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$587.18 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5-Day Wild Jungle Ranger Adventure Tour from Bangkok

Khao Yai National Park is part of a UNESCO World Heritage–listed wilderness where there are still occasional sightings of wild animals like elephants, leopards, tigers, bears, otters, barking deer, gibbons, macaques, pythons and many colorful birds. Your 5-day tour in Khao Yai National Park includes two nights of accommodation at Eco Valley Lodge and two nights of tent camping during your trek. You’ll hike with experienced guides who were once poachers and are now committed to wildlife conservation. Camping gear such as a flashlight, compass, backpack, hammock, sleeping bag and cooking equipment is provided, and you can store extra luggage at the lodge during the trek. The trek is suitable for people with a good level of fitness. Expect to hike for several hours each day while carrying your own backpack, taking trails that cross uneven terrain and elevation changes; hiking shoes that can get wet are recommended for river crossings. You will help with setting up camp and preparing simple meals during the trek. All meals during the trek and breakfasts at the lodge are included; you can purchase additional meals at the lodge’s open-air restaurant. During your free time, enjoy the lodge's swimming pool and gardens, and perhaps treat yourself to a massage treatment (own expense).

$118.06 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Full Day from Bangkok: Explore Khao Yai National Park - Waterfall - Viewpoints with Authentic Cooking and Thai market tour

06:30: Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Bangkok and head to Nakhon Nayok Province for around 2 hours.09:00: Your guide will teach you how to choose the best sample of each ingredient to create delicious dishes at your cooking class. Your market cooking class will start with a visit guided by your tour guide to the local market to discover and select fresh, seasonal produce for the day's menu.10:30: Arrive at a Thai-style wooden home and learn the secret recipe of 5 classic Thai dishes, before cooking an authentic Thai meal. Learn the wonders of Thai herbs and spices, which makes Thai cuisine popular the world over, in a home-style learning environment. In this cooking lesson you'll learn the secret recipe of 5 classic Thai dishes such as Green Papaya Salad (Som Tam), Stir-Fried Rice Noodles (Pad Thai), Spicy Prawn Soup, lemongrass and galangal (Tom Yum Goong), Authentic Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Kra Pao Gai) and Stir Fried Chinese Morning Glory (Pad Pak Bung Fai Daeng). When it’s time to eat, move to the dining area and enjoy your meal and fresh fruits.12:00: Afterwards, entering from the main gate on the Prachinburi side, en-route to the park, continue the program with a visit to Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you’ll take a short hike to Heaw Narok Waterfall. For a beautiful view of the waterfall, walk 1km from the main road. You'll find a stunning scene which you can admire before taking a safe trail down the cliff.13:30: Stop at the Visitor Center to get facts about the park’s history and attractions. There is also a museum with lots of great facts about the park. The helpful and friendly park rangers and the staff are available to provide information and most of them are English-speaking.14:00: The final stop in Khao Yai National Park is Km. 30 Viewpoint, on Thanarat Road, where you can enjoy the scenery in the north part of the expansive and beautiful Khao Yai National Park.14:45: After leaving from Khao Yai National Park you'll reach the gate of the red-white restaurant which is surrounded by a small, lush tropical garden that provides a refreshing country feel that perfectly fits into the surrounding scenic mountainous of Khao Yai National Park. There's something complimentary for everyone such as pasteurized milk, organic coffee, herbal tea, fresh juice or homemade ice-cream that include such unique flavors as white wine lychee, red wine strawberry, anchan (a Thai herb), rum and raisin, and much, much more. It will be served in a cute design cup which you can bring home as a souvenir.15:15: Transfer back to your hotel in Bangkok for approximately 18:30.

