Saturday, July 2, 2011

Do you know Phu Sang National Park of Thailand?

Phu Sang National Park is situated in the northern part of Thailand Pham District of Phayao Province and Theong District of Chiang Rai. Park borders Laos and is spread over an area of ​​285 square kilometers.

Park is a very diverse flora on the Hill evergreen forest, dry evergreen forest and mixed deciduous forests. You can also find many valuable trees in the park as cedar and teak. The mountainous topography of the park and the famous top of Doi Pha Monday was the source of water in Laos, some districts of Phayao and Chiang Rai.

If you are looking for turtles, which come to the right place. Among many species of endangered turtles, you can also find the famous big hair Siamese turtle park. The turtle is characterized by a large head and long tail. Because turtles have large heads, they can not withdraw into their shell, and if a fire breaks out in the park, the turtle died. This is why big hair Siamese turtle (also known as Lu Pu turtle) is synonymous with the prevention of forest fires in the park and the country.

You can find the Lu Pu turtle near waterfalls or streams with clean, clear water. The best time to observe the turtle is at night when they come to get food.

Other interesting attractions in the park are limestone Namtok Phu Sang waterfall. This waterfall is 25 meters high and float throughout the year. It is perfect for clothes and swimming. Do not forget to visit Tham Pha nevertheless limestone cave, where you can see stalactites and stalagmites. Cave has a depth of 450 meters, and must have a forest ranger with you when you visit it. Another place you must visit the park is Doi Pha Dam, which is a limestone mountain. The mountain is popular for its huge rock that looks as if nature has taken the time to create a natural sculpture. The mountain is 1096 meters above sea level.

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