Category Archives: Things to do and see in Khao Yai

All things to do and see in Khao Yai, Pak Chong and Nakhon Ratchassima Province

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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Khao Yai hotels & resorts orientation map

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Shops list: Thai Silk shopping in Nakhon Ratchassima province

Wikitravel provides a great list of places to shop local Thai silk in Nakhon Ratchassima province, shops are listed here by cities: Nakhon Ratchasima Fa Fon (ฟ้าฝนไหมไทย) 1 Chomphon Road, Soi Sirichinda Tel: 0 4424 4544,0 4426 8201 Fax: 0 … Continue reading

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Bike threw South East Asia finest vineyards: The Wine trail itinerary map in Khao Yai

Visit Khao Yai scenery and vineyards by mountain bike, here a map of a suggested itinerary departing from Mu Si. Difficulty: Hills– need to be in good shape. Choose a wise climate for your shape Length: Trail 1#:55 km for … 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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Mountain bike rides in Khao Yai

Two very interesting mountain bike trails are mapped and available on Everytrail. Both are located east of Bonanza area, the first one crossing nearby hills and forest Trail 1, 20 miles 4 hours Saturday Ride at EveryTrail Trail 2, 20 … Continue reading

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Winter Chill Live,concert this saturday in Khao Yai, 22 jan.2011

One of the last concert of the season. Winter Chill live this saturday 22 January 2011 Tickets, information and program at Thai ticketmaster

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Getting around Pak Chong: motorbike and car rental

The easiest way to go around and explore the area or get inside Khao Yai park is by renting a motorbike or a car if you do not have your own vehicle. Car: Best rates for car rentals are available … Continue reading

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Pak Chong orientation map

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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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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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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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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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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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