The trip starts with an early pickup from your hotel in Krabi. From there you will be driven by convenient car through Phang Nga province. The drive is full of interesting sights such as rubber plantations, small villages and limestone hills.
First stop will be at the famous Wat Bang Riang, a beautiful hilltop temple which is located on Khao Lan Mountain in Thap Put in Phang Nga Province. It features a seated golden Buddha image, a large statue of Kwam Im, the Chinese Goddess of Mercy and fine Thai temple architecture. Continue to a scenic viewpoint near Khao Sok National Park to make some nice photos. Next stop is at Monkey Temple, where several monkeys coexist peacefully. You can give them food and water, and also visit the small cave converted into a temple containing Buddha images inside.
Enjoy a traditional Thai lunch at the jungle hut near the Sok river where you will stay for overnight. After a short break, the adventurous amongst you may want to play flying fox. Then put your swimsuit on and paddle down the river by kayak. The river safari trip takes approximately 90 minutes and you will see gibbons swinging in the trees, snakes basking in the sun and other wildlife as you make your way down the stream. Take a refreshing swim in the Sok river and try Tarzan swinging across the stream.
Head back to the jungle hut and settle in the cozy bungalow before having a healthy Thai dinner. Set out again for a short night safari of 45-minutes to spot nocturnal animals such as frogs, snakes, spiders and birds. You will sleep in a simple bungalow for 2 people with fan, shower/bath room and a mosquito net.
After a rich, vitalise breakfast the next morning, continue the trip with a hike into the lush green rainforest of Khao Sok National Park. Trek 3 hours along rainforest trails deep into the valley's stunning scenery lead by an experienced guide who will explain you about the flora and fauna of the oldest evergreen rainforest in Thailand. Complete your eco adventure with a lunch before heading back to Krabi with drop-off at your hotel.
One of the most awe-inspiring things about Khao Sok National Park is it's abundant and varied wildlife. There are more than 48 mammal species such as wild elephants, monkeys, gibbons, deer, bear, wild dog, marbled cat etc. The park is also home to 165-foot tall trees and Rafflesia, the world's largest flower with a diameter of 31 inches, and more than 187 kind of birds, thousands kind of butterflies and insects.