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Bung Boraphet, Nakhon Sawan

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Bueng Boraphet is the largest freshwater swamp and lake in central Thailand. It covers an area of 224 km2 east of Nakhon Sawan, south of the Nan River close to its confluence with the Ping River.Originally the area was covered by a large swamp, which was flooded in 1930 with the building of a dam to improve fishing.This is the only known site for the white-eyed river martin which used to winter there, but has not been seen since 1980, and may be extinct.106 km2 of lake have been declared as a non-hunting area in 1975. In 2000 it was also declared as a wetland of international importance by the Thai government.
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  • I drove down to Bung Boraphet from Chiangmai with the sole purpose of birding. I arranged for a boat to take me out early morning along the waterways of the lake. The price was very reasonable and the...  more »
  • Big place nothing much outside. But go in the aquarium.. nice and interesting. อยากให้ไปเที่ยวกันนะ เค้าพยายามทำให้สถานที่น่าเที่ยว ลองเข้าไปดูใน aquarium ดูนะคะ น่าสนุก ปลาเยอะมาก ตื่นเต้น ตื่นตา สนุ...  more »
  • If you rent a boat, not very cheap but worth the money, you should should go early in the morning so you can enjoy the sunrise or either the sunset. It is really nice. You will see some pretty nice bi...  more »