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Khao Yai tours

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From single-day budget hiking trips to wildlife photography tours and multi-day private excursions that take you deep into the wilds, the Khao Yai area’s many tour companies will probably have what you’re looking for. Though many travellers hit Khao Yai independently, those who want the best chance of spotting wildlife should splash out for a local trail guide.

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Most budget companies run group tours in songthaews (pick-up trucks with roofed benches out the back), while pricier private tours tend to rely on cars, vans or Jeeps. All tours include drinking water, at least one meal, leech socks, guide and often a pick up service, but some do not cover the park entrance fees.

No monkeying around when you pick a good tour company. Photo taken in or around Khao Yai tours, Khao Yai National Park, Thailand by David Luekens.

No monkeying around when you pick a good tour company. Photo: David Luekens

Nearly every company offers a day tour inside the park for 1,300 to 2,000 baht per person, with discounts for kids, and a half-day tour to the Khao Luk Chang bat cave for around 500 baht. Several companies also run multi-day tours. They don’t all follow the same paths so do read on, but keep in mind that this is not a comprehensive list of all Khao Yai tour ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 900 words.)

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