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Phu Sang National Park

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Phu Sang National Park

Phu Sang National Park The Phu Sang National Park covers an area of 2854.88 sqllare kilometres in Amphoe Thoeng, Chieng Rai province and Amphoe Chiang Kham, King Amphoe Phu Sang in Phayao province. The Phil Sang National Park has been declared as one of the Thailand’s national park since 2000.

Phu Sang National Park Geography

With its altitude range 440-1,584 metres high, the Phu Sang National Park features rugged mountain range. It is, geologically, a border between Laos and Thailand.

Phu Sang National Park Climate

Rainy season is from May to October. Winter is from November to January and summer is from February to April.

Phu Sang National Park Flora and fauna

Mixed deciduous forest, dry dipterocarp forest, hill evergreen forest and coniferous forest blankets the National park with various vegetations such as Dipterocarpus alatus , D.tutbinatus, Hopea odorata, Toona ciliata, Michelia floribunda, Michelia sp., Anisoptera costata, Lagerstroemia calyculata, Artocarpus lacucha, Pterocarpus macrocarpus, Xylia xylocarpa, Tectona grandis, Lagerstroemia tomentosa, Dillenia sp., Afzelia xylocarpa, Schleichera oleosa, Terminalia bellirica, ltvingia malayana, Lithocarpus spp., Mangifera sp. and bamboos . The National Park is home to wildlife including Sambar Deer , Pid-ta iled Macaq ues, Siamese Hare, Common Muntjak, Wild Boar, Mouse Deer, Langur, Gibbon, Jungle Cat, Porcupine, Palm Civet , Civet , Black Giant Squirrel, Flying Squirre l, Mongoose and Dhole. Differe nt kinds of birds such as Common Koel, Plaintive Cuckoo , Common Kingfisher, Sooty-headed Bulbul, Black-creasted Bulbul, Olive-backed Sunbird , Greater Coucal, Ashy Drongo, Lesser Racket-tailed Drongo and Red Junglefowl.

Phu Sang National Park Attractions

Phu Sang National Park

Phu Sang National Park

• Phu Sang Waterfall is a scenic waterfall about 20 kilometres to the north of district town of Chiang Kham on Highway No. 1093. The surroundings are still in perfect natural condition. Phu Sang is different than other waterfalls. It is fed by a hot spring on the mountain which flows into the brook before cascading over the fall.

• Phu Sang Warm Pool is the source of Phu Sang Waterfall and has its current at a 35 degrees Celsius temperat ure.

• Tham Nam Daeng, a large cave, provides spectacular view of waterfalls and stalagm ite and stalactite inside.

• Doi Pha Dam , a limestone mountain, offers beautiful large cliffs.

• Tham Pha Dan, a large cave, offers spectacular view of waterfalls and stalagmite and stalactite inside.

• Tham Nam Lot, a small cave, offers spectacular view of a number of cave ‘s rooms inside.

Getting there

From Phayao, drive on the Phayao-Amphoe Chun-Amphoe Chiang Kham-Nam Tok Phu Sang route. Total distance is 104 kilometres. Alternatively. from Chiang Rai via Amphoe Thoeng via Amphoe Chiang Kham to Nam Tok Phu Sang. Total distance is 124 kilometres. 

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