4-days wildlife tour in Khao Yai
A 4-day wildlife trip into the jungle will give you the best chance to see more of the wildlife Khao Yai offers. The more you explore, the harder it gets to understand why so few of tourists visiting Khao Yai chooses a wildlife adventure in the park.
With any of our packages you will be allowed to explore the jungle on foot and get chance to encounter animals like elephants, gaurs, gibbons, if you are lucky rarities like a clouded leopard. With difficulty of finding animals in thick and dense jungle in mind, every wildlife encounter becomes more rewarding.
Khao Yai has many known trails, all together around 50km. Over four days we'll be out in the jungle from early morning until well after dark. For the most time we will be hiking in different kinds of habitats like along water streams, different altitudes, though open lands but also spend some time at wildlife hides. We will not only take you through known trails, but also explore along animal trails where no tourists to be seen.
The tour also includes driving slowly on roads for searching elephant and other mammals, 2 night safari drives with spotlights and visiting the most famous cave of Khao Yai where millions bats will streams out at the sunset every day.
These tours are also suitable for for wildlife photographers and filmmakers that need time to get the ultimate shots.
Our trips starts and ends daily at your hotel or other pick-up or return location we agreed on.
Like all other tours, the itinerary for this 4-day jungle trip is flexible, it is never the same. There are too many attractions and activities for a 4 day trip, so our experienced guides will choose the best activities according your choice.
Where & When?
The tour starts from Pak Chong or from any hotels between Pack Chong and Khao Yai. Pack Chong is 2.5 hours away from Bangkok, easily accessible by bus, shuttle minivan and train. Private transfers by taxi or minivan can be arranged on request. We can arranga taxi from Bangkok. It takes 2.5 hours, it costs 2200 THB one way and 3200 THB for a round trip within same day.
The cold season November to February is generally dry and cool, but the wet season between June and October has better conditions to see warmth- and moist-loving species, easier to find animals. Waterfalls are also more impressive during the wet season. Our tours are operated all year round.
Except the accommodation, these 4-day tours are all-inclusive.
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 42 USD
- atta Lakeside Resort Suite | Khao Yai, from 125 USD
- Botanica Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 139 USD
- Lala Mukha Tented Resort Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 82 USD
- Kirimaya Golf Resort & Spa | Khao Yai, from 115 USD
- Baan Kinlom Chom Daw Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 32 USD
- Muthi Maya Forest Pool Villa Resort | Khao Yai, from 222 USD
- The Frog Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 43 USD
- Baan Saranya | Khao Yai, from 45 USD
- Apple Camp Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 50 USD
- Golden Mountain Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 70 USD
- Mandarin Khao Yai Hotel | Khao Yai, from 73 USD
- Phuwanalee Resort | Khao Yai, from 75 USD
- Prairie Hills Resort | Khao Yai, from 77 USD
- Palio Inn | Khao Yai, from 80 USD
- Balios Resort Khaoyai | Khao Yai, from 89 USD
- Romantic Resort & Spa | Khao Yai, from 94 USD
- Greenery Resort - Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 101 USD
- Belle Villa Resort Khao Yai | Khao Yai, from 105 USD
- Thames Valley Khao Yai Hotel | Khao Yai, from 124 USD
- In Khao Yai Resort | Khao Yai, from 163 USD
|Group size||Rate per person|
|8 and up||6800 THB|
Tour rates include:
- Entrance fees (400B 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.
By: Veronica Ruvalcaba Macias, Germany | posted Sun 18 Mar, 2018
Good Atention and excellent service level. The guide is really friendly and have good knowledge.
By: Marta Glogowska, Poland | posted Sat 17 Mar, 2018
Visiting Kui Buri National Park with our 2 kids (1 year and 3 years) was an amazing experience and definitely highlight of our holiday in Thailand. Our guide was very knowledgeable and patient with spotting animals. In fact, we believe that he was the reason why we were able to see 10 elephants and several other animals during our trip. Additionally we highly assess their flexibility. They knew that we’re family with little kids so they sugessted we can make our trip shorter as March tends to be hot and animals would probably show up only later in the afternoon. This way we saved our kids an hour waiting in the sun while still saw many animals. Our kids were crazy about this trip!
Tour operator's response
Thanks Marta for your kind words.
Good to hear you and your kids enjoyed the trip in Kui Buri.
By: Roxana V, Romania | posted Sat 17 Mar, 2018
We loved the day trip to Doi Inthanon - we had nice weather, enjoyed the beautiful view of the 2 pagodas, the amazing waterfalls and also got a chance to see rice paddies and a coffee plantation.
Our guide was really nice, friendly and patient. Everything went super smooth and
We recommend the tour full heartedly.
