Bird Watching Khao Yai National Park
About the trip
Day 1 (L, D)
Depart your Bangkok hotel at 0700 for the 2-hours travel by private vehicle to Khao Yai National Park. 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.
Day 2 (B, L)
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 1500 for the transfer back to Bangkok. Arrive back at your hotel at approximately 1900.
Meals: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, Itinerary