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is a seaside resort located in the Takua Pa district in the Phang Nga province,
Thailand and popular as a departure point for liveaboard scuba diving trips to
the Similan Islands. Khao Lak is located at 8°37′47.68″N 98°14′39.53″E
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Thailand Holiday Adventure Destination Khao Lak
Are you looking for a leisure holiday by the beach with crystal clear waters? Are you looking for a holiday which will refresh your mind and soul? Then you should visit Khao Lak, a resort town in Pang Nga, Thailand and about 100 kilometres from Phuket. It is easily accessible for tourists besides being a silent and serene place to be.
Khao Lak is a popular tourist destination attracting tourists from as far as Europe. Excitehotels.com provides tourists with the best accommodation at hotels in Khao Lak at very low prices.
There are many famous places to visit in Khao Lak like the Chong Fah Waterfall which is scenic and great for cooling off. Takuapa Old Town is filled with picturesque shops and are the typical local markets which sell traditional goods and a few riverside restaurants are also found there. Lampi Waterfall is another famous waterfall which is best viewed in the early hours of the day as the sun shines through the mist creating a quaint view. The Cheow Lan Lake is another scenic spot where the view of the lake with limestone ridges is just picture perfect.
Khao Lak - Feel the Natural Magic
Khao Lak offers many adventure activities like jungle trekking on foot or elephant,
canoeing, river rafting and tubing. It is an excellent relaxation spot for diving
safaris. There are also courses offered on open water diving, scuba diving and
rescue diving. Sea canoeing is eco-friendly and provides the real and natural
feel of Nature. It's also very good for physical health as it serves as an aerobic
workout. White water rafting is the most favourite among all the sports and provides
tourists with a unique experience when compared to other activities.
There are a wide variety of festivals and events that are celebrated like The
Chao Ley or the Boat Floating festival of the Morgan people or the gypsies of
the Andaman Sea. It takes place in a sea gypsy village to celebrate the spirits
of ancestors. The festival is accompanied by music performances and dances. The
Turtle Releasing event held at Thai Muang beach is an annual seven day event
held in March in which the young hatchlings are released back into the sea at
Thai Muang National Park. Leatherback and Olive Ridley turtles are the species
that are commonly hatched. Loy Kratong which is a National festival is celebrated
with great pomp and valour here. It is referred to as the 'Festival
of Lights' and
is the most enchanting festival of Thailand. Khao Lak offers tourists a variety
of entertainment activities and celebrations which keep them engaged and provides
them with a fantastic and unforgotten experience. Excitehotels.com adds the enchantment
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