Thai National Parks

2-days/1-night group tour in Cheow Lan Lake

This is a group tour offer, for the private tour option, please visit following page.

Please note that you will be joining a group of 10-14 people of differing ages and abilities, and that the floating bungalows can be full during holidays and weekends. The chances to see wild animals gets less with bigger groups like this.

Situated between Khao Sok National Park and Klong Saeng Wildlife Sanctuary, Cheow Lan Lake has one of the most beautiful scenic views in Thailand. The lake deserves more than one night of stay, but if you only can stay one night, you will still be able to enjoy few activities with this tour. The tour includes stay in raft houses on remote areas of the lake.

What?

A 2 day tour includes boat tours to scenic rock formations, hiking, wildlife watching and kayaking.

Itinerary

Day 1
  • Drop off at local market for 15 minutes shopping (optional)
  • Arrive at Rajjapraba Dam, board your longtail boat
  • Scenic tour of Guilin rock formations on the way to Kraisorn Raft House
  • Check in to raft house (basic bamboo with shared bathrooms). Enjoy a traditional Thai Lunch prepared with rich southern Thai curries, delicious local vegetables, and fruit for dessert.
  • Guided hike to see viewpoints on dry season or to a waterfall on rainy season (optional)
  • Afternoon wildlife safari by boat
  • Return to the raft house for a swim, relax and enjoy the scenery
  • Enjoy a delectable dinner of fish, Thai soup, and veggies. 
Day 2
  • Rise before breakfast for the morning mist safari, the best time to see gibbons, macaques, and dusky leaf monkeys
  • Return to raft house for breakfast
  • Explore the surrounding area by kayak
  • Checkout from hotel 10 am

Where & When?

The tour starts in Takun town, near Rajjapraba Dam, 65 km from park headquarters at southeast of Cheow Lan Lake. It is easy to get there with buses operating from various destinations like Bangkok, Phuket, Krabi or Surat Thani. Private transfers by taxi or minivan can be arranged on request. This tour is operated all year round.

Raft houses

Krai Son Raft House (traditional bamboo, basic stay)

Krai Son is perched at the entrance to Klong Yee in the center of the lake. It is equipped with traditional style bamboo bungalows (2 pax, double beds) and has shared bathroom facilities on land next to the raft house. It is the only raft house on the lake with a view of sunrise and sunset. Local attractions include a viewpoint hike which overlooks the entire lake, and it is close by to the Klong Saeng wildlife sanctuary which has the best possibility for seeing gaur, gibbons and even wild elephants.

Please note that groups of 3 must share 1 room or pay a 2,500 Baht supplement for a single room.

How much?

A group tour costs 2,600 THB per person (2,700 THB from November), the price does not include entrance fees to the national park and VAT.

Tour rates include:

  • Lodging, bamboo
  • English speaking guide
  • Longtail boat transportations
  • All meals & fruit
  • Drinking water

Tour rates doesn't include:

  • Entrance fees to the park
  • VAT

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Tour details in short:

  • Duration: 2 days, 1 night
  • Type: Private or group tour
  • Price: 2,400 - 7,500 THB per person
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Easy
  • Transport: Longtail boat
  • Start: 10am (Day 1)
  • End: 1pm - 2pm (Day 2)

What to bring:

  • Rain clothing, specially on rainy season
  • Personal toiletries
  • Swimming clothing
  • Hat
  • Flashlight
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock lotion