Khao Yai is a premium location in Thailand, and this mesmerizing place is filled with numerous beautiful attractions. The advantage of traveling to Khao Yai is that tourist attractions are situated close to each other, and it is advised to travel here from November to February. Three most renowned tourist attractions in Khao Yai [สถาน ที่ ท่องเที่ยว เขา ใหญ่, which is the term in Thai] are:
Khao Yai National Park:
Khao Yai National Park was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. The distance from Bangkok to Khao Yai National Park is 41.1 km. The best hotels to stay at are Recall Isaan Isan Concept and The Pig House, which offer a beautiful mountain view. The entrance fee is 100 Bhat for children and 200 Bhat for adults.
Khao Yai National Park is rich in biodiversity and has beautiful caves. The unique part of Khao Yai National Park is the night safari adventure, where you will be able to witness wild animals at night with Rangers.
Khao Yai also has a breathtaking waterfall, Haew Suwat, which is 20 meters high. It is a short hike to reach there and people can also swim at the bottom of the Waterfall and witness its true beauty that lies within the lush greenery. “The Beach” , which is a Hollywood movie, is said to have been recorded in this place. Haew Suwat is perfect for nature lovers and photographers.
Pb Valley Khao Yai Winery:
It is considered the best winery in Khao Yai and is 23 minutes away from Khao Yai National Park. The entrance fee at PB Valley Khao Yai Winery is 250 baht for children and 300 baht for adults. The Great HornBill restaurant has a great menu that features aromatic and scrumptious Western and Thai dishes.
The highlight of this winery is that it conducts tasting hours for wine and grape juice for kids and exposes them to how wine is cultured and made in the vineyards to produce its exquisite taste. The valley also consists of scenic mountains decorated with beautiful flora and stunning vineyards. These aspects make it one of the best Tourist attractions in Khao Yai.
Khao Yai Art Museum:
The Khao Yai Art Museum is 186.3 km away from Bangkok. It is a private museum owned by Mr. Pongchai Chindasuk, and the entrance fee to the museum is free. The highlight of the museum is the dedicated Art Gallery building for art enthusiasts that display magnificent traditional and contemporary art exhibitions by international artists as well as local artists like Chalit Nimtim and Preecha Tha Thong.
The garden in Khao Yai Art Museum showcases sculptures chiselled by renowned sculptors and has a cafe that serves fresh coffee for you to chill. There is also a souvenir shop where you can take home an object to cherish the memory and cultural experience you shared with your loved ones in Khao Yai.
These are some of the most popular destinations, but Khao Yai also has other tourist attractions like Palio Village, the Khao Yai floating market, the Khao Yai chocolate factory, and many more. What are you waiting for? Khao Yai is the place to be.