Category Archives: Khao Yai Highlights

Highlights of what not to miss in Khao Yai area and Korat province.

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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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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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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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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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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