Posted on: 25th February 2016
Home to thousands of plant and hundreds of bird species, Khao Yai National Park was established in 1962. It is the third largest National Park in Thailand and its green cover includes grasslands and evergreen forests which are full of beautiful sights and are dotted with numerous refreshing waterfalls. Covering an area of more than 2000 square kilometers, it is the part of Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visiting this place seems more cost-effective with a car rental in the picture; hence book a cheap car rental in Korat and enjoy a smooth ride which comes covered with basic insurances offered free of cost by the suppliers.
Khao Yai National Park’s Offerings
It is also famous because of Khao Rom which is the highest mountain within the limits of the park. It provides numerous hiking options with trails that range from 500m to 8 Km plus other long routes which take more than 3 days to complete. If bird spotting and watching is one’s passion one can spend quality time doing so for Khao Yai National Park has about 300 species of resident and migratory birds plus it has the biggest population of hornbills in whole of Thailand.
In addition to waterfalls, hiking trails and parks, various tourist spots which are located on the western part of the park, add flavor to its appeal. There are many restaurants for food and drink, camping grounds where tents can be rented for stay plus sanitation provisions and permitted vehicle usage makes visiting Khao Yai National Park a really easy and convenient prospect. Khao Yai National Park has two entrances, one is at the north towards city Pak Chong of Korat province; it is also the main entrance whereas the other entrance is at south through Nakhon Nayok province.
Opening Time: 6 am till 6 pm though in some cases the rangers also entertain night safari trips.
Admission Fee: 400 Baht and 200 Baht for foreigner adults and children respectively.