Namtok Si Khit National Park

Nam Tok Si kheed National Park located in Par Yang Prong National Forest Reserve and Khao Yai National Forest Reserve, Si kheed Sub-district, Sichol District, Nahkon Si Thamarat province. This area, about 60,625 Rais (97 squares kilometers), and has been declared a national park since 1999.

The surveyed area is a part of Nakhon Si Thamarat Mountain Range (Banthad Mountain Range) which is on the border between Surat Thani Province and Nakhon Si Thamarat Province, alternated between plains and complicated-high mountain range, in Kanchanadit District and Sichol Dictrict. The mountain range, lying north and south along western seacoast, is a watershed, and in the middle has complicated-high mountain range sloping east and west. Most of the plains are in the east part. The highest mountain is Keymode Mountain 1,303 meters above sea level. The others are; Khaonang Mountain 881 meters, Wangpung Mountain 600 meters, Plaiclarm Mountain 599 meters, and Khunhuaykaew Mountain 582 meters, approximately 700 meters above sea level. Because the mountains, are the source of streams so that there are many-level waterfalls alternated between ponds, and are limestone mountains so that there are wonderfully beautiful caves such as Khaopubpa Cave, Tharnlord Cave and Suanprang Cave for examples.

Nam Tok Si kheed Nam Tok Si kheed locates in Thakoak River area, 15 kilometers from Sichol District, Nakhon Si Thamarat Province. The source of the waterfall is a high mountain range at the border between Sichol District, Nakhon Sri Thammarat Province and Kanjanadit District, Surat Thani Province. The area at the border is called by local people as Chong Num Pan Gun (Watershred Channel). The waterfall starts from a 60-meter cliff which also is the source of it. The water flows along rocky canal for about 12 kilometers. There is not yet known clearly how many levels the waterfall is, the approximate is about more than 100 levels. There are four islands on the waterway. Someone say Nam Tok Si kheed is the Second Nam Tok Erawan of Kanchanaburi. The unique thing along the waterfall is that; it consists of limestone which has no lichen so that can be convenient for traveler to walk along the waterway safely. Some limestones look beautifully like stalagmites and stalactites. The green water stores in large ponds which are suitable for playing water. There is also a convenient tarmac road reaches the waterfall area.

Nam Tok Samnakhian Samnakhian Waterfall, 25 kilometers south of Chompiboon Junction, is a big waterfall which consists of seven levels, has very beautiful scenery, and appropriate for recreation.

Khao-pub-pa Cave Khaopubpa Cave, on the east side near Tharuiaree Canal, has very beautiful stalagmites and stalactites, is 50-meter-long from its entrance, and inhabited of big toads called Kong (Chong Kong), its weight is about one kilogram.

Phurin Waterfall Phurin Waterfall, two kilometers from Suanprang Waterfall, has a stream flown through Limestone Mountain into this cave, and beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. The stream has a great number and many kinds of fish. In the cave also inhabit a large number of bats.

Suanprang Cave Suanprang Cave, in Suanprang Village on the west side of the surveyed area, is a big cave 300 meters long. In the cave have beautiful stalagmites and stalactites, and large amount of dung of bat.

Koram Cave Koram Cave, near Forest Conservation Division Office Branch 1 (Sor Khor 1, Suanprang), is a big cave located on a high and erected cliff, and has big entrance. From the entrance, traveler can see beautiful scenery of the forest below. The cave is the habitat and sanctuary of mountain goat, a rare and preserved animal, called Korum by local people.

Khaonang Mountain Range Traveling on foot 10 kilometers from Forest Conservation Division Office Branch 2 (Sor Khor 2, Suanprang), passing the route which has waterfall and productive forest, there is Khaonang Mountain Range which has a number of verbenaceae trees grow on the top of the mountain.

Keymode Mountain Range Keymode Mountain Range, in the middle of the surveyed area, consists of complicated and erected mountains, productive rainforest and montane forest. The area has very beautifully natural things such as mountains, waterfalls, caves and cliffs. It is the source of water, and habitat of many kinds of wild animals such as elephant, tiger, tapir, mountain goat, bear, barking deer, deer, mouse deer and many kinds of bird. This area is suitable for hiking and camping.

Nam Tok Nortong Nortong Waterfall locates near the Forest Reservation Division Office Branch 2 (Sor Khor 2, Samnaknian), Village No 3, Khaonoi Sub-district, Sichol District, Nakhon Sri Thammarat Province. It is a beautifully seven-level waterfall hiding in the middle of the forest covered with many kinds of trees in rain forest.

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