Embark on an adventure to Khun Chae National Park in Chiang Rai, Thailand, a breathtaking 270-square-kilometer expanse of natural wonders, declared a Thai national park since 1995.

Nestled in Wiang Pa Pao, Chiang Rai, Khun Chae National Park boasts a diverse landscape of sedimentary and igneous rock formations, granite-covered mountains, and volcanic basalt. The rich ecosystem is responsible for forming major river tributaries and the stunning Khun Chae waterfall. Promises an outdoor haven for nature enthusiasts.

 

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Altitude-Defined Flora in Khun Chae National Park

With changing altitudes, the Khun Chae National Park showcases a stunning array of plant life. Bamboo forests and various trees thrive up to 800 meters, giving way to deciduous dipterocarp forests at 800-1,000 meters. Followed by pine forests and rainforests up to 1,500 meters, adorned with orchids, ferns, and moss.

 

Captivating Attractions

  1. Mae Tho Waterfall: A seven-tiered cascade with water year-round, reaching its peak at 40 meters. Accessible by car and a 2-hour walk, it’s a must-visit, especially during the rainy season.
  2. Khun Chae Waterfall: A two-tiered beauty, perfect for camping, offering not only natural splendor but also rental camping gear for a convenient experience.
  3. Doi Mot: A lush rainforest-covered viewpoint where the trek unveils panoramic vistas of both Chiang Rai and Chiang Mai.
  4. Doi Langka: Conquer this 2,000-meter mountain, a challenging climb taking 3-4 days, revealing diverse plant life and spectacular scenery.
  5. Ficus Tree: Marvel at a large tree near the park headquarters, its expansive branches covering over 1,600 square meters, adorned with various epiphytes.
  6. Buddhist Monk Dwelling: A serene dwelling accessible through the Chiang Mai – Chiang Rai route, nestled amidst lush greenery.
  7. Mae Chang Khao Reservoir: A fishing paradise and a serene spot for picnics, offering recreational joy.

 

Capturing Memories

Bring your camera to capture the enchanting flora and fauna that make Khun Chae National Park a visual feast for nature lovers.

 

Khun Chae National Park in Chiang Rai, waterfalls, mountains, and lush rainforests, outdoor adventure. Thailand Event Guide

 

Khun Chae National Park stands as a testament to Thailand’s natural beauty, inviting adventurers to explore its diverse terrain, from waterfalls and mountains to lush rainforests. A haven for hikers, campers, and nature enthusiasts. It’s a destination that should not be missed for those seeking an unforgettable outdoor experience.

 

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