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Khao Sok

Khao Sok is the living place of extraordinary wildlife comprising of wild elephants, leopards, serow, banteng, gaur, dusky langurs, tigers and Malayan sun bears. Bird enthusiasts will be captivated upon visiting, as there are more than 180 bird kinds to have a glimpse of and visitors will enjoy the surroundings. Nature lovers should list this destination if ever they plan a vacation in Thailand.

khao sok vacation cheaphotel tour packagetour thailand traveler hotelUncommon flora is discovered within nature courses specifically to the south of the park, where native plants consisting of lianas, bamboo, ferns and giant rattan, of more than 10cm. in diameter, can be found. To make it perfect, the bua phut is possibly, what visitors to Khao Sok expected to catch a glimpse at the most. Bua Phut or Rafflesia kerri meyer, a flower that can be exclusively discovered in Khao Sok, distinguished as the biggest flower all over the world. When in total bloom, the Bua Phut is relatively 80 centimeters in diameter. The flower is originally a parasitic plant with no roots that common plants possess, but depending on the roots of jungle vascular plants to live on.

The perfect season to visit Bua Phut is from October to December, when they are in total flourishing stage. Reach or drop by at the park’s headquarters for a local escort. Note that a 5-8 hour trekking is involved and it is guaranteed to have a close encounter with this extraordinary flower. Nevertheless, there are available photographs of Bua Phut in the headquarters’ office, with details and important information written about the ecological structures of the park.

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