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Khao Lak Day Trips

Hyderabad, India
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Khao Lak Day Trips


We will be in Khao Lak from 28th Jan to 1st Feb. we have 3 full days to spend in Khao Lak and my plan is to have one snorkelling trip and one elephant trek.

Looking at various reviews we are interested in Koh tachai for the snorkelling day trip. Is it a good choice over similan and surin and is it available on all days?

Since we have limited time, is it necessary to plan thess trips in advance i.e through online? Or we can plan it once we are in Khao Lak through our hotel once we reach.

Also please suggest which tour groups to choose for both elephant treks and snorkelling trips

We are staying in Khao Lak orchid.

Thanks in advance

Poulton Le Fylde...
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for Khao Lak, Khao Sok National Park
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1. Re: Khao Lak Day Trips

You are in a great place at the Orchid to book these trips when you arrive. See Eike on Tour Desk.

Hyderabad, India
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2. Re: Khao Lak Day Trips

Thanks Arandora!!!

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3. Re: Khao Lak Day Trips

Hi, we've just done both trips and would suggest Similian over Taichi. We also had a great day in Khao Sok National park involving Monkeys, elephant ride and canoeing, we booked the evening before so no need to pre-book. Loads of tour companies on the main road or book with your hotel (prices seemed comparable either way)

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4. Re: Khao Lak Day Trips

& dont forget trip to Khao Sok national park & Cheow Lan lake & Racaphraha dam.

If possible arrange overnight stay on one of the lake platform cabins.......daylight is absolutely magic on the lake.

Its a long day trip, so enjoy an overnight stay.......great relaxing time will be had.

Have fun


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5. Re: Khao Lak Day Trips

Just back from similans, Surin, tachai etc and similans and Surins for snorkelling over tachai. Tachai is great for diving but not so awesome for snorkelling

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