Category Archives: Pak Chong Tourism

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

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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GranMonte guest house

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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 veriety, Chenin Blanc and Syrah & Chenin Blanc. GranMonte guest house offers … 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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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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