$776.69 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Central Thailand Adventures

Day 1 : Arrival day in BangkokYou will be picked up from Bangkok’s airport at anytime. Private Transfer to Riva Surya Hotel or similar (Check in time 14:00 p.m.) Day 2 : Bangkok City Safari and Canal tour by long tail boatDepart from hotel to visit Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew by public transport (Skytrain, Boat & etc.). Continue to visit Wat Pho by Tuk Tuk. Cross the river to visit Wat Arun and continue to the Flower market. Optional lunch at the local restaurant. Enjoy your private canal tour by long tail boat in Thonburi. Transfer to Riva Surya Hotel or similar. Day 3 : Khao Yai TrekkingTransfer to Khao Yai National Park. Trek about 2-3 hrs in the mixed forest, the residence of various types of wildlife. Visit Haew Suwat waterfall. Optional lunch and in the evening, watch millions of bats fly our from the cave and transfer to Lala Mukha resort or similar. Day 4 : Half day Winery tourBegin your trip in the morning or afternoon by visit GRANMONTE for your Winery tour. Taste and learn how to make the local wine. Optional lunch at the local restaurant. Overnight at Lala Mukha resort or similar. Day 5 : AyutthayaTransfer from Khao Yai to Ayutthaya, World Heritage site. Visit the famous Wat Yai Chai Mongkol, Wat Mahathat and Wat Phra Si Sanphet. Optional lunch at the local restaurant and enjoy your private boat tour around the historical park island. Transfer to Sala Ayutthaya hotel or similar   Day 6 : Ayutthaya - KanchanburiTransfer to Kanchanaburi, visit Thai - Burma Railway Museum, War cemetery and the famous Bridge over the river kwai to learn the history related to WW2 and how to construct the bridge. Optional Buffet lunch and continue to on board the train, ride on the former Death railway. Visit Krasae Buddha Cave and transfer to River Kwai Resotel or similar for overnight stay.  Day 7 : Erawan WaterfallTransfer to Erawan National Park, relax or optional for trekking to the top tier of the waterfall (7th tier which has the altitude about 500 metres above sea level). Optional lunch and visit Hellfire pass. Transfer to River Kwai Resotel or similar.  Day 8 : Kanchanaburi - BangkokTransfer to Riva Surya Hotel in Bangkok or similar (Check in at 14:00 p.m.). Enjoy your free day in Bangkok.  Day 9 : Departure dayTransfer to Bangkok's airport for your departure flight. Pick up time is 3.5 hours before your departure flight time.

$113.40 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Full-Day Khao Yai National Park & Thai Cooking

Enjoy a free hotel pick-up from your hotel in Bangkok and head to an authentic, local morning market. Your guide will teach you how to choose the best sample of each ingredient to create delicious dishes at your cooking class. Your market cooking class will start with a visit guided by your tour guide to the local market to discover and select fresh, seasonal produce for the day's menu. At the end of this hands-on cooking lesson, enjoy eating a delicious meal with bottled water and fresh fruits or Thai Desserts. Afterwards, entering from the main gate on the Prachinburi side, en-route to the park, continue the program with a visit to Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where you’ll take a short hike to Heaw Narok Waterfall. Stop at the Visitor Center to get facts about the park’s history and attractions. There is also a museum with lots of great facts about the park. The helpful and friendly park rangers and the staff are available to provide information. The final stop in Khao Yai National Park is Km. 30 Viewpoint, on Thanarat Road, where you can enjoy the scenery in the north part of the expansive and beautiful Khao Yai National Park. After leaving from Khao Yai National Park you'll reach the gate of the red-white restaurant which is surrounded by a small, lush tropical garden.

$183.30 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Discover Thailand's UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Ayutthaya to Khao Yai National Park

