Thai National Parks

3-days wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan

We currently don't have any guide availability at Kaeng Krachan National Park until further notice.

Why?

A 3 day wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan National Park is a great way for hiking, wildlife watching and visiting main highlights of the park. Kaeng Krachan is the largest and one of best national parks in Thailand. It's home to a wide range of animals including gibbons, langurs, macaques, leopards, clouded leaopards, elephants, civets, porcupines and many more. With more than 420 different bird species recorded, many conciders the park as the best birdwatching location in Thailand. You won't regret it!

What?

With a 3-day wildlife tour we will be exploring the nature from early hours of the day till after dark, focusing mainly on wildlife watching. The itinerary as follows; daytime safari drives, jungle hiking, night walks, visiting some of parks main highlights.

Itinerary

Because it is difficult to plan in the wild, our itineraries often gets turned upside down. The following itinerary should be considered as an example;

Day 1 (Depending on your arrival time we start between 7-9 a.m.)

The tour will start with a scenic slow drive through the park in search for wildlife and continue with a short jungle hike. After the lunch at camp's restaurant we will continue explore the road up and down by car on search for more wildlife. After the dinner we will set up tents on camping area and continue with a night walk in the vicinity of the camp site in search for nocturnal species like snakes, civets, porcupines, birds and more. We recommend you have a flashlight with you.

Day 2 (5 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Starting from around 5am in the morning, we'll drive all the way till the end of dirt road and from there start hiking a moderate to difficult trail. You'll need to be fit for this hike as the starting elevation is 650m above the sea level and the deeper we get into the jungle we will gradually descend to 200m above the sea level. Half way through the trail we will have a lunch break at Thor Thip waterfall where it is also possible to cool off in the water.

In the late afternoon we will start drive back to the base camp and arrive there when it gets dark. After the dinner, if you have any energy left from the hiking we could continue with another nigh walking with flashlights in hand.

Day 3 (5 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

We will start the last day with another early drive till we reach a trail head for new jungle hike following one of tributes to Pranburi River. You're likely to get wet feets as we will walk along the water stream and cross the stream occasionally. Our driver will meet us at the end of the trail and we will head back to the camp site for lunch. After lunch we will pack our stuff and in the late afternoon we will start the last drive heading out of the park. The finishing time is flexible depending on where you have to go afterwards.

Where & When?

Kaeng Krachan National Park lies at about 3 hours from Bangkok and 1.5 hours from Hua Hin. Our tours starts from Kaeng Krachan town, easily accessible by public shuttle minivans from Bangkok Victory Monument. We also offer private transfers from Bangkok or elsewhere on request.

Kaeng Krachan National Park is closed August to October, so our tours are available only November to July.

How much?

Our 3-day wildlife yours are private tours and all-inclusive. We camp inside the park and provide all camping gear.

Group size Rate per person
1 16600 THB
2 9000 THB
3 7200 THB
4 6000 THB
5 5700 THB
6 5400 THB
7 5200 THB
8 5100 THB

Tour rates include:

  • Camping (2 nights)
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Transportation
  • All meals
  • Drinking water
  • Leech protection socks

Reviews from our guests

We appreciate your feedback after the tour when booking with us.

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , United States | posted Thu 14 Dec, 2017

Our tour guide was amazing. I have no idea how he was able to spot some of the animals hiding in the thick canopy, without him we would have seen very little wildlife. We also knew there was a chance we might not see elephants but our guide was determined to try and find them for us (coordinating with other tour guides and park officials to see if there were any sightings) and at the very end of our trip we finally got to see them! Overall we had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed our day.

Tour operator's response

Thanks Travis!

Glad to hear you were lucky on your day trip!

About: 1-day wildlife tour with night safari in Khao Yai

By: , Singapore | posted Mon 11 Dec, 2017

Our family enjoyed the trip very much. The ranger, Kan is very caring and sensitive. She took great care of my kids and mum. She is also very sensitive to the surroundings and always ready to search for wild animals without compromising our safety!

Tour operator's response

Thanks Evelyn for your nice review!

We will thank our guide Kan for her good work.

