Namtok Phlio National Park, Chanthaburi
(4.5/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Namtok Phlio National Park is a national park in Chanthaburi Province, Thailand. Home to waterfalls and forests, the park is also the site of a stupa and chedi from the reign of King Rama V.GeographyNamtok Phlio National Park is located south of Chanthaburi town in Mueang, Laem Sing, Khlung and Makham districts. The park's area is. The highest point is Map Wa Krok peak at.HistoryDuring the reign of King Rama V, the Along Khon chedi was built in 1876. In 1881 a memorial stupa, housing a relic of Princess Sunanta Kumari, was commissioned by King Rama V.On 2 May 1975, the area was declared a national park as Khao Sa Bap National Park. On 29 September 1982, the park was renamed Namtok Phlio National Park.AttractionsThe park's main attraction is its namesake waterfall, Phlio, whose pools are home to large numbers of soro brook carp. The King Rama V era chedi and stupa are located near Phlio waterfall. Other park waterfalls include Khlong Narai, Makok and Trok Nong.Flora and faunaNamtok Phlio is covered in tropical rain forest, including such species as Aphanamixis polystachya, Aquilaria crassna, Scaphium scaphigerum, Sandoricum koetjape, Irvingia malayana, Cotylelobium lanceolatum, Alstonia scholaris and Dalbergia oliveri.
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  • Having visited plenty of national parks in Thailand Namtok Phlio was a very positive surprise. Very clean and quiet. It's a nice walk to the overgrown greenish stupa with the waterfall in the back. Ta...  more »
  • Went here with my son and his wife to show them an easily accessible attraction near the city. Return taxi was 500bht from town and park entrance fees for tourists 200bht per person. There are many po...  more »
  • Is rich in fish, orgiastic bunch natural beauty. The journey to reach the waterfall, not ideal for a stopover.
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  • Amazing place. Very peaceful and clean!
  • Very nice Park and trail, possibility to swim next to the waterfall with the fishes
  • Very nice place. You can swim in waterfall with fishes.
  • Nice place, highlight of this place is a lot of fish.
  • A very beautiful waterfall. With water all year round, there is a lot of carp. Landscape a relaxing picnic group families. The surrounding conditions, clean, staff on the spot, playing in the water.
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