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Khao Sok National Park, Changwat Surat Thani, Thailand

How much does it cost to travel to Khao Sok National Park?

You should plan to spend around $88 (฿3,212) per day on your vacation in Khao Sok National Park. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $26 (฿961) on meals
  • $64 (฿2,357) on local transportation
  • $44 (฿1,627) on hotels

A one week trip to Khao Sok National Park for two people costs, on average, $1,227 (฿44,966). This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
    $88
    ฿3,212
  • One Week Per person
    $613
    ฿22,483
  • 2 Weeks Per person
    $1,227
    ฿44,966
  • One Month Per person
    $2,628
    ฿96,356
  • One Week For a couple
    $1,227
    ฿44,966
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
    $2,453
    ฿89,932
  • One Month For a couple
    $5,257
    ฿192,712
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Khao Sok National Park cost?

A one week trip to Khao Sok National Park usually costs around $613 (฿22,483) for one person and $1,227 (฿44,966) for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Khao Sok National Park on average costs around $1,227 (฿44,966) for one person and $2,453 (฿89,932) for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Khao Sok National Park will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Khao Sok National Park on average costs around $2,628 (฿96,356) for one person and $5,257 (฿192,712) for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.




Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Khao Sok National Park has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Khao Sok National Park expensive to visit?

Prices in Khao Sok National Park are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within Asia, Khao Sok National Park is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Busan (Pusan) or Osaka.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Khao Sok National Park Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Khao Sok National Park?

The average Khao Sok National Park trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Khao Sok National Park travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.


Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) ฿1,627 ($44)
Local Transportation 1 ฿2,357 ($64)
Food 2 ฿961 ($26)
Entertainment 1 ฿1,036 ($28)
Alcohol 2 ฿104 - 311 ($3 - 8)
Accommodation Budget in Khao Sok National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Khao Sok National Park is $22 (฿814). For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Khao Sok National Park is $44 (฿1,627). This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.


  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
    $22
    ฿814
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room
    $44
    ฿1,627

Hotel Prices in Khao Sok National Park

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Transportation Budget in Khao Sok National Park
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Khao Sok National Park is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $64 (฿2,357) per person, per day, on local transportation in Khao Sok National Park.


  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.
    $64
    ฿2,357


Flights to Khao Sok National Park
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Rental Cars in Khao Sok National Park
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Food Budget in Khao Sok National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • While meal prices in Khao Sok National Park can vary, the average cost of food in Khao Sok National Park is $26 (฿961) per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Khao Sok National Park should cost around $10 (฿384) per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Khao Sok National Park is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.


  • Food2 Meals for one day
    $26
    ฿961


Entertainment Budget in Khao Sok National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • Entertainment and activities in Khao Sok National Park typically cost an average of $28 (฿1,036) per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.


  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.
    $28
    ฿1,036


Alcohol Budget in Khao Sok National Park
Average Daily Costs

Calculated from travelers like you

  • The average person spends about $5.65 (฿207) on alcoholic beverages in Khao Sok National Park per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.


  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day
    $5.65
    ฿207


Last Updated: Feb 6, 2023
Khao Sok National Park On a Budget
Khao Sok National Park Khao Sok National Park, Thailand
In the south of Thailand, visitors will find a gorgeous getaway of pure nature. The Khao Sok National Park is a jungle reserve that covers over 700 square kilometers, and described as one of the most beautiful wildlife reserves in the country.

Many say this jungle is over 160 million years old making it one of the world's oldest rainforests. The lush environment of limestone, waterfalls and thickets of vegetation will make any wanderer eager to discover more. Keep your eyes peeled for bears, boars, gaurs, tapirs, gibbons, deer, marbled cats, wild elephants and more. Look to the sky for over 300 species of bird and 38 different types of bats.

You'll find the best time to book is from December to April, better known as the dry season. From June to October there is significantly more rain and the threat of monsoons. Not only does it rain on your parade, but also it causes the leeches to emerge.

To enter the park is a 300 baht fee for foreigners, 150 for children, and 40 for Thai citizens. If someone tries to sell you a ticket for more than that, simply buy one at the park entrance. When planning your stay remember that your entrance fee is only valid for 24 hours. If you're staying multiple days, you'll need to pay up front. Often if you're with a tour, the entrance fee is included in the tour price, but you should inquire about this to make sure.
Sights
The Khao Sok National Park is breathtaking no matter where you look, but there are some notable sights worth visiting. In all of Thailand, the only place you'll find the Rafflesia flower is Khao Sok, and it is a sight to behold. At 80 centimeters long, this is giant flower is in bloom around late January to early February. It is the province's official flower. If you happen to be there when it's in bloom, do yourself a favor and make the trek.

The Ratchapbrabha Dam, also known as the light of the kingdom, is the perfect spot to get the best picture on your trip. With gorgeous viewpoints over the lake and hillsides, you won't be disappointed you visit.

And while you're there, go just a little further to see the Chiaw Lan Lake a little closer. This artificial lake was created in 1982 by the Electricity Generation Authority of Thailand, and is offered in most tour packages. For more ideas about what to see and where to go, check out this fantastic guide to visiting Khao Sok.

Activities
While it may be tempting to hike and wander on your own, the longer trails require a guide be with you. This may be a blessing in disguise, as several longer trails aren't marked very well. Some of the smaller trails for independent wanderers include the 3 kilometers to Wing Hin Waterfall, or the similar distance to the Bang Hua Rat Waterfall.

There are nine different trails, and many tour packages offered. Some of them will even come with inner tubing trips, caving, kayaking, or zip lining. Many will also include drinks, food and some sort of accommodations. If you have the opportunity, sign up for a tour that includes at least one night in a floating raft house. It's quite a unique experience.

When hiring a tour be aware that some tour operators use guides without a license and many do not have proper insurance. To avoid this just look for the Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT) sign and be sure to ask about insurance.
Food and Dining
Most guesthouses within the park will have a restaurant that serve Thai and European dishes. They will all have fresh fruits and juices. Even the convenience stores will sell the freshest local fruits. Some of your selections will include rambutan, longan, pomelo, mango, mangosteen, bananas, papayas and guavas. Grab any of these plus snack s and cold drinks at any of the small shops to stock up for your day of hiking,

Some of the best and most authentic Thai food will be found in the Khao Sok River Lodge's restaurant. It can get busy, but it's worth the wait. If the Thai spice is getting to you, though, try the Thai Herb Restaurant. This family-owned restaurant is known for selling Thai dishes with a western spin - which is a nice way of saying, "less spicy."

Transportation
The favored mode of transportation in the park is either by walking or joining a tour.

Mountain bikes can also be rented. Cars and motorbikes are not allowed on park trails.
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.