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Sak Yai  situated at Ban Pang Klua, Tambon Namkrai about 53 km. away from the province with an area of about 20,000 Rai and is consisted of various unsorted woods. Most important of all this Botanical forest has a biggest teak tree in the world, it has a height of 47 meters and the circumference of the tree stem is measured to be 9.58 m. It is about 1,500 years old by comparison of the size and the number of years from the teak stumps in nearby area. At present there is a height of about 37 meters left because the top of the tree was broken by strong wind, but the stem in general is still left in.


Klong Thorn National Park  Spread over an area of about 518 square kilometres and covering Thongsaengkhan and Nampad districts of Uttaradit province, Klong Thorn National Park is truly a remarkable place to visit during any time of the year.

Geographically, the entire area is mountainous with several low, medium-sized and high

mountains spread over the entire length of the park. Notable among these is the Kao

Phumiang, which is the highest mountain peak, located on the eastern side of the park

and having a height of 1,500 meters. Other important mountains in the park include Kao

Kwumrua, Kao ngairua, Kao-samliam and Kao yuak. All these mountains are sources

of several streams, gullies and large canals that flow westward and merge with the Nan

River.


Klong Thorn National Park is also renowned for various natural attractions and sightseeing spots. Popular among these is the majestic Klong Thorn Waterfall, a 4-step waterfall that originates from the Klong Thorn gully. Waters in this waterfall fall from a height of 20 metres. Apart from this, there are certain other waterfalls located in different regions of the park. These include the Huai Niam Waterfall and the Kokmonkaew Waterfall. Any tourist visiting this national park should visit the Tham Jan or the Chan cave. Another important tourist destination located inside the park is the Kaojedee, a beautiful pagoda-shaped stony mountain that is situated about 500 metres from Tham Jan. Other interesting sightseeing spots located inside the Klong Thorn National Park include Pha Phu Miang, Tham Jedee and Tham Suadao.


Climate is mostly cool and comfortable all round the year with the temperatures not exceeding more than 35°C. Camping is permitted inside the jungle. Park authorities provide bungalows and tents to tourists who want to stay overnight in the park. Apart from these, various resorts and hotels are available around the park serving affordable accommodation to tourists.


Phu Meaing located at Tambon Nam Pai, Phu mieng mountains divide Uttaradit province and Phitsanulok province. They are about 1,656 meters above sea level. At the peak, you can view both provinces and can even see Sirikit dam. Moreover, many ferns like Kaluang, Dongtao, and Khanmakpa and other plants are found along the way leading to the peak. Klong Tron waterfall of eight levels are also there but it’s suitable for those who only enjoy adventure and those nature lovers.

Uttaradit Province, Page 4,  Klong Thom National Park, Phu Meaing mountains