Thap Lan National Park
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About Thap Lan National Park
This national park sprawls over an area of 2,240 square kilometers of jungle, waterfalls, dams and reservoirs. It straddles three provinces, and was established in 1981. Visitors have many options when visiting this beautiful national park, including the Lan Forest and Recreational Garden, which boasts beautiful yellow blossoms from April to June.
Attractions near Thap Lan National Park
Covering 844km² at Sa Kaeo Province, Pang Sida was declared as a national park in 1982. The national park lies within Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex, a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO, covering 5 protected areas from Khao Yai to Cambodian border. The other protected areas are; Khao Yai National Park, Thap Lan National Park, Ta Phraya National Park and Dong Yai Wildlife Sanctuary.
Khao Yai, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is Thailand’s third-largest and one of the most visited national parks. It spreads across four provinces, namely Saraburi, Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Ratchasima, and Prachinburi. The highest peak, at Khao Rom, is 1,351 meters above sea level. Blessed with a lush, mountainous landscape, with fertile valleys, pounding waterfalls, and rich biodiversity, Khao Yai is a year-round getaway destination just three hours’ drive from Bangkok.
Established in 1962 as Thailand's first national park, it is the third-largest national park in Thailand. Situated mainly in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Khao Yai extends into Prachinburi, Saraburi and Nakhon Nayok provinces. The main checkpoint of the park is 180 km from Bangkok. The park covers an area of 2,168 km², including rain/evergreen forests and grasslands. 1,351 meters high Khao Rom is the highest mountain within the park.
Nang Rong Waterfall is a waterfall in Thailand, located in the forest of Tambon Hin Tang, Amphoe Mueang Nakhon Nayok, Nakhon Nayok Province, a central region considered to be a part of the great Khao Yai National Park. Nang Rong is a multi-tiered waterfall plunges down to several rock formations below and then flows into the lush surrounding forests.
The Prasat Nong Hong is a Khmer sanctuary in Thailand, in the province of Buriram . It is a set of three brick towers, facing east, and resting on a single laterite platform . The three towers have a square plan, of the stepped type, the central tower being the largest. The whole is surrounded by a laterite wall pierced by two entrances, one to the east, the other to the west. According to the type of decoration and architecture, this sanctuary is style Baphuon and dates from the xi th century
Chet Sao Noi Waterfall National Park is one of the most popular parks in the country, one of the most visited by local tourists. It is not known much by the foreign tourists and overlooked as most foreign tourists prefer to get to nearby Khao Yai National Park. The park is located between Saraburi and Nakhon Ratchasima provinces. Muak Lek River which flows through the falls is the natural border between both provinces at the area of the falls.
Where is Thap Lan National Park
Discover more attractions in Prachin Buri, where Thap Lan National Park is located
The primarily agricultural province of Prachin Buri is located along the Cambodian border in eastern Thailand. Prachin Buri province is famous for its largest protected area of land in Thailand that contains Khao Yai, Thap Lan, and Pang Sida National Parks, which together cover over 3,000 square kilometers.