Khao Yai National Park, Pak Phli

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With its evergreen forests, grasslands, and cascading waterfalls, Khao Yai National Park offers abundant scenic beauty and numerous hiking trails. Along your trek, you'll cross paths with some of the 300 species of birds and mammals common to Thailand, like elephants, bears, otters, and monkeys. If you don't manage to see everything in one day, consider spending the night on one of the campgrounds. Add Khao Yai National Park to your Pak Phli travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Pak Phli trip builder .
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  • This National Park charges Thai nationals Baht 40 to enter and charges foreigners 10 x more at Baht 400 per person. It just is not worth it. I live and work in Thailand but a discount was refused. Apa...  more »
  • Very nice park. Lots of monkeys. The waterfall is beautiful, it is called a whole climb the many stairs
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  • Do you like to follow a spotlight in the night? Do you like to move your head up and down and left and right in a rhythmic motion while feeling like you're getting the greatest workout of your life? D...  more »
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  • Oldest national park in Thailand and really nice. Take a tour with one of the tour organizers that are around. Entrance fee for tourists is 400bath per person. You can hike a lot and see many different animals. If lucky even elephants but that's really lucky, since there are about 200 elephants in more than 2000 km2 park landscape. Go there on.the dry season. It's.easoer to find and see animals then. If you don't like spiders, be aware that there are really big spiders, which do not harm anyone...they are just big.
  • Thailand's oldest national park and still one of the best if you plan things properly. Being only 3 - 4 hours from Bangkok it's easy enough to access but due to many of the sightseeing attractions being spread far apart the best way to see it is by using your own private transportation. For the waterfalls the best time is the rainy season when there are a lot less visitors. NOTE: during the rainy season there are lots of leaches about so take a salt shaker with you. If you have a leach burrowed into your flesh simply sprinkle some salt on it and by the count of five it will have pulled out of your flesh. Works every time. For an in-depth trip report on Khao Yai National park, visit my travel blog: amazingthailand dot online
  • It's a 3h drive away from Bangkok and definitely worth a visit if you are a nature lover and would like to take a break away from city life. Despite it's views, I think the park is more famous for it's animal spotting. Personally I feel it's necessary to have your own transportation to explore it. Hitch riding is possible but difficult to explore the whole park.
  • Beautiful natural reserves. I admire how people protect nature here, very clean and well organized. Spent time here only one day so we just went to the waterfall. Will come back in the future for camping
  • Very nice national park close to Bangkok. 150km from Bangkok and you are there under two hours. Many wild animals and beautiful waterfall. 😁

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