Thailand Kaeng Krachan

Kaeng Krachan is the country’s largest national park and covers nearly 3,000 square km of mountainous terrain.

It joins other protected forest areas in Thailand and Myanmar to form one of the last stomping grounds for tigers and several other endangered species in Southeast Asia. Asiatic black bears and Siamese crocodiles make their homes here, but sightings are extremely rare

The park's biggest draw is the birdlife, with long-tailed broadbill and Oriental pied hornbill counted among 460 species. Trails near three campgrounds are great for bird watching, but do use a local guide who's adept at spotting wildlife while keeping your family safe.

Other attractions include the mountaintop camp at Khao Phanoen Thung, where you can gaze at sheets of fog in the valleys at dawn, before a hot breakfast. From there, guides will take you deeper into the jungle to look for gibbons and dusky leaf monkeys on a hike to Thor Thip waterfall. Wild elephants are often seen at Bang Krang Camp and Pala-U waterfall further south.

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