theasialogo
ThailandBangkok

One Day Khao Yai National Park Tour – See Haew Narok Waterfall & more

Plunge into the pure beauty of Thailand's wilderness on a full-day excursion to Khao Yai National Park. You'll be completely taken in by the verdant scenery; everything is lovely and green here. Rejuvenate your soul with an invigorating hike through the jungle to Haew Narok Waterfall, take in the breathtaking natural vistas, and experience unforgettable encounters with some of Thailand’s most exotic plant and animal species.
  • Departure: Bangkok
  • Type:
  • Duration: Approximately 9 hours
  • Meeting time: Approximately 6:30
  • Meeting point: At your hotel lobby
Highlights
  • Take in the unspoiled natural landscapes and stunning views
  • Visit one of Thailand’s largest and most beautiful national parks
  • Go trekking through the jungle
  • Visit the largest waterfall in Khao Yai National Park
  • Learn how to make a delicious Thai meal 
Tour Options
Pick up
The pick-up time at your hotel varies based on your hotel location and traffic.Pick up and drop off service is available for hotels in the city centre. If you are not sure where your hotel is, please indicate the exact name of your hotel and our team will get back to you with a suggestion.Guests staying outside of the city centre will be advised on an additional surcharge subject to distance (if needed). This surcharge is payable on the spot to a tour guide or driver.
General
The itinerary may be subject to change due to weather and local conditions, without notice in advance.Maximum occupancy per van is approximately 9 guests.Please note that the hike towards the waterfall is 1 kilometre long and takes approximately 15 minutes. Although the hike is considered moderate in difficulty, the last 100 meters will require you to walk up about 200 steps to reach the viewpoint. You will have to climb down the same stairs on the way back.Swimming is strictly forbidden.Bring comfortable shoes and water.Take care of your belongings, especially in the vicinity of monkeys, as they have been known to grab visitors’ belongings on occasion.
Includes
  • Vehicle
  • Driver
  • Gas
  • Lunch
  • Elephant Riding
  • Guide (English)
  • Bottle of water
  • National park fee
  • Insurance
Excludes
  • Other expense
  • Tips

Looking for outdoorsy things to do in Khao Yai? See Thailand Wildlife, Haew Narok Waterfall, go Elephant Trekking & more

Khao Yai National Park is a green wonderland spanning over the provinces of Nakhon Ratchasima, Saraburi, Prachinburi and Nakhon Nayok. Surrounded by lush green forests and hills as far as the eye can see, it’s easy to forget you’re only three hours away from Bangkok on this amazing day trip. Apart from stunning views, the day is packed with memorable moments – from trekking and enjoying magical waterfalls to amazing encounters with Thai wildlife.After a lovely drive to Nakhon Nayok Province, you’ll start the trip with a refreshing walk to a local morning market. Enjoy the rustic and down-to-earth atmosphere as you check out all the cool knick-knacks and Thai souvenirs. You'll have the chance to ride a traditional ox-cart for a peek into Thailand’s past. As you pass by the stunning scenery, you'll be transported to a land caught in time; the mountain views and rice fields combined with the traditional transportation make for an unforgettable experience.A fruit plantation is the next stop. Sink your teeth into juicy, organic fruit and enjoy a cup of coffee while gazing out over the wilderness. It’s here that you’ll have an authentic and hearty Thai meal. You won't just be eating great food, you'll also be learning how to make a classic Thai dish called som tam (spicy papaya salad). Take this recipe home with you and impress your friends with your Thai culinary know-how.Next, it’s time for a gentle trek through the lush forests of Khao Yai National Park towards the Haew Narok Waterfall, the largest and most beautiful waterfall in the park. As you make your way up to the final viewing point, up the hundreds of steps, take a moment to look around and appreciate the untouched natural beauty that surrounds you. It doesn’t get much better than this.The adventure comes to a close on a scenic drive back to your hotel. You'll have received a full dose of adventure in nature, and you'll leave the experience feeling like your wanderlust has been satisfied – well, at least until your next trip.
Travel Reviews
flag/usa.svgAlan
01/09/2018
Neat simple tour program"The weather at Khao Yai is very good and refreshing. We were really impressed with this short but well-tailored tour program, Narok waterfall looks majestic, and we love the fact that the place is not too touristy."
flag/usa.svgAlan
01/09/2018
Neat simple tour program"The weather at Khao Yai is very good and refreshing. We were really impressed with this short but well-tailored tour program, Narok waterfall looks majestic, and we love the fact that the place is not too touristy."