Khao Sok Travel Information

Thinking of a visit to Khao Sok? Do you want to know how to get to Khao Sok National Park. Which is the Khao Sok nearest airport? Can I get there from the Islands? What is the best route from Surat Thani? We provide useful information to anyone journeying to Khao Sok.

The first thing to know when deciding how to get to Khao Sok National Park is that there are a number of options. Despite its remoteness it is very easy to get here. And you can choose very economic options including local bus transport.

Basically people arrive from the western Islands and the airport at Phuket. Or from the east via the airport and train station of Surat Thani and the nearby ferry ports. From here there are choices of small mini vans, public buses and private taxi transport. If you are traveling in a small group you might be surprised how cost effective the private option can be.

The good news – We can help you through our blog or by booking your private transport directly with us. Please read these helpful articles about how to get to Khao Sok National Park. We look forward to welcoming you soon!!!

Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok

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 out our map and directions page for more travel information. Surat Thani airport to Khao Sok: the journey begins After you exit the baggage claim area in Surat Thani airport, head to the transportation booths lined up against the far wall.  Find the booth [...]

2018-11-14T20:28:41+00:00July 9th, 2016|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Surat Thani Airport to Khao Sok

Taking the train from Bangkok to Khao Sok

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 is the rail system snaking through the countryside.  It is the rail system that we’ll focus on here.  Specifically, taking the train from Bangkok to Khao Sok. Unfortunately, there is no direct train from Bangkok to Khao Sok.  However, the rail system does come [...]

2018-11-15T18:27:49+00:00December 12th, 2016|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Taking the train from Bangkok to Khao Sok

Leaving Khao Sok to Koh Samui and beyond

Due to its remote location, departing Khao Sok can seem challenging.  To make it easy, we have therefore prepared this post to help our guests organise their onward trip.  We can also arrange private cars to deliver guests to nearly any location in southern Thailand. Below, we also provide information about public transportation from Khao Sok to Koh Samui, Khao Sok to Koh Phangan, Khao Sok to Surathani, Khao Sok to Phuket, and Khao Sok to Krabi. Please read the details below and then make a booking with reception team when you are at the resort. The final section deals with leaving directly [...]

2018-11-16T15:40:10+00:00January 9th, 2018|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Leaving Khao Sok to Koh Samui and beyond

Finding a perfect Khao Sok bungalow

What makes a perfect Khao Sok bungalow?  This is an important question to consider when visiting this amazing place.  Your accommodation has the potential to make or break a trip to this jungle paradise.  Here, a good night’s sleep and a full stomach are important to enjoying the activities that Khao Sok has to offer.  At the Riverside Cottages, we have come up with four criteria for guests to evaluate a Khao Sok bungalow: Cleanliness Location Service Food Cleanliness The cleanliness and safety of a Khao Sok bungalow should be a major consideration of anyone traveling [...]

2018-11-16T18:24:35+00:00May 29th, 2016|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Finding a perfect Khao Sok bungalow

Things to do in Khao Sok: A Driver’s Guide

Resorts in Khao Sok boast an impressive list of activities to offer guests of all ages, interests, and ability levels.  From river tubing and jungle camping, to Thai massage and overnight lake trips, your resort can book just about anything.  However, there are a number of local sights and activities that visitors to Khao Sok can do by themselves.  This is especially true for guests driving to Khao Sok.  Here, we’ll review a few  of these things to do in Khao Sok! Things to do in Khao Sok In addition to the jungle, river, and restaurants, guests can [...]

2018-11-16T19:44:41+00:00December 1st, 2017|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Things to do in Khao Sok: A Driver’s Guide

Getting off the Beaten Path in South Thailand

Khao Sok national park is certainly one of the best South Thailand destinations!  However, there are other amazing spots just down the road!  In this blog we’ll take a brief look at a few other of our favourite southern Thailand travel locales near Khao Sok, the best way to get off the beaten path in South Thailand! The Andaman Coast - home of amazing South Thailand destinations!  Disclaimer: We love nature and the Real Thailand!  The following destinations are recommended for travellers wishing to get off the beaten path in South Thailand.  If you are willing to sacrifice some comfort and amenities [...]

2018-11-15T18:33:31+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Travel Information|Comments Off on Getting off the Beaten Path in South Thailand
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