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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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Bobbys Apartment & Jungle tour

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A good option for budget travelers in Khao Yai, Bobbys apartment are located near the Thanarad Rd. exit from Mittraphap Rd. , This guest-house offers fan rooms starting at 200 thb, fan rooms with TV at 300 thb & 2 … 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 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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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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Editor’s pick: Baan Saranya Lodge

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Editor’s pick: Baan Saranya Lodge Khao Yai Right opposite Krua Khao Yai on Thanarad road, Baan Saranya offers lovely bungalows and a nice restaurant/bar and sitting area for a budget price. It makes for good rooms options with a budget … Continue reading

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PB Valley resort

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PB Valley is the considered as the best Thai wine, the PB Valley vineyard area is 500 hectares out of 2,500 hectares ,all together with 400 hectares being planted with wine grapes and 100 hectares of table grapes. That make … Continue reading

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Editor’s pick: Village Farm Country Society

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Editor’s pick: Village farm The Village Farm and Winery is a unique country lifestyle farm resort and producer of wines. Sitting high upon the mountains of the Korat Plateau,  the farm features the Chateau des Brumes winery, the Old Barn … 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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Editor’s pick: Kirimaya Resort

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Editor’s pick: Kirimaya resort Probably the only place in Khao Yai area with true top international standards. A stay at Kirimaya combines the natural charms of Khao Yai with the lifestyle of contemporary living. Rooms, suites and unique tented villas … Continue reading

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