Yes! There's always something exciting to discover in Khao Sok. Take in the views of stunning limestone cliffs, cruise around emerald Cheow Larn Lake, and spot thrilling local wildlife like monkeys, lizards, snakes, and even elephants. Cheow Larn Lake Trekking & Hiking
Khao Sok National Park is home to gibbons, elephants, lizards, 5 types of monkeys, plus several rare bird species. Notably, it is one of the few places to see species native to both the Malayan peninsula and the rest of Southeast Asia. The best time to see big animals is between February and May. Find out more ..
There are things to see and do in Khao Sok all year round. If you're looking for river tubing, that's best in June and September, the months with the most rainfall. The "green season" runs from May to October with alternating wet and dry weather. The weather is generally sunny and dry from November to April. Find out more..
You can take public transportation or hire a private transfer to get to Khao Sok. Click here for a detailed price list for transfers from many different points in southern Thailand.
Khao Sok National Park is in Surat Thani in southwest Thailand. Its area is 739 km2 (285 sq mi), and it includes the 165 km2 (64 sq mi) Cheow Lan Lake Address: 62 Khlong Sok, Phanom District, Surat Thani 84250 The park gates are located at Khao Sok village. This page will help.
Khao Sok National Park is known for being the world's oldest jungle ecosystem. This protected area of over 3,600 square kilometers is home to pristine jungle, waterfalls, swimming holes, and eye-catching limestone cliffs that rise sharply from the green canopy. Find out more ...
Cool, quick-drying clothing is recommended. It's also a good idea to have a bathing suit, hat, good walking shoes, sun protection, and shirts or pants with button pockets so you don't lose anything on jungle hikes.
It's easy to make the most of any stay in Khao Sok, but we recommend 4 days and 3 nights for the full experience.
Yes, both Cheow Larn Lake and the local river by Khao Sok Riverside Cottages are safe and enjoyable.
For the best availability, you can book tours as part of a package deal when you book your accommodation. You can also talk with the front desk staff when you arrive and they can help arrange activities. Khao Sok Riverside Cottages have a wealthy of information including less well known, off the beaten track Kho Sok tours. Find out more ...