Pha Diew Dai Viewpoint

Khao Yai National Park

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 trail starting 14km from the visitors centre.

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