11 Fun Things To Do In Khao Yai
With a laptop and a wi-fi connection, more and more people are finding it's possible to work anywhere they please - they are digital nomads. Imagine being able to work in some of the world's most beautiful locations, such as Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. Here are 11 things you could do when you've finished your work for the day:
1. Head to a vineyard and enjoy a wine-tasting session
PB Wine Valley is the biggest vineyard in Khao Yai, and operates six wine tours each day.
2. Go for a hike
Khao Ya National Park encompasses an area of over 2,000 km sq of outstanding natural beauty and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meet elephants, go bird-watching or admire waterfalls on a range of hiking trails for all abilities.
3. Splash in the pools of Ban Tha Chang Spring
Take a tip from the locals and swim in the pale-blue, refreshing spring water to escape the sweltering heat. Or select a shady spot for a late-afternoon picnic ad think of your friends working in an office.
4. Adrenaline thrills at Scenical World Amusement Park
Scenical World offers three distinct zones - the first is filled with rollercoasters and other gravity-defying rides, the second is a splash park with log flumes and a lazy river, and the third contains children's rides.
5. Take some pics at Saraburi Sunflower Field
If Instagram is your thing, this destination is a must, and the entrance fee is super cheap.
6. Get creative at the Super Art Garden
Once an open cornfield, the Secret Art Garden is now a cafe and art centre in a delightful rural location. There is a range of art classes on offer if you feel like getting creative or chill at one of the cafes and enjoy the calm atmosphere and beautiful surroundings.
7. A taste of Italy at the Primo Piazza
This Italian-inspired square offers a taste of Italy at numerous cafes, bars and restaurant, and also the opportunity to feed sheep, alpaca and donkeys. What's not to love?
8. Live like a King or Queen at My Ozone Khao Yai
My Ozone is a recent addition to Khao Yai, a wondrous castle-like holiday resort, which radiates a charming European elegance with a dash of rural simplicity.
9. Admire the Khun Dan Prakarn Chon Dam
Thailand's largest dam, which was completed in 2005, is an impressive site by any standards and is set in gorgeous scenery.
10. Visit a waterfall
Waterfalls abound in Khao Yai National Park. Film buffs might like to check out Haew Suwat, a stunning waterfall featured in the late nineties film 'The Beach' starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
11. Climb a mountain
For outstanding views of the Khao Yai, you could hike to one of several mountain peaks. The highest mountains are Khao Laem (1,328 metres) and Khao Khiau (1,350 metres), which are both climbable as part of a day tour if you have a reasonable level of fitness.