Going on a multi-day Jungle or Camping Safari in the rain forest requires some minor adjustments in order to have as comfortable a stay as possible. Here is some extra information which answers the questions most frequently asked by our clients.Facilities: There are seven individual tree houses and one tree house with 3 individual rooms, high (one tree house is at a lower level for those with a fear of heights) in the forest canopy, complete with sturdy stairways and handrails. Basic but comfortable with private toilet and cold water shower, double bed and mosquito net (an extra single bed in triple rooms). Our backdrop is a limestone mountain with interesting caves to explore.
A hundred metres away from tree houses are the dining and relaxing area are located in a classic Thai house. On the Raja Phraba lake there are seven individual raft houses each equipped with double mattress and mosquito net and a 3 room raft houses with 2 single beds (or one double bed if preferred) and mosquito nets to each room. There are shared toilet facilities nearby. There is also a restaurant rafthouse for leisure area. Season The seasons in Khao Sok National Park are different to those with which you are familiar. Instead of spring, summer, autumn and winter, people here talk about the “dry” and the “rainy” season. The dry season is from November until April while most of the rain falls during the months May to October. Each of the two season has its charm and its difficulties! Mosquitoes According to our up-to-date information there is no malaria in Khao Sok National Park. Being bitten by mosquitoes is not pleasant, however, so to avoid of being bitten follow this advice:
At all of our accommodation we have mosquito nets over the beds. Close these carefully before sleeping.
Wear clothes which cover as much of your skin as possible (long trousers and long sleeves shirts), especially in the evening.
Use mosquito repellent on the exposed parts of your body.
Guests are advised to bring
waterproof walking shoes
protection against the sun (cream, hat, sun glasses)
a small back pack
a sense of humour and a taste for adventure.
Please enquire for details of how to travel to-from Khao Sok