1-day wildlife tour with night safari in Khao Yai
Besides what a 1 day tour offers, combining one day tour with a night safari well after the dark will give you a chanse to see both diurnal and nocturnal wildlife of Khao Yai National Park.
A 1-day tour will start in the morning and end well after the dark. Activities include hiking in the jungle, safari driving among the roads on search for elephants and other exiting animals, safari drives in the morning and later afternoon, visiting a viewpoint and one of Khao Yai's impressive waterfalls and finally end the day with a night safari.
The itinerary below is just an example and can easily be turned upside down due to length of different activities. We adapt to mother nature and customers interests.
We will meet you at your hotel or other pick-up location we agreed on.
The tour always start around 8-8:30AM with a slow drive through jungle and grasslands in search for wildlife. Once we arrive to the first hiking point we continue the trip in rain forest between huge trees in search for any type of animal.
After lunch the first stop will be Haew Suwat Waterfall known from Leonardio Di Caprio's "The Beach" movie, possibly continue the tour to one of best viewpoints of the national park. Last couple of hours before before the dinner will be an ideal time for searhing elephants.
After the dinner break our tour will end with a night safari in search for nocturnal wildlife, thereafter you will be returned to your hotel or other location we agreed on around 8-9 pm.
Where & when?
Khao Yai National Park is around 2.5 hours from Bangkok, easily accessible with public transportation with minivans being the fastest way. Our private guides will meet you in your hotel in Pak Chong -which is the nearest city- or anywhere between Pak Chong and Khao Yai National Park.
We can arranga taxi from Bangkok on request. It takes 2.5 hours, it costs 2200 THB one way and 3200 THB for a round trip within same day.
The park is open and accessible all year round but for night safaris we strongly recommend to avoid week-ends and public holidays when there are too many vehicles on the roads reducing chance to see animals significantly. The weather can be pretty cool during cold season around November to February, so a sweater is a must!
Please confirm with us before booking a hotel in Khao Yai area as we don't offer pickup if your hotel is too far away. Or because some hotel owners don't like their guests to be picked up by tour operators.
Expand to see the list of some popular hotels we pick up from
These are the most popular hotels booked by our guests, for other hotels, please ask us.
- Khao Yai Cottage | Khao Yai, from 39 USD
- Botanica Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 110 USD
- atta Lakeside Resort Suite | Khao Yai, from 118 USD
- Lala Mukha Tented Resort Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 87 USD
- Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa | Khao Yai, from 109 USD
- Baan Kinlom Chom Daw Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 30 USD
- Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Resort | Khao Yai, from 219 USD
- Baan Saranya | Khao Yai, from 36 USD
- The Frog Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 41 USD
- Belle Villa Resort Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 61 USD
- Phuwanalee Resort | Khao Yai, from 61 USD
- Prairie Hills Resort | Khao Yai, from 63 USD
- Golden Mountain Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 67 USD
- Mandarin Khao Yai Hotel | Khao Yai, from 76 USD
- Balios Resort Khaoyai | Khao Yai, from 76 USD
- Palio Inn | Khao Yai, from 80 USD
- Greenery Resort - Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 83 USD
- Romantic Resort & Spa | Khao Yai, from 86 USD
- Thames Valley Khao Yai Hotel | Khao Yai, from 118 USD
- In Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 163 USD
|Group size||Rate per person|
|8 and up||1,900 THB|
Tour rates include:
- Entrance fees (400 THB per person)
- English speaking guide
- Transportation from/to hotel or other meeting point
- Lunch & dinner
- Snacks & fruit
- Drinking water
- Leech protection socks
Reviews from our guests
We appreciate your feedback after the tour when booking with us.
By: Chole Man, Hong Kong | posted Wed 4 Jul, 2018
We joined a day trip in Khao Yai National Park. From I inquired some questions about the one day tour by email, they always replied it so fast with details information. And the tour guide is so professional, I highly recommend people if you would love to experience the National Park, it’s better to have a tour guide with you. Coz they always spot out some special species from the woods and you can’t find it by your own! I feel super satisfied with this tour.
