Phu Soi Dao National Park

Phu Soi Dao National Park is located in both Chat Trakan district of Phitsanulok Province and Nam Pard District of UttaraditProvince. Occupying a total area of 48,962.5 rai of land (equivalent to 58,750 acres), the park stretches along the Thai-Laos border with the highest peak measured at 2,102 meters above sea level. The climate park is cool throughout the year and visitors are able to see several species of wild flowers.

One of the most distinctive features of the park is the savanna field amidst the dense pine trees. Another attraction worth visiting is the five-tiered Namtok Phu Soi Dao which is located quite near to the park office. Larn Paa Son which can be reached in 4-5 hours via mountainous trails is also a highly recommended place for an overnight stay. In addition, Namtok Sai Tip, the next waterfall on the way, is a place where visitors can marvel at moss and lichen covered cliff. Advanced notice to Park Officers is required and highly recommended. Call 05 541 9234-5 or email reserve@dnp.go.th for more camping and travel information.

How to get to Phu Soi Dao

From Phitsanulok

By Car: take the Phitsanulok – Wat Bot – Ban Pong Cae – Chat Trakan – Phu Soi Dao route where the total distance is 177 kilometers. Alternatively, take the Phitsanulok – Nakhon Thai – Chat Trakan – Phu Soi Dao route where a total distance of 154 kilometers.

By Bus: there are buses departing from the city at 6.00 a.m., 7.20 a.m., 9.30 a.m., 11.30 a.m., 12.50 p.m. and 4.30 p.m.

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