Khao Yai National Park near Pak Chong

Khao Yai National Park is one of the biggest attractions of Thailand. It is situated in the western part of the Sankamphaeng Mountain Range, at the southwestern boundary of the Korat Plateau. The park is the third largest in Thailand. It covers an area of 2,168 square kilometers, including evergreen forests and grasslands, and there are 3,000 species of plants, 320 species of birds like red junglefowl and Coral-billed Ground-cuckoo and 66 species of mammals, including Asiatic black bear, Asian elephant, gaur, gibbon, Indian sambar deer, pig-tailed macaque, Indian muntjac, dhole, and wild pig.It holds UNESCO World Heritage Status and is a MUST-SEE to visitors of Thailand. Recommended is a night time jeep safari spotting deer. Booking can be made through most hotels. Bookings can also be made directly at the visitor centre in the park. In the daytime hiking to the waterfalls is fun.

Admission fee: Adults 400 baht and Children 200 baht  and the fee of one car  is 50 baht.
The park is open to visitors 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Those who want to go on a night safari by car must contact the park office before 6 p.m

Notice: Due to over capacity and to protect the environment of  Khao Yai National Park, Royal Forest Department has announced to limit the number of visitors since July 1, 2008 , therefore visitors  should inquire Khao Yai National Park directly before travelling at Tel. 08 1877 3127 , 08 6092 6531 which operate 24 hrs. or visit website

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