I tiny correction, our guides are not park rangers ;-)

About: 1-day wildlife tour with night safari in Khao Yai

By: , Germany | posted Mon 11 Dec, 2017

We are Expats in Bangkok. It was the best what could happen to us going to Khao Yai National Park. We enjoyed our trip and Safari very much. And Tata and his Cousin Jay are outstanding guides. We have seen so much wildlife and everything was well explained. Tatas English language skills are outstanding (he also speaks some German). He was extremly Patience with us and our two Girls (9 and 13 years old). We highly recommend them and a trip to Khao Yai National Park.

Tour operator's response

Thanks Sylvia for the kind words!

About: 2-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , United States | posted Sat 9 Dec, 2017

Our tour guide was WONDERFUL. He was knowledgeable and accommodating! He kept it interesting and went out of his way to show us everything he could! It was an amazing experience! We enjoyed it soooo much! I could have gone back again and again with our guide - I was sad we only booked two days!

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Singapore | posted Wed 6 Dec, 2017

The trip went smoothly, the guide Lek was early, and managed to point out several animals for us which we would have missed. The ride was smooth-sailing as well,excellent driving skills. We finished the treks earlier than expected and the guide brought us to the top of the mountain and an elephant home.

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Germany | posted Mon 4 Dec, 2017

a perfect trip !

About: Doi Suthep-Pui National Park trekking

By: , Singapore | posted Fri 1 Dec, 2017

We had a great time! Our guide, Dui, was thoughtful and knowledgeable.

About: 1.5-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , New Zealand | posted Tue 28 Nov, 2017

Our guide Ton arranged our 1.5 day tour in Khao Yai National Park. She arranged a transfer from our hotel in Bangkok, and the vehicle and the driver were excellent on both trips to and from Bangkok, would highly recommend. We really appreciated being looked after, the water to drink on board and the quality of the vehicles and driver.

Ton collected us the first evening and took us swimming at a local water hole with clean clear water. We had a great evening seeing bats, a budha cave and a couple of snakes.

The next day we spent the day on the back of a truck for better viewing in the park. It was casual and fun. What Ton has, that every wildlife guide needs is the ability to see wildlife - this is a skill and we got to benefit from it. We saw an elephant from a distance, we saw a crocodile, monkeys, and had a great day rushing around in the grass looking for the elephant. We had a local lunch, which I enjoyed - as this seemed a little more real than some of the other tourist spots for lunch.

I would like to say thank you to Ton and her drivers - we thoroughly enjoyed the days with her and would recommend her without hesitation.

About: 1-day wildlife tour with night safari in Khao Yai

By: , Singapore | posted Mon 27 Nov, 2017

Tata was one of the best guide we could ever asked for! We were really impressed with his service provided, to his extensive knowledge of the park and wildlife, as well as his photography skills where he captured many beautiful and national geographic like shots for us! Throughout the day, Tata really did his best in listening for and pointing out wildlife, while also introducing and explaining the fauna in the park. However, we understand that the park may be overcrowded on a Saturday, hence we did not see as much wildlife as expected. Nonetheless, We look forward in joining Thai National Park tours again! :)

Tour operator's response

Dear Clara,

Thank you for you praise for our guide. Good to hear you enjoyed his guidance.

You are always welcome to return ;-)

About: 1-day wildlife tour with night safari in Khao Yai

By: , Sweden | posted Fri 24 Nov, 2017

The visit to Kao Yai was very good, filled with emotions. I came to see wild elefants and that I got, 15 of them, 5 cubs. Although the interaction from other humans was at times devastating it was well worth the trip.

Our Guide "Beer" was very knowledgeable and had a keen eye, together with the driver "Nat" they spotted several animals for us. Top grade on this.

P.S. Beer was supposed to send me some photos of the elefant encounter. If possible, I would greatly appreciate it. (r****en.se) Kap kun kap!

Tour operator's response

Glad to hear our guide did his best to show you the wildlife. Even lucky to see elephants!

I will ask Beer to sent some pics. I guess it is our fault he has not sent any yet, as he has been in the jungle pretty much every day after your trip ;-)

Tour details in short:

  • Duration: 3 day(s)
  • Type: Private tour
  • Price: 5,100 - 16,600 THB per person
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Moderate to difficult
  • Transport: Safari vehicle
  • Start: 7 - 9 a.m.(day-1)
  • End: 4 - 5 p.m. (day-3)

What to bring:

  • Long trousers
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • Rain clothing
  • Hiking or sport shoes
  • Sandals
  • Swimming clothing
  • Towel
  • Flashlight
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat or cap
  • Sunblock lotion
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