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Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Thab Prik, Mueang Krabi District, Krabi 81000, Thailand

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About Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Khao Phanom Bencha National Park is a small national park with hiking trails through forestland adorned with a couple of montane waterfalls, meandering trails and a couple of caves. A decent level of fitness is certainly recommended but fret not, a pretty awesome restaurant, a comfortable visitor center and a smallish camping ground makes for a kindly day out.

Attractions near Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Tiger Cave Temple, Krabi12.83km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

A sacred site, known for tinger paw prints, tall Budha statues, and flight of stairs to reach the summit.

Ko Mai Phai19.69km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Bamboo Island is a true tropical paradise. Known by locals as Koh Mai Phai, the stunning tiny island is just a short strip of white sand beach which rises from the sea, about 600 meters wide and 700 m long, with a shape like a heart. Its central part is covered with lush vegetation, mostly Casuarinas trees and the Bamboo trees, hence its name. On the north-eastern side of the island, under the shade of trees, there is a small bar for visitors, which serves drinks and snacks.

Wat Kaew Korawararam19.76km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Wat Kaew Korawaram, also known simply as Wat Kaew, is the largest Buddhist temple within Krabi Town and one of most prestigious in the entire region, though not as famous as the Tiger Cave Temple located outside the city. Perched on a hill overlooking Krabi downtown, the temple dates back to 1887, when 200 families settled at Baan Pak Nam, which was the name of city at that time, and a community of monks sprang up and prospered.

Ao Nang Beach25.47km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Ao Nang is a central point of the coastal province of Krabi, Thailand. The town consists chiefly of a main street, which is dominated by restaurants, pubs, shops, and other commerce aimed at tourists. The main beach is used by sunbathers to a certain extent, but there are a large number of long-tail boats that offer access to other beaches on the mainland and on nearby islands.

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Koh Phi Phi National Park25.86km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park is located in Mueang Krabi District, Krabi Province. Established in 1983, it covers an area of 387.9 square kilometers including some areas of the Andaman Sea and the southern region’s west coast. The marine national park is rich in natural beauty, it has islands, coral reefs, coralline algae, a wonderful seabed and unique landscapes like limestone mountains with several levels of cliffs, amazing caves and long white beach with fossil shells.

Railay Beach26.76km from Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Railay Beach is, in fact, a small peninsula that counts four beaches. Now on every savvy traveler's list, Railay is nevertheless one of Thailand's most sought-after beach areas. Just south of Ao Nang Beach, around a rocky headland and accessible only by boat, Railay presents a tranquil and extraordinary world.

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The area is dotted with solitary limestone peaks, both on land and in the sea. Krabi's limestone hills contain many caves, most having stalactites and stalagmites. Some even contain prehistoric rock-paintings depicting humans, animals, and geometrical shapes.