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Sri Lanna National Park

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Sri Lanna National Park

Sri Lanna National Park

Sri Lanna National Park was declared the Thailand’s 60th national park in 1989. The National Park occupies Amphoe Chiang Dao, Amphoe Prao and Amphoe Mae Taeng in Chiang Mai, With an area of 1,406 square kilometres. It is full offorest, mountains and Wildlife. Sri Lanna National Park. Sri Lanna National Park information. Images of Sri Lanna National Park. Sri Lanna National Park Tour. Sri Lanna National Park.

Si Lanna National Park Geography

The national park features rugged mountain range and providing large forest from south to north. Si lanna national park .It is the source of various tributaries of the Ping River, Mae Ngat River. With its altitude range 4001,718 metres high and highest peak at Doi Chom Hot. Its rich and fertile forests are habitants to a great number of plants. The limestone formation have been covered by sandstone, limestone and shale.

Sri Lanna National Park

Sri Lanna National Park

Si Lanna National Park Climate

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

Si Lanna National Park Flora and fauna

Mixed deciduous forest, deciduous dipterocarp forest, hill evergreen forest and coniferous forest blankets the national park with various plants such as Toona ciliata, Cinnamomum iners, Hopea odorata, Lagerstroemia calyculata, Teetona grandis, Xylia xylocarpa, Pterocarpus macrocarpus, Invingia malayana, Shorea obtusa, S.siamensis, Dipterocarpus obtusifolius, D. tuberculatus and Dalbergia oliveri. Also various bamboo, fern and palm can be found at the lower part of the National Park. The parks is a safe heaven for wildlife including several mammals such as Tiger, Sambar Deer, Asiatic Black Bear, Macaque, Common Wild Boar, Siamese Hare and Common Muntjak as well as different birds such as Duck, Coucal, Bulbul, Egret and Barbet.

Si Lanna National Park Attractions

• Mon Hin Lai Waterfall is situated at Huai Mae Paeng in Chiang Mai The 6 level waterfall is full of water all yea around and creates spectacular view.

• Mae Ngat Irrigation Reservoir covers an area of Mae Taeng forest and Mae Ngat forest. The Reservoir approaches scenic natural view and is developed to be an ideal place for recreation .

• Spectacular forest is approached along the Highway No. 1150 in Amphoe Prao, Amphoe Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai From here, visitors can watch the scenic view of Doi Pha Sam Sao mountain range.

• Nam Pu Yen, Namtok Yen and Buag Dong Cave is situated along the Highway no. 42 (Chiang Mai-Prao route) covering the area of Amphoe Mae Taeng in Chiang Mai Here, mineral water, originated by the earth is created to become streams and tiny waterfalls.

Getting there

To get there, drive on Highway No. 107 (Chiang Mai-Fang route) along Mae Nam Ping or drive on Highway No. 1001(Chiang Mai-Prao route) or drive on Highway No. 1150 (Pingkhong-Chiang Dao-Prao route. Alternatively, drive on Highway No. 1150(Chiang Rai via Doi Saket to Amphoe Wiang Pa Pao in Chiang Rai route)

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