Experience the beauty of southern Thailand on the 2 Day Elephant Hills Jungle Safari. You will have the opportunity to get up close and personal to the magnificent Asian Elephant as well as enjoy a relaxing canoeing safari on the Sok River. Trek by foot to discover the magical world that inhibits the rainforests of southern Thailand, whilst being accommodated in Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camp in Khao Sak National Park. These Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camp tours are truly a once in a life-time experience.
Elephant Hills Camp is located close to the jungle of Khao Sok National Park and provides 30 luxurious tents. These tents have been tailor made and feature comfortable solid beds, fan, tea & coffee making facilities and a private bathroom. Tents are spacious and are well protected against the natural elements with the interiors being furnished with hand crafted furniture. Prices are based on 2 people sharing a tent, however single supplements are available on request. For a third person sharing a tent, portable beds will be used.
Day 1 Overnight - Elephant Hills camp: Includes Lunch & Dinner
The journey begins after you have been picked up from you departure location. Travel through southern Thailand to Elephant Hills camp. Arriving around midday, relax as you enjoy a Thai buffet lunch. This afternoon you are treated to a relaxing canoe journey on the Sok River. Surrounded by the walls of the cliffs laced with tropical foliage and the limestone mountains, keep an eye out for reptiles basking on the river banks and of hornbill birds flying above. Meandering downstream, witness some of the last remaining areas of the primary rainforest where little has changed over time.
After your relaxing canoe excursion, visit the Elephant Sanctuary. This truly amazing experience provides you with the opportunity to see, touch, prepare a daily meal and feed the elephants. As Asia’s largest land animal, learn and interact with their mahouts (elephant caretakers) all whilst gaining an insight into the conservation project. The visit ends as you watch the elephants bathe before you get up really close and personal and scrub and wash them clean.
Head back to your luxury tent to relax before enjoying the evening activities. The Jungle Explorers Club Bar serves a selection of wines, cocktails and beers (at own expense). Other optional activities available include a traditional Thai dance performance by local school children, a movie presentation or a cooking demonstration. Dinner is served around 8pm. As you dine in this unique location enjoy the sounds and atmosphere of the rainforest.
Day 2 : Includes Breakfast & Lunch
After a relaxing night rest, awake to the sounds of the rainforest and take time out to watch the sun rising as the mist clears over the mountain. Breakfast is available at your leisure.
The tour then makes its way into the rainforest to explore the beauty of one of the world’s oldest habitats. There is an amazing variety of flora and fauna on display. Be quite, go slow, look and listen as the rainforest comes alive around you. Hornbills, gibbons, macaque can be seen as you trek through and discover the magic of the rainforest. Weather permitting your bamboo cooked lunch is served in the rainforest.
Returning to Elephant Hills camp, you will have time to refresh before departing to your next location (hotel or airport).
Extra nights are available staying at Elephant Hills Camp pre or post your tour. Ask your consultant at time of booking.
Pick up and onward transfers are available from: Phuket, Khao Lak,Krabi, Surat Thani, Khanom and Koh Samui. Transfers are include in the tour price. The closest and exact location of pick up and drop off will be advised on confirmation. Note: flight delays many result in private transfers being arranged which will incur surcharges.
|Pick-up Location||Approximate Pick-up time||Duration|
|Khao Lak||8.30am-9.00am||1.5 hours|
|Surat Thani||8.00am-10.00am||1.5 hours|
|Don Sak Pier||8.30am||2.5 hours|
|Koh Samui||5.30am-6.00am||4.5 hours|
Guests must accept the risks of taking part in an adventure tour package. A disclaimer is issued to guests to sign in at check in and an accident insurance policy is held; any valid claims can only be considered within the limits of the stated amount of the policy and under the laws of Thailand. People are advised to buy their own travel insurance to cover for accidents, injuries, sickness, cancellation and repatriation.
Please note: Tours are subject to change and dependent on local conditions.
Children: Elephant Hills Tours are not recommend for children under the age of 4. Children 4 - 15 years are charged at the child rate.
Important Information: Elephant Hills accepts no responsibility for children under the age of 4 years staying at Elephant Hills and under 7 years at the Rainforest Camp, pregnant women, people of ill health or anyone suffering from any congenital disease, sickness or injury unknown to Elephant Hills on arrival. Under these circumstances Elephant Hills cannot be held responsible for any refund or consequential charges the guest may incur.
What to Bring: Towel, water bottle, torch, small pillow, toiletries, personal medication, mosquito repellant, hat, sturdy walking shoes, swimmers, sun screen, binoculars, camera, warm clothing in cooler months, wet weather gear.
Elephant Welfare: Elephant Hills prides itself on animal welfare and operates an Elephant Conservation Project which sees part of the profits from this tour used to ensure animal healthcare and to provide proper nutrition of elephants that are not as well taken care of as the Elephant Hills elephants.
Operated By: Elephant Hills