Stump-tailed Macaque male sliding down a tree in Kaeng Krachan

1-day wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan

1-day wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan national park

Tour description in short

Location of Kaeng Krachan national park on the map of Thailand

Our 1-day tour in Kaeng Krachan national park consists of a full day of wildlife watching on foot and by car.


Why our day trip?

To fully appreciate Thailand's largest national park you should definitely spend more time than just one day. But a day trip in Kaeng Krachan is still better than not visiting the park at all.

The park has a wide range of animals. Though it is not the easiest place to see wildlife. Still, being out in the wild is a great experience one should not miss.

Our day tour is a great way to find out you should plan for a few more days on your next trip in Thailand to visit this amazing national park ;-).

Kaeng Krachan lies only three hours away from Bangkok, and only one hour from Hua Hin. A place definitely worth checking out!



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Tour package summary

Activities

  • Wildlife watching
  • Safari drive(s)
  • Jungle walk(s)

Tour details

  • 1-day tour
  • Private tour
  • 2000 - 7200 Baht (per person)
  • Difficulty level: Easy to moderate

What's included?

  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Leech protection socks
Oriental Vine Snake in vines in Kaeng Krachan
The Oriental Vine Snake, Ahaetulla prasina is a harmless snake species. Often hanging around in the bushes along the road sides in Kaeng Krachan.

Tour itinerary

Here follows the itinerary of our one-day tour in Kaeng Krachan national park.
Note: Often enough, our itineraries get turned upside down. It is impossible to plan in nature; the wildlife does not follow timetables, therefore the following itinerary is just a rough example.

Day 1 (07:00 to ±18:00)

After pick up at your hotel, we enter the national park and start with a slow drive looking for wildlife along the way. We might stop at some open forest clearings or ponds to look for birdlife and other creatures. And next we continue on foot to listen and scan for any animals that occur in the jungle.

Dusky Langur in a fruiting fig tree in Kaeng Krachan
Fruiting fig trees are like an open buffet for the animals in the forest. The Dusky Langur is a common sight on our tours in Kaeng Krachan national park.

We have lunch at the park restaurant. Even around there you might see interesting birdlife or more.

In the afternoon we walk on a dirt road through tall forest along a stream which offers good views into the canopy. This area is rich in bird species, but there is also chance to see mammals and other critters.

Oriental Pied Hornbill male in flight in Kaeng Krachan
Oriental Pied Hornbill male in flight in Kaeng Krachan. A commonly seen species on our Kaeng Krachan tours.

The late afternoon, we spend in the form of a safari drive. We explore waterholes, and the forest edges along the road where hopefully we will see some more species, before we eventually leave the park and drop you off at your hotel or meet your taxi to your next destination.

Extra information about the national park

Smith's Spadefoot Toad (Leptobrachium smithi) in Kaeng Krachan
Smith's Spadefoot Toad, Leptobrachium smithi in Kaeng Krachan national park

Kaeng Krachan national park lies at about 3 hours drive southwest of Bangkok. The area can be tricky to reach by public transport. You are best off traveling with a private taxi service. We can organize transfers from Bangkok, Hua Hin, and elsewhere.

Our tours start from Kaeng Krachan town.

The park is open year-round and our tours can take off every day of the year, as long as our guide is available. Booking in advance is recommended!

For information on the best time of the year to visit the park, and for more of our tours in Kaeng Krachan, click here.

How much does a tour cost?

These are the rates (per person) for our 1-day wildlife tour package based on your group size. Followed by a list of what is included. And feel free to check out our other packages in Kaeng Krachan, below.

Group size: Rate per person:
1 Person 7200 Baht
2 People 3800 Baht
3 People 3200 Baht
4 People 2700 Baht
5 People 2400 Baht
6 People 2250 Baht
7 People 2100 Baht
8 People 2000 Baht
Age: Reduction:
4 to 12 years -200 Baht
0 to 3 years free

What's included?

  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Transport
  • Lunch
  • Drinking water
  • Leech protection socks

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Reviews of the 1-day wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan

Our guests have rated us 5 out of 5 stars (1 reviews)!

  • 1.

    Name: , New Zealand

    Tour: 1-day wildlife tour in Kaeng Krachan

    Tour date: 21 May 2022

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    Amazing experience! We saw so much wildlife and had a great day. Our guide was full of knowledge about all the different species that we were lucky enough to see and was more than happy to help us however he could! Would definitely recommend

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