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Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park

Posted on: 26th February 2016

Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park is located in Phang Nga Province, approximately 38 km (about 40 minutes by car via Route 4) from Khao Lak. Covering a total area of nearly 72 sq kilometers, it was pronounced a national park on April 14, 1986. The park consists of two main sections – Hat Thai Mueang and Lam Pi Range. The latter features a lengthy stretch of mountains made up mostly of igneous rocks dating back to 60-140 million years.

A Must-Visit Nature Park

It also comprises evergreen forests with exotic plant species such as Yang, Takhian Thong, Krabak, ferns, etc. The highest peak of Lam Pi Range is Yot Khao Khamin which is around 622 meters high. The prominent features of Hat Thai Mueang are the beautiful mangrove forest in the east and the glorious white sandy beaches in the west. The fauna found at Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park includes sambar deer, thick-billed pigeon, red junglefowl and palm civet. The marine life includes flying fish, starfish, stingray and small coral reefs. Our car hire deals in Khao Lak are one of the best in the whole of Thailand and are provided by Alamo, Budget, Rent a Car and many other local and international suppliers. Rent a car with us and try making the booking in advance for a cheaper deal because in this case the rates per day are comparatively lower.

lampi-waterfall

Most Popular Attractions at the Park

Khao Lampi-Hat Thai Mueang National Park is best known for its spectacular waterfalls situated in the eastern mountainous section. About 40 meters high, the Ton Phrai Waterfall is the largest of them all which can be best enjoyed during the rainy season. Falling in several tiers, the Lampi Waterfall is another popular attraction within the park. It is similar to Ton Phrai in terms of height but has a lesser volume. Bo Dan Hot Springs are located amidst the lovely green garden, about 6 km from the Khok Kloi Intersection. With the water containing many types of minerals, this is a good spot for rejuvenation. At Chulabhorn Marine Park Conservatory Center, you can visit the exhibition room that displays an amazing collection of fish and other marine life. You can also enjoy some bird-watching by walking along a series of nature trails located 5 km north of the park headquarters.

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