15 Forests 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 park covers a rich, verdant forestland of some 58 square kilometers where many herbal plants and wildlife are found. On the top hill, there also Khitchakut Temple where people will flock there every year from February to April to worship the giant rocks on the summit where there is a trace of Buddha's footprint which believes will bring them prosperities.
Khao Kho is a commercialised park with a number of villages, hundreds of resorts and other premises throughout the park. Situated in Phetchaburi Province in around 6 hours driving distance from Bangkok, Khao Kho National Park is a very popular holiday destination among local and foreign tourists. The park is popular for it's cooler weather, morning mist covering surrounding valleys, impressive viewpoints, a huge wind farm, temples, various types of gardens, waterfalls, and a number of other att
Mu Ko Chang National Park is a marine national park with an area of 650 square kilometres, including 52 islands. Apart from the most important island-- Ko Chang, the other islands like Ko Khlum, Ko Lao Ya Nai, Ko Ngam, Ko Mai Si Yai, Ko Wai, and Ko Rang still remain their natural beauty.
The park is also known as Khao Luang by local people. It covers an area of about 341 square kilometers. Ramkhamhaeng National Park is home to Khao Luang mountain range, Sai Rung Waterfall, a herbal garden, and the savannah located in the high country of the Khao Luang range.
Sa Nang Manora is a forest park in southern Thailand. It covers an area of 0.29 km2 of the Khao Thoi-Nang Hong Forest, Nop Pring Sub-district, Mueang District, Phang Nga Province, about four km north of Phang Nga town. It was established on 15 September 1980. The park is on mostly plain terrain with few hills, with the Sa Nang Manora waterfall at the hill Khao Thoi.
It is Thailand’s largest earth dam, constructed under the Nan River Basin Development Project. Formerly known as Pha Som Dam. The dam and the surrounding area is a place of massive natural beauty and are home to a wide variety of flora and fauna and a diverse range of exotic wildlife.
Sirinat National Park is quite a small coastal park, covering 22 km² of coastal land and 68 km² is sea at the northwest coast of Phuket Island. It is about 30 km north from Phuket Town, right next to Phuket Airport. The park is best known for its white sand beaches and the view of aircraft flying low over a beach for landing. The national park is very commercialized with many resorts in and around the park, frequently visited by a large number of tourists.
Tat Mok National Park is a relatively small national park at 290 km², around 15 km east from Phetchabun City in Phetchabun Province. The main attraction of the park is Tat Mok Waterfall. Both park and the waterfall are named after Tat Mok Mountains. The forest consists of a large variety of Flora and Fauna and is also home for a large variety of living beings.