The LakeTour, 1 Day
This is a big tour (camping, lake) please tell us 1-2 day before
Start in the morning ~ 8.30 a.m. from Smiley with the car or minibus
9.30 After 50 km short stop in Ta Khun for buy some food and you can buy something in 7/11 (cigaretts, snacks)
12 km more to the Chieo-Lan-Sea (Ratchaprabha Dam)
10.00 a.m. with the longtailboat 1 hour, 22km on the Chieo-Lan-Sea to Smiley Lakehouse. You will see a greafull nature!
12.00 Lunch Time, relax, swim and kajak by yourself
1.00 p.m. Start with longtailboat to Nam Talu Cave jungle trek.
3.00 pm.m back at Smiley Lakehouse
4.00 p.m. With Lontailboat back to the pier
5.00 p.m. back at the pier and drive by car/minibus to Khao Sok (65 km)
5.40 p.m. Arrive at Smiley Khao Sok
Here now some pictures from the tour:
When you drive to the lake you can see a greatful landscape...
...with high mountains
The lake area is popular place for the thai people on the weekend.
The big dam, where the water is about 90m deep
With the longtailboat in 1 hr. to the other end of the lake
...on the end of the lake you can see many yellow butterfly
..and walk 1 hr. to the cave Nam Talu. On the entrance, the cave is very big.
In the cave you can see bats , not danger and limestones
More pics of the walk through the cave
Near the end of the cave you must walk/swimm in fresh clear water
Big adventure !
Then you go back to the rafthouse for lunch, swimming, explore with kanu .
11 Bungalows of Smiley Lake House (built 2011)
All Bungalows with toilett/bathroom