Category Archives: Pak Chong Tourism

All about things to do and see in Pak Chong and Khao Yai area

Hiking & trekking main trails map in Khao Yai national park

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Horseback riding in Khao Yai: OK Corral’s ranch at Bonanza

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  OK Corral’s ranch is the most serious horse riding operator in Khao Yai area, located on the huge compound of Bonanza Khao Yai. Beside organizing cow boy festival regularly, including rodeo demonstrations and night events, OK. Corral offers for … Continue reading

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Short list: Popular Hotels & Resorts in Khao Yai. Pak Chong travel guide and hotel location map

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  An overview of the most popular hotels, resorts, lodges and budget accommodations in Khao Yai national park area Khao Yai Boutique & Luxury Hotels Our pick of top Boutique and luxury hotels to stay with style in Khao Yai … Continue reading

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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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editor’s pick: discover Thai village’s life with Ban Prasat homestay in Nakhon Ratchassima

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Picture: Check twoelders travel blog on Ban Prasat homestay on Travelpod. The Home Stay in Thai villages Program A fantastic way to discover Thailand country side and way of life is to plunge into village’s tradition by staying in villagers … Continue reading

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Locals’ pick, best restaurants in Korat/ Nakhon Ratchassima

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Best KoratĀ  Restaurants Krua Cha Pang: It is diagonally opposite Chomsurang Hotel on Mahatthai Road. Tel : 044-255767, 044-341404 Recommended Dishes: * Fried Khorat noodle * shrimp chilli paste * fried chicken in cashew nut * fried snake head fish … Continue reading

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Locals’ pick, best restaurant in Khao Yai area: Ban Mai Chai

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Ban Mai Chai Restaurant & Bar. Great and unique atmosphere with a large antique shop attached. Nam 1 Muban Ko Kaeo, Amphoe Pak Chong Open daily. Tel: 0 4431 4236, 0 4431 2134. Recommended dishes: * Fried duck with crispy … Continue reading

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Locals’ pick, best restaurant in Khao Yai area: Krua Nan Nam

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Krua Nan Nam Great food along the river. Pak Chong city: Beyond Amphoe Pak Chong district office, 50 m past Bangkok Hospital on the left. Open daily, Tel 0 4431 6666, 0 4431 6800, Recommended dishes: * house specialty curry … 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 aboutĀ  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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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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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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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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