Gardenhome Resort Khao Yai
Travel Blogs from Pak Chong
... highway and had lunch at one of the restaurants. There is not a lot to do near the GreenLeaf Hotel and a car would be ideal here. I just chilled out till 3pm. First our guide showed us a huge spider in the back of the hotel property. Then we drove to a natural spring where people could go swimming. I just put my feet in the warm water and let the fish clean them for free. At this location we saw more huge spiders, fish and a white Asian squirrel. Then we drove to a ...
Up around 6.30 to enable us to get breakfast before we meet for trek at 8am. There were two groups of 10 it took around 40 minutes to get to Khao Yai national park from the entrance it is a steep winding road high into the park the guide was very good and looked out for things along the way. He sported a Binatong laying in the tree too far to really take any pictures. We made our way up to the visitors centre for a drink Garry and I were talking to guide when he saw a pair of ...
... in the jungle. We walked for more than three hours straight in silence so as not to disturb any wildlife. We stopped at one point to have a fried rice and egg lunch (which the boys did their best to eat). But the rest of the time we were on the hunt. For the parents out there (especially parents of boys) I don't need to explain to you how exceptional three hours of silent hiking is from seven and five-year-old boys. We were ...
... established that he was just trying to help us out. We offered to pay him for the ride or at least to pay for his petrol but he politely declined and once he'd gotten us to Pak Chong he stopped at a garage to fill his tank with gas and bought all of us cool drinks, he wouldn't accept reimbursement for this.
We ended up going to Bangkok in a private taxi that he organised for us, the owner of the company gave him 20% of what we paid her as a commission for bringing us to ...
... we began a hike (Dong Tiew-Nong Pak Chi Trail) that will be imprinted on our memories for the rest of our lives. It began along a river and we soon started to notice gigantic elephant-tracks and dung. Around an hour later we suddenly heard loud crashing and trumpeting up ahead. We soon came upon 2 foreigners and their Thai guide. Through the din of the forest crashing around us, the guide told us there were 4 or 5 angry elephants ahead and we needed to be very quiet and stand ...
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333 Moo 6, Pak Chong | Hotelfrom $35