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Pa Phru Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam Pa Phru or peat swamp forest of the canal of Tha Pom

features several water sources, which originate from the Chong Phra Kaeo pool. Tha Pom

is called Khlong Song Nam by the locals, which in Thai literally means two water canal,

because of its special feature location  where crystal clear freshwater, which the pool’s floor

and the roots of Lumphi palm( Eleiodoxa conferta ) are virtually visible, meets seawater from

the mangrove forest. Tha Pom features a natural trail made of lath.


Namtok Hin Phoeng  In order to see this 3-level waterfall, which drops from a height of 800 meters, visitors have to take a 400-meter walk along the mountainside after arriving at the lower basin. The waterfall is situated 25 kilometres from Khlong Thom District and can be reached by driving along Highway No. 4 (Krabi-Trang), turning left at Khlong Phon Market and proceeding for another 8 kilometres.


Emerald Pool This hot spring originates from a warm stream in the lowland forest of Khao Nor Juji which is supposedly Thailand's last piece of virgin and fertile forest. The intensity of the pools turquoise coloured water varies according to the light and time of the day so visitors determined to see the real emerald colour should plan to visit at dawn or early in the morning. The pool, which can be visited all year round, charges and entrance fee of 20 Baht. To get there, take Highway No. 4 to Khlong Thom District, then turn left to Route No. 4038 to Lam Hap Sub-district. The Emerald pool is located along the way, with clear signs posted.  


Namtok Khlong Haeng  This 500-meter high waterfall, which springs from Khao Thep Bencha, Krabis tallest mountain, is 10 kilometres from Amphoe Khao Phanom. Accommodations are provided within the park but advance reservations are required. For more information please contact the Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Tambon Thap Prik, Amphoe Mueang, Krabi 81000.  


Namtok Huai To Located about 500 meters from the Park's office, this waterfall flows over rocks into

11 huge pools, each with their own name, such as Wang Thewada, Wang Sok, and Wang Chan.

Another 3-tiered waterfall originating from a high-altitude cliff called Namtok Huai Sa-de is located some

1.2 kilometres from the Parks office. Apart from visiting waterfalls, adventurous visitors can trek to

the peak of the Phanom Bencha Mountain, which is 1,397 meters high. This challenging and memorable

activity takes at least three days and passes streams, waterfalls, caves and view points on high cliffs.  




Krabi Province Page 20, Krabi Province, and lots more Islands to explore
Krabi Province Page 22, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park

Pa Phru Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam Pa Phru or peat swamp forest of the canal of Tha Pom, Krabi

Krabi province Page 21, Pa Phru Tha Pom Khlong Song Nam Pa Phru or peat swamp forest of the canal of Tha Pom