Khao Sok National Park. Don’t just see it, experience it!
Khao Sok national park / Thailand
At Khao Sok National Park, you’re invited to discover or rediscover the magic of the thailand’s first national park, Khao Sok National Park. The proud stewards of the park and this truly extraordinary Thailand wonder, we’ll help you find your ultimate Khao Sok National Park experience—all while working to protect and preserve the park for future
Thai: เขาสก is located in Surat Thani province in Thailand. Its land area is 739 km², and it includes the Chiao Lan reservoir dammed by the Ratchaprapha dam. The park comprises the largest area of virgin forest in Southern Thailand and is a remnant of rainforest which is older and more diverse than the Amazon Rainforest. The wild mammals include, Malayan Tapir, Asian Elephant, Tiger, Sambar Deer, Bear, Guar, Banteng, Serow, Wild Boar, Pig Tailed Macaque, Langur, White handed Gibbon, Squirrel, Muntjak and Mouse Deer. It is perhaps most famous for the Bua Phut (Rafflesia kerrii) flower which grows within the park. In addition to its exotic flora, Khao Sok is inhabited by a wide variety of animals, including gibbons and barking deer. The 94 m high Ratchaprapha dam was built in 1982 at the Khlong Saeng River, a tributary of the Phum Duang River.
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