Catagorize: Mountain (Doi), National Parks & Marine Reserves
Contact: Tambon Khao Kaeo, P.O. Box 51, Amphoe Muang, Nakhon Si Thammarat 80000 Tel. +66 7530 9047
Khao Luang National Park covers an area of 597 square kilometers in Amphoe Muang, Amphoe Phipun, Amphoe Phrom Khiri, Amphoe Lan Saka, Amphoe Chawang, King Amphoe Chang Klang, and King Amphoe Nop Phitam. Declared a national park on December 18, 1974, the park features a winding mountain range home to Southern Thailand's tallest peak, Khao Luang, at 1,835 metres above sea level and is the source of more than 15 water streams and rivers. Lush and unspoiled, the park is a rainforest that features a multitude of tropical flora and fauna as well as rare plants and wild animals. Nature lovers will enjoy trekking along several routes to discover the exotic beauty of the tropical rainforest as well as aware of the importance of the park.