Elephant Hills Tented Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TravelPod Member ReviewsElephant Hills Tented Camp Surat Thani
Two days in tents!
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We moved from Ko Tao to Ko Samui on the 26th ready to start our special trip to the Elephant Hills for the next day. This excursion was a rather special trip comprising of 3 days & 2 nights within Khao Sok National Park - a vast lake which is surrounded by dense tropical rainforest. Our first day on this trip we were able to learn about, meet, …
... and my friends are Kiwis. I quickly got a shower and got ready so I could join them for dinner. We were heading to the fisherman's village around 15 minutes from Mae Nam where we were staying. The village was lovely, no cars aloud down the street so peaceful and quiet to walk around. After having a mooch one of the family members chose a restaurant which was big enough to fit us all in. Dinner was lovely and a special treat as it was all paid for by ...
The next morning we were off to Koh Phra Thong. We had arranged a transfer as the island is a bit tricky to get to so were picked up by car for a drive down to the pier. When we arrived at the pier, there was no water! Our driver seemed a bit perturbed so phoned our new host. She told us not to worry and that the tide would soon come in and so we were dropped for a while at the boatman's house. Here we met his wife and daughter. The wife couldnt speak a word of English so it was ...
... for us haha. Anyway, after settling in, we had a look around until the lunch gong sounded (yes, there was actually a gong to signal each meal - amazing). We helped ourselves to the buffet but then realised that they had made Mike his own whole set of gluten free dishes. Very sweet. The food throughout was delicious with decent variety considering where we were and they always cooked something especially for Mike on top of the normal food he could already have.
We met an ...
... rice, pineapple, vegetables and all kinds of herbs, spices and sauces. He got some sticks and made a fire. Then he and Boom, assisted by Dave, went off to find bamboo. They came back with a huge long piece. Kai cut the bamboo up and made a rice cooker by cutting a long piece of bamboo and putting a hole in it, filling it with rice and water and then laying it longways resting over the fire. He also cut out serving dishes and plates, made a spit for the chicken and ...