By: Aviya Oz, Israel | posted Sat 17 Mar, 2018
We had 1.5 day trip and it was amazing. In the first day we saw millions of bats, really crazy. The second full day was inside the park with very nice and super professional guide that took us into the wild jungle of the National Park and knew exactly where to find all the wild life. I’ve had perfect English and we were only 4 people in the tour so it was just perfect. Thank you Jay (we called him “National Jay-ographic” 😝) and thanks for Thai National Park tours. It was really nice organized!
By: Audrius Balaisis, Lithuania | posted Fri 16 Mar, 2018
The trip was awesome! First, we had the best guide Ghaan. Her english was perfect, she was always on time, full of energy, well informed, helpful. She made sure that we had the best possible experience! Transport service and the driver were very good, as well as the food that we had. I was also positively impressed by the park itself. I have beet to a number of national parks in the US, India and China and Khao Yai is one of the best. I will certainly recommend the part and your firm to others. If you want more information about our experience, do not hesitate to ask :) Best regards! Audrius
By: Daniel HARDY, France | posted Thu 15 Mar, 2018
We enjoyed a lot our excursion.
The schedule were respected.
The guide was very kind and clear in his explanation and the driver was also very good.
By: Alex, Germany | posted Sun 11 Mar, 2018
We had the 2,5 days trip. It was very great! We haven seen a lot of wild animals and our guides told us many about the animals and the trees. It was fantastic!
By: Sue Dion, United States | posted Thu 8 Mar, 2018
We loved our hike! Our guide was informative and helpful. The Park was lovely too.
By: James Clarke, United Kingdom | posted Thu 8 Mar, 2018
Really excellent two days with Tata. He was a brilliant guide and found thinks we would never have found on our own. One of the best guides I have had and very knowledgeable and friendly. Saw lots of wildlife in two days including both types of gibbon, elephants, 4 pit vipers, hornbills (pied and great). Serpent eagle. Indo Chinese water dragon, water monitor, samba deer and lots more.
Such a great few days. Will do it again next time.
By: Dana Nedamaldeen, Germany | posted Wed 7 Mar, 2018
All in all it was very nice! It is a very special experience, especially when the tours are private! The booking was fairly easy and the responsibility of the staff were excellent.
But for a nationalpark that supposed to be left naturally and untouched it was pretty crowded. But this is an issue for the Nationalpark itself, less your’s.
Dana & Regina
Tour operator's response
Thank you for your feedback.
Glad to hear the trip was nice.
Indeed the park gets a lot of visitors, and that is a complicated problem. After all, you also wished to see it, just like many other people ;-) . So we are all part of this 'problem'.
Managing the amount of visitors is complicated. All visitors have their own ideas of how such a visit and area should look like, and what facilities should be provided or not for the visitors. And the park management has to try to make decisions.
At the same time, wildlife populations in Khao Yai seem to do fairly well. Not all, tigers have pretty much been extirpated, though that is partly maybe still from the time before the tourism grew. However species like elephants, deer and gibbons all seem to do fairly well in Khao Yai, often better than in other parks. It does look like a crowded park, but when looking on the map it becomes clear that it is still a relatively limited area with human disturbance. Surprising, the wildlife populations near the visitor areas seem to do maybe even better than those away from the visitor areas. The visitors also form some sort of protection. It won't be easy to go out hunting when there are many people around that could hear or see this. Often poaching is a bigger problem in parks that see far less visitors.
But obviously there are two sides of the story. As mentioned not everybody has the same idea about how to visit a park. Some just literally race to the waterfalls and back. Traffic victims especially deer and macaques but also elephants, cats, snakes and other wildlife are common. They get hit by cars that are not careful enough/ drive way too fast.
The park authorities are not equipped to fight this problem.
But all in all it is a complicated problem. We all would like to be alone in a remote place, but we can not block other people from access. Also part of the reason Khao Yai is the easiest park to see wildlife, is exactly because of the visitor number. The animals get more habituated to people and are less likely to flee.
From our extensive experience in the various larger parks in the country, none provides as consistent results when it comes to wildlife watching as Khao Yai. Surely it is not a zoo, but it is definitely one of the best options in the country.
Thank you for booking with us and enjoy your further travels. And who knows we will see you another time in one of the other parks ;-)
Tour details in short:
- Duration: 4 day(s)
- Type: Private tour
- Price: 6,800 - 22,400 THB
- Group size: 1 or more people
- Grade: Moderate
- Transport: Safari vehicle
- Start: 08:00 - 08:30AM (Day 1)
- End: 05:00 - 06:00PM (Day 4)
What to bring:
- Long trousers
- Rain clothing
- Sweater or light jacket
- Hiking or sport shoes
- Insect repellent
- Sunblock lotion
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