Myself and three friends are planning to go to Thailand from 8th (arriving 9th) - 28th December. We will hire a car (possibly a SUV) and will not be using guides.
Does anyone have feedback on our current planned itinerary:
9th: Arrive Chiang Mai after evening flight from Bangkok. Night in Chiang Mai.
10th: Drive to Fang via Huai Hong Krait. Night Fang.
11th: Doi Lang (West). Night Fang.
12th: Doi Lang (East) & Thaton. Night Fang.
13th: Doi Angkhang. Night in area.
14th: Doi Angkhang & Chiang Dao paddies & temples. Night Chiang Dao area.
15th: Morning in Chiang Dao area before driving to Doi Inthanon. Night Doi Inthanon.
16th: Doi Inthanon
17th: Doi Inthanon
18th: Morning Doi Inthanon before afternoon flight to Bangkok. Night Bangkok.
19th: Pak Thale & surrounding areas. Night Phetchaburi.
20th: Pak Thale & Phetchaburi. Night Phetchaburi.
21st: Pak Thale (if still targets) & Kaeng Krachan. Camping
22nd: Kaeng Krachan. Camping.
23rd: Kaeng Krachan. Night Ban Maka.
24th: Visit nearby hide & drive to Khao Yai via Saraburi temple. Night hotel near Khao Yai.
25th: Khao Yai. Camping.
26th: Khao Yai. Camping.
27th: Khao Yai. Travel to Bangkok. Night in Bangkok.
28th: Flight home.
Anyone suggest any changes? Also any tips for finding key birds & night birds? Any suggestions for places to stay? In particular, how do I go about arranging camping?