Thai National Parks

Photo tours in Khao Yai

Why?

This package gives exciting possibilities for beginner and professional wildlife photograpers to get close to animals they look for. Some of frequently seen animals are gibbons, hornbills, macaques, deers but also sometimes elephants and many more.

For enough time with photography we highly recommend multi-day trips to increase chance to find more animals, but if the time is limited, we can arrange day tours on request as well.

What?

Our photo tours are private tours which means no others will join us. As an expert you know it is impossible to plan for right shot, so our itineraries will be adapted to your needs, they are flexible. Prior to the tour we will discuss your needs and decide what areas to visit accordingly.

If you're not after anything specific, just general photography, we'll try to find a good balance between landscape and wildlife photography for you.

Where & when?

The tour starts from Pak Chong or from any hotels between Pak Chong and Khao Yai. Pak Chong is 2.5 hours away from Bangkok, easily accessible by bus, shuttle minivan and train. 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.

Don't forget to bring rain protection for your camera equipment and yourself. Khao Yai is a rain forest after all. Our tours operates all year round, photography tours can take off any time of the year.

How much?

Except the accommodation, our photo tours are all-inclusive.

Tour rates include:

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

Rate per person
Group size 1-day 2-day 3-day 4-day
1 5400 THB 11700 THB 16800 THB 22400 THB
2 3000 THB 6400 THB 9400 THB 12600 THB
3 2500 THB 5100 THB 7800 THB 10400 THB
4 2300 THB 4500 THB 6800 THB 9100 THB
5 2100 THB 4100 THB 6100 THB 8200 THB
6 1800 THB 3800 THB 5600 THB 7400 THB
7 1700 THB 3500 THB 5400 THB 7000 THB
8 and up 1600 THB 3300 THB 5200 THB 6800 THB

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:

  • Type: Private tour
  • Price: On request
  • Group size: 1 or more people
  • Grade: Moderate
  • Transport: Pick-up truck
  • Start: -
  • End: -

What to bring:

  • Long trousers
  • Rain clothing
  • Sweater or light jacket
  • Hiking or sport shoes
  • Towel
  • Flashlight
  • Photo camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunblock lotion
Shooting elephants

Shooting elephants

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Shooting snakes

Shooting snakes

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