Category Archives: Khao Yai National Park

All you need to know about Khao Yai national park, A Unesco world heritage forest program. Best spots, treks, animals watching, animal protection, flora and fauna, botanica of Kao yai tropcial forest

Hiking & trekking main trails map in Khao Yai national park

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Rafting in Khao Yai for beginners: Lam Takhong river, level 1-2

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Rafting on Lam Takhong This route is located north of Khao Yai national park, in Pak Chong area near the park entrance, and cross different landscape as orchards, forest and villages. This is a very easy river, more for beginners … Continue reading

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Khao Yai national park attraction: Sunset hike to Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave

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This travel blog photo’s source is TravelPod page: What is the purpose of leeches?? Khao Luk Chang Bat Cave is one of the most popular attraction in Khao Yai national park and is listed on almost all guided tour to … Continue reading

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Rafting in Khao Yai: Kaeng Hin Phoeng rapids in Prachinburi

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Sai Yai River and Kaeng Hin Phoeng rapids ( class 4&5), Prachinburi province. the river is located in the south part of Khao Yai national park: White water rafting is at best in rainy season, from June to October, during … Continue reading

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A complete guide to Khao Yai plants & botany

A complete botany guide to Khao Yai is available for download for free from DNP ( Department of national parks) website. It s a massive 262 pages e-book co-published with Christian Puff from the Faculty of Botany in Vienna. This … Continue reading

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Trekking and safety tips

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Trekking is the best way to enjoy parks in Asia such as Khao Yai to really spot wildlife and enjoy tropical forest, don ‘t have too much hope to spot a tiger(! still wondering what is legend and truth in … Continue reading

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New regulation in Thai national parks

Effective from December 29, 2010. Bringing Alcohol in all Thailand national parks is forbidden. What a real good initiative, let’s hope it will really be in effect. Bad news for noisy Thai students on camping sites, good news for the … Continue reading

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Activities: animal & bird watching

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All pictures@khaoyainews.com Animal Observing Khao yai park is home for 112 species of mammals, 392 species of birds and 200 reptiles and amphibians. It is internationally important for the conservation of globally threatened and endangered mammal, bird and reptile species, … Continue reading

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Place of interest in the park, waterfalls

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Khao Yai has 44 waterfalls that flow abundantly in the rainy season. If the falls are your main interested, be aware that in dry season, specially at the end, the water level of those rivers might be very low and … Continue reading

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Activities: hiking trails in the park

Remember if you walk a relatively long trail  inform the office ahead and take a guide. For all overnight treks in the jungle you must inform the park office, and walk with a park’s ranger. Check the local weather forecasts … Continue reading

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Khao Yai Forest Complex a Unesco World Heritage program

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The Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex contains more than 800 fauna species, including 112 species of mammals, 392 species of birds and 200 reptiles and amphibians. It is internationally important for the conservation of globally threatened and endangered mammal, bird … Continue reading

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Khao Yai climate

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Khao Yai  has three main seasons, with an annual mean temperature of 23 degrees celsius, though this varies greatly with the seasons. Rainy Season Is from May to October. During this season most days have high rates of precipitation. The … Continue reading

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Khao Yai national park map

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A map of the main attractions, roads and trails in Khao Yai national park Check also more maps for Khao Yai ( cycling maps, trekking maps, Khao Yai hotels and resorts maps…)

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Accommodations inside Khao Yai national park: lodges & camp sites

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If you are not too much after comfort and want to fully experience Khao Yai park, staying within it is probably the best thing to do. Meanwhile it can be hard to book for foreigners and the choice is limited, … Continue reading

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