Preview: Phukradung & National Parks in Thailand
Phukradung & National Parks in Thailand
Phukradung National Park in the Northeast of Thailand and other National Parks around Thailand
Accommodation on Phukradung National Park in Thailand
on Phukradung National Park located at Wang Kwang Visitor Centers; far from Mountain top about 3 kilometers. Tourist can choose which style do you want; tent or house but tourist has to contact the official in advance.
At Phukradung National Park
visitor center, it has guesthouse about 10 houses which can stay 8 persons per house and big guesthouse which can stay 30-40 persons per house moreover it has many permanent tents which can stay 2 persons per tent.
If you bring your tent you can set your tent at wide grassland and it has blanket and pillow for hire also. You have to pay for set up tent fee on grassland about 30 THB per night per person and blanket 10 THB per one per night.
Accommodation list on Phukradung National Park
1. Nagaratch, Son Sai and Sampao Ngern (นาคราช, สนทราย, สำเภาเงิน)
Each house has 3 rooms, 2 toilets, stay 12 persons and pay 3600 THB per night per house.
2. Salium Dong, Ampawa, Suphannika, Song Badan, Sai Nampheung and Lamduan Dong (เสลี่ยมดง, อัมพวา, สุพรรณิการ์, ทรงบาดาล, สายน้ำผึ้ง, ลำดวนดง)
Each house has 2 rooms, 1 toilet, stay 8 persons and pay 2400 THB per night per house.
3. Yad Namkhang (หยาดน้ำค้าง)
It’s like a townhouse has 4 rooms and each room has 1 toilet, stay 10 persons and pay 2000 THB per night per room or 8000 THB per house.
4. Kularb Khao (กุหลาบขาว)
It has 3 rooms, 1 toilet, stay 6 persons and pay 1800 THB per night per house.
5. April (เอพริล)
It has 2 houses and each house has 2 rooms, 2 toilets, stay 4 persons and pay 1600 THB per night per house.
6. Phaka Krong (ผกากรอง)
This is accommodation located at foothill of Phukradung. It has 3 houses and each house has 1 room, 1 toilet, stay 4 persons and pay 1200 THB per night per room or 3600 THB per house.
7. Tien Nam (เทียนน้ำ)
This is also like town house has 5 rooms; each room can stay 6 persons and pay 900 THB per night per room but have no toilet.
8. Permanent tent (Already set up)
It has 200 tents for stay 2 persons per tent, pay 200 THB, for 3 persons per tent, pay 250 THB and for 4 persons per tent, pay 300 THB.
9. Tent for hire (You have to set up by yourself)
It has 400 tents, stay 2 persons per tent and pay 100 THB per tent.Remark
If it has guest stay in house over limit you have to pay more 150 THB for house and 100 THB for town house per night per persons.
Wedding at Phukradung National Park in Thailand
(image) Love of many couples is occurred while climbing to the top of Phukradung National Park
. The hard route of climbing to Phukradung is the best test of your mind and body that’s why many lovers use this place for tests their real love.
Formatting of the ceremony still same as the last year, in the morning of 13th Feb the wedding couple register at Tourist Center Service (before climbing to the top of Phukradung) then evening the officer will explain you all the detail and itinerary of the wedding ceremony.
For the lover who interesting this program can ask more information at Phukradung Nation Park, Loei
Province , Thailand by calling to (66) 4287-1333 or www.dnp.go.th
Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park in Thailand
(image) Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park has an area of 307 square kilometers. It lies in Dansai disteict of Loei province and Nakhon Thai district of Phitsanulok
province. Phu Hin Rong Kla is blessed with natural beauty and historical significance. Unfortunately, the fighting there during communist years did priceless damage to the forest. The geologied features landscape and natural beauty in the area have been restored and protected after the communist insurgents loss.
From 1968 to 1972, the mountains of Phu Hin Rong Kla in Thailand
were the major strongholds for the communists, who were threatening the political stability of the nation. In 1982, government forces began the battle in Phu Khang, Thailand and attempt to drive out the insurgents. Forces from the First, Second and Third Army of the Regional Army Commend joined together with the Aviation Divison, Special Force center, the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force, and Civilian Thai Forces in trying vanquish the communists. The government forces were unsuccessful, primarily because of the unforgiving terrain, set high up in the mountains in mostly dense forest.
The Army changed its battle plan after initial setbacks and eventually rousted the communests. The Third Army and various military forces, the police and Civilian Forces and the Civilian-Police Military 33, (P.T.T.33) led by Major Pairot Chanurai defeated the communists wihtout bloodshed. Villagers in the area. Mostly Hmong, who had initially sided with the communists, eventually decided to abandon their allies. The communists were forced to give up their territory. After that, the P.T.T.33 began to develop the area by building a road. The paperwork was also begun to establish a national park. The Third Army and the Royal Forest Department begun the discussion about turning the area to be park
In February 1983, the National Park Division sent officials to survey the area and concluded that it had fantastic natural beauty, served as an important watershed, and had many historical points such as Lan Hin Taek and Lan Hin Pum. It was deemed on agreement that Phu Hin Rong Kla had ability to be national park. The Royal Forest Department proposed the park and the assembly on March 15, 1983. A decree made areas of Nakhon Thai district in Phitsanulok as well as Dansai district of Loei
into national park in 1984. Phu Hin Rong Kla officially became Thailand’s 48th national park.
