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Doi Phu Nang National Park 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 about 265. Moreover, it is a habitat of the last flock of Thai

green peafowl's of the Indo-china subspecies. The breeding period of the peafowl's 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 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 two kilometres or three hours walk.



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


Kaeng Luang is located upstream of Kaeng Suea Ten within an area of Ban Pong Sanuk, 30 kilometres from the Office of the National Park and seven 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……………cont over


Phayao Province, Doi Phu Nang National Park and the attractions found here

Phayao Province, Page 6,  Doi Phu Nang National Park and the attractions found here, and Festivals held here.