6 Lake/ River/ Ponds to explore in Thailand
One of the most visited countries in the world. Popular for its serene beaches and isalnds, street foods, temples and jungles.
The Nong Han is a lake in the northeast of Thailand, northeast of the provincial capital town of Sakon Nakhon. The lake covers an area of 125.2 km² and is the largest natural lake in northeast Thailand. The main river feeding the lake is the Nam Pung, which originates in the Phu Phan Mountains south of the lake. The outflow of the lake is the Huai Nam Khan to the southeast, which flows into the Mekong. The average depth of the lake is 2–10 meters.
This is the largest freshwater lake in the northern region and the 4th in Thailand. The word “Kwan” is the local dialect meaning “lake”. Thus, Phayao Lake means the vast lake. It is surrounded by Doi Mae Jai which is in the west. The color of sky during the dusk and dawn coupled with the beautiful water shade is very amazing and impressive.
The Sakae Krang River is a tributary of the Chao Phraya River. It originates in Mae Wong National Park, Nakhon Sawan Province. It is 225 kilometers long, with most of its length in Uthai Thani Province. It joins the Chao Phraya River in Uthai Thani city near the Wat Tha Sung. it is one of the major water resources in Thailand.