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The Swift - at dusk the swifts would fly about the city centre and come to rest at houses, on buildings and on electricity lines, especially on the Bell Tower that is well lit at night. They have become one of Betong’s symbols.


Betong Hot Spring  is situated at Ban Charo Parai Village, Tambon Tano Mae Ro, about five kilometres before reaching the Betong city centre, turn right from Highway 410 for another eight kilometres into the village. At the hottest spot, eggs are cooked in seven minutes. Hot spring shower is also available. It is believed that hot spring can cure muscle pain and minor skin irritation.


Namtok Inthason  is about 15 kilometres from Betong city centre, or about two kilometres farther from the Hot Spring.


Piyamit Tunnel The tunnel was built in three months in B.E. 2519, winding through the mountain for about one kilometre, about 50 - 60 feet wide with multiple entrances. It was used as the air raid shelter and food storage area. At present there is an exhibition about its history including the way of life in the forest.


Bala - Hala Forest  This is a lush rainforest with many rare plants and wildlife, especially birds. It is also the habitat of the Sakai. This forest occupies a large area at the boundary of Yala and Narathiwat. It is the head stream of the Bang Lang Dam. Tourists can take boat trips to enjoy the scenery from the 445th Division of the Border Patrol Police, Thanon Sukkhayang, Amphoe Betong.


Namtok Chaloem Phra Kiat Ro Kao   is in Tambon Ai Yoe Weng. The waterfall is more than 30 metres high, surrounded by lush forest.


Khuean Bang Lang The Bang Lang dam is located at Ban Bang Lang, Tambon Bacho, on Highway 410, about 50 kilometres from Amphoe Muang Yala, then left for 12 kilometres. This dam is the first multi-purpose dam in the South, on Pattani River. It is 85 metres high with a crest of 422 metres long, and the reservoir capacity of 1,420 million cubic metres.


His Majesty the King presided over the opening ceremony on 27 September B.E. 2524. An overlook upstream of the dam around the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand office affords a panoramic view of the dam and the surrounding hills. For cabin reservation please call (073) 299-237-8 and for boating in the reservoir please call 0 7328 1063-66 extension 2291.





Yala Province, Places to see, Betong Hot Spring, Bala - Hala Forest, Piyamit Tunnel, Bang Lang Dam