Khao Sok National Park

Private Tour | Khao Sok herping tour in HQ area

Khao Sok is situated right south of Istmus of Kra, in an area where many of the Thailand's northern and southern species can be found. In south Tailand, there are few places with such a great diversity of animals like in Khao Sok. The national park is also easily accessible by public transportation from Phuket, Khao Lak, Krabi, Surat Thani, Ko Lanta and other towns in the area.


This day-tour in Khao Sok targets mainly reptiles and amphibians. The tour will be led by an experienced English speaking guide who is specialized in finding herps. If you are aiming to target a spefic type of species, let's say only amphibian, we can inform the guide in advance for planning reasons.

Where & when?

The tour will start by foot either at the national park entrance or from your resort. No transportation will be offered. For additional cost, we can arrange taxi service from the nearby towns.

The tour will start around 6 to 6:30 pm right after your dinner and end at the park gate around 11 pm. If the guide is not booked for the next day and you are not tired, for additional 200 Baht per hour the tour could continue longer into the night.

Tropidolaemus wagleri, Wagler's palm pit viper
Brachytarsophrys carinense, Burmese horned frog
Acanthosaura phuketensis, Phuket horned tree agamid
Trimeresurus fucatus, Banded pit viper

Tour details in short:

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Type: Private tour
  • Price: 1,000 - 2,900 Baht per person
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Easy to moderate
  • Transport: none
  • Start: 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • End: 11 p.m.

What to bring:

  • Flashlight
  • Extra RECHARGABLE (!) batteries for the flashlight
  • Long trousers
  • Rain clothing
  • Hiking or sport shoes
  • Insect repellent

How much?

The prices listed below are for a day tour (1 day) and per person. The prices include national park entrance fees (300 Baht per person), insurance required by T. A. T. No water or meals will be provided, every participant to take their own water or snacks with them.

If participants already paid entrance fees during the day of tour and still holds the valid tickets, the entrance fees will be deducted from the totals.

See includes/excludes further below.

Pax Rate per person
1 2,900 THB
2 1,800 THB
3 1,500 THB
4 1,300 THB
5 1,200 THB
6 1,100 THB
7 1,050 THB
8 1,000 THB

Tour rates include:

  • Entrance fees (300 Baht per person)
  • An English speaking guide
  • Insurance

Tour rates doesn't include:

  • Meals
  • Water or other refreshments
Dendrelaphis caudolineatus, Striped bronzeback