At Aava Resort & Spa, we offer a variety of tours that showcase the deep history and diversity of Khanom, and its surrounding areas, including the natural beauty of its rainforests, waterfalls, beaches, and sea.
Whether sightseeing, fishing, kayaking, or snorkeling, all of your senses will be engaged by the uniquely Thai landmarks and gorgeous natural scenery, the sights and sounds of exotic wildlife, the pungent aromas and diverse tastes of authentic local Thai food, and the warmth of the air and sea.
On this tour, you will experience the natural beauty and local charm of Khanom. Discover naturally formed shapes in the Khao Wang Thong Cave, visit the Torn Tarn fish spa, see the Samed Chun Waterfall—the largest in Khanom—and experience the Thai way of doing business at the local market.
Pink Dolphin Tour
A local expert will take you on his long tail or fishing boat to witness firsthand unique pink dolphins, so be sure to have your camera ready!
After, you will go to the tiny island of Koh Nui Nork and learn about the miracle of the legendary Buddhist monk Luang Por Tuad, followed by lunch on a deserted beach.
Khao Sok National Park is home to one of the oldest, if not the oldest, rainforests in the world. The high natural diversity is on full display with its mountains, valleys, lakes, rivers, and caves—not to mention the wildlife.
You will go bamboo rafting down the river, get a unique vantage point atop an elephant, and see an array of indigenous flora and fauna.
The fishing tour will appeal to both fishermen and their companions as there is a variety of activities including fishing, swimming, snorkeling, or just relaxing.
Your local guide will take you to the best spots where there is an assortment of fish for you to catch. Once back at the resort, the chefs at Aalto Restaurant will cook the catch of the day at a beach barbeque.
Nakhon Si Thammarat
Experience the fusion of local culture, history of Buddhism, and shopping opportunities in Nakhorn Si Thammarat, Southern Thailand’s commercial capital.
You will visit Wat Phra Mahathat, one of the oldest and most important temples in Thailand, and a nearby museum created by the south’s master of shadow puppetry.
At your leisure, enjoy the local Thai food and check out the variety of silver and local handicrafts along ”Silver Street.”
Take a breathtaking four-kilometre trek to the Krung Ching waterfall, which is named after the palm trees called “Ching Trees.” The waterfall consists of seven tiers with a wooden viewing platform at the big falls known as Fon Saen Hah.
In addition to hosting the biggest waterfall in Southern Thailand, the Krung Ching area of Khao Luang National Park is also a premier location for forest birding.
Although physically challenging, your trek will be worth every step.
Take an adventure deep into the mangrove forest and see various types of birds and other small creatures. Your guide will take you along the best routes and tell you about the many secrets hidden within the forest.
Traveling very quietly below the natural canopy, you will experience the auditory sensation of the many sounds of the forest while relaxing within the natural tranquility that surrounds you.
You will snorkel at Tan Island and Raab Island, which are considered two of the most beautiful islands for snorkeling among the 11 islands in the area.
See different types of fish and other marine life, including a variety of coral such as deer antler coral, brain coral, and plate coral, as well as an assortment of sea flowers.
Enjoy a natural spa treatment at Torn Tarn Resort Khanom as mountain river fish nibble at your feet to clean and soften them as you relax. As ticklish as it may be, the result will make you feel as though you are walking on cotton.
After, visit the mini zoo where you and the kids can mingle with strange and interesting animals including alpacas, exotic birds, and bunnies. Feed them, pet them, and take photos with them – it’s a unique experience that the whole family will enjoy.
The beautiful Rajjaprabha Dam Golf Course is one of the best courses—if not the best course—in Southern Thailand.
Located within Khao Sok National Park and below the Rajjaprabha dam, the natural greenery, mountains, dense jungle, and scenic views are spectacular.
With the combination of natural beauty and overall course layout and routing, you will find playing at Rajjaprabha Dam Golf Course one of your most memorable golf outings.
Koh Samui has something for everyone including a variety of natural and man-made attractions—and getting there now takes only 25 minutes by speedboat!
The tour begins with a visit to the Na Muang Waterfalls followed by a stop at Wat Khunaram where you will see the Mummified Monk.
Your guide will then take you to Chaweng Beach where you can have lunch, participate in activities along the beach, walk around, do some shopping, or just relax.
The tour concludes with a visit to the Big Buddha temple (Wat Phra Yai) and then to the serene and scenic Fisherman’s Village.