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Bird Watching Khao Yai and
Kaeng Krachan National Parks

Tour code : WT. BW 08
Duration : 5 days 4 nights,
Type of tour : Private Tour
Start and end : in Bangkok
Minimum passengers : 2 persons
Trip Grade: easy

Khao-Yai National Park announced as the first national park in 1959.  And Khao Yai is now one of the World’s Natural Heritage Sites in Thailand  The park is well managed and is most frequently visited by both local and foreign nature lovers. It’s mountainous area of 2,168 and about 160-km northeast of Bangkok . The park contains several streams and beautiful waterfalls and conserves a large population of mammals such as Asian elephant, gibbon, guar, deer and tiger. Visitors can stroll along the roadside or on one of the walking trails through the forest or simply in the grassland and have a close contact with a bunch of lively and colorful birds.

Khao-Yai supports a total of 318 bird species. Birding is good and convenient throughout the year. The most attractive birds includes the Crested Serpent-Eagle, Scarlet Minivet, Orange-breasted and Red-headed Trogon, Great Hornbill, Wreath Hornbill, Hill Myna, White-crested Laughingthrush, Red Jungle Fowl, Common Flameback, Blue-winged Leafbird, Black-crested Bulbul and Green Magpie.

Kaeng Krachan is the country’s largest national park, and regarded as one of Thailand ’s most important remaining wildlife habitats.  Kaeng Krachan is truly a bird watching must. Located only 4 hours drive from Bangkok , Kaeng Krachan boasts some of the best birding and wildlife viewing opportunities in the country. With over 400 bird species, the park is home to five species of hornbill: the great, pied, brown, wreathed and plain-poached. At the higher elevations of the park other delights include the long-tailed broadbill and the rachet-tailed treepie (in Thailand , can only be found in Kaeng Krachan National Park


Day 1              Bangkok Khao Yai National Park

We depart Bangkok for Khao Yai National Park in the morning.  We also spend time for birding along the roadside to Khao Yai especially the grassland and shrubs which is a good habitat for open-country birds.

Overnight at Juldis Khao Yai Resort near Khao Yai National Park

Meals: -/Lunch/Dinner

            Khao Yai National Park

A full-day enjoy birding at Khao Yai National Park .

Overnight at Juldis Khao Yai Resort near Khao Yai National Park

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 3              Khao Yai National Park Kaeng Krachan National Park

The whole day would be devoted for the journey from Khao Yai to Kaeng Krachan.  We

would stop at some paddy fields on route for birding.  We would reach Kaeng Krachan in

the evening.  There are some interesting birds around the reservoir near the park


Overnight at Kaeng Krachan Country Club near the park

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 4              Kaeng Krachan National Park

We dive up into the dense forest and have a full day birding.

Overnight at Kaeng Krachan Country Club or the same grade resort/hotel

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Day 5              Kaeng Krachan National Park Bangkok

We spend a half-day in the forest to search for the remarkable Ratchet-tailed

Treepie before leaving for Bangkok , and transfer to your hotel in Bangkok .  End of service.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/-