Kayaking and tubing are popular activities. We strongly suggest
avoiding the elephant tour.
The road leading 1.8km northeast from Rte 401 to
park headquarters is lined with guesthouses and
travel agents offering park tours and guide
services. We recommend a two-day, one-night
canoeing and hiking trip (per person 2500B) to
Chiaw Lan, where you sleep on the lake in
floating huts. Book through the park
headquarters or any tour agency: the price is
the same everywhere.
Khao Sok hiking is excellent. Most guesthouses
and agencies arrange hiking tours (full day
1200B to 2000B); just ensure you find a
certified guide (they wear official badges). The
park headquarters can also line you up with a
The park headquarters hands out basic hiking
maps. You can hike independently from the
headquarters to the waterfall at Wing Hin
(2.8km). Hikes to the waterfalls at Bang Hua Rad
(3km), the 11-tiered waterfall at Sip-Et Chan
(4km). Than Sawan (6km), the most impressive and
least-visited waterfall, and Than Kloy (7km)
Sok National Park has various activities for
tourists who like adventure such as trekking,
canoeing, bamboo rafting or a boat tour to Cheow
Trekking Due to Khao Sok being a tropical
rainforest, there are many wild animals such as
“wild elephants, serow, tigers, Malayan sun
bears and over 180 bird species to watch”. If
you are interested trekking you can hire a local
guide. If you are lucky, you will find Rafflesia
Kerrii Meijer, and visit waterfalls.
Moreover, you can stay in the forest at night
and cook with bamboo.
Canoeing and Bamboo rafting Sok River is a
perfect place to relax yourself. You will enjoy
beautiful views along the river. Most commonly
seen animals for example are birds and fish.
Moreover, the view of limestone cliffs, mountain
range and wide sky are amazing. They have local
guides for you to hire for canoeing and bamboo
Boat to Cheow Lan lake After trekking into the
deep forest, there are many caves to explore
such as Diamond cave, Khang Cow Cave and Nam
Talu cave which connect to Cheow Lan lake. Nam
Talu cave is about 12 kilometers from the
headquarters of Khao Sok National Park. If you a
buy trip they will have staff waiting for you
and boat you from the waterfall to the lake.
These are activities that are suitable for
adventurers. Khao Sok is not only a relaxing
place but also exciting.