a.m. Departure – on this tour we will trek through the rainforest and you will see many different species of flora, butterflies and birds such as the Great Hornbill. Some animals we may encounter are: monkeys, dusky langurs, wild bear etc.
– 10.30 a.m. Arrive at Bang Hua Read where you will find many huge rocks for sun bathing and a swimming hole.
– 11.30 a.m. Continue trek to Wang Yaow for lunch, relaxing and swimming.
– 1.00 p.m. Depart from Wang Yaow trekking to Tang Nam where the Sok river has eroded a dramatic gorge through the rock and has created a deep swimming pool. Swimming and relaxing.
– 3.00 p.m. Return to Khao Sok Jungle Huts Track and Trail Office.
– 5.00 p.m. Arrive at office.

Other destinations include Tan Sawan waterfall and Sipet Chan waterfall.

Price: 1,200 baht / person

Two days, one night camping

khao-sok-jungle-huts-campingOn this tour we follow the Sok River upstream. We camp right in the jungle close to the river. Optionally you can go on night safari. Turning point is the Tan Sawan waterfall where there is a good opportunity to bath in a natural swimming pool.

Tour itinerary:

Day 1:

– 9.00 a.m. Departure towards Tan Sawan waterfall. Along the trail we can probably present you a wide range of animals and fantastic scenery of vegetation.
– 11.00 a.m. Arrive at Bang Hua Read a place which offers many big rocks for sun bathing and a refreshing swimming hole. We have lunch. Time to relax.
– 1.30 p.m. Continue trek towards Tan Sawan.
– 3.30 p.m. Looking for a nice place to stay overnight nearby the river. (We know some). Preparing the sleeping places (either hammock or tent). Furnish the cooking utilities out of fresh bamboo.
– 6.30 p.m. Cooking, BBQ, eating relaxing.
– 8.00 p.m. Night safari. If you dare…

Day 2:

– 8.30 a.m. Breakfast
– 10.00 a.m. Depart towards Tan Sawan
– 12.30 p.m. Arrive at Tan Sawan waterfall. Time for lunch and relaxation.
– 1.30 p.m. Depart trekking through the rainforest passing the Rafflesia flower (when in season).
– 4.00 p.m. Arrival at Khao Sok Jungle Huts

Price: 2,500 baht / person

Elephant trekking

khao-sok-jungle-huts-elephant-trekTour starts with transfer to an elephant camp. On this trip you will ride on an elephant from it’s camp to a waterfall. Along the the trail you will see beautiful scenery of fruit gardens, streams, several species of butterflies and birds. Enjoy 30 minutes of swimming before returning on elephant back. Transfer back to Khao Sok Jungle Huts includes a stop at a view point overlooking the Sok river plain.

Price: 800 baht / person

Two days, one night Cheow Lan lake tour

khao-sok-jungle-huts-lake-tour2This tour could easily become the highlight of your Thailand holiday. We take you to the reservoir that was created behind the Ratchaprapha dam. We cross the crystal clear green water by longtail boat rugged lime stone cliffs towering on either side. Trekking includes passing through Namtaloo cave. We stay at one of the floating raft houses in tranquil surroundings…

Tour itinerary:

Day 1:

– 9.00 a.m. Departure from Khao Sok Jungle Huts by minibus or songtheaw to Ban Takun
– 10.30 a.m. Arrival at pier. Take longtail boat across the (huge) reservoir sight seeing on the way as we pass under towering cliffs and walls of lime stone.
– 12.00 p.m. Check in at raft houses, lunch relax swim.
– 1.30 p.m. Trek through the jungle to Namtaloo cave for about 1.5 hrs. Pass through the cave in about 1 hr. trek back to boat in about 40 minutes. (Alternatively trek to Coral Cave)
– 5.00 p.m. Soak up the evening atmosphere at the lake. With luck spot animals such as monkeys, langurs, deer, hornbills, eagles … bring binoculars!
– 6.00 p.m. Return to raft houses. Leisure time.
– 7.30 p.m. Dinner, relax, chat

Day 2:

– 7.00 a.m. Morning safari by longtail boat looking for animals on the lake shore
– 8.30 a.m. Breakfast at raft house
– 9.30 a.m. Check out. Trek through rainforest, climb up to view point with spectacular view over parts of the lake.
– 12.00 p.m. Lunch
– 1.00 p.m. Cross the lake again by longtail boat back to the pier. Time to marvel at the grandeur around us.
– 3.00 p.m. Arrive at pier. Time to buy some souvenirs. Transfer back to Khao Sok Jungle Huts (1 hour)

Price: 2,500 baht / person

One day Cheow Lan lake tour

khao-sok-jungle-huts-lake-tourWe take you to the reservoir that was created behind the Ratchaprapha dam. We cross the crystal clear green water by longtail boat rugged lime stone cliffs towering on either side. After lunch we trek through dense jungle and walk through Namtaloo Cave.

