The Prominent wild flowers – Doi Khun Tan National Park
Let’s visiting a beautiful nature and Thailand’s longest railroad tunnel – Doi Khun Tan National Park
Doi Khun Tan National park is located Doi Khun Tan National Park is located in highlands of the Khun Tan in Lam Phun and Lam Pang Province. Established in 1975, Doi Khun is the 14th National Park in Thailand. Doi Khun Tan National Park covers 255 square kilometers and ranges in elevations from 325 meters to 1,373 meters at the summit. Doi Khun Tan National Park is well-known for its wild flowers such as gingers, orchids and lilies.
Doi Khun Tan is home a lot of interesting species both flora and fauna including many historical spots of interest and its most renowned feature is Thailand’s longest railroad tunnel. Rich with plants worldwide. The forest of Doi Khun Tan have changed dramatically in the past century owing to human disturbance.
The forests can be divided in to three types, with distinct elevation levels. There are three basic seasons at Doi Khun Tan: hot from March to June, rainy from July to October and cold from November to February. Rainfall which falls mostly during rainy season. So do not MISS out on visiting and sightseeing at Doi Khun Tan National Park in Lum Phun and Lam Pang in the North of Thailand.
Location : Located in the elevations of the mountain area of the Khun Tan in Lam Phun and Lam Pang Provinces, Thailand
Getting there : If you are traveling from Bangkok, you will take the express train. The Nakhon Phing Express departs from Bangkok in the evening and arrives at the Khun Tan Railway Station in the next morning. When you exit the train, you can immediately start your hike up to Doi Khun Tan.
Appropriate time : From November to February.
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