Highlights: AyutthayaDelicious lunch in a local restaurant with bottled waterVisit temples like Wat Mahathat and find the Buddha in the banyan treeExplore Wat Phra Si Sanphet, the place has a wonderful atmosphere and is a very well preserved siteKhao Yai National ParkStop at KM. 30 to enjoy the scenery of Khao Yai National ParkTake a hike to Heaw Narok Waterfall, a top attraction of the parkExplore Khao Yai National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage siteLearn all about the area at the Khao Yai National Park Visitor Center06:30: Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel and head to Ayutthaya Province for around 1.5 hours.08:00: Enjoy a full-day trip out of Bangkok to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya. Embark on a journey of cultural discovery as you explore the impressive monuments and temple ruins built during the Ayutthaya era. First stop is Wat Phra Si Sanphet. The largest temple in Ayutthaya, known for its distinctive row of restored chedis (Thai-style stupas) found on many images of the city. Housed within the grounds of the former royal palace, the temple was used only for royal religious ceremonies. It once housed a 16-metre Buddha covered with 340 kg of gold. As it was a royal temple and used only for royal ceremonies, no Buddhist monks lived in the temple. The same rule applies to the current royal temple, Wat Pra Kaew in Bangkok. The place has a wonderful atmosphere and is a very well preserved site. The three Chedis are very elegant and the whole place gives a good impression of what it may have looked like before the city was destroyed.Head to Wat Phra Mahathat. This is also where you can spot the famous tree that has grown around a Buddha head. When taking pictures of you and the Buddha head, make sure you sit on your knees to show respect, as it is considered holy by Thais.12:00: From there, continue to local restaurant where you will be served Authentic Thai dishes with bottled water.14:00: The first stop in Khao Yai National Park is Km. 30 Viewpoint, on Thanarat Road, where you can enjoy the scenery in the north part of the expansive and beautiful Khao Yai National Park. 14:30: Stop at the Visitor Center to get facts about the park’s history and attractions. There is also a museum with lots of great facts about the park. 15:00: Continue to Haew Narok Waterfall. For a beautiful view of the waterfall, walk 1 kilometer from the main road. You'll find a stunning scene which you can admire before taking a safe trail down the cliff.16:00: You will return to your hotel in Bangkok, arriving at around 18:30. 

$136.70 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Khao Yai Winery - Vineyard Tours & Animal Lover with Horse Farm from Bangkok

Get the best out of Bangkok with this 3 hour to PB Valley Khao Yai Winery. It is the birth place of the Khao Yai Wine Region and one of the finest wineries in Thailand located at the edge of the Khao Yai National Park.A good thing is during this wine tasting tour in Thailand is you do not have to really walk from place to place, there is a tram available to take you on a comfortable tour around the vast property of PB Valley Khao Yai while you sit back and enjoy the view. With around 1000 acres of vineyard and plantation, it is an interesting tour to indulge in, plus you get to learn about wine production and try some of their more famous wines.A highlight of PB Valley Winery is off course their very unique wine tasting tour. This tour last approximately 75 minutes where you have the rare opportunity to go around the vineyards, visit the wine production center, do some wine tasting and visit the little museum with a history of PB Valley and how it started.A tour of the Winery including 3 different wine and education center is next. Three (3) wines are being served namely “PB Khao Yai Reserve Chenin Blanc” “PB Khao Yai Rose” and “PB Khao Yai Reserve Shiraz”The tour also includes other fruit orchards such as passion fruit and you can take a walk to along a nice flower garden. From there, continue to local restaurant where you will be served Authentic Thai dishes with bottled water.Go ahead to a horse farm, it is situated on 16 rai in the midst of tourist country in Khao Yai, Pak Chong district, Nakhon Ratchasima province. These are Arabian, Andalusian, Friesian, Gypsy Vanner and Rocky Mountain. It also has the three largest horse breeds namely the Shire, the famous Budweiser Clydesdale and the Belgian draft horse. These are in striking contrast to American miniature horses. Standing at only 80cms they are the smallest breed in the world.Horse Farm readily opens its doors for you to experience life amidst nature. The farm’s activities include half day trip geared for you and your children ages 2 to 12 years in age.Activities include tasks such as collecting eggs from over 400 free-range hens from the coop and putting them into the basket. Thereafter, you can bring back 4 eggs, nicely wrapped in an egg carton, feeding the animals and learn how to ride and groom horses/ponies.Horse riding for beginners should be fun and exciting. We offer riding classes for beginners. Lessons are a 20 minutes long. However it’s very important you come to the lesson in proper riding gear. Full-length jeans covering your ankles are essential. If they are the only shoes available then sneakers are permitted, though riding boots with heels are preferable. Helmets will be provided. It is a great opportunity spend time with loved ones and get closer to nature.Once you have completed your ride, you will be escorted back to your hotel approximately 18.30 am.

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