Doi Khun Tan National Park Lamphun,Thailand
(image) Located in the mountain of the northern Thailand, Doi Khun Tan National Park is home to many interesting species both flora and fauna, as well as many historical spots of interest.
Its most renowned feature is Thailand’s longest railroad tunnel, which is 1,352 m. long. Doi Khun Tan National Park straddles the mountains separating Lamphun and Lampang Provinces, covering 255.29 sq.km and ranges in elevations from 325m to 1,373m at the summit. Established in 1975, it was the 10th National Park in Thailand.
Doi translates to mountain in Northern Thai, while Khun Tan refers to the numerous streams and watershed flowing down from the mountain.
The three basic seasons are summer, from March to June, rainy, from July to October, and winter, from November to February. The temperature varies from 38 degree celsius during the hot season, to as cold as 5 degree celsuis. Rainfall, which falls mostly during the rainy season, averages about 1,034 mm. per year.
The forests of Doi Khun Tan have changed dramatically in the past century due to human disturbance. The forests can be divided into three types, with distinct elevational ranges.
Lowland elevations (325-850 meter). Originally a teak forest, the lowland elevation is composed of a degraded mixed bamboo deciduous forest as deciduous Dipterocarp- oak forest.
Middle elevations (850-1,000 meter). This is a transitional area where the lowland deciduous forest and upland evergreen- pine forest mix to from the mixed evergreen and deciduous forest. Here are only two species of pine trees in Thailand, a two –needle pine (Pinus merkusii) and three-needle pine (P. kersiya) both of which can be found here.
Upland Elevations (1,000-1,373 meter). The forest here is composed mostly of evergreen hardwood trees and a minority of pine (Pinus merkusii) to from an evergreen- pine forest . Much of the forest and watershed on the west side of the national park have been distrubed; however, pristine conditions are found on the east side
In addition, Doi Khun Tan offers year-round viewing of wild-flowers such as orchids, and gingers. Doi Khun Tan is botanically very diverse, home to over 1,300 different vascular species. Numerous edible and fungi fond in the park.
Some wildlife still exists in Doi Khun Tan, including the Siamese hare, porcupine, wild chicken, wild boar and weasel, as a variety of birds, reptiles, spiders and insects. The effects of hunting, logging, frequent fires and human encroachment have greatly reduced their numbers. In the past, gibbons, tiger, elephants, bears, wild cattle, serow, slow loris, barking deer and many other species were also residents of Doi Khun Tan, but they are all gone.
Doi Khun Tan National Park Mu 8, Tha Pla Duk Sub-district,Amphur Mae Tha Lamphun Thailand 51140
Amazing Phukradung National Park is the Woodland in Thailand
(image) Phukradung National Park in the Northeast of Thailand.
The Phukradung National Park is a wonderland of rolling hills, lush green farmland, and thick woodland in Thailand, as can be sen at Phu Keaw, Phu Phachit, Phu Hua, and Phu Luang, but especially at Phukradung National Park, the most beautiful of them all.
Khao Sok National Park Famous National Park in Surat Thani
(image) Khao Sok is situated in the southern part of Thailand. It belongs to the Surat Thani province, about 70 km south-west from Surat Thani Town. Khao Sok National Park in Southern Thailand
is an amazing place. It is covered by the oldest evergreen rain forest in the world
, huge limestone mountains shooting straight up in the air, deep valleys, breathtaking lakes, exciting caves, wild animals and much more.
Khao Sok National Park is a fantastic place to go on vacation. Elephant trekking, trekking on foot, canoeing and jeep safaris are all possible activities, which will give you the experience of a lifetime. Khao Sok is perfectly situated on the mainland between Phuket
, Krabi, Khao Lak and Koh Samui
, the most popular destinations in southern Thailand.
In 2001; The Khao Sok national park was extended from 645 km2 to 739 km2. The number of wild animals is constantly increasing, and the area surrounding the Rachabrapha dam (the Cheo Larn lake) is once again full of life.
[Source from; khaosok.com]
Superb Mu Ko Phetra National Park in Andaman Sea
(image) Mu Ko Phetra National Park is a marine national park in Andaman Sea
side of Thailand, covering mostly intact coastal line, open water, and about 30 islands of southern part of Trang Province and northern part of Satun Province. Established on 31 December 1984, it is the 49th national park and 14th marine national park of Thailand.
Comprises many islands as; Ko Phetra a junk-shape island, Ko Khao Yai, Ko Lalobaentae, Ko Lidi, Ko Bulon, Ko Laoliang and Ko Perama. The national park area covered along the coastline from Amphoe Langu to Amphoe Thung Wa. The office of the national park
is located on the route to Pakbar Wharf, between Km. 55-56, 8 km. from Amphoe Langu and 58 kms. from Satun township. Boat trips to the islands around the national park area are available here.
[Source from; en.wikipedia.org]