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Cheow Lan Dam (Ratchaprapa Dam)

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Address: Khao Sok National Park | Khao Pang Subdistrict, Ban Ta Khun 46820, Thailand
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Go see for yourself it is a must see. Beautiful man made dam. Go stay on the dam in a floating campsite or one of the hotels.

Reviewed 6 days ago
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29 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go see for yourself it is a must see. Beautiful man made dam. Go stay on the dam in a floating campsite or one of the hotels.

Thank HHKS
Lincoln, Rhode Island
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3.5 hours on a private longtail boat ride around the dam and its most popular views, along with a stop at a restaurant on the lake for lunch and then back to the dock for a ride back to our hotel. It was well worth it.

Thank JoanneB691
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287 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Went from Elephant Hills on a long tail boat trip to their lake camp, the scenery in absolutely stunning and we enjoyed canoeing on the lake.

Thank Adders
Bristol, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

wonderful day tripon a thai boat out to a floating camp where we had lunch and you could swim and kayak if you wished

Thank SusieChops
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Took in the scenery on the long tail boats--just beautiful, pictures do not do it justice. I recommend a trip here just to take a look, if you happen to be in the area. Who knows, at the right time of year, I hear you can see monkeys and elephants.

Thank Amanda L
Bangkok, Thailand
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The 2d/1n tour was 2.500THB and I don't think it was worth it. The bungalows were nice, but we did not see that many special things that I would want to do it again.

Thank Erinnamichdran
east st paul
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

My wife and i dragged ourselves away from Thailand's beautiful beaches for a day to visit this lake in the park. it was a great choice of a way to spend the day. i recommend taking a guided one day excursion on the lake. if you can do a private tour of the park/lake. it is a man made fresh... More 

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75 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This place is amazing with its views. take a boat and go around the lake. they have even floating bungolalows if you want to spend the night there.

Thank Dor G
Hermanus, South Africa
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Beautiful Rural Thailand - Great place to get away from it all. Would also recommend overnight stay on a Floating Bungalow which also offer hikes in the jungle and boat tours around the dam/lake Meals usually included in Floating Bungalow stay

Thank Kevin W
Bangkok, Thailand
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67 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

One of the most rare beauty in Surat province. A place where you can actually relax and enjoy as a whole family. About an hour drive from Surat and can be a day trip. The view is magnificent and unforgettable.

Thank 743kcnguyen72

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