Best Things To Do in Khao Yai, Thailand

Khao Yai located in Pak Chong, Nakhonratchasima (Korat), Northeast of Thailand. A home of the third largest National Park in Thailand. Khao Yai National Park covered the area of four provinces! One of the top destination for outdoor and nature lovers. Khao Yai travel guide with the perfect escape plan from Bangkok. Khao Yai also known for a BIG Hotel hotel with full amenities that will surely recharge your energy to 101%. The weekend getaway is the best describe this city


Khao Yai Travel Guide & Things To Do

Primo Piazza

The beautiful scenery of Primo Piazza is an Italian inspired farm. A well-maintained garden that has the mountain range as the backdrop, clean alpaca and sheep barn in a cozy Italian architecture

Cafe, Restaurant, Souvenir Shop is available on the site. Add Primi Piazza on your Khao Yai travel guide. Take a leisure evening to unwind, walking through the garden, treat yourself with some ice-cream and feeding Alpaca at Primo Piazza!

Tips: Entrance Fee Adult 200THB / Child 100THB, Open Daily 09.00-18.00

 

Primo Piazza Khao Yai Thailand
Primo Piazza Khao Yai Thailand
Primo Piazza Khao Yai Thailand


Bonanza Exotic Zoo

The zoo is a home for rare animal species. The animals consist of Alpaca, White lion family, Cougar, Giraffe, Zebra, Exotic parrots, Orangutan, Shetland pony, Marmoset, Flamingo

Finding a perfect place to spend time together with family. You shouldn’t miss Bonanza exotic zoo on your Khao Yai travel guide list

Bonanza Exotic Zoo Khao Yai Thailand
Bonanza Exotic Zoo Khao Yai Thailand


Bonanza Zoo is a part of The Bonanza Project, one of the biggest real estate in Khao Yai, the one-stop place for a perfect getaway also included Golf course, Horse riding, Dining and Accommodations (Bonanza Resort, Momento Villa, The Parco Hotel and more)

 

Tips: Entrance Fee Adult 200THB / Senior 100THB / Child below 100cm Free, Open Daily 09.00-17.00

Bonanza Exotic Zoo Khao Yai Thailand
Bonanza Exotic Zoo Khao Yai Thailand


Khao Yai Art Museum

Khao Yai Art Museum located in Baan Tha Chang, Khao Yai, Pak Chong. The place consists of Art gallery of Mr.Pongchai Chindasook’s collection separated into 3 rooms on the first floor and outdoor space, Cafe and Art Shop are on the second floor

 

The museum situated in the area of 20 Rais land has the Art Space, accommodation that decorated in the artistic style that located in the lush green garden surrounded by the outdoor space that showcase the free soul sculpture works

Khao Yai Art Museum Thailand
Khao Yai Art Museum Thailand
Khao Yai Art Museum Thailand

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Khao Yai National Park

The first National Park that has been listed as the third largest National Park in Thailand. Listed a UNESCO heritage site on your Khao Yai travel guide list

The area covered four provinces of Saraburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachinburi and Nakhon Nayok (as part of the Dong Phayayen–Khao Yai Forest Complex)

Khao Yai National Park Thailand


The place is best for Bird Watching, Camping, Trekking through Nature Trails, Night Safari, Stargazing, Reservoirs, Viewpoints, and Waterfalls (Haew Narok Waterfall, Haew Suwat Waterfall, Pha Kluai Mai Waterfall, and Kong Kaew Waterfall)

 

Elephants and monkeys can be expected to see along the road and a lot of deers can be found on the campsite!

 

Tips: Entrance Fee Thai Adult 40THB / Child 20THB, Foreigner Adult 200THB / Child 100THB, Open Daily 06.00-18.00)

Khao Yai National Park Thailand
Khao Yai National Park Thailand


Thongsomboon Club

Thongsomboon Club located in Pak Chong-Hua Lum Road, Pak Chong, Nakhonratchasima (Korat) is a home of the adventure site and outdoor activity in an 300 Rais

 

The activities included Horse riding, Rodeo, Shooting, BB gun, Cowboy & Indian studio, Luge, Flying fox, Sky left, ATV, Buggy car, Go cart, Log ride, Bumper boat, Dry sledge, Gold rush, and Laser tag

 

The accommodations were in the western cowboy and Indian style available from bungalow, homestay and camping. We went there on the afternoon so it’s pretty much burning. The place can be crowded with locals on the weekend

 

Best time to visit : Early in the morning or late in the afternoon is highly recommended

Tips: Entrance Fee 50THB + 150THB/Activity, Open Daily 08.30-18.00

Thongsomboon Club Khao Yai Thailand
Thongsomboon Club Khao Yai Thailand


Khao Yai Cafe Hopping

Cafe in Khao Yai mostly will make you feel more inline with the nature, provided with the beautiful scenery of a wide mountain range, the lake, the endless greenery grass, you named it

It was nice to get lost and found yourself in the cafe somewhere that surrounded by mountains, soaking in Khao Yai’s nature to recharge your life battery

I listed some of my favorites below;

  • Please Don’t Tell Khao Yai
  • Pirom Cafe
  • Like A Mountain Khao Yai
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Like A Mountain Khao Yai Thailand


What To Eat In Khao Yai

There is a wide range of food offered in Khao Yai from West to East. Italian to Thai and E-san Food was well made and flavorful. But Pizza was included in our every day meal. I just taste so good and we just kept ordering it

On top of that, the scenery and decoration were top notch! They’re all playing big around here

I listed some of my favorites below;

  • Sireena Italian Restaurant
  • Chow Ban at The Peri Hotel
  • The Castle Restaurant at Thames Valley
  • Day Dreaming
Day Dreaming Cafe Khao Yai Thailand
Sireena Italian Restaurant Khao Yai Thailand


Live Music in Khao Yai

We had dinner in the garden at The Peri Hotel Khao Yai – Chow Ban Restaurant. They set the table in the garden with soft cushions on the floor, acoustic live music and a signature stream-boat hotpot

 

The weather was good, we had a pleasant evening soaking in holiday vibes

The Peri Hotel Khao Yai Thailand
Esan Food in Khao Yai Thailand


How To Visit Khao Yai

We drove from Bangkok to Khao Yai that will take around 2hrs or 135km. Drive along highway No.1 from Bangkok until you reached Mittraphap Interchange and take highway No.2 on the road towards Khao Yai

 

Other transportations

• Bus: Mochit terminal – Pak Chong – Khao Yai National Park/Others

• Train: Bang Sue Grand Station – Pak Chong – Khao Yai National Park/Others

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Where To Stay in Khao Yai

We stayed at The Peri Hotel Khao Yai, a boutique hotel located in the lush green mountain with comfortable atmosphere and amenities. Interior design that was inspired by Out of Africa by Karen Blixen, it was a perfect escape from the bustling capital city as Bangkok

 

Khao Yai offers a wide-range of accommodations that will make you feel inline with nature, speaking true for its name as the perfect getaway weekend from Bangkok (the capital of Thailand). The big hotels and resort grew quickly from these past few years

The Peri Hotel Khao Yai Thailand
The Peri Hotel Khao Yai Thailand

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