Tour itinerary:

– 8.30 a.m. Departure from Khao Sok Jungle Huts by minibus or songtheaw to Ban Takun
– 10.00 a.m. Arrive at pier. Cross the (huge) reservoir by longtailboat sight seeing on the way as we pass towering cliffs and walls of lime stone.
– 11.30 a.m. Check in at raft houses, lunch relax swim.
– 1.00 p.m. Trek through the jungle to Namtaloo cave for about 1.5 hrs. Walk through the cave in ca. 1 hr. Hiking back to boat in ca. 40 minutes. (Alternative: Coral Cave)
– 4.00 p.m. Cross the lake again by longtail boat back to the pier. Time to marvel at the grandeur around us.
– 5.00 p.m. Arrival at pier. Time to buy some souvenirs. Transfer back to Khao Sok Jungle Huts (1 hour)

Price: 1,500 baht / person

Two days, one night Khlong Saeng Sanctuary

khao-sok-jungle-huts-wildlifeThe Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary located at the northern end of the lake is a very special place. It’s a little bit more expensive because everything besides our guests has to be brought there by longtail boat. But It’s worth it. Khlong Saeng is a very quiet rather exclusive place with only a few raft houses for our guests. Wildlife is less shy than in other places we could take you to. So besides tranquility and the beautiful landscape Khlong Saeng is probably the best area for watching the animals…and the stars

Tour itinerary:

Day 1:

– 8.30 a.m. Departure from Khao Sok Jungle Huts by minibus or songtheaw to Ban Takun
10.00 a.m. Stop at Ban Ta Khun local market to buy fresh foodand fruit.
– 10.30 a.m. Arrival at pier. Take longtail boat across the (huge) reservoir sight seeing on the way as we pass under towering cliffs and walls of lime stone. Lunch on the boat.
– 1.30 p.m. Arrive at Khlong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary. Check in at raft houses, relax and swim.
– 3.30 p.m. Ride on the longtail boat along the Khlong Saeng River, passing old teak trunks in the water, watching birds and other animals. Hiking in the forest looking for all kinds of mammals birds and reptiles.
– 6.00 p.m. Return to raft houses. Dinner, Leisure time.
– 8.00 p.m. Night safari by longtail boat. Perhaps the best way for watching all kinds of animals, especially mammals like elephants or sun bears.

Day 2:

– 6.30 a.m. Wake up and have a cup of coffee
– 7.00 a.m. Morning safari. Another chance to spot the awakening animals. Together with some morning mist a great photo opportunitiy.
– 8.30 a.m. Breakfast at the raft house. Leisure time (swimming, sunbathing)
– 11.00 a.m. Check out at the raft house. The longtailboat takes us back to the pier. Time again to marvel at the great scenery
– 12.00 p.m. Lunch – either on the boat or on shore – depends on the weather and time.
– 2.00 p.m. Arrive at pier. Time to buy some souvenirs. Transfer back to Khao Sok Jungle Huts (1 hour)

Price: Please contact us

Night safari

khao-sok-jungle-huts-night-safariAbout 7.30 p.m. we depart with a specialized guide for about 1.5 hours in the park. We return for a tea or coffee and and continue to trek through orchards for about one hour.

Unfortunately we cannot guarantee that you will see many different animals, however the night is the best time to find them. During some nights we are lucky to encounter several species of mammals like barking deer, mouse deer, wild pigs, porcupines civets, long-tailed macaques, slow lori etc.

To give you an idea of what to expect, more photos taken on some of our tours can be found in the gallery

Price: 700 baht / person

Canoeing on the Sok River tour

Canoeing-Sok-River-Khao-Sok-Jungle-HutsCanoeing is one of the favorite activities in Khao Sok. Many tourists come to Khao Sok to marvel the beauty of the nature, its limestone karst and relax in a peaceful atmosphere while the tour guide will paddle through the jungle down the river.

With our canoeing tour you have a opportunity to experience the natural beauty of the Sok River, spotting birds, monkeys and even snakes curled on trees.

Price: (2 hours) 800 baht per person.

Other tours we offer

– Tubing: 500 baht per person
– Rafflesia Flower Trek 700 baht per person

Activities in the National Park have an additional fee of 300 baht in concept of entrance fee