Khao Phanombencha National Park, Krabi Town

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Khao Phanom Bencha National Park is a national park in Krabi Province, Thailand. The park is named for Khao Phanom Bencha mountain and protects an area of virgin rainforest and rare wildlife.GeographyKhao Phanom Bencha is north of Krabi town and encompasses parts of Krabi, Khao Phanom and Ao Luek districts. The park's area is and reaches its highest point at the 1397m peak of Khao Phanom Bencha, part of a mountain range running north to south.AttractionsThe park has numerous large waterfalls, including Huai To Falls, a waterfall of five cascades and a height of 80m. Nearby Huai Sakhe Falls is a waterfall of three cascades.Khao Pheung is a cave featuring stalactites and stalagmites. The Khao Phanom Bencha mountain peak is thickly forested and climbable on a multi-day trek.Flora and faunaThe park's forest includes such tree species as teak, takian, Dipterocarpus alatus, Lagerstroemia, Magnolia champaca and Parkia speciosa. At lower elevations Calamus palms and bamboo are found.
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  • I wished we did a bit more research when we booked the half-day tour to the Tiger Cave Temple which came with the “Elephant Trekking” activity. It was the saddest experience ever. We were brought to t...  more »
  • Today we went on what was supposed to be an elephant trekking, bathing and feeding trip. We thought we would get to see elephants in a natural habitat. What we got was the biggest disappointment durin...  more »
  • We drove from Krabi town. It is an easy drive on a good road and hard to get lost. The entrance fee (farrang, adult) was a modest 100 Baht. We walked up to Huai To Waterfall. That is a quite easy walk...  more »

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