Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand - General Information
is surrounded by rice fields and rubber, palm and coconut plantations.
The interior is covered in magnificent natural jungle and rises
to meet high hills, cut by streams and cascading waterfalls
such as Saeng Thong, Lam Roo and Chong Fa. Here you can try
jungle trekking, rafting, jeep safaris and elephant trekking
or simply cool off in the waterfalls' plunge pools.
As an alternative, take a boat cruise or sea kayak through
Bay with its unique limestone rock formations
and sea gypsy
village. Or venture further north to
in neighbouring Surat Thani
southern Thailand's oldest and largest
and canoe through the awesome scenery with lakeside wildlife
viewing, trekking and camping. Khao Lak is the ideal Thailand
tourist destination for couples, nature lovers, divers and families
alike offering hotel accommodation of all kinds.
||May - October
||November - April
||February - April
How to get there
Khao Lak is about 70km north from Phuket International Airport,
and can be reached by car in about 1 hour. In 2004, taxis charge B 1,400 fixed price from
the airport to Khao Lak. Krabi
IAirport is about 2 hours and 120km south. Direct air-conditioned and VIP buses leave Bangkok's southern terminal
between 18:30 hrs and 20:30 hrs every day, or you can catch the train from
Surat Thani and then pick up a bus to Khao Lak.
Distances from Khao Lak to:
||2,5 - 3 Std.
|Phang Nga Bay
|Khao Sok (N.-Park.)
||mind. 11 Std