KHAO YAI NATIONAL PARK

Province :
Nakhon Ratchasima/Nakhon Nayok province, North-eastern part of Thailand
Habitats :
Thailand’s third largest national park, ASEAN Heritage site, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Altitude from 200-1,351 m asal comprises hill evergreen & Dry evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest, grassland, waterfalls, forest streams
Key species :
Coral-billed Ground Cuckoo, Siamese Fireback, Silver Pheasant, Eared & Blue Pitta, Limestone Wren Babbler, Great & Wreathed Hornbill, Brown Hornbill (Austen’s), Black Eagle, White-crowned & Slaty-backed Forktail, Red-headed Trogon, Banded Kingfisher, Great-eared Nightjar
Other species :
Barred Cuckoo Dove, Scaly-breasted Partridge, Brown-rumped Needletail, Large Schimitar Babbler, Mountain Hawk Eagle, Heart-spotted Woodpecker, Large-tailed Nightjar
Best time :
All year round, avoid the week-end and long week-end holidays (New Year and Thai New Year in mid April)
Distance from Bangkok :
~ 220 km or more than 2 hrs drive