Haew Narok Waterfall – Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

Haew Narok Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in Khao Yai National Park in Pak Chong, 3 hours from Bangkok. Haew Narok Waterfall is only reachable after a hike, but it’s well worth it. Unfortunately it’s not allowed to swim below the waterfall. Read more about Khao Yai National Park here. 


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How to get to Haew Narok Waterfall

Get to Khao Yai National Park by car ( 3 hours) or by train from Bangkok. 

Haew Narok Waterfall is located about 30km from the main entrance to the park. The best way to reach the waterfall is to drive to the waterfall entrance point. Just follow the signs.

It’s a 1 kilometre hike from the waterfall entrance which will take you about 15 minutes. Very easy hike except the last 100 metres. The last 100 meters you need to walk up about 200 steps to reach the viewpoint shown in the pictures. You will have to climb down the same stairs on the way back.

On the way to the waterfall you can see a lot of wildlife. Monkeys, butterflies, snakes and spiders. The monkeys are comfortable around tourists so watch out for your belongings.

Haew Narok Waterfall
Photo by: @2roamtheworld

Haew Narok Waterfall Price

The entrance fee to Khao Yai National Park is 400 baht or 200 baht for children. You can explore the whole national park with this ticket. It is also possible to by food and refreshments in the park.

The parking fee is 50 baht. With the parking ticket you can park on different spots in the national park.




When to visit

The best time to visit Haew Narok Waterfall is during the rainy season between May to October.


Also see: The Best Waterfalls in Thailand Guide


Haew Narok Waterfall Tips

  • Drive to the entrance
  • Swimming is strictly forbidden
  • Bring good shoes and water
  • The best time to visit is during the rainy season (May-October)
  • Don’t let monkeys steel your belongings.




Haew Narok Waterfall
Photo by: @hanna_owld




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