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Salawin National Park

Mae Khong, Mae Sariang District, Mae Hong Son 58110, Thailand

National Parks

About Salawin National Park

Salween (Salawin) National Park is located in the far west of Mae Sariang district, Mae Hong Son, and encompasses the well preserved forested hills along the slopes of the watershed between the Yuam and Salween Rivers. It’s a large national park of more than 720 square kilometres. The topography is a mixture of evergreen and deciduous, and the limestone hills rise to over a thousand metres.



Attractions near Salawin National Park

Op Luang National Park67.74km from Salawin National Park

Op Luang National Park is a national park in Chiang Mai. It’s located in Jom Thong County, Hod County, and Mae-Jam County. The total area is about 553 square kilometers, quite enormous.  The landscape mainly consists of high mountains, which are about 280-1,980 metres higher than the medium sea level. However, the most outstanding ones are Doi Pha Dam, Doi Liam, Doi Pui Luang, Doi Kam etc. Moreover, there is a water source called Mae-Jam Waterway.

Doi Inthanon National Park78.92km from Salawin National Park

Doi Inthanon is one of the most popular national parks in Thailand. It is famous for its waterfalls, few trails, remote villages, picturesque montane farms, viewpoints, sunrise/sunset watching, birdwatching, and the all year-round cold weather on higher elevations. The main park entrance is about 70 km southwest from Chiang Mai city center.

Namtok Mae Surin National Park88.74km from Salawin National Park

Namtok Mae Surin National Park is a national park in Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand. Home to mountains, waterfalls and caves, the park is best known for its namesake Mae Surin waterfall. Mae Surin, a single-tier waterfall 180 metres in height. Another large waterfall is Pa Bong, a two-tier waterfall with a height of 30 metres. Many of the park's streams eventually join the Pai River, which flows through the park.

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda112.68km from Salawin National Park

Also known as the Golden Rock Pagoda is located on top of Mt. Kyaiktiyo at 3615 feet (1102 meters) above sea level, in the Mon State. The Pagoda was built more than 2500 years ago.  Legend has it that the Pagoda was built on a Hair relic that was given to a hermit by Buddha Himself.   It can also be qualified as one of the wonders of the world by virtue of the fact that it sits uniquely at the apex of a huge, almost egg shaped granitic boulder.

Mae Ping National Park118.01km from Salawin National Park

Mae Ping National Park is at the southern end of the Thanon Thong Chai Range, in Lamphun, Tak, and Chiang Mai Provinces in northern Thailand. Established in 1981, it is an IUCN Category II protected area measuring 1,003.75 square kilometres . The park's main features are the Ping River, Koh Luang Waterfall, and Thung Kik-Thung Nangu meadows.

Wat Phra That Haripunchai Woramahawihan127.12km from Salawin National Park

Wat Phra That Hariphunchai is a Buddhist temple  in Lamphun, Thailand. The temple's origins date from the 11th century but the central stupa is thought to originate in the 9th century. The temple was first rebuilt in 1443 by King Tilokaraja of Lanna kingdom Chiang Mai. The temple's pyramid-shaped Chedi Suwanna was built in 1418.

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Mae Hong Son's nickname is "the city of three mists". It is hemmed in by the high mountain ranges of the Shan Hills and is the most mountainous province in Thailand. The province is often covered with mist.