Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Tak, Thailand - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Mae Lamung, Umphang District, Tak 63170, Thailand

Wildlife Sanctuaries

About Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

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.


Attractions near Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary53.05km from Thungyai Naresuan 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.

Three Pagodas Pass57.3km from Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Three Pagodas Pass is on the Thai-Myanmar border but accessible to foreigners only from the Thai side. It is located between Sangkhlaburi in Thailand and Payathonzu in Myanmar. It s was for centuries along the main land route between India and South East Asia. The strategic location was last exploited by the Japanese during World War II, who used POW labor to build the infamous Death Railway to ferry supplies across.

Thi Lo Su Waterfall68.26km from Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Thi Lo Su Waterfallis is claimed to be the largest and highest waterfall in Thailand.

Vajiralongkorn Dam68.57km from Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Formerly known as Khao Laem Dam, Vajiralongkorn Dam is one of major dams in Thailand. It is a rockfill dam made of reinforced concrete, measured 92 metres high, 10-metre-wide weir and stretch 1,019 metres across the Khwae Noi River. The main purpose is to generate hydro electricity as well as collect flood water and supply water for agriculture. The construction of the dam creates a scenic lake you should take a cruise along to enjoy the views.

Phutoei National Park68.71km from Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

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.

Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park84.59km from Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park is located 97 km. north of Kanchanaburi town in Nong Prue District. With an area of 59 square kilometres The park’s main attractions are its cave systems. 300 metres long Tham Than Lot Noi features many large stalactites and stalagmites. Tham Than Lot Yai also features stalactites and stalagmites in addition to being a site where ancient skeletal remains and weapons have been found.

Where is Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary

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Tak was a historical kingdom built over 2,000 years ago, even before the Sukhothai period. The Bhumibol Dam in the northern part of Tak is its most popular tourist attraction.