Widely considered Thailand's best park for birders!
Kalij Pheasant in Kaeng Krachan
One of the many ground-dwelling bird species found in Kaeng Krachan national park.
Great Hornbill in Kaeng Krachan national park
Definitely the most impressive of all bird species found in Kaeng Krachan national park. The Great Hornbill is often seen in fruiting trees, and the sound of its wingbeats will be etched in your memories!
Why Birding in Kaeng Krachan?
Why not? Home to over 400 bird species, Kaeng Krachan national park is one of Thailand's best parks for birdwatching. Blue Pitta, Ferruginous Partridge, Black-backed Kingfisher, Grey Peacock-pheasant, Long-tailed Broadbill, Black-and-red Broadbill, Sultan Tit, Chestnut-winged Cuckoo, Great Hornbill, Ratchet-tailed Treepie, Streaked Spiderhunter, Plain-pouched Hornbill, Red-bearded Bee-eater, Great Barbet, White-fronted Scops Owl, Bay Owl, Crimson-winged Woodpecker, Orange-breasted Trogon, Black-thighed Falconet, ... you get the point. See you there!
What we do on our Birdwatching Trips?
The Birdwatching Tours in Kaeng Krachan are private tours with flexible itineraries, normally starting at 6:00AM till darkness falls. With our expert birding guide, you'll explore the best birding spots at various elevations and different forest types to see a wide range of species. We'll discuss in advance what target species you'd like to focus on during the birding trip in Kaeng Krachan, and the itinerary will be adapted accordingly. If you have no specific target species, we just try to see a general selection of birds. Click here for other wildlife tours in Kaeng Krachan.
Birdwatching Kaeng Krachan | ITINERARY
We have no fixed itineraries for our birding tours; our experienced birding guide will decide which areas to visit based on your preferences and target species (if any), past encounters, fruiting trees if present, and just on instinct .
A typical birding tour day starts at 06:00AM to ±19:00PM. Generally speaking the birding tours do not contain strenuous activities.
Kaeng Krachan national park - Where & When?
Kaeng Krachan national park lies at about 3 hours from Bangkok. And 1:30 hrs from Hua Hin. Our birding tours start from Kaeng Krachan town, which you can reach by public shuttle minivans from Bangkok Victory Monument, but we can offer private transfers from Bangkok or elsewhere, as well.
Kaeng Krachan national park closes in the months August - October, so our tours are only on offer outside these months. Birdwatching is especially good from March to May due to the winter visitors and the nesting season.
These Birdwatching trips are private tours, the rates below are per day. Accommodation is not included, please ask us about the hotel options near the park.
A list of what is included can be found on the right.
Private Tours - Rate per Day - Birdwatching Kaeng Krachan
|Group size:||Rate per person:|
|8 People||2000 Baht|
|7 People||2100 Baht|
|6 People||2250 Baht|
|5 People||2400 Baht|
|4 People||2700 Baht|
|3 People||3200 Baht|
|2 People||3800 Baht|
|1 Person||7200 Baht|
|12y or younger||200|
Ratchet-tailed Treepie in Kaeng Krachan
Kaeng Krachan national park is the only place in Thailand where the Ratchet-tailed Treepie can be found, therefore it is a target species for many birdwatchers. This species can be found at the higher elevations of the park.
To book our Birdwatching in Kaeng Krachan or if you have any inquiries regarding this tour, please, contact us using the form, below.
Looking for a hotel near Kaeng Krachan? Use the 'special requests' field to ask us about the lodging options.
** Due to our home building plans and the lack of a substitute guide, we are not able to offer any tours in Kaeng Krachan & Huai Kha Khaeng, as well as no specialized herping tours until January 2018.
Our apologies! **
Despite the higher visitor number and more developed infrastructure, Khao Yai national park is Thailand's best park for wildlife watching. And since we have a (small) team of guides in Khao Yai, we are still able to organize a wildlife tour for you in Khao Yai instead.
Please, click here for our Khao Yai tour packages.