Discovery >

Thailand national parks reduce entrance fees

December 7, 2007 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under: ,

The National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has cut the entrance fees for foreigners to national parks from 400 baht to 200 baht. Many foreigners were already irritated by the double-tiered entrance fees, vastly lower for Thai citizens than for foreigners, but the 400 baht rate was deemed too high, compared with the poor facilities for tourists at the parks.

Effective from Dec 1, entrance fees for adult foreigners have been cut from 400 to 200 baht for the most popular parks, such as Angthong Marine National Park, Doi Inthanont in Chiang Mai, Chae Son in Lampang, and Khao Yai in Korat.

However, the entrance fee for Surin and Similan Islands, popular scuba dive destinations, is still set at 200 baht for children and 400 baht for adult foreigners.

While foreigners enjoyed a sharp reduction in national park entrance fees, locals will be charged more at some popular sites, in an attempt to bridge the gap between the rates.

Latest post

Lebiz – A New Urban Chic Hotel in Phnom Penh

Khiri Travel likes the new Lebiz Hotel and Library in Phnom Penh. The whole design is ultra modern urban chic. The unique experience is enhanced by double glazing in the windows ensuring silence indoors.

Read More

Lao Character and Culture Distilled into Whisky

It goes without saying that whenever one visits another culture, country or continent, foods and eating habits are one of the first noticeable differences. Khiri Travel Laos is a strong advocate of showing visitors the character of the ‘real Lao life’

Read More

New! Charming Homestay Amid Towering Karst Mountains in Krabi

Khiri Travel Thailand launches this new 3-day travel option with an inviting homestay in Laem Sak village, Ao Luek peninsula. It features kayaking, caves and secluded beaches and can be combined with trips to Krabi, Phang Nga Bay,

Read More

Update on Current Events in Myanmar

The unrest from last week in Northern Rakhine State appears to be under control with the police controlling the situation, and reports saying peace has been restored. No travelers were in the area or involved in the riots and Khiri Travel Myanmar expects the area will soon be back to normal.

Read More

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our B2B newsletters are for industry professionals

[contact-form-7 id="1555" title="Newsletter"]

*We’ll never share your email address and you can opt out at any time.