R 21 750 pps
- Return flights from Johannesburg
- Airport taxes
- All transfers
- 5 Nights at the 5* Bangsak Merlin in a Superior Room
- Breakfast daily
2 Nights at the 5* Elephant Hills Jungle Lake Safari (See below itinerary)
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
Elephant Hills itinerary
1st Days Activities: The amazing Elephant Experience.
Transfer from the airport or hotel to Elephant Hills Camp in Khao Sok.
Elephant Hills Elephant Experience: Feeding, washing and interacting with Asia’s largest land animal. A really touching experience in an almost untouched environment. Canoe Safari down the Sok river. Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Khao Sok. Evening Activities: movie presentation, dance performances and cooking demonstration.
2nd Days Activities: Spectacular Cheow Larn Lake.
Shopping. Visit a local market in Takhun to experience Thailand’s rural lifestyle.
Boat Trip. Sightseeing in a traditional longtailboat on Cheow Larn Lake.
Lunch at the Rainforest Camp. Canoes are available to explore the spectacular surrounding. Guided canoe safari and Wildlife spotting.
Overnight at the Rainforest Camp.
3rd Days Activities: Flora and fauna in the fabulous forest.
Jungle Trekking on foot through southern Thailand’s unique Rainforest environment.
Lunch at the Rainforest Camp and chance to swim before return transfer to hotel or airport.
Meals not specified
Items of a personal nature
T @ C’s
Prices advertised are based on the rate of exchange at the time of publishing and are subject to change without prior notice due to airfare increases and currency fluctuations.
Valid for dates as specified. Alternative dates are available and will be quoted on request.
All prices are per person sharing a double/twin room unless otherwise specified. Single supplements will apply and will be quoted on request.
Packages are subject to availability at the time of the reservation.
Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Surcharges may apply for departures on certain days of the week.
Rebooking and cancellations fees apply
Merlin’s newest gem is a contemporary style resort which lies directly on the stunning white sands of Bangsak, in the Phang Nga region just 90 minutes north of Phuket airport. With three signature lagoon pools and tropical gardens, Bangsak Merlin features unrivalled panoramic ocean vistas on a secluded location. Ideal fro couples and families alike, guests will enjoy generous accommodation with spacious balconies and leisure facilities including the Merlin Spa, spa pool and fitness centre. There is a good selection of food & beverage outlets with two restaurants, three bars and a deli shop; particularly recommended is the light full board option available year round or all inclusive during the summer months.
The centre of Khao Lak with its local shops and bars can easily be reached by the free shuttle service and the town of Takuapa with its sino-portuguese buildings and low-key street market, is just 25 minutes away.
Situated right on the border of the rainforest of Khao Sok National Park, the 35 luxurious tents are tailor-made and set in the largest protected area of rainforest in Southern Thailand. Each tent features comfortable solid beds, fan, tea and coffee making facilities and a luxurious bathroom with Western style toilet, hairdryer and hot and cold shower. The furniture is handmade by their very own skilled craftsmen using natural materials and provides all the comfort normally found in a hotel room.
The tents have ample space, are well protected against mosquitoes and other possible intruders, offer plenty of lighting and are the perfect place to reflect on the day’s observations and activities. A night at Elephant Hills is a unique experience, the temperatures drop and the campfire creates a romantic and warm atmosphere in which to share travel tales as the rainforest its inhabitants form an exciting concert.
The main area at The Elephant Camp consists of the reception, a semi-open-air restaurant, a well-stocked bar, a small souvenir shop, a fireplace, maps, newspapers and info boards as well as a swimming pool with superb view of the spectacular limestone cliff backdrop. It even offers free Wi-Fi to share pictures and experiences with the rest of the world while sipping ice-cold beer or a freshly prepared Piña colada.
Furthermore, guests will find a local herb garden with plants like pineapple, papaya, peppers, galangal, chilies and much more. Fish can be fed in the little fish pond or guests may head to the Sok River with all its wild fish just behind the camp.
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