Day 1 Flight to Hat Yai airport and depending on the time of the arrival transfer to the hotel in Hat Yai town or eventually butterflying if enough time. Dinner downtown with nice markets and shopping.
Day 2 7am breakfast and visit the Thale Ban National Park, in the province of Satun (80 Km) . Interesting area with some good species shared with the bordering Malaysia. Lunch on the field. Back yo the hotel at 4pm. Dinner in town.
Some picture from Thale Ban: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm25wh4x
Day 3 Early breakfast and transfer to Betong, with a day stop to Than To waterfall (190 Km, 2.30’ hours), in the Bang Lang National Park (about 3 hours drive). Afternoon one more hour drive to Betong. Check in at the hotel. Dinner in Town.
Some picture from Bang Lang -Than To: https://flic.kr/s/aHsm25wh4x
Day 4 Excursion at the ‘Winter Garden’ and nearby mountains, max height around 1000 mt. (30 km from Betong town). Lunch on site. Back in Town around 5pm. Dinner in town.
Day 5 Excursion at Chulaporn 10, 45 km from Betong, at the edge of Bang Lang National park and on the border with Malaysia. Lunch on site. About 5 km easy plain trail. Back in town at 5pm
Day 6 Another day in Betong, visiting other locations, as Km 32 mountain (900 mt) and the neighbor waterfall. Afternoon move to another location close to the town (Drupadia place). Dinner in Town.
Some pictures from Betong: https://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/albums/72157645599866469
Day 7 Early morning check out, drive to Yala, Hat Yai. Depending the schedule back to the airport or a short stop on the way.
CAR: A Ford Everest 4×4, 3.2 lt. and 7 seats, climatizer, panoramic opening roof, 220v plug, GPS
OUTLINE ITINERARY: Please note that the following is only intended as a guide. The actual itinerary may be changed if necessary due local conditions.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Your passport must be valid for a period of 6 months beyond the expected exit date. It is your responsibility to ensure that you obtain any necessary tourist visa prior to departure.
TRAVEL INSURANCE: This is compulsory and must include full medical and emergency repatriation cover.
LIABILITY: By joining this tour you accept that you travel entirely at your own risk and that you absolve ThaiButterflies.com from and against any and all liability financial or otherwise resulting from accident, injury, illness, theft, or from flight cancellations/delays or failure by the ground agent or local guide to provide requested services.
HEALTH/FITNESS: It is your responsibility to ensure that you are medically and mentally fit to participate in a tropical tour where conditions will be sometime basic and at times hard.
TOURS HOURS: Depending the needs, usually we move at 7.30/8am to our destination. Although not mandatory, depending the day and the distance, usually we are back to the hotel at 4/5pm. Time to relax, rest and wait for the dinner usually at 7pm.
DAILY CHARGE is 7,000 Baht for a max of 4 persons, 6,000 if only one person, exceptionally 8,000 if 5 persons, shared among the participants.
GASOLINE, highway fees, and other possible charges during the trip are not included.
ACCOMMODATION: The hotel room is usually about 600 to 1,000 Baht/day for a single/double room.
NATIONAL PARKS entrance fee is between 100 and 300 Baht/person
FOOD and drink will cost about 200/300 Baht a meal/person