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Khao Lak day trips.. in Khao Lak

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Khao Lak day trips.. in Khao Lak

I'm looking around at little things we could do during our stay which isn't far from our resort.

I would like to see Elephants but am really wary of not encouraging cruel conditions for animals.. are there any Elephant Camps/Zoo's that I should avoid?

Also I heard of a Waterfall near by.. should I arrange a tour of this or is it ok for us to just go wandering. Is it a long hike?

Any other suggestions for short trips?

Thanks in advance :)

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1. Re: Khao Lak day trips.. in Khao Lak

We have always found the Sairung Elephant Camp which is north of Khao Lak on the way to Takua Pa. local taxi will take you there. Also Aia Elephant & Safari Park opposite the Merlin Resort on Khao Lak Beach (first beach from Phuket) is "Ellie friendly" . Khao Lak Elephant Camp just past the entrance to the J w Marriott on the highway is very commercialised with a monkey & snake show.

Sairung Waterfall is inland from the highway just past the entrance to Le Meridien. It is a long hike.

Plenty of other ideas in the FAQs on the right.

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2. Re: Khao Lak day trips.. in Khao Lak

Thanks again Arandora :)

Is the Sairung Waterfall hike ok to do alone or should we get a guide?

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3. Re: Khao Lak day trips.. in Khao Lak

A taxi will take you to the waterfall and it's not too much of a hike from there, just up and over and back down. If you want a local guide to suggest and accompany you on some trips in and around Khao Laki contact Lora of Dior Travel on k_lora1974@yahoo.com or diorkhaolak@yahoo.co.th

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