For many people a jungle trek and elephant experience meant deviating from Southern Thailand and flights to the North, with all the additional travel detracting from crucial beach time.
That was until Elephant Hills Luxury Tented Camp arrived. But don’t think of a visit as ‘cutting corners’ despite the camp being within easy reach of all Southern Beach Resorts. It is set next to the spectacular Khao Sok National Park, the oldest evergreen rainforest in the world surrounded by spectacular vistas and mountain scenery. The 45 luxury tents offer all the benefits of the style and standard that you might be more familiar with in South Africa’s game reserves, and the unforgettable night-time sounds of the jungle. You can also combine with 20 luxury tents at the Rainforest Camp – the little sister of The Elephant Camp and situated in the centre of Cheow Larn Lake in Khao Sok National Park. Rainforest Camp, one of the only floating tented camps in the world. The Rainforest Camp is located on one of Thailand’s most spectacular lakes surrounded by rainforest and towering limestone mountains.
A range of packages includes elephant experiences, canoe safaris, and jungle trekking to help you really explore this beautiful region. Of course plenty of free time is left for you to share stories around the campfires and the largely open-air camp restaurant!
Please note that you will not have an Elephant Trek, but at this multi-award winning ethical camp you will have the opportunity to experience feeding, washing and interacting with Asia’s largest land animal.