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How to get there
Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
|Khao Phanom Bencha National Park
The park office is at Ban Huai To, 20 kilometres from town. The
park covers a total area of 50 square kilometres with high mountains
and thick forests. Its marvellous scenery is enhanced by streams,
waterfall, and wild animals.
||Namtok Huai To is
some 500 meters from the park's office. The waterfall itself runs
down over rocks into 11 huge pools, each with their own name, such
as Wang Thewada, Wang Sok, and Wang Chan. Another waterfall is called
Namtok Huai Sa-de. The waterfall has 3 tiers and is 300 metres from
the park office.
|Trekking to the peak of the Phanom Bencha Mountain, 1,397 metres
high, is an interesting activity for adventurous tourists. Trekking
takes at least 3 days, passing streams, waterfalls, caves and view
points on high cliffs.
||Admission is 200 baht per person. A tent can be
rented at 50 baht per person per day. Contact the headquarters of
Phanom Bencha National Park, P.O. Box 26 Amphoe Mueang, Krabi 81000,