Elephant Hills Tented Camp
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
- Free airport shuttle
TravelPod Member ReviewsElephant Hills Tented Camp Surat Thani
Two days in tents!
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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 ...
... was poor. The tour description was rather over ambitious. The crew said the local waters are too shallow (and as I found the small amount of coral that was mentioned was virtually non existent). I trekked on the rocky routes with the only pathway element being ropes tied to trees. I had a close encounter with a spectacled monkey and baby. They were quite content to eat leaves half a metre away from me though I moved away having been informed of rabies amongst the monkeys just ...
... and hit the bamboo early. I would learn soon later that my bloody knee was about to show its true colors. I woke to pee out my bamboo hut window in the middle of the night, and felt some serious pain as the blood rushed to the joint ( my knee that is...). **** balls. It really hurt. I sucked it up and slept, but the next day I was forced to sit out the hike, and lay around like a lump. At least it was in a stunning landscape!
... we had some silly fun
we pampered ourselves with a nice relaxing foot massage at the local spa
....................................... .....................................we tried our hand at some arts and crafts
we found a flower and dipped it into the sap from ...
I had wanted to go to Khao Sok national park since before I came to Thailand. My friend Polly went and said it was her favourite place in the world so I was eager to check it out and it didn't disappoint. Thanks, Polly!
We stayed in basic bungalows about a five minute drive from the entrance to the park, next to a small river. The owner, Ann, was extremely friendly and helpful, driving us to the park and picking us up when ...