Phuket’s Sandbox and your way into the pristine nature of Khao Sok National Park
Breaking News from Thailand and Our Jungle Resorts in Khao Sok this week (Tuesday 12th of October 2021), The country’s Prime Minister, Prayuth Chan-ocha, has announced quarantine free arrival to the Kingdom of Thailand by air from at least46 countries, to be confirmed by the CCSA, but expected to be coming into effect from November 1st, 2021 onwards.
Additionally, has the visa application process changed from the Certificate of Entry (COE) to the new Thailand Pass, which is expected to reduce the required amount of documents and processing time. You can find out more about health insurance and other requirements under the link below:
Foreign arrivals will only need to provide a negative result of an RT-PCR test from their home country as well as to conduct an additional test upon arrival in Thailand. After providing the two required negative results, international visitors are able to travel throughout Thailand under the by provinces erected regulations.
The to-date announced list has been extended to include 46 low-risk departure countries such as Singapore, Germany, China, the UK, and the USA, with additional countries to be added later in December 2021.
To be on the safe side, travelers are advised to wait for the official announcement of the changes in quarantine rules to be published by the Royal Gazette or for the official news release issued by the Tourism Authority of Thailand in later October 2021.
Planning to visit Khao Sok domestically in October, November or December 2021?
Entering & Exiting Phuket (From 16th of October 2021) – Domestic Travel
|Domestic Visitors / Travellers to Phuket via land, pier, or airport arrival, must comply with one of the following requirements:
Everyone entering Phuket must download and register via the MorChana application and www.gophuget.com.
Children under 6 years of age traveling with their parents or guardians are exempted.
The previously required negative Covid Test Results have been exempted for fully vaccinated visitors to Phuket, Phang Nga and Surat Thani Province.
For domestic visitors, travel restrictions and recommendations are beginning to ease, nonetheless are all visitors to Khao Sok National Park required to provide:
- a negative Covid Test result (acquired not longer than 72 hours before entering the park).
- or by providing proof of being fully vaccinated.
Our Jungle Camp can help you arrange the for Khao Sok National Park tours required test prior to entering the park or embarking on an exciting Cheow Lan Lake adventure at Ban Ta Khun or Phanom Hospital or directly at Cheow Lan Lake, the cost ranges from 200 – 350 THB per test.
At Our Jungle Camp in Khao Sok, we are SHA Certified and compliant with the advised D-M-H-T-T-A precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19: D – Distancing, M – Mask wearing, H – Handwashing, T – Temperature check, T – Testing for COVID-19, and A – alert application. Additionally are we in the process of acquiring SHA+ Certification as all our staff has acquired full vaccination status on October 14th, 2021.
Overall restrictions and requirements are in the decline and travel to Khao Sok is conveniently possible from all destinations within Thailand.
We remain hopeful that we will be able to welcome you here with us in Khao Sok in the coming month, as Khao Sok has never been that serene and beautiful. If you require any further information regarding a future stay, please do not hesitate to contact us via Facebook Messenger or Our Contact Form.