Doi Khun Tan National Park

Located in the mountain of the northern Thailand, Doi Khun Tan National Park is home to many interesting species both flora and fauna, as well as many historical spots of interest. Its most renowned feature is Thailand's longest railroad tunnel, which is 1,352 m. long. Doi Khun Tan National Park straddles the mountains separating Lamphun and Lampang Provinces, covering 255.29 sq.km and ranges in elevations from 325m to 1,373m at the summit. Established in 1975, it was the 10th National Park in Thailand.

Doi translates to mountain in Northern Thai, while Khun Tan refers to the numerous streams and watershed flowing down from the mountain.

High Mountains "Yaw 2"

Yaw 2 (Camp 2) is located 800 metres away from Yaw 1, at Yaw 2 (Camp 2), dense pine trees offer a naturally peaceful atmosphere. Before reaching the summit, there is a guesthouse decorated with various winter plants and including a lychee garden. The house also has the royal seal of approval; His Majesty the King has spent two vacations here.

High Mountains "Yaw 3"

Yaw 3 (Camp 3) is located 3,500 metres away from Yaw 2 and is the highest summit in the mountain range (Mon Song Klong) offering magnificent views over Lampang. Before reaching the summit, there are seven missionary houses available for renting. More information can be found by contacting Payup University, Chiang Mai.

High Mountains "Yaw 4"

Doi Khuntan also saw activity during World War ll. The Thai millitary used the highest peak of Doi Khuntan, or Yaw 4 as a look out point for military operations. It was at this time the term Yaw or "Yutasat" which translates literaly to "strategic camp", was introduced for the different retreats. Today, a visit to Yaw 4 provides a beautiful view of the valleys and surrounding mountains of Lamphun and Lampang province. Yaw 4 (Camp 4) is located 1,000 metres away from Yaw 3.

High Mountains "yaw 1"

In 1917, the State Railway of Thailand also built a vacation house at Yaw 1 (Camp 1) while building the railroad and tunnel in the valley below. Emil Eisenhofer, the german engineer instrumental in building the tunnel, stated at this house as well as any visiting Thai dignitaries. The house at Yaw 1 is still in execellent condition and open to tourists.

Mae Long Waterfall

If you get off at Mae Tan Noi railway station and walk for 3 kilometres, you won't miss this beautiful, year-round cascade. The waterfall is located some 10 kilometres from Khuntan railway station and the atmosphere here is perfect for refreshment and reinvigoration.

Tat Moie Waterfall

Between Yow 2 and Yow 3, there is a path on the left side down to Tat Moie Waterfall. If you walk down to Mae Yon Wai Valley for 300 meters, you won't miss it.

National Parks - North Thailand
Chiang Dao National Park Chiang Mai
Doi Inthanon National Park Chiang Mai
Doi Suthep-Pui National Park Chiang Mai
Doi Wiang Pha National Park Chiang Mai
Huai Nam Dang National Park Chiang Mai
Khun Khan National Park Chiang Mai
Mae Fang National Park Chiang Mai
Mae Takhrai National Park Chiang Mai
Mae Tho National Park Chiang Mai
Mae Wang National Park Chiang Mai
Op Khan National Park Chiang Mai
Op Luang National Park Chiang Mai
Si Lanna National Park Chiang Mai
Doi Luang National Park Chiang Rai
Khun Chae National Park Chiang Rai
Lam Nam Kok National Park Chiang Rai
Khlong Lan National Park Kamphaeng Phet
Khlong Wang Chao National Park Kamphaeng Phet
Mae Wong National Park Kamphaeng Phet
Chae Son National Park Lampang
Doi Chong National Park Lampang
Mae Wa National Park Lampang
Tham Pha Thai National Park Lampang
Doi Khun Tan National Park Lamphun
Mae Ping National Park Lamphun
Mae Ngao National Park Mae Hong Son
Namtok Mae Surin National Park Mae Hong Son
Salawin National Park Mae Hong Son
Tham Pla - Namtok Pha Suea National Park Mae Hong Son
Doi Phu Kha National Park Nan
Khun Nan National Park Nan
Khun Sathan National Park Nan
Mae Charim National Park Nan
Nunthaburi National Park Nan
Si Nan National Park Nan
Tham Sakoen National Park Nan
Doi Phu Nang National Park Phayao
Mae Puem National Park Phayao
Phu Sang National Park Phayao
Khao Kho National Park Phetchabun
Nam Nao National Park Phetchabun
Tat Mok National Park Phetchabun
Kaeng Chet Khwae National Park Phitsanulok
Namtok Chat Trakan National Park Phitsanulok
Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park Phitsanulok
Thung Salaeng Luang National Park Phitsanulok
Doi Pha Klong National Park Phrae
Mae Yom National Park Phrae
Wiang Kosai National Park Phrae
Ramkhamhaeng National Park Sukhothai
Si Satchanalai National Park Sukhothai
Khun Phra Wo National Park Tak
Lan Sang National Park Tak
Mae Moei National Park Tak
Namtok Pha Charoen National Park Tak
Taksin Maharat National Park Tak
Khlong Tron National Park Uttaradit
Lam Nam Nan National Park Uttaradit
Phu Soi Dao National Park Uttaradit
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