Thai National Parks

Birdwatching tours in Khao Yai

Why?

Home to several hundred different type of bird species, Khao Yai National Park is no doubt among one of the best destination in Thailand for birding trips. Few of exciting birds seen in the park are oriental pied-, great-, brown- and wreathed hornbills, ground dwelling birds like silver pheasant and Siamese fireback, red-headed and orange breasted trogons, several pitta, barbet, owl, broadbill species and many many more.

Our itineraries are suitable for first-timers as well as for experienced birders targeting specific birds. During our birding trips there are great possibilities to see other exciting animals.

Expand to see list of bird species found in Khao Yai

What?

Our birdwatching tours in Khao Yai are private tours with flexible itineraries accompanied by professional birding guides. We will discuss in advance about what you are after and decide the destinations accordingly. If you don't require anything specific, we'll come up with suggestions.

Where & When?

Khao Yai national park lies just 2.5 - 3 hours from Bangkok, accessible through various public transformation services but also by private transfers on request. A taxi trip from Bangkok takes 2.5 hours, it costs 2200 THB one way and 3200 THB for a round trip within same day.

Our birding adventure starts from nearny Pak Chong. The park is open all year round and tours available throughout the year. Birding possibilities are always good with every season offering different advantages, but the winter season November to February is generally best time for birdwatching. Hornbills are known to be nesting from January until May.

How much?

Our birdwatching tours are private tours and all-inclusive except for the accommodation. Prices shown below are per day and person. Multi-day trips up to 3-4 days are possible.

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 7200 THB
2 3800 THB
3 3200 THB
4 2700 THB
5 2400 THB
6 2250 THB
7 2100 THB
8 and up 2000 THB

Tour rates include:

  • Entrance fees (400 baht per person/day)
  • Expert birding guide (English)
  • Transportation from/to hotel or other meeting point
  • Lunch
  • 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 with night safari in Khao Yai

By: , 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!

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

By: , 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!

About: 2-day tour - Erawan Falls, raft house stay at Sai Yok National Park & more

By: , Germany | posted Mon 11 Jun, 2018

The trip was really nice with a lot of different varied spots and topics.

All things were well organized and the staff were perfect prepared.

We had a lot of fun.

Thanks for this great trip.

Tour operator's response

Dear Knud,

Thank you so much for your review, we are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour with us.

I hope we will be able to offer you our services again some time in the future..

Thank you again for choosing us..

Best Regards

Steffen

About: 2-day tour - Erawan Falls, raft house stay at Sai Yok National Park & more

By: , Austria | posted Sun 10 Jun, 2018

we had a perfectly organized 2 day trip in Phetchaburi national park with Rush as a tour guide and a great driver.

we especially liked the overnight stay at the floating bungalows :)

Thank you for the great 2 days with you.

Best regards

Regina & Erwin

Tour operator's response

Dear Regina & Erwin,

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the tour with us, thank you again for joining us on tour, hopefully we will see you again.

Best Regards

Steffen

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

By: , 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.

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

By: , 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. 👍👍

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

By: , 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.

Thank you!

About: 1-day wildlife tour in Khao Yai

By: , United Kingdom | posted Wed 30 May, 2018

A fantastic trip! We only had one day to explore the park and our guide was excellent at adapting the itinerary to suit us as well as a great guide to the animals of Khao Yai. I’ve been on wildlife tours all over the world and this was a very high quality tour! Thank you to our guide Beer!

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.

Tour details in short:

  • Type: Private tour
  • Price: 2,000 - 7,200 THB per person
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Transport: Pick-up truck
  • Start: 6:30 a.m.
  • End: - 6 to 7 p.m.

What to bring:

  • Long trousers
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • Rain clothing
  • Hiking or sport shoes
  • Towel
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Photo camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock lotion
  • Hat or cap
Orange-headed thrush

Orange-headed thrush

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Green-eared barbet

Green-eared barbet

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Orange-breasted trogon

Orange-breasted trogon

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