A warm reception and a world of inspired experiences await right around the corner – including rare wilderness excursions, romantic and sophisticated journeys, and family-friendly Khao Yai trips. Our concierge can help you arrange authentic explorations throughout the region, and our team of in-residence experts – wilderness guides, natural healers, agriculturalists, and world class chefs – will enlighten you on the best of local culture, cuisine and landscapes.
Things to do in Khao Yai

Be inspired by the wonders of the national park’s mountain landscape, and connect to one of Thailand’s most majestic natural spaces in new ways. There is no shortage of things to do in Khao Yai. Embrace the adventure and explore the mountains and the timeless culture which fills the surrounding valleys on rails, on moto, and even with your own set of pedals.

In Residence Experts

Our select team of advanced experts helps shape the guest experience with insight, knowledge, Khao Yai culture tours and more. Taken together, they are the best kind of enlightening introduction to Khao Yai.

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Khao Yai Culturalist

Our culturist is a native and local who is specially-trained in both hospitality and history. She leads tours to nearby destinations, shares Khao Yai legends and customs, and guides guests through the most important destinations in the region.
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Local Chef

Our lead culinary expert is a local native, and a master of organic produce. He is based in Somying’s Kitchen, and leads Khao Yai cooking classes, and culinary activities for guests.
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Head Gardener

Our head gardener leads a team of dedicated professionals who care for numerous lakes and abundant trees on the estate. As an ambassador of nature, he is always happy to lead Khao Yai botanical garden tours, and share his insider knowledge.

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From the families of native plants which fill the landscape, to the swans and koi fish living in the lakes – a Khao Yai Naturalist tour opens the door to all the life which surrounds us.