By: n/a, Singapore | posted Thu 21 Jun, 2018
We thoroughly enjoyed the nature tour with our guide. He was very knowledgeable and sharp at spotting the different wildlife. Very entertaining as well!
Our guide has such love and passion for the nature which is a great learning experience for us. He speaks really good English which made communication seamless. It was a really fruitful trip thanks to him!
By: Shuting Liang, China | posted Thu 14 Jun, 2018
Our Guide, Jay was fabulous. His knowledge about the jungle is elaborate, and he is extremely friendly and accommodating. I will recommend your site to friends and possibly come back to the jungle myself. Thank you so much for such an amazing trip!
By: Wei Jian Chew, Singapore | posted Mon 4 Jun, 2018
The day trip is fun but tiring if you have kids in tow. The night safari can give it a miss, not worth the time even if it is free.
By: Kao Hsinling, Taiwan | posted Sun 3 Jun, 2018
It’s a good adventure
Khao yai national park has a wonderful view.
But it’s sadly we weren’t meet the elephant.
We will support it to our friend
And the taxi driver is professional. 👍👍
By: Cen Herve, France | posted Thu 31 May, 2018
I was very impressed by prompt communication. Every email or question was replyed immediately, even at the midnight. Therefore, the booking of the day tour was very efficient, very well done.
The tour was well organised. We were a little disappointed not to see that much animals, because of the rain season maybe. Otherwise, kids loved night safari. We enjoyed very much the nature of national park thanks to your guided tour.
By: Daniel Huber, Switzerland | posted Wed 16 May, 2018
Tata is a very good guide, he know what „farang“ looking for. It was a very good day trip with him. Even havy rain was not bad for our trip. He guide us in the forest, show us interesting animals and places. Even food was good. The night safary with the ranger, I never would do this again. They were not realy interested to show us somthing special. Maybe next time I wanna ask, if Tata can bring us to the bat Cave, think is more interesting than night safari with the rangers. I will come again with this company.
By: Kayla Laughlin, United States | posted Wed 16 May, 2018
We visited two national park while in Thailand, Khao Yai and Khao Sok. We LOVED them both! At Khao Yai we booked a full day and night safari tour and our guide, Beer, was wonderful! We had so much fun exploring the park with him and learning about the animals we saw. Lunch and dinner were both delicious as well. At Khao Sok we rented a long tail bot for three hours and explored the water. My one recommendation to other would be to get to the pier EARLY. We arrived at 8am and were able to find a boat right away. When we returned at 11am the docks were packed full out people trying to get on boats and ended up having to share with others, whereas we got our own private long tail. Both parks were beautiful in their own way and I hope to return some day!
By: Christophe & Isabelle, Luxembourg | posted Sun 15 Apr, 2018
We had a wonderful time in the Khao Yai National Park, due to our friendly guide and the driver. We saw a lot of wild animals in the jungle. We are very happy to have asked for a private one-day tour. Our guide knew so much about the animals, photographing and all aspects of the parc a visitor would like to know.
Our thanks to "Beer" and "Nat" for this life experience!
We wish the team all the best for the future. We also thank for protecting and taking care of the animals in the parc.
Christophe and Isabelle
Tour operator's response
Thank you for your kind words! Good to hear you enjoyed your trip.
By: Lisa Gasparotto, Italy | posted Thu 5 Apr, 2018
We had a wonderful day in Khao Yai! Our guide and our driver were really professional, passionate about their work and really friendly. They did the best to show us as much as possible about animals and nature in the park. We saw monkeys, gibbons, an elephant, a water dragon, snakes and lizards and during the night safari porcupines, flying squirrels and deers. I highly recommend this trip!
Tour details in short:
- Duration: 1 day(s)
- Type: Private tour
- Price: 1,900 - 6,400 THB per person
- Group size: 1 or more people
- Grade: Easy to moderate
- Transport: Safari vehicle
- Start: 08:00 - 08:30
- End: 20:00 - 21:00
What to bring:
- Long trousers
- Rain clothing
- Sweater or light jacket
- Hiking or sport shoes
- Insect repellent
- Sunblock lotion
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