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Gaarawé village
137 M.3 T.
Klong Sok A.Phanom
Surat Thani 84250
Thailand

(137 หมู่3 ต.คลองสกอ.พนมจ.สุราษฎร์ธานี84250)

Phone: +66 (0)9 80 42 95 25
Email:
[email protected]

Getting here:

From Bangkok

By bus
Take a night bus from Southern Bus Terminal to Surat Thani. The ticket will cost between 460THB and 780THB depending on the type of bus and service. It’s a 9 or 10 hour trip and buses leave until 8.30pm or 9.00pm. Therefore, we recommend you to take the latest bus possible, as you have to finish your trip to Gaarawé by taking a bus or minivan to Khao Sok, and the first ones of the day leave at 7am. You’ll take this bus or minivan in the same terminal you arrive to. It should cost between 100THB-300THB and it takes about an hour to get to Gaarawé. It is important for you to know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 12 km after Phanom and 25 km before Khao Sok. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus or minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately after the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

By train
Take an overnight train from Hualamphong Station to Surat Thani (second sleeping class), which would cost around 800THB. Once arrived to Surat Thani train station (Punpin station), take a bus or minivan to Khao Sok. Bear in mind the first service is at around 7am. It should cost between 100THB-300THB and takes about an hour to get to Gaarawé. It is important for you to know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 12 km after Phanom and 25 km before Khao Sok. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus or minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately after the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Surat Thani Airport

Before departing, call the minivan company that goes from Surat Thani to Khao Sok (+66(0)77395025, +66(0)818939882) and specify what time you arrive at. Bear in mind the first service leaves Surat Thani bus terminal at 7am. The minivan will wait for you in front of the departures hall and pick you up on its way to Phanom/Khao Sok. It should cost around 200THB-300THB and the trip will take about an hour. Once in the van, tell the bus driver’s assistant that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 12 km after Phanom and 25 km before Khao Sok. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately after the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Surat Thani train station

From Surat Thani train station (Punpin station), take a bus or minivan to Khao Sok. It should cost between 100THB-300THB and takes about an hour to get to Gaarawé. Bear in mind the first service is at around 7am. It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 12 km after Phanom and 25 km before Khao Sok. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus or minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately after the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Surat Thani bus station

From Surat Thani bus terminal, take a bus or minivan to Khao Sok. It should cost between 100THB-300THB and takes about an hour to get to Gaarawé. Bear in mind the first service is at around 7am. It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 12 km after Phanom and 25 km before Khao Sok. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus or minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately after the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Khao Sok

By bus
Head to the bus stop on the main Rd 401 (hostels and agencies will be able to show you an updated timetable). It’s only a 30-minute drive to Gaarawé. It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 25km from Khao Sok, and 12 km before Phanom. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus, follow the little unpaved road immediately before the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

By minivan
There are two agencies, and you can take a minivan on the main road 401 (+66(0)77395025, +66(0)818939882) or closer to the National Park’s entrance (+66(0)937634910). It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 25km from Khao Sok, and 12 km before Phanom. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately before the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Phuket Airport

You have to take the public bus that goes to Surat Thani through Takua Pa, which that has a stop 10km from Phuket Airport, on the main road, opposite to the police station. Ask the airport information staff for assistance. The buses come from Phuket town, and reach the airport area about 30-45 minutes later. Please keep in mind that it’s a 4 hour ride and there aren’t many buses per day.
Alternately, you can take a public bus, a minivan or a private taxi from the Airport to the Phuket central bus station. From there, there are more buses going to Surat Thani.
In both cases, it is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 25km after Khao Sok, and 12 km before Phanom. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus, follow the little unpaved road immediately before the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

From Krabi

From Krabi, you can take a minivan (Pichet transport CO,.LTD: +66 (0) 824682426, +66 (0) 992821424) to Khao Sok. It costs around 350 THB.
Once arrived to Khao Sok, you have two options:

By bus
Head to the bus stop on the main Rd 401 (hostels and agencies will be able to show you an updated timetable). It’s only a 30-minute drive to Gaarawé. It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 25km from Khao Sok, and 12 km before Phanom. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the bus, follow the little unpaved road immediately before the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

By minivan
There are two agencies, and you can take a minivan on the main road 401 (+66(0)77395025, +66(0)818939882) or closer to the National Park’s entrance (+66(0)937634910). It is important for you know, and to tell the bus driver’s assistant, that we are located at the kilometer 84 of the 401 road, which is 25km from Khao Sok, and 12 km before Phanom. Ideally, save Gaarawé’s location on your Google map and show it to the driver’s assistant some minutes before arriving to the spot. If you don’t have a GPS connection, try asking him to stop at Taanwat Resort. After getting off the minivan, follow the little unpaved road immediately before the short road that goes to the resort. After some 300mts you’ll find Gaarawé!

Work visa:

You must request a tourist visa from your country’s Thai embassy for more information:

https://www.thaiimmigration.net/tourist-visa-for-thailand.html

ATM:

In the surroundings do not reach an atm before 12 km we advise you to arrange before arriving for your personal expenses

Water – Air – Ice :

This is the oldest forest on the planet, the quality of air and water is excellent.
Ice in Thailand is good everywhere, unfortunately there are still those who drink harmful plastic.

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