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Lum Nam Khong National Park

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Lum Nam Khong National Park

Lum Nam Khong National Park

Lum Nam Khong National park covers the areas of 721.52 square kilometres in Amphoe Sop Moei, Amphoe lUae Sariang of lUae Hong Son province. The National Park has been declared as one of the Thailand’s national park since 1994. It offers spectacular scenery and recreational attractions. Formerly name Salawin

Lum Nam Khong National Park Geography

The National Park features rugged mountain range. The highest peak with elevation of 1,027 metres above the sea level. The mountain ranges gave birth to the main tribUtaries of the Mae Nam Yuam, Mae Nam Salawin, Mae Nam Kong Kha, Mae Nam Mae Ngae and Mae Nam Han.

Lum Nam Khong

Lum Nam Khong

Lum Nam Khong National Park Climate

Summer season is from March to May. Rainy season is from June to October and winter is from November to February, is the best time for visitors to enjoy the nature in chilling temperature.

Lum Nam Khong National Park Flora and fauna

Mixed deciduous forest and deciduous dipterocarp blankets the National Park with various plants such as Tectona grandis, Xylia xylocarpa, Pterocarpus mecrocerpus, Dalbergia oliveri, Afzelia xylocarpa, Hopea odorata, Shorea obtusa, S.siamensis, Dipterocarpus obtusifolius and D.tubereulatus. The National Park is also home to wild animals such as Southern Serow, Sambar Deer, Common Muntjak, Wild Boar, Bear, Tiger, Gaur, Siamese Hare, Squirrel, Treeshrew, Gibbon, Palm Civet and Different kinds of birds and butterflies such as White Wagtail, Common Kingfisher, Sooty-headed Bulbul, Dollarbird, Brown Shrike, Dark-necked Tailorbird, Common Mormon, Red Helen, Common Birdwing, Orange Oakleaf, Magpie Crow, Sailor and Sergeant.

Lum Nam Khong National Park Attractions

• Mae Nam Salawin, a splendid river, offers soft and gentle beaches along the bank. Usually the river will be covered by fog in the morning when the winter comes. This creates spectacular scenery. Visitors can take a boat trip to see how beautiful it is. Stay overnight along the riverbank is permitted.

• Cruise on Mae Nam Salawin is a popular program for tourists and taking only 1 hour.

Getting There

Travel 4 kilometres of Amphoe Mae Sariang via Highway No. 1194, then turn right and continue a further distance of 4 kilometres to the National Park office.

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