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Khao Yai travel guide. Resorts and hotels informations in Kao Yai, camps, guest house, bungalow, lodge in Khao Yai. Activities, shopping, local screened address, attractions, local maps. A complete travel guide to Khao Yai national park.

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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Thailand international balloon festival

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Earth, Wind & Fire are the principal organizers of Hot Air Balloon events and this year will  stage the fourth of the Thailand International Balloon Festival, the largest outdoor event in Thailand, hosting audiences of between 150,000 and 300,000 on … 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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Phimalai festival and boat races

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Phimai Festival and Boat Races is held during Loy Kratong festivities. The Dragon Boat racing festival has been taking place in Nakhon Ratchasima for over 100 years. The festival features cultural performances, a procession depicting life in the Khmer period, … 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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Khirirom resort

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A 19 rooms small resort with swimming pool, restaurant, fitness and seminar room. Prices range from 1140 up to 12000 Thb Location: Near Pakchong city Web: Khirirom resort

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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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