Khao Yai National Park is a national park in Thailand , measuring 2,168 km squared, Khao Yai is the second largest national park in Thailand. In 2005 it was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of the larger Dong Phaya Yen–Khao Yai Forest Complex. Situated on the southwestern boundary of the Khorat Plateau, it occupies the western part of the Sankamphaeng Mountain range. Thick jungle covers the mountainous slopes, interspersed with some scenic waterfalls.
Khao Yai is along the way from Bangkok to Nakhon Rachasima (Korat).The park is an easy drive from Bangkok. Khao Yai National Park spans over four provinces, which are Sara Buri, Nakhon Ratchasima, Prachin Buri, and Nakhon Nayok. Khao Yai is the first national park in Thailand, comprising mixed forest, rainforest, and meadows all 400 – 1,000 meters above sea level. Sightseeing on Khao Yai is one of interesting things to do in Nakhon Ratchasima. There are more than 3,000 kinds of flowers, 250 kinds of birds, and 67 kinds of mammals like elephants, tigers, gibbons, deer, and boars up there.
Opening Hours: Daily 8.00 am – 5.00 pm