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Villa Khao Phaengma

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4 nicely furnished private villas, some with private pool, for rent or  rooms only B&B . The larger villa with pool  start at 15000thb, smaller villas are available from 4000 up to 10000 thb, rooms from 2200 thb. Location: Wang … Continue reading

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Phusuey Kangsara Homestay

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A home stay in a traditional Thai house in a secluded part surrounded by nature. Service as B&B in the large house for up to 10 people (3200-6400thb), smaller thai house for 4 (2800thb),or bali bungalow for 2/3 (2400thb) Location: … Continue reading

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Getting there: Khao Yai & Pakchong

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FROM BANGKOK Pak Chong is between Bangkok and Nakhon Ratchassima, making travel options in and out quite easy and frequent. Road map to Khao Yai national park The southern gate to the park seems closer to Bangkok but as there … 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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Dining & restaurants recommendation in Khao Yai

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Pak Chong/ Mu Si Wine Dining: Enjoy Khao Yai wine and dining in the middle of the vineyards: The great Hornbill@PB Valley (Thai & Fusion): 102 Moo 5, Phiya Yen, Pak Chong,Tel: +66 (0) 3622 6415 – 16. Web Vincotto@ … Continue reading

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Highlights: more information’s about silk villages to visit in Korat / Nakhon Ratchassima

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Few entries & information’s found on the web about  silk villages in Korat / Nakhon Ratchassima area if you wish to know more about this subject A great entry on another silk village on TeakDoor: Ban Pa-Ngat, a silk village … Continue reading

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Bobbys Apartment & Jungle tour

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A good option for budget travelers in Khao Yai, Bobbys apartment are located near the Thanarad Rd. exit from Mittraphap Rd. , This guest-house offers fan rooms starting at 200 thb, fan rooms with TV at 300 thb & 2 … Continue reading

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Highlight: Dan Kwian pottery village

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Literally, Dan Kwian means ‘bullock cart checkpoint.’ The village was named because it used to be a rest area for caravan traders, who traveled in bull carts from Nakhon Ratchasima to Buriram, Surin and further onward to lower Khmer. In … Continue reading

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Highlight: Jim Thompson farm & Pak Thong Chai silk Village

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Pak Thong Chai Silk Village One of the most famous silk villages in Thailand, showcasing elaborate silk-weaving process, and offering beautiful Thai silk at reasonable price, Korat silk is famous for its high quality. Pak Thong Chai Village is one … Continue reading

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Shopping

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Outlet village Khao Yai Outlet shopping mall for various locales and licensee international fashion brands, past seasons at discount prices. The outlet is located on Mittraphap Rd., it host as well a Starbuck coffee and various restaurants, open daily from … Continue reading

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Activities parks

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3 attractions parks are available in the Khao Yai area: Lifepark The Life park at greenery offers many activities for all ages: Bumper Boats and mini car and mini kart for kids, everslide, nano racing, bumper, bowling, zorb, Thunder Nawk, … Continue reading

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GranMonte estate

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GranMonte estate is another large vineyard located in the Asoke valley, adjacent to the park and covering around 100 rai. The GranMonte wine are made of two grapes variety, Chenin Blanc and Syrah & Chenin Blanc. Beside beautiful landscape, a … Continue reading

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PB Valley Winery & Wineyard visit

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PB valley has a total vineyard area of 500 hectares out of 2,500 hectares all together with 400 hectares being planted with wine grapes and 100 hectares of table grapes. PB valley produce mainly Shiraz and Chenin Blanc grapes threw … Continue reading

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Highlight: Farm Chock Chai

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It ‘s hard to miss it from the road when you arrive from Bangkok. Huge parking lots, hundreds, thousands on peak days? of people everywhere, queuing at the Umm milk ice cream parlor, 3 restaurants, souvenirs shops… it’ s a … Continue reading

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Environmental issues in Khao Yai

Freeland run an interesting blog called Khao Yai experiences with good information about environmental issues in the area. FREELAND Foundation is the only international conservation and human rights organization working across Asia that is headquartered in Asia. They  are dedicated … Continue reading

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Art floating market

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A small “Art Floating Market” is organised at Klong Dong Mountain View, a nice initiative as their setting is very charming. Some Folk Art Painting workshop are organised, and u can end your visit at the De lekker Grill & … Continue reading

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Pak Chong useful informations

Supermarket: Tesco Lotus, at the junction of Mitthrapap expressway and Thanarad road, is the largest in the area and you can found there all you need for groceries as well as banking and Thai restaurants. Banking: a Bangkok Bank branch … Continue reading

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Pak Chong markets

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Pak Chong morning market Pak Chong ‘s morning market is in the heart of the Pak Chong town. Pak chong Market is a ‘fresh’ market, raw meat, seafood, vegetables are offered there at low prices. It s a good shot … Continue reading

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Elephant conservation in Khao Yai

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Everybody enjoys elephants and an elephant ride. But exploitation of these wild animals is a major problem in Thailand. Specially the elephants working in the street in all major Thai cities. Often those elephants will be taken very young away … 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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Historical sites

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Phrasat Hin Phimai Temple The Phimai historical park protects one of the most important Khmer temples of Thailand. It is located in the town of Phimai, Nakhon Ratchasima province, about 60 km from Khorat city. The temple marks one end … Continue reading

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Museums in Nakhon Ratchassima area

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Phimai National Museum is in Phimai, about 60 kilometers from Nakhon Rachassima, on the road to Khon Kaen. The museum display a collection of arte-facts and information on the cultural prosperity of ancient Isaan. Arte-facts found in the lower North … 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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