ISLAND TO JUNGLE

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Take a unique private tour of Koh Surin with the original Moken inhabitants
of this tropical paradise. Bask in the natural beauty of the Surin Islands while you immerse in Moken
Life and snorkel the crystal waters of the Andaman Sea.Bask in the beauty of a 20 million year old rainforest and immerse
in the nature of the Khao Sok National park area.Spend your nights in a jungle bungalow and then trip to a floating bungalow on a majestic lake. Enjoy eco adventures or relax in the tranquility of nature .

Region THAILAND
Category ADVENTURE / TREK & HIKE
Activities HIKING, CLIMBING
Comfort MODERATE / COMFORTABLE
Activity Level 2/5
Best Time OCT-MAY
Duration 5 NIGHTS
Type GROUP / INDIVIDUAL
Visa NOT REQUIRED FOR INDIANS
Travel Insurance REQUIRED
Health Certificate N.A
Cost ON REQUEST
Morning

Meet your translator at the Andaman Discoveries office for a pre-trip briefing and then transfer to the Kuraburi Pier. Depart for Koh Surin by speedboat Check into your tent accommodations at the National Park Headquarters.Relax, unwind and enjoy the peaceful beach with its blue waters and white sand

Noon

Enjoy Thai style lunch at the Naional Park Headquarters. Meet your Moken guide and take a snorkel tour to see the underwater life of the sea gypsies, how they have adapted to living in the water, and why they love it. Watch as your Moken guide spots sea turtles and sharks swimming in the waters. End your day with your Moken guide and return to the park headquarters for free time.

Evening

Dinner at the park headquarter.

Overnight : Koh Surin National Park, tents on the beach with bedding provided; electricity generated from 6-10 pm

Morning

Breakfast at the park headquarter. Meet you local guide and take a long tail boat trip to the Moken village. A tour around the village is an insight into the intricate relationship between the Moken and their surrounding environment. Learn about the brightly colored "Spirit Poles" and Moken homes, built on wooden stilts directly on the beach. Participate in a handicraft workshop and learn the traditional art of Moken weaving.Use forest Pandanus leaves to weave a natural bracelet. Keep it as a souvenir and show off to your friends at home.

Noon

Pack Lunch in village at the Moken house. Forest hike - your Moken guide will highlight useful plants, including medicinal herbs, edible species, and those used in construction of traditional houseboats Snorkeling - coral reef exploration with Moken guide. Your guide will take you to a wonderlandof colorful tropical fish and allow you to witness the impressive Moken swimming techniques.Back at the park headquarters enjoy free time to walk the beach, relax, and enjoy the sunset.

Evening

Dinner at the park headquarter

Overnight : Koh Surin National Park, tents on the beach with bedding provided; electricity generated from 6-10 pm

Morning

Breakfast at the park headquarter. Try your hand at rowing a Moken "row-boat" and re-enacting their method of spear fishing. Reunite with you Moken guide for more snorkeling at a new site or another visit to the village. Snorkeling with your Moken guide if time permits.

Noon

Return to the park headquarters to have lunch. Pack your belongs and prepare for departure from the island. Depart Koh Surin by speedboat to Kuraburi Pier. Transfer back to Kuraburi town, check in to the local resort in Kuraburi Enjoy the evening in the quaint town of Kuraburi, explore the evening market and local Thai food at one of the many restaurants in town.

Overnight : Local resort in Kuraburi with a/c and hot water

Morning

Breakfast at local market with your guide and then 11 am transfer to Khaosok national park. Arrive to the Khao Sok National Park area and bask in the fairy-tale scenery of the vividly colored limestone mountains that rise sharply above the untouched forests. The jungle here is over 20 million years old, and is home to a vast variety of flora and fauna species, and a perfect place for an eco adventure and relaxation in beautiful nature.

Noon

After lunch join a local community group for a canoe trip down a gentle river while floating by towering limestone cliffs to take in the scenery. Stop and enjoy a hot drink from a handmade bamboo cup with your local guides. Learn how your trip and these guides help to conserve this local environment.

Evening

Return to the jungle resort for the evening and enjoy dinner at the restaurant

Overnight: jungle resort in Khao Sok; meals & Canoe included

Morning

We retrace our river and road journey back to Puerto Maldonado, our office and the airport.Depending on airline schedules, this may require dawn departures.

Noon

Swim in the emerald waters and go jungle hiking or spend some time kayaking.

Evening

After a fresh dinner (included), spend the night in a floating bamboo bungalow.

Overnight : Floating bamboo bungalow, all meals and activities

Morning

Wake up early for a morning mist safari, and look for giant hornbills, monkeys,and gibbons feeding in the trees Breakfast in the floating raft’s restaurant

Noon

Check out of your room and relax, swim, or kayak until lunch, then take a boat to Rajaprabha Dam with an optional van back to Khao Sok. Tour ends at 14:00 at Rajaprabha Dam. Transfer 1.3 hours to Suratthani train station with private taxi or join van (not included).

Evening

After a fresh dinner (included), spend the night in a floating bamboo bungalow.