Khao Yai is the first national park announced in Thailand, (on 1962), and it is considered to be the best and most famous of all of Thailand’s national parks. It is located only 2.5 hour drive from Bangkok. Khao Yai National Park has been recognized as a national heritage site by UNESCO.
The beaches are really magnificent with very soft white sand and amazing clear turquoise blue waters. Beautiful rain forest with Mangrove trees are found all over the island’s mainland. Ko Rok Nok’s magnificent beach is called Ao Man Sai. At a short distance, which can be crossed by swimming, you can find Ko Rok Nai island with its own breathtaking beach, called Ao Sarn Chao. (it means the wind house beach).
This article will describe one of the most popular and well known kayaking areas in Krabi province, in Ban Bor Thor village which is found in Tanboke Koranee National Park, at Ao Leuk district.
Kaeng Krachan National Park spreads over 3,000 square Km. It begins on the eastern slopes of Tenasserim mountains which border with Myanmar and spreads over half of Petchburi province and vast areas of Hua Hin district (Prachuap Khiri Khan province).
Ton Pariwat Wildlife Senctuary is located in Song Phraek district. It is an enchanting nature reserve to which I will dedicate a few lines here* On Phang Nga province you will also find Khao Lak a wonderful, high quality, holiday town, about which I wrote in another article.
Lots of tourists have heard about the famous Erawan Falls of Kanchanaburi province, however, only a few heard about Huai Mae Khamin Falls, which many say are even prettier than Erawan Falls.
As the national park receives a lot of rain and there is plenty of water on the Petchburi river the Thai government has built a dam over it to allow for an all year round even water flow. Therefore Petchburi River Rafting is possible on all seasons.
Kaeng Krachan National Park is an ideal place for nature and trek lovers and for anyone who wishes to enjoy the great variety of adventures it offers, such as Pala-U waterfalls, an easy relaxing rafting on the Petchburi river which is also a wonderful attraction for families with young children, etc.
Sam Roy Yot National Park is a diverse one, you can find the biggest swamp in Thailand there, as well as an abundance of beaches, rivers, mountains, caves and many species of animals and
The Emerald Pool, or as it is called in Thai, “Sa Morakot” is a charming nature gem. The pool is located in the forest of Khao Phra Bang Khram Nature Reserve in Khlong district, about an hour drive from Ao Nang beach.
The lake is considered Khao Sok National Park’s main attraction. It is one of the prettiest lakes in the world.
Khao Sok National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks in Thailand, in fact it is so pretty that even those of you who are not crazy about wild nature won’t be disappointed from its breathtaking beauty.
The waterfalls are 1.5 Km. long and their drops create wide pools which are great for swimming – so please remember to bring a towel and bathing suite with you.
Pala-U waterfalls found in an evergreen forest by the same name, only 60 Km. (approx. an hour drive), from the holiday town of Hua Hin.