Thai National Parks

2.5-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

Why?

Our 2.5-day Khao Yai tour is perfect if you wish to start your adventure on a afternoon on first day of your arrival. It includes all general activities, visiting the major highlights and with a bit luck we may encounter wild elephants and/or other exciting animals.

What?

The tour will start around 3:30pm on first day and comtinue in the wilderness from early morning until the evening on the second and third days.

Activities will include wildlife watching, hiking in the jungle, visiting the major waterfalls and viewpoints, swimming in a clear spring, daytime safari drives, a night safari drive and finally visiting Khao Yai's famous bat cave for watching "the river of bats".

Itinerary

Our trips starts and ends daily at your hotel or other pick-up or return location we agreed on.

Itineraries tends to get turned upside down, the following is just an example;

Day 1 - From 3:30 p.m.

The tour will start with two activities outside the national park's boundaries. The first stop will be a clear spring for a refreshing swim. We will than move to a cave where millions of bats will stream out to start their daily hunt for food at the sunset.

Day 2

We will start with a slow drive through the national park on search for gibbons and other animals followed by a hiking through the jungle.

In the afternoon we will visit Haew Narok Waterfall which is Khao Yai's highest waterfall at the south end of the park. On the late afternoon we will continue exploring the park where elephants forage regularly.

After the dinner we will continue the tour with a night safari, by using spotlights we will search for nocturnal animals.

Day 3

The last day will start with hiking in the jungle until lunch. On the afternoon we'll visit Haew Suwat Waterfall known from Leonardio Di Caprio's "The Beach" movie and possibly visiting a viewpoint with a wide vista over the jungle. Late on the afternoon we will do a final daytime safari in search for wild elephants and other wildlife. You'll be returned to your hotel around dinner time.

Where & When?

The tour starts from Pak Chong which is 2.5 hours away from Bangkok, easy to reach by bus, shuttle minivan. Private transfers by taxi or minivan can be arranged on request. Taxi transfer from Bangkok takes 2.5 hours, it costs 2200 THB one way and 3200 THB for a round trip within same day. Our tours are operated all year round.

How much?

Our tours are private trips, not joint tours, means no other people will join you. Our tours are all-inclusive except for the accommodation.

Important note

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

Group size Rate per person
1 14800 THB
2 8100 THB
3 6700 THB
4 5800 THB
5 5200 THB
6 4700 THB
7 4400 THB
8 and up 4100 THB

Tour rates include:

  • Entrance fees (400 THB per person & day)
  • English speaking guide
  • Transportation from/to hotel or other meeting point
  • All meals
  • Snacks & fruit
  • Drinking water
  • Leech protection socks

Reviews from our guests

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

About: Erawan Waterfall tour from Bangkok

By: , United States | posted Sun 20 May, 2018

Great

Tour operator's response

Thank you for your feedback, happy to hear you had a great time on our tour.

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

By: , 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.

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

By: , 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!

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Spain | posted Thu 3 May, 2018

Hello. For my college and me, this visit was the best of Thailand.

Thanks!

Tour operator's response

We are very happy to hear that ;-)

Thank you for booking with us!

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Switzerland | posted Sat 28 Apr, 2018

We really enjoyed de tour. the guide was very friendly and funny. We have seen a lot animals on the 2 hours walk abd the lunch was very good. Thank you for the pick up at our hotel.

About: 1.5-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Belgium | posted Fri 27 Apr, 2018

We arranged the 1.5 jungle tour with Thai National Parks. Communication by mail went very smooth, accurate information and swift replies. The tour operator arranged taxi transport from and back to Bangkok. One was our tourguide for the bat cave . She was very friendly spoke good english and was as enthusiastic as we were to see the bats. We took great pictures and enjoyed talking to her about Thailand and the Thai people. For the next day we had Tata as our guide. He spoke good English and he succeeded in showing us the great hornbills, the different monkeys, snakes, beautiful birds, the crocodile, spiders and a group of elephants with baby elephants. We had fantastic lunch made by local ladies. We enjoyed walking through the real jungle with its wonderful vegetation and animal sounds. Without Tata we would not have seen any animal. We either walked past them and he showed us where to look and ofcourse he knows his way around the huge park so he took us to the right places. It was great to see and feel his passion for nature enjoying the trip himself and being as euphoric about seeing the animals as we were. This was a highlight in our trip to Thailand and we certainly recommend it to everyone!

About: 2.5-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , Germany | posted Sun 22 Apr, 2018

very good trip with the Guides Wan and Dada in the forest,

very recommendable :-)

About: 1.5-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , France | posted Tue 17 Apr, 2018

We had a great time with our guide Bon. We will recommend him to our friends for a trek in Khao Yai !

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

By: , Luxembourg | posted Sun 15 Apr, 2018

Hello,

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.

Thank you!

Greetings,

Christophe and Isabelle

Tour operator's response

Thank you for your kind words! Good to hear you enjoyed your trip.

About: Kui Buri elephant safari, half day

By: , Denmark | posted Mon 9 Apr, 2018

Perfect Day. Felt very welcone, Nice guide full of exceiting information. We had a wonderful Day where we Saw a lot of Wild Elephants

Tour details in short:

  • Duration: 2.5 days
  • Type: Private tour
  • Price: 4100 - 14800 THB per person
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Easy to moderate
  • Transport: Safari vehicle
  • Start: 3:30 p.m. (Day 1)
  • End: 5 - 6 p.m. (Day 3)

What to bring:

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