Cheow Lan Lake, Ban Ta Khun

#5 of 16 in Nature in Surat Thani Province
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Cheow Lan Lake represents a huge structure responsible for the creation of Cheow Larn Lake, popular for its scenery and recreational activities. Limestone outcrops and cliffs tower against the sides of the lake covered by dense jungles. Hike through the forest and keep your eyes peeled for exotic animals and plants like elephants, monkeys, and the world’s largest flower, Rafflesia. You can also arrange fishing tours and try to catch a huge variety of species; try staying overnight on a floating bungalow. Put Cheow Lan Lake and other Ban Ta Khun attractions into our Ban Ta Khun trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Rent a private boat and also cave visit. Beautiful ride along bizarre limestone rocks. Have not regretted it.
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  • A large dam accommodation services, naphae dam, but backpacks in the vessel, or it will be rim-style dam. Cold air.
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  • This National Park was submerged in 1988 covering 185 sq. kms, resulting in a spectacular marine park, accessed by boats of various ilk. Limited accommodation id actually available on the Lake in prim...  more »
  • Beautiful lake with limestone rock formations shooting out of the lake. It's not actually a 'lake' but a man made dam. Getting a long tail boat is one of the only ways to get around due to the thick forest clinging to the lakes steep shoreline. There are some floating bamboo huts you can stay at
  • I think put away the boat engine noises, you will find tranquility right in a minute. Water is so clear with aqua green, limestone rocks, beautiful Khao Sok Natioanal Park with lush greens, a boat ride I can't resist to put away my camera. The boat ride in the morning, afternoon, evening will give a different view. Weather at the lake is so unpredictable, it can be hot burning come next with cloudy rain, not a surprise in rain forest zone right :D We booked the tour through our resort at 2500baht per person. but the stay at Krai-sorn floating house is a 2 stars due to cleanliness. At the prai I saw a full price list listed prices of floating houses available at Cheow La Lake, but too bad was in a rush didn't get to take a picture. There is a huge lake in Malaysia living on houseboat, talking about tranquility, I think I prefer Lake Kenyir more because houseboat does not create noises.
  • Beautiful lake. It is worth renting a boat to tour the lake. Tourists will also need to pay entrance/conservation fees because the lake is part of Khao Sok National Park.
  • Beautiful, somewhat alien landscape
  • Amazing place!

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