Namtok Phacharoen is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tak province. This waterfall is easy to access and has been a popular tourist site for many years. Visitors still come in large numbers to relax, swim and picnic beside this stunning waterfall. This mountainous park, with is diversity of forest habitats covers 855 km in Mae Sot and PhopÂ¬Phra Districts. The dense forests and high mountains result in a cool moist climate all year round.
Outstanding Features at Namtok Phacharoen National Park
Phacharoen Waterfall: To reach this waterfall you will need to turn left at 37th km on Highway no. 1090 (Urn Phang -Mae Sot road), after about 700 meters you will reach this impressive limestone waterfall. Water tumbles and gushes down the 97 levels that make up this magnificent waterfall. Water flows all year round, though it is most beauÂ¬tiful at the end of the rainy season.
Pawai Waterfall is named after the surruounding forest, which is full of rattan palms. The water from Pawai stream pours down this 100 level limestone waterfall all year round. The cold and hot seasons are the best seasons for visiting.
Saifa Waterfall flows all year round. Its spray reflects the sunshine creating stunÂ¬ning rainbows.
Accommodations and Facilities
Namtok Phacharoen National Park has a shop, a visitor center, bathrooms and a campground.
How to get there: To get to Namtok Phacharoen National Park, you will need to carry on down Highway no.105 for about 125 km, until you reach a left turn onto Highway no. 1090 (Mae Sot to Um Phang road). Follow this road for about 37 km until you see a left turn to Namtok Phacharoen NaÂ¬tional Park, you should see the HeadquarÂ¬ters after 700 meter.
Public transport is available for visitors who do not have their own vehicles. Go to the Tak Bus Terminal to find out about buses, vans and minibus that go along Highway no. 105
Note: To travel to Namtok Phacharoen National Park, you will need to catch a bus to Mae Sot District and then catch a bus from Mae Sot to Um Phang