Khao Yai is Thailand’s oldest and largest national park and is located 140 kilometres northeast of Bangkok. The park is covered by forest and has a rich flora and fauna. Wild orchids grow here and elephants and tigers still live in the wild. Do not be surprised if, for example monkeys, wild boars or bird species bump into each other. The has gush five rivers that feed a number of beautiful waterfalls, such as Heo Suwat waterfall which was used in the movie “The Beach” starring Leonardo Di Caprio.
In the park are five well marked trails laid out so that you can explore the park without getting lost. You can only walk in the park. If you hire a guide, he can also tell you more about the park and lead you to special places. Khao Yai is located about 140 kilometres northeast of Bangkok and is easily accessible by road. If you do not have your own transport, you have to arrange transport from Pak Chong and Prachin Buri, both accessible by train or bus from Bangkok.