Gardenhome Resort Khao Yai
Travel Blogs from Pak Chong
... was a small crevas in the cave with a mat and Joe pointed to show us that a monk will sit here for 5 hours in the dark. There were lots of Buddhist statues and offerings around and you could see this was a working cave for the monks. Once back above ground he walked up some steps to the temple top and enjoyed the lovely view, as it was turning dusk we were back in the pick up heading for our final and most spectacular stop, the bat cave. We couldn't go inside due to the amount ...
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 ...
... tofu, but it just didn't do it for me so I ate the vegetables and rice. We moved on and eventually came out into an open field with long grass. We were told to walk with our arms up or we would get covered in cuts from the bladed of grass. I felt like we were in a scene from Jurassic Park looking for the Visitor Centre and hiding from dinosaurs. We saw a water hole and were told that elephants congregate around the area. We all were hoping to get the shot of ...
... 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 ...
... guys hike. Of course scaling a hill is all about managing speed and stamina. After any short break, these guys (except some) would shout "LET'S GO GANGNAM STYLE" and start running to the next bit, burn up and soon get over taken by me and some others who were more sensible. Lots of fun. Reached the top after 3.5 hours and danced Gangnam style. It was still another 3km flat trek to the campsite. And what a campsite it was- have a look! I thought it was ...
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