Singkhon Pass, Myanmar (Burma)
About Singkhon Pass
The Singkhon Pass, additionally known as the Maw-daung Pass, has an international pass-border checkpoint. This s a pass across the Tenasserim Hills on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, at an elevation of 245 meters. This border checkpoint is currently also being developed as a tourist attraction with new shops opening in the area by the road on the Thai side. The view from here is truly astonishing and it attracts a lot of people here.
Attractions near Singkhon Pass
Established as a national park in 1999, it covers 969 km² in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, about 85 km southwest from the popular tourist destination of Hua Hin. The park mountains are part of the Tenasserim Hills Range, spanning over many protected areas in Thailand and Myanmar. The forests consists of dry and moist evergreen forests with trees such as Dipterocarpus tuberculatus, Hopea odorata, Terminalia chebula and different species of palms.
Khao Sam Roi Yot means "The mountain with three hundred peaks" and refers to a series of limestone hills along the Gulf of Thailand with the highest one at 605 meters asl. The northwest corner of the mountain range is called Thung Sam Roi Yot and is mainly freshwater marsh covering nearly 37% of the national park which makes it the largest wetlands area in Thailand.
Rajabhakti Park, located in Prachuap Khiri Khan province, is a historically themed park honouring past Thai kings from the Sukhothai period to the current royal house of Chakri.
The summer seaside palace often referred to as "the palace of love and hope is located midway between Cha-am and Hua Hin. It was built in 1923 under the royal command of King Rama VI using golden teakwood from the demolished Hat Chao Samran Palace.
Famed as the largest national park in Thailand, Kaeng Krachan National Park rests on the border of Myanmar and is an extension of Tanintharyi Nature Reserve. This sprawling nature’s reserve was declared as a national park in 1981 and with a mesmerizing collage of thick woods, cascades, valleys, caves, and exotic wildlife, Kaeng Krachan National Park is in the bucket list of every nature lover, photographer and wildlife fanatics.
Phra Ram Ratchaniwet Palace is an extremely elegant building in typical early 20th-century European style. The Palace is located on the grounds of a Thai army camp in Petchaburi town, some two hours drive South West of Bangkok. The Palace was designed by German architect Karl Siegfried Döhring, who also designed several other Royal Palaces and villas, including Varadis Palace and the Somdej Residence of Bang Khun Phrom Palace in Bangkok.
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