While doing some research for hubby's trips while away i came accross a local company called khao lak tour information who offered a day discovery tour to Cheow Laan Lake. I found plenty of tours to Khao Sok but not many offering a day trip to the lake unless you stayed in one of the rafthouses overnight.As hubby is a 5 star man this would not have been for him as he does not do basic.
I was quite impressed with the speed of reply to my initial enquiry with a reply back within 20 minutes confirming his booking and agreeing to do the tour.
His day started with a pick up t 07.00hrs with a driver called Ken in a new mini A/C mini bus and a Guide called Li who was with him the whole day explaining the history along the way.It is a 2 hour transfer to the lake and included a longtailboat ride round the island jungle trekking at Ha-Roy-Rai mountain, a trip on a bamboo raft to Pa-Ka-Rung cave which he said was fantastic and then back to the rafthouse for a thai food banquet for lunch.After this it was free time to either canoe,tubing, swimming or relaxing before taking the longtail back to the pier.On the way back to khao Lak they visited a temple.
His verdict on this trip was awesome the scenery blew him away and he was so glad he was able to experience the beauty of the lake without staying in a rafthouse. The lake is also mozzie free. He would like to thank his personal guide who was with him all day Li and Ken the driver. The website for this tour is www.khaolaktours.info . He also enjoyed the drive to Khao Sok and then up to the lake as the scenery along the way was wonderfull.