21 Apr '11, 9am

Destination of the week: Phuket, Thailand

Destination of the week: Phuket, Thailand

is one of the best places to experience all that inland Phuket has to offer. The park has some of the island's last virgin rain forest, jungle trekking opportunities, and many of the hikes pass by natural features like the Ton Sai and Bang Pae Waterfalls . Guides are available and advisable for those what want to take on some of the longer trails. Khao Phra Theao is also home to the Gibbon Rehabilitation Center . This center seeks to address the problems of the illegal gibbon pet trade by readying poached or abandoned pet gibbons for a return to the wild. There are free tours at the center, but the project is funded by cash donations from visitors, and most of the staff are volunteers who were introduced to the center as tourists.

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