Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
Rabam, Lan Sak District, Uthai Thani 61160, Thailand
About Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
Thung Yai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary World Heritage property lies in Uthai Thani province in the west of Thailand, alongside the border with Myanmar. The unspoiled nature of the reserve makes it an ideal home to various rare and endangered animals such as wild water buffalo, Indochinese tiger, Asian elephant, tapir, leopard, banteng, etc.
Attractions near Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
Mae Wong is situated in the Dawna Range, West of Thailand in Nakhon Sawan and Kamphaeng Phet provinces. The park is rugged and hilly with the highest peak Khao Mo Ko Chu at 1,964 m., one of highest in Thailand. It is one of the best places in Thailand for birdwatching, home to many rare birds.
It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1972, and a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1991 together with the adjoining Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary. The wildlife sanctuary stretches over an area of about 3,647.2 kilometer square and is the largest protected area in Thailand.
Khlong Lan National Park is situated in the Dawna Mountain Range. This park lies in Kamphaeng Phet Province, the West of Thailand. The park is rugged and hilly along the Dawna Range and is covered by fertile forest. Each mountain connects to Khun Khlong Lan, the highest peak at 1,439 metres above sea level. It's the origin of Khlong Khlung and Khlong Suan Mak, the tributaries of the Ping River. The famous places in the park are Khlong Lan and Khlong Nam Lai Waterfalls.
Thi Lo Su Waterfallis is claimed to be the largest and highest waterfall in Thailand.
Phu Toei national park is located in the north-western tip of Suphanburi province. It is home to waterfalls, caves, river streams, hills covered with dry and moist evergreen forests.
Wat Sangkat Rattana Khiri is a Buddhist temple that lies at the foot of Khao Sakae Krang in Uthai Thani province. The temple features an ancient bronze Buddha image that dates back to the Sukhothai period.
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Uthai Thani is a province is rich in its natural resources, such as forests and wildlife. The Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Reserve here is listed in Natural World Heritage Site because of its forests, streams, and a number of rare and endangered animals.