Photo: On the hike to Thor Thip waterfall.

Waterfalls, caves and wildlife observing

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A hike into the wilderness of Kaeng Krachan National Park is the best way to spot some of the hundreds of bird species and other animals that thrive here, and while some trails were cut simply for enjoying nature walks most lead to spooky caves and refreshing waterfalls.

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Apart from the trail to Pala-U Waterfall, the main central road, the “orchid trail” near Phanoen Thung Camp and the short trails near Ban Krang Camp, all hiking should be done with a guide. Rangers charge 400 baht for short excursions and 500 baht or more for a full day. They can be arranged at Ban Krang and Phanoen Thung camps; you’ll be lucky to get one who speaks much English. Experienced English-speaking guides can be arranged through Baan Maka, Kum Nang Paya and Samarn Bird Camp for 1,500 to 2,000 ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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