Elephant Hills is one of Asia’s foremost jungle safari camps, including comfortable and well appointed lodge-style tents, guided excursions in the beautiful rainforest; it is also an excellent leader in Thai elephant conservation, rainforest protection and community involvement. Just down the coast, stay in Khao Lak where beautiful beaches combine with Thai culture and nature.
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Fly overnight to Phuket
Arrive in the morning where you’ll be met for the shared transfer to Khao Sok National Park, an area of green hills and untouched rainforest a few hours from the coast. Check in at The Elephant Hills Camp for the night. Settle in to the beautiful setting and get straight into the experience; feeding, washing, an interacting with friendly Asian elephants. There’s also canoeing down the lazy Sok River and an evening movie presentation.
Meals: Lunch, dinner
There’s a trip to the local market in Takhun village this morning to see rural Thai lifestyle, and a long tail boat trip on Cheow Larn Lake. Arrive at the Rainforest Camp and stay the night on the lake in a unique floating tent. Canoe on the lake, trek with a guide in the rainforest and take in the breathtaking beauty of the forest and lake.
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner
To complete the jungle adventure there’s a guided canoe wildlife spotting safari this morning. Take lunch at Rainforest Camp and the chance to swim in the lake before and afternoon transfer to the coast and the beaches of Khao Lak. Check in to Khaolak Merlin Resort for 7 nights of Thai beach relaxation.
Enjoy the resort and Khao Lak, combining a first class Thai service, with sleek design and an unbeatable location. It’s an area of wide, white-sand beaches close to national parks and the beautiful islands of Phan Nga Bay. Enjoy delicious fresh food, hop into Khao Lak town on the shuttle, get active with waterports and toast the amazing sunset in this area with a cold drink at the bar.
Transfer to Phuket airport for your return flight.
‘Sublime Rainforest and Elephant Interaction’
Elephant Hills is Thailand’s first luxury tented jungle camp, comprised of one main camp and one separate rainforest camp. Both are tucked away in the beautiful Khao Sok National Park. Made up of 35 comfortable tents, all with bathrooms and electricity. The main camp is where you will embark on activities like canoeing and elephant interaction. The rainforest camp, set floating above water, is a scenic boat journey away. Each tent here comes with kayaks for exploring the surrounding area and the more adventurous can delve into the rainforest for guided walks.
‘Village Location; Beachfront & Rainforest Retreat’
Khaolak Merlin Resort is a rainforest retreat located just ten minutes away from the centre of Khao Lak and its attractions and has direct access to 190 metres of unspoilt palm-fringed beach. Accommodation at the hotel is bright, inviting and stylish, offering luxury as well as modern conveniences; there are a variety of dining and bar options including a daily international breakfast buffet and a beachfront seafood restaurant. Leisure is plentiful and includes spa treatments, a fitness centre, tennis and four swimming pools. There is a small village outside the hotel for a stroll in the evening with local bars, restaurants, shops etc.
Return flights to Phuket in economy class.
Two night, three day Elephant Hills Jungle Lake Safari
Full board at elephant Hills, including shared transfers and all excursions included.
Seven Nights in Khao Lak with breakfast
Khao Lak to Phuket airport private one-way transfer
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