"Nature" and “clean air” within reach of the capital
The aspiration of many, to touch it for themselves
World Heritage National Park
Khao Yai National Park has global significance and at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional level as a World Heritage Site and ASEAN Heritage Park in the territory of four provinces: Saraburi, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachinburi, and Nakhon Nayok.
Covering almost 2,168 square kilometers, the area is a key watershed for many rivers, has massive biodiversity, and is a habitat for over 350 important rare and endangered species. As such, the Park attracts bird watchers from all over the world.
Khao Yai National Park
Khao Yai was the first National Park in Thailand, established in 1962. It was declared an ASEAN Heritage Park in 1984 and listed as UNESCO’s 184th World Heritage Site in 2005.
The Park's average temperature throughout the year is approximately 21°C with a maximum in April of about 27°C. This gives the park an equable and comfortable temperature all year. suitable for a variety of outdoor recreational activities, and enabling tourism in every season.
The forest is the primary ecosystem, most of which is dry evergreen forest, habitat for white-handed gibbon, pileated gibbon, hornbill, wild elephant, serow, and dhole (Asian wild dog).
of Khao Yai
Khao Yai National Park is home to protected habitats for the greatest number of animal species in Thailand. Its food sources attract many charismatic species which can often be viewed by visitors: wild elephant, gaur, dhole, muntjac (barking deer), sambar deer, gibbon, hornbill and macaque.
of Khao Yai
Khao Yai National Park has a large forest canopy with a vast array of colonising vegetation, giving rise to equally high plant biodiversity. The many outstanding and fascinating plant species include rattan, resin trees and orchids.
Plan Your Visit
Khao Yai National Park is a natural tourist attraction. Located far from Bangkok
Here, you can get close to nature, find peace, breathe in clean air, enjoy abundant natural resources and jump into a range of activities, popular among both Thai and foreign tourists alike. Highlighted attractions include many waterfalls with refreshing cool and clean water during the rainy season, and spectacular views to rest the eyes and reinvigorate the soul. Observation towers enable a close look at animal behavior. Don't forget to add the Khao Yai tourist map pin, and you won't be disappointed!
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Khao Yai National Park welcomes all genders and ages to its diverse scenery and wonderful views. There are many engaging opportunities to explore, including animal and bird-watching expeditions, whitewater rafting, cycling, and camping in the forest. In every corner, the park provides a massive natural studio, so don't forget to bring your best camera!