Khao Yai National Park (2 days 1 nights tour)

Bridge Khao Yai National Park

Background

Khao Yai National Park, some 3 hours northeast of Bangkok consists of moist evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest, and dry evergreen forest. With 350 bird species, the park offers some of Thailand’s best birdwatching opportunities. Birds of note include four species of hornbills, the red-headed trogon, sultan tit, coral-billed ground cuckoo, crested-serpent eagle to mention just a few. Also home to a range of other widlife, you will most likely see mammals such as deer, monkeys and maybe elephnat on your stay in the park..

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart your Bangkok hotel at 0600 for the 2-hours tranfer by private vehicle to Khao Yai National Park. Breakfast enroute before heading out to Khao Khieo mountain, an area dominated by hill evergreen forest above1,000 m. After lunch, set out on a roadside birding tour in the area of the headquarters and take a short easy walk through the grassland habitat of Nong Phak Chi for birding and on the lookout for some of the other wildllife that inhabits the park. Possible sightings include Wild Dog, Sambar Deer, Stock billed-Kingfisher, Bright-capped Cisticola, Hill Myna and Wreathed Hornbill. After dinner, we head out on a nighttime spotlighting trip on the look out for deer, civet, porcupine, slow loris and possibly elephant.

Overnight: Juldis Resort & Spa, (3 star) Superior room

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 2

Spend the morning birding in some of Khao Yai’s best evergreen forest. Look out for Red-headed Trogon, Slaty-backed Forktail, Blue Pitta, Greater Flameback, Dusky Broadbill, Banded Broadbill, Blue-winged Leafbird, Green Magpie, White-crested Laughingthrush and many more. Depart the park at approximately 1600 for the transfer back to Bangkok. Arrive back at your hotel at approximately 1900.

Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch

Price Includes

  • English Speaking professional bird leader
  • Accommodation as listed for 1 night ( twin share basis)
  • Private transfer throughout the trip including fuel and tollway fees
  • Meals as listed including bottled water and fruits
  • Park entrance fees
  • Travel equipments ( rain coats, special socks etc.)
  • Travel insurance

Price Excludes

  • Personal Expenses
  • Personal Tips
  • Telephone calls
  • internet access
  • Alcoholic drinks

Thing to bring

  • Light walking boots or sports shoes
  • Camera and binoculars
  • Long trousers and long-sleeved shirt for walking in the forest
  • Mosquito repellent, Sun hat and Sun cream

Notes

  • The tour is on private basis ( No other participants will join you)
  • Can be arranged on any of your requested date (Flexible departure)
  • You can upgrade to luxury 5 star accommodation on extra cost
  • This is a sample itinerary, and the routes and timing may change according to local conditions, but the general content of the trip will remain the same

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