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Khao Lak 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

Thailand Holiday Destination - Experience Adventure at Khao Lak
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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 of hotels in Khao lak as the perfect touch to a vacation.

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