Khao Sok is a national park in the southern part of Thailand with incredible views and scenery of a vast lakes, jungle rain forest, caves, and mountains. Even though the weather wasn’t all that great for us whilst we were there the scenery was still breathtaking and Dan and I both agreed this was a highlight of our trip. In regards to logistics organising this was not easy, it took me a long time to find a tour company that would provide transport there and the organise accommodation and activities for us. There isn’t a great deal of information of how to get to Khao Sok so I thought I would offer up some advise about doing it both with a tour and independently.
The tour company we used for our trip was Pure Krabi and I would happily recommend them. Remy the organiser was helpful with responding to my email requests, payment of the trip was made through Paypal and he even helped make arrangements for our trip to be rescheduled when I got sick the night of our engagement. On the day of our trip tour he collected us from our hotel and drove is to another tour companies office (Green Andaman Travel) where we continued on our trip. Whilst there were a few issues throughout the day such as a broken down boat, waiting around for someone to repair ‘said boat’ and schedule changes we still have a wonderful day and the guys at Andaman Travel were really nice and helpful ensuring we were taken care of. Here is what we got up to.
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The cave trek itself was OK but nothing to write home about, it was interesting to see the rock formations but other than that it was something I wouldn’t have been upset missing out on.
Even though the weather wasn’t great Dan and I still wanted to make the best out of our trip so decided to go ahead and Kayak and swim in the lake. It was a weird experience I had never swam in a lake before and although it was cloudy it the air was still fairly warm, just being surrounded by the scenery was enough for me. Just so so beautiful don’t you think?
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