Doi Phu Nang National Park

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Doi Phu Nang National Park (อุทยานแห่งชาติดอยภูนาง) is located in Dok Khamtai District, Pong District and Chiang Muan District, covering a total area of 462,775 rai. The park comprises undulating mountain ranges with dry evergreen forest, mixed deciduous forest, and deciduous dipterocarp forest. Moreover, there are various kinds of fauna such as soft-shelled turtles, monitor lizard, and a variety of birds, especially peacocks. This national park is considered as a habitat of the largest number of peacocks in the North in which there are approximately 265. Moreover, it is a habitat of the last flock of Thai green peafowls of the Indo-china subspecies. The breeding period of the peafowls is in January – March, while the most appropriate time for travelling is in October – January due to the very beautiful natural environment.

Interesting tourist attractions in the national park are as follows:

Namtok Than Sawan (น้ำตกธารสวรรค์) is situated 300 metres from the Office of the National Park. It is a medium-sized 2-tiered cascade with a height of 20 metres and a width of 40 metres, as well as, water throughout the year. It originates from the combination of water in Huai Song Sop, Huai Pong, Huai Un, or Bo Bia natural fountain into Huai Mae Pang and flows down into the basin below, similar to a swimming pool. Namtok Than Sawan possesses a variety and beauty, with emerald green water amidst an abundant forest in perfect condition. Within the compound of the waterfall stand colourful decorative plants, creating a fresh and amazing atmosphere. Moreover, nearby is the Namtok Than Sawan Nature Study Route, being a distance of 2 kilometres or 3 hours walk.

Namtok Huai Ton Phueng (น้ำตกห้วยต้นผึ้ง) is located 11 kilometres from the National Park. It is a small limestone waterfall, dropping from an 80-metre cliff, with water throughout the year. It can be easily accessed by walking for approximately 1 kilometre along an easy slope. On both sides of the waterfall stand shady and perfect forests.

Kaeng Luang (แก่งหลวง) is located upstream of Kaeng Suea Ten within an area of Ban Pong Sanuk, 30 kilometres from the Office of the National Park and 7 kilometres from Chiang Muan District. It is suitable for relaxation. White-water rafting can be done in the rainy season, while in the dry season, the water will diminish and the rocks in the middle of the stream will be clearly noticed.

Huai Yua Reservoir (อ่างเก็บน้ำห้วยยั๊วะ) possesses the beautiful scenery of mountains and rivers. It is a viewpoint for admiring the sunrise. Moreover, in the mornings of winter, there will be fog, creating a very splendid environment.

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