(Cheow Lan = Rachprapa Dam)
Pick up can be from Phuket, Khao Lak, Krabi, Surat Thani ( Ferry Terminal from Koh Samui ).
Thailand Journey Adventure have developed this truly remarkable trip with the assistance of park rangers and local guides all with Thailand Journey Adventure world famous sense of fun and adventure.
08:00 Pick up from Hotel
09:00 Stop for some traditional Thai fruit fritters and coffee chance for a short visit to a beautiful Cave Temple
11:00 Arrive at the Dam
11:00 Boat trip to your Raft house
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and Relax.
13:00 – 14:00 Basic Kayak and Safety instruction.
14:00 – 16:30 Our first paddle in Cheow lan Lake up some of the small estuaries
16:30 Coffee and Snack break also a chance for a swim.
17:30 We will paddle over to Bill Island to try and see the hornbills that frequent this place, evening time is the best chance to view them.
19:00 Head back for dinner. Relax then hear interesting stories of rainforests of the area with your guide.
07:30 You will be woken up this morning by the wonderful sounds of the Lar Gibbon echoing across the lake one of the lead players in the orchestra of the rainforest
09:00 Head out for our viewpoint trek good chance to see the Lar Gibbon and Dusky Langurs on this trail in the morning.
12:00 Paddle to our special hidden waterfall Lunch spot.
14:00 After cooling off and exploring the waterfall we will paddle back to the raft house exploring the rainforest on our way looking for interesting wildlife and Fauna on the way.
17:00 Arrive at raft house. Free time to relax, swim or paddle
19:00 Sunset Dinner.
09:00 Depart to explore the amazing limestone Karsts formations caves to explore and some amazing scenery if the water level is right we can take you through a secret cave to a lake within a lake.
12:00 Lunch at a viewpoint cave chance for high divers to take a 6 meter (20 foot Jump into 90 meter deep water.
13:00 Paddle to another shallow area for some snorkeling.
15:00 Paddle and explore another area of of the lake.
Sunset We wait by a large cave to see thousands of bats coming out of a cave high up in the Karsts.
08:00 Break Fast
09:00 Head for a trek this morning through some beautiful Rock formation in the rainforest this are is full of wildlife and you will find many tracks here.
11:00 Arrive at an amazing cave system and explore the cave system inside there are some truly amazing stalactites and stalagmites, bats of various species, spiders also strange luminous white fungi can be found here.
12:00 Lunch at Cave entrance you will be surprised at the quality of the lunches we have on our trek and excursions (Thailand Journey Adventure style)
12:45 Start the trek back to our kayaks
14:30 Depart for raft house
15:30 Check out and back to pier
17:00 Transfer back to pick up location
20:00 End of service at the hotel.
Cost include : All land and water transportation, food, guides, accommodation Optional extras include sunrise and night paddles, sunrise paddles are a good opportunity to spot Gibbons and Monkeys. Nighttime paddles are a chance to catch the larger nocturnal mammals and cats coming to the lakeside to drink. There are no additional costs for these. Guides besides there own knowledge of the rainforest will have a selection of reference books about the wildlife and fauna of the area to share with you.
You should bring the following on any Thailand Journey Adventure overnighter:
Hat, Shorts, Sleeping clothes, Sun block, Rain gear (between May and October), Mosquito repellant (just in case), Sunglasses, Swimming gear, T shirts – protection from the sun, Toiletries, Towel/Sarong, Very light long pants, protection against mosquitoes, Trekking shoes, Camera
(We have dry bags, but Thailand Journey Adventure is not responsible for cameras optical or electronics gear.)
All prices based on twin share basic rooms.
Single person supplement : 400 Baht per day for all trips.
Published Price Per Person, Two guests minimum.
Discounts available for large group bookings (4+).
Child 4-12 years are half price.