Phu Pha Lom Forest Park

Situated at Tambon Nam Suai, 24 kilometers from the city is a park that covers over 1,000 rai of land comprised mainly of limestone mountains surrounding a dense jungle. The main attractions in the Park are scenic viewpoints and caves while the main activity for visitors is trekking and camping.

Many locals believe that caves such as Phu Pha Lom, Laeo and Pha Bong, as well as Nam Phut or Nam Sap Well are sacred places. In particular, the Well is believed to be the den of Naga, a mythical serpent, with an underground water passage connecting to the Mekong River. It is possible to camp overnight in the Park, however advance reservations are required. For more information contact Phu Pha Lom Park, P.O. Box 7, Loei Post Office, Loei 42000.

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