How to Get to Khao Sok National Park is a question many people want to know and it is relatively quite an easy place to find.
It is easy to find and to get to:
Getting to Khao Sok is easy just ask Easy Day Thailand
The simplest way is to book one of our tours which include free transfers to and from your hotel.
Or you can make your own way there from your location:
You can fly into any of these airports with connecting flights via Bangkok and some direct flights from overseas into Phuket, Surat Thani or Krabi
How to get to Khao Sok National Park from:
Phuket International Airport is quite close to Khoa Sok taking around three hours to get there.
If you are staying in Phuket at one of the many resorts (times vary slightly) this will add half an hour or so to your journey
As driving from Phuket can take anywhere from three to four hours to get to the national park please take this into consideration if traveling internationally beforehand.
From Surat Thani and its airport it can take up to two hours or so to get there, and we recommend arriving early so you can get a good start in the National Park and arrive in time for lunch.
Surat Thani is where the ferries arrive and depart for the for those coming from the Islands in the Gulf of Thailand, such as Samui, Koh Phangan, and Koh Tao.
Koh Samui is not too far from Khoa Sok national park, even though it is an island it is in the same province -Surat Thani.
Catch a ferry from Koh Samui to the mainland and Donsak pier for further transfers by minibus or a coach through to Khao Sok.
Krabi, its international Airport and Ao Nang are also not too far away -about four hours or so. Flights coming in from Singapore, Bangkok and even the Middle East, Krabi airport is certainly getting busier every year.
There is also a regular bus service from Krabi straight to Khao Sok. We recommend arriving before the evening so you can be settled in and get ready for the following day of adventures.
As you can see How to get to Khao Sok National Park is not so difficult
What to do in Khao Sok
Once you know how to get to Khao Sok National Park what to do in Khao Sok National Park
What to do is the big question and one that is very easily answered
Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand is home to the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world.
The rainforest has remained relatively unchanged for thousands of years, which mainly due to its location and being so close to the equator it was hardly affected by the ice ages.
There is so much to do and see in Khao Sok and if you are a nature lover this will be one of the highlights of your holiday to Thailand.
There are immense limestone mountains steeply rising into the air, glorious lakes, long and deep valleys, mysterious caves to explore and the wildlife will simply take your breath away.
See our list of Activities below
What to do in Khao Sok National Park
With so much to see and do in Khao Sok its difficult where to start answering that question
One of the most popular activities in Khao (Sometimes spelt Khoa Sok )is trekking through the jungle. There are many things to see here, which can easily be missed without a trained eye, -there are wild animals here too- so we recommend hiring a guide.
Some of the animals you can see are Malayan Sun Bears, Wild Elephants, Serow (wild boar), Tigers (if you’re lucky) an uncountable an astounding array of bird life and the flora is captivating.
Rafting or Kayaking is another popular activity on the river. You can meander downstream, taking in the amazing sites of the mountain scenery.
The limestone walls as they jut out the forest are simply mesmerizing. Cruising down the river is so relaxing and is another great way to catch the wildlife in action.
There are many caves to explore and again we strongly recommend taking a guide with you. Most of the caves connect to the Cheow Lake, on here you can take a cruise even spend the night or two on the lake in one of the famous bungalows
Khao Sok Tours and Activities
Here are some fantastic tours and activities you can find when adventuring in Khao Sok:
Real Jungle trekking
One Day Khao Sok Discovery Tour
Day tour from Phuket into Khao Sok National Park Sightseeing, real Elephant Jungle trekking and a canoe trip along River Sok extreme fun for the whole family
Overnight Tours into Khao Sok National Park
Immerse yourself in the jungle of southern Thailand. Stay overnight in a comfortable luxury tent resort.
A 2 day / 1 night overnight tour into Khao Sok National park
Explore Cheow Lan Lake by Long-tail boat
Cheow Lan Lake exploration and adventures
Overnight trip to explore Cheow Lan Lake and the Jungle of Khao Sok. Stay overnight in a boutique tent resort, elephant trek through tropical rainforest.
Plenty of Fun on our Overnight stay in Thai Raft House on Cheow Lan Lake
Fun at Cheow Lan Lake
Don’t miss this Khao Sok Lake Adventure. Discover Cheow Lan Lake by longtail boat on this Day tour from Phuket Island into the heart of Khao Sok National park.
Bamboo Raft at Cheow Lan Lake
3 Day Khao Sok Jungle & Lake Safari
Sign up for a 3 day / 2 night Khao Sok Overnight Safari. Great adventure with an overnight stay in Raft House on Cheow Lan Lake and stay at Boutique Jungle tent Resort.
So there you are some great tips and trips and also knowledge on How to get to Khao Sok National Park