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Rainforest Revival: from Fading Villages to a Vibrant Future in Khao Sok with Community-Led Tourism

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Top 6 activities in Khao Sok National Park

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Taking the train from Bangkok to Khao Sok

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1602, 2017

Rainforest Revival: from Fading Villages to a Vibrant Future in Khao Sok with Community-Led Tourism

By | February 16th, 2017|Community Programs, Featured, Responsible Tourism|

Visiting with jungle guides, fruit farmers, and elephants, Alexander Vysniauskas shares how 3 simple concepts are empowering the emergence of Responsible Tourism in Khao Sok National Park, Thailand Rainforest Revival: from fading villages to a vibrant future in Khao Sok, Thailand The fight for the preservation of Thailand’s Khao Sok National Park begins in the late [...]

1302, 2017

Hikers Paradise: Top 3 Hikes in Khao Sok Jungle

By | February 13th, 2017|Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours|

We have picked the Top 3 Hikes in Khao Sok National Park, leading through the depths of the jungle, to reach waterfalls, swimming holes and caves! Spot unique animals and rare plants like the giant flower Rafflesia, listen to the never ceasing call of the jungle! 1 - Khao Sok Trekking [...]

602, 2017

Top 6 activities in Khao Sok National Park

By | February 6th, 2017|Featured, Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours|

Khao Sok National Park is part of Thailand’s largest protected area. Within the unspoiled jungle, locals are leading a revolution in the quality of nature tourism. All the tours are led by local community leaders and well trained guides with strong English language skills. From relaxing jungle cooking experience to a 10 day deep jungle survival tour! We have [...]

1212, 2016

Taking the train from Bangkok to Khao Sok

By | December 12th, 2016|Arriving, Featured|

One great aspect of traveling through Thailand is easy access to affordable transportation.  For example, bus routes criss-cross the country, passing through, or at least by most villages.   Additionally, airports have sprung up like mushrooms on a log.  As a result, it is possible to get from one distant point to another in the same day.  Finally, there [...]

2211, 2016

Khao Sok jungle camping: Journey to the Chon Mining area, part 2

By | November 22nd, 2016|Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours|

Our Khao Sok jungle camping trip continues... The trail away from the Dton Sai took us through dense forest as our Khao Sok jungle camping trip moved forward.  As we ascended the mountain, we couldn’t help but notice subtle changes taking place around us.  The types of trees were changing.  The colonies of moss, orchids and lichens were becoming thicker [...]

1010, 2016

A Khao Sok Jungle Adventure: Journey to Meuang Chon

By | October 10th, 2016|Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours|

With the dry season on the way, travelers should begin thinking about their next Khao Sok jungle adventure!  We take adventures seriously at Khao Sok Riverside Cottages, and are always looking for new experiences to share with guests.  Therefore, we would like to tell you the story of our favorite Khao Sok jungle adventure to date.  That is, the trek [...]

2908, 2016

Khao Sok jungle hike: journey to the giant bamboo

By | August 29th, 2016|Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours, Uncategorized|

In terms of an epic Khao Sok jungle hike, our recent trek to the ‘Chiang Ruun’ bamboo ranks among the best!  The hike featured dense jungle with unique karst geography and flora, along with some truly bizarre insect sitings.  Additionally, we saw the ‘Chiang Ruun’ bamboo, growing on a mountain ridge high atop a limestone karst mountain. ‘Chiang Ruun’ (ไผ่เฉียงรุน) [...]

1808, 2016

Khao Sok River Tubing

By | August 18th, 2016|Khao Sok National Park, Khao Sok Tours|

Khao Sok river tubing from the Riverside Cottages is a classic Khao Sok adventure! Sitting on a large rubber tube, guests are borne downstream by cool, clear water.  During the activity, you will pass beneath soaring limestone cliffs covered in unique and bizarre flora.  Massive exotic hardwoods housing orchids, fragrant vines will stretch across the river, forming a leafy [...]

408, 2016

Top Tips for your Cheow Larn Lake Trip

By | August 4th, 2016|Featured, Khao Sok Tours|

Top Tips for your Cheow Larn Lake Trip What you need to know before visiting Khao Sok Lake Despite the fairy-tale scenery, Cheow Larn Lake remains a very remote destination of rapidly-increasing popularity.  For this reason, please take time to understand what you are getting into. Armed with the right information about what to expect, you can have a [...]

907, 2016

Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok

By | July 9th, 2016|Arriving, Riverside Cottages|

The airport in Surat Thani is my favorite in Thailand.  This is due to its small size, laid-back feeling, and high ratio of coffee shops to customers.  However, getting from Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok can be challenging. In the following paragraphs, we will discuss getting from the Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok via public transportation.  Afterwards, check [...]