Khao Yai National Park

The top-tier winery closest to the Khao Yai National Park entrance, which is 16km away, is home to Thailand's first female oneologist, Nikki Lohitnavy. It's scenically set, offers tours (book in advance), a gourmet gift shop, luxury lodging and a classy restaurant. It lies along the Muak Lek–Khao Yai road, the direct route from Bangkok to Khao Yai (exit at Km 144).

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Nearby Khao Yai National Park attractions

1. PB Valley Khao Yai Winery

2.88 MILES

One of the first wineries in Thailand (it corked its first bottle in 1998), PB Valley is 22.5km from the Khao Yai National Park gate. It's scenically set,…

3. Khao Yai Art Museum

10.5 MILES

This excellent private gallery has three rooms of modern art from some of Thailand's top artists, including Anupong Chantorn and Lampu Kansanoh, and a…

4. Nam Tok Kong Kaew

10.94 MILES

Little Nam Tok Kong Kaew sits just 150m from the Khao Yai National Park visitors centre.

5. Nam Tok Haew Suwat

12.97 MILES

The park's loveliest waterfall, 25m-high Nam Tok Haew Suwat scooped a starring role in Danny Boyle's film The Beach. It has water year-round (though very…

6. Khao Yai National Park

14.59 MILES

Cool and lush, Khao Yai National Park is an easy escape into the primordial jungle. The 2168-sq-km park, part of a Unesco World Heritage site, spans five…

7. Pha Diew Dai Viewpoint

15.89 MILES

Up over 1100m, this is the most impressive of Khao Yai National Park's viewpoints. And it's rarely crowded. It's part of an easy 500m boardwalk nature…

8. Namtok Nang Rong

16.71 MILES

Much smaller than its famous neighbour, Namtok Sarika, Nang Rong Waterfall is a series of small drops amidst a boulder-filled stream. The free admission…