Published On: Mon, Mar 7th, 2016

6 Things to know about khao Yai national park


Happy Trips Editors                

Khao Yai, which located only three hours north of Bangkok, is Thailand’s third biggest but much eminent national Park, and a UNESCO World Heritage spot and is the residence of numerous scarce species of animals. You can easily enter in this beautiful forest by either bus or taxi.


It is a beautiful place where you can see wildlife, for example lar gibbons, barking deer, hornbills, and any other kind of other bird species. In this Park you can have a good chance to watch wild elephants assembled around roadside salt licks.

Here you can see more than 153 diverse species of animals and birds, involving 200-300 wild elephants also includes dangerous Asiatic black bears, tigers, leopards and barking deer as well, to name a small number of, there is no surprise that Khao Yai is Thailand’s most visited park.

Wiki travel               

The major cause for visiting Khao Yai is to spot the incredible wildlife and scenery as well. The better way to watch this Park is by walking one of the countless trails in the park. The simplest way can be walked unaccompanied but a lot of necessitate hiring a guide as they are not visibly marked and it is easy to get lost.

Lonely Planet

Khao Yai is spread on 2168 sq km and includes one of the biggest intact monsoon forests staying behind in mainland Asia and this is the reason why it was called a Unesco World Heritage site (as part of the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex).

Rough Guides

Across five different forest kinds and mounting to a height of 1341m, the park maintains above three hundred bird and twenty huge land-mammal species, therefore its UNESCO official approval as a World Heritage Site – and gives a excess of waterfalls and numerous unchallenging walking trails.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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