Phuket Beaches & Khao Sok Rainforest Explorer

This romantic getaway is ideal for those looking for the perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. Fly into Phuket and head north to the quiet coastal town of Khao Lak where you'll spend the night at one of the area's most luxurious boutique properties, positioning you for an easy transfer for your journey into the jungle the following day. Discover the incredible natural scenery of Khao Sok National Park where you'll enjoy an up close and personal experience with Asian elephants and ample opportunity for hiking and exploration. End your amazing trip with four nights of rest and relaxation along Phuket's unspoilt northern beaches.

Daily Itinerary

1: Phuket Arrival

Phuket Arrival
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation: The Shore at Katathani

Upon arrival in Phuket, clear Immigration, collect your luggage and exit customs. Process to the Arrivals Hall and towards the Meeting Point, our guide will be waiting for you. You will then be transferred to your stunning hotel in Phuket. The rest of the day is free at your leisure. (This service is on a private basis.)

Khao Lak

Located just one hour north of Phuket, Khao Lak offers a quiet escape and outstanding beauty. Pure white beaches, cascading waterfalls, spectacular primary forest, idyllic lagoons, mangroves and wildlife await. As one of the most serene coastal towns, it's the ideal getaway from the crowded streets and loud bars. Plunge into the clear waters and submerge yourself among some of the best scuba diving in the world. Ideal for nature lovers or families, any traveler can find what they're looking for here, between the mountains and the waters.

2: Phuket - Khao Sok National Park

Phuket - Khao Sok National Park
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Internal Transfer
  • Tour: National Park Activities
  • Accommodation: Panvaree Resort
  • Meals: B, L, D

In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in Phuket and transferred to your accommodations in Khao Sok. (This service is on a group basis.)

National Park Activities

This morning at 8:00 AM you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to Ban Ta Khun to drop off luggage you don't wish to bring to the lake, and ask any questions you may have about the area. Continue on to Rajjapraba Dam where you'll board your longtail boat into the National Park. Enjoy a scenic tour of Guilin rock formation on the way to your floating bungalow.

Check into your raft house, and enjoy a traditional Thai lunch prepared with rich southern curries, and delicious vegetables with mangoes, pineapple, and watermelon for dessert. Depart for a guided jungle hike through Khao Sok National Park. Along the way, your guide will point out wildlife in the jungle canopy, show you edible plants, and teach you how to extract drinking water from bamboo. In the late afternoon, return to the raft house for a swim; relax and enjoy the scenery. At 5:30 PM, it's time to get back on the longtail boat to spot wildlife at their most active hour!

After a full day of exploration, enjoy a delectable Thai dinner of steamed or fried fish fresh from the Andaman sea, dark green Asian kale, spicy Thai soup, and a delicious omelet topped with baked garlic.

3: Khao Sok National Park

Khao Sok National Park
Daily Summary
  • Tour: National Park Activities
  • Accommodation: Panvaree Resort
  • Meals: B, L, D

National Park Activities

Start your day with a delicious breakfast while enjoying stunning views of the lake. Relax in your floating bungalow this morning, swim, or kayak before embarking on a guided hike to Khao Sok's highest viewpoint. Upon return, enjoy a delicious traditional Thai lunch at the raft house. Enjoy the rest of your afternoon free at leisure.

4: Khao Sok National Park - Phuket

Khao Sok National Park - Phuket
Daily Summary
  • Tour: National Park Activities
  • Transportation: Internal Transfer
  • Accommodation: The Shore at Katathani
  • Meals: B, L

National Park Activities

Rise before breakfast for the morning wildlife safari. This is the best time to see gibbons, macaques and dusky langur monkeys. Return to the resort for breakfast and explore the area with provided kayaks. Enjoy one last lunch before heading back to the pier after check out. Upon arrival, you'll be driven to a local village and have a typical Thai lunch in a temple, cooked and served by the community. Afterwards, you'll have the chance to visit some organic fruit orchards and visit a hanging bridge overlooking the Saeng River. At 12:30 PM, we'll head back to the office to pick up luggage and continue on to Phuket.

In the afternoon, you will be picked up at your hotel in Khao Sok and transferred to your accommodations in Phuket. (Duration: 3 hours.) (This service is on a group basis.)

5: Phuket

Phuket
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: The Shore at Katathani
  • Meals: B

Enjoy this free time at your leisure.

Phuket

Phuket is Thailand's largest and arguably most well known island. The island's size contributes to it's diverse offerings in accommodations and experiences, from luxurious secluded pool villa properties to boutique resorts close to all the action - restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Phuket also serves as excellent base for those looking to explore the surrounding marine parks, jungles and nearby islands.

6: Phuket

Phuket
Daily Summary
  • Tour: June Bahtra Full Day Phang Nga Bay Cruise
  • Accommodation: The Shore at Katathani
  • Meals: B, L

June Bahtra Full Day Phang Nga Bay Cruise

Today's group adventure entails a ride on a traditional junk rigged schooner, traveling the lush tropical archipelago from Phuket to Phang Nga Bay! You will be picked up from your hotel around 7:30 AM this morning and transferred by air conditioned shuttle bus to the embarkation pier at the Yacht Haven Marina. At 9:00 AM, your traditional boat, the June Bahtra, will kick off its cruise through the enchanting landscapes Phang Nga Bay.

Once you have arrived at James Bond Island, your island exploration continues by long tail boat through the mystical Mangrove Delta and the Grotto Cave, en route to the Sea Gypsy Village. A delicious Thai buffet lunch will be served back on board the boat this afternoon, before you are given free time to relax, sunbathe and swim. Later on, you will sail back to the pier in Phuket, from where you will be driven back to your hotel around 6:00 PM. (This service is on a group basis.)

7: Phuket

Phuket
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: The Shore at Katathani
  • Meals: B

Enjoy this free time at your leisure.

8: Phuket Departure

Phuket Departure
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Meals: B

In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in Phuket and transferred to the airport. (This service is on a private basis.)

Accommodation

The Shore at Katathani

The Shore at Katathani

With jaw dropping views, spacious interiors and all of the amenities you could possibly wish for, The Shore at Katathani celebrates luxurious romance. Located on Kata Noi Beach, you will be staying just south of the popular Patong Beach. Spend your time lounging by the pool, enjoying a round of golf, or splurging on a relaxing spa treatment. Those seeking a more adventurous experience, can head out for diving, deep sea fishing or sailing excursions as well. This all villa property is designed with a border-less living concept, and includes free flowing indoor and outdoor spaces. The resort is one of the most charming properties in all of Thailand, sure to provide you with the accommodation experience of a lifetime.

Panvaree Resort

Panvaree Resort

A hidden gem nestled within the enchanting wonders of Khao Sok National Park, the Panvaree Resort is considered by many dreamers to be the ultimate vacation escape. Surrounding your exclusive floating villa, the captivating landscapes feature lush green forests, rugged mountains and emerald fresh water. The scenery is simply irresistible. From the private deck on your bungalow, you can admire the sweeping panoramic views of staggering cliffs and limestone formations. If you are looking to unplug and recharge, then look no further than this tropical retreat.

Pricing and Details

Starting from $ 3,178 per person

*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.

Price Includes

  • Full support before, during & after your trip
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Tours/activities as mentioned
  • Transport as mentioned

Price Excludes

  • International & domestic flights
  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Entrance visas when applicable
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities to guides, drivers
  • Taxes and fees

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