Cheow Lan Lake, Ban Ta Khun

#5 of 30 in Nature in Surat Thani Province
Must see · Dam · Water Body
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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  • Absolutely magical place. We drove from Surat Thani to the marina and hired a private boat for 2 hours. Prices were all set and clearly displayed so no need to haggle. 2 hours was plenty to see the...  more »
  • Cheow Lan Lake or Ratchaprapha Dam is one of the most interesting areas in Khao Sok. Boat tours to the lake can be done in a day. You would be taken to Cheow Lan Lake by aircon minivan. Later, a boat....  more »
  • What a beautiful place! The limestone mountains are just so spectacular to take in. I recommend staying right on the lake in floating bungalows, pretty cool experience!
  • Fantastic landscape. The boat rentals can be a little difficult to sort out though. A enjoyable day around the lake though.

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