Pa Sak - Huay Tak UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Lampang of Thailand is now becoming a part of the soon-to-be-official Tham Pha Thai National Park with a massive area covering 5 districts including Ngao, Mueang, Chae Hom, Mae Mo, and Wang Nuea of Lampang. This is a place one can find the world's best varieties of teak trees preserved and grown into their full glories. Those into natural attractions will have a field day chasing waterfalls, exploring caves, and being amazed by prehistoric paintings.
Category - Sightseeing
UNESCO has this year declared Doi Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai to become the latest UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Now that Thailand has five biosphere reserves stretching from the north to the upper south, it is time to look back to the beginning of it all. Here's to Thailand's very first UNESCO Biosphere Reserve at Sakaerat Environmental Research Station (SERS) in Wang Nam Khiao District of Nakhon Ratchasima.
On a roll into Thailand's UNESCO sites, I am now writing about Satun UNESCO Global Geopark where not one, not two, but four hundred million years worth of geological sites can be observed and studied and enjoyed for their pure sceneries on a good day.
Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex – A New UNESCO Natural World Heritage | กลุ่มป่าแก่งกระจาน มรดกทางธรรมชาติของโลก
Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex, with all its 2.5 million rais of land, is home to arrays of wild animals, endangered and not. This news is good for humankind but much greater for wild animals. I am over the moon.
Walking to the ‘Small Sandy Beach,’ Khao Lak – Lam Ru National Park, Phang Nga | เดินเท้าเข้าหาดเล็ก อุทยานแห่งชาติ เขาหลัก ลำรู่ พังงา
'Small Sandy Beach' or 'Had Lek' is deemed a hidden gem in Phang Nga. It is a part of Khao Lak - Lam Ru National Park and it is covered on both sides by high cliffs. This blog and video show you the whole walking trail from the entrance (which is not the park's main entrance), all the way to the beach.
Ayutthaya - the ancient capital of Siam - is only a stone's throw from Bangkok, making it a perfect day-trip destination. Here is my half-day itinerary that will take you off the beaten track but still immersive with the city's historical charms to prove there are a lot more to explore over there.