Khao Yai is a beautiful part of Thailand, and it is also a national park and is a couple of hours drive north of Bangkok, which makes it a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. As well as some magnificent scenery, there are also plenty of things to do when you stay in Kaho Yai. Below are some of the best attractions on offer in this area that will help you plan the perfect trip to Khao Yai.
A Visit To The Park
If you have a vehicle, you can travel to Khao Yai National Park from your hotel, or your hotel can arrange an excursion for you. The park is a UNESCO world heritage site and is home to many protected and endangered animals and wildlife. Some of the animals you can observe in the park are as follows:
- Asian Elephants
- Mouse Deer
- Samba Deer
- White-Handed Gibbon
- Malayan Porcupine
- Golden Jackal
- Leopard Cat
- Indo-Chinese Tiger
- Smooth-Coated Otter
You may be surprised to know that Thailand has a fledgeling wine industry, and Khao Yai is a popular place for growing grapes because of the climate and soil quality. You can arrange a visit to the GrandeMonte Estate yourself, or your Khao Yai hotel can arrange this for you, including transport, which means you can relax and enjoy some of the available wines on your visit.
A visit to Palio Village will have you thinking that you are in Tuscany, and this picturesque shopping village is an excellent place to spend a few hours. There is a variety of shopping available, including gifts, ornaments, clothes, food, and you can also relax with some food and a few drinks and enjoy the entertainment on offer. If you are looking for something different in Thailand to enjoy, then this may be the perfect place to visit during your stay on Khao Yai.
Enjoy A Night Safari
You may also wish to look at exploring the bat caves and night safari in Khao Yai which attracts many locals and foreign tourists. You will need to get to the caves before the sun sets where you will be able to watch thousands of bats streaming out of the cave going out to feed. After you have experienced this, you can then head on to the night safari and go looking for some of the nocturnal animals in the area.
These are a few of the things that you can see and do when you are in Khao Yai, but you can also chill out and stay in your hotel or resort if you prefer. No matter what you decide to do, you can have a fantastic time visiting Khao Yai and ensure you have plenty of beautiful memories to take home with you.