Thailand Rainforest and Reef

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Run by: Buffalo Tours

Reference number: 111623

From: £844.00

TOUR SUMMARY 

This nine-day nature filled adventure takes you straight from the heart of the concrete jungle of Bangkok, deep into the real jungle of Khao Sok National Park. Explore the pristine forests by elephant, swim in the lake, and go rafting down the river. Relax on the white sandy beaches of Koh Samui and snorkel the reefs of Koh Tao.

 ITINERARY BY DAY

Day 1: Arrival Bangkok

Upon arrival Bangkok airport, meet our guide and transfer to your hotel and enjoy an afternoon relaxing at leisure.

Day 2: Bangkok - Surat Thani 

See the sights of Bangkok by tuk-tuk, whizzing through traffic to Phrasameru Fortress built during the reign of Rama I, passing the Thammasart University and on to the weird and wonderful Amulet Market selling charms and medicines. Next stop is the famous Wat Po Temple which houses the reclining Buddha, then back in the tuk-tuk to Phahurat Market in the heart of Little India. Haggle for fabric, ornaments and intricate accessories, saving some energy for the Thieves Market before heading back to your hotel. After a rest, drive to the train station for the overnight sleeper train to Surat Thani.

Day 3:  Surat Thani - Khao Sok National Park

Upon arrival Surat Thani Train Station, meet our guide and join transfer to Khao Sok National Park. Meet our friendly Elephant at the Jungle camp also your chance to be close and take a photos with them after that you will exiting by riding them to the real Jungle along the stream to visit nice waterfall is your chance to take a swim at nice pool of waterfall, after that you will riding Elephant again back to the Elephant camp and feeds them foods. Lunch at our River side restaurant we offer kind of Thai delicious food are provide with cool water. Enjoy with Jungle River Canoe along the river called Sok River take about 1:30 Hrs. is really relaxing trip are possibilities to see many kind of wild life animals for the example Monkeys, Birds, Snakes, Lizards and nice limestone mountain Cliff beside the river.  

Check in to Khao Sok River Lodge locate is nearby Sok River here is the best bungalow of the National park with many facilities are provide. 

Dinner at Khao Sok River Lodge restaurant enjoy with Thai food. 

Remark  On 1st day the trip is can be begin by the Elephant Trekking or Jungle River Canoe is depending of each group our guide will inform tour program after pick up.  

Day 4: Khao Sok National Park / Choew Lan Lake 

Breakfast at Khao Sok River Lodge. And prepare yourself to visit National park by trekking. Begin trekking to visit Khao Sok National Park with our professional guide they will take good care and inform about the Park and all kind of plants, animals along the trek. Take a swim at the nice waterfall in the Jungle and have lunch with Jungle style. 

Further trekking to see some more plants and animals, return to Khao Sok River Lodge and refresh by shower also prepare to check out. 

Depart from Khao Sok National park and transfer to Choew Lan Lake. Arrive at Rachaprapa Dam pier for take by long tailed boat to Bamboo Raft House and check in. Dinner at Bamboo Raft House and overnight.

Day 5:  Khao Sok National Park / Choew Lan Lake - Surat Thani - Koh Samui

Breakfast at Bamboo Raft House. Visit “Coral Cave” this cave after both parking have to take by walk about 15 minutes then you will see amazing lagoon and take by bamboo motor about 5 minutes to visit the Cave, inside the cave you will see Stalactite and Stalagmite is look like coral reefs. Depart from Coral Cave to Bamboo Raft House for Lunch also you can Kayaking, Swim or relaxing around the Bamboo Raft House. Lunch with Thai set menu food at Floating restaurant and take a rest. 

Depart by long tailed boat to Rachaprapa Dam and continue drive to Surat Thani and drop off at Donsak pier for board a shuttle ferry boat to Koh Samui

Upon arrival Koh Samui pier, meet our guide and transfer to your hotel for check in and relax at leisure

Day 6:  Koh Samui 

Explore Koh Samui’s landmarks today on a half day tour, including the famous Big Buddha, the mummified monk and the nearby Grandmother and Grandfather Rock, before heading to one of the many beautiful waterfalls in the centre of the island for a well-earned dip. After working up an appetite, stop for lunch in one of the east coast cliff top restaurants with breathtaking views over the bay.

Day 7:   Koh Samui - Koh Tao

Transfer by ferry to Koh Tao, a dazzling white sand island famous for its coral reefs and superb diving. Enjoy the rest of the day, exploring the island, snorkelling and swimming or simply relaxing under swaying palms in a hammock.  

Day 8:  Koh Tao

Venture off the island by boat to outlying reef for a full-on snorkelling adventure, spotting an abundance of tropical reef fish, stingrays, turtles, and even sharks. If you’re lucky and depending on the season, there is even the chance to see seasonal whale sharks. A packed lunch is served on board the boat. Head back to your hotel, and enjoy the many beach bars and restaurants for an evening of leisure.

Day 9:  Koh Tao - Koh Samui - Fly to Bangkok - Departure

Transfer to Koh Samui airport by boat, for your internal flight to Bangkok and onward journey.

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Buffalo Tours offers the best customised and private guided tours to Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar. We plan itineraries and can tailor our tours to your specific requirements. 

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