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Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi

Krabi Attractions | Krabi natural attractions and things to see

The Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi makes for yet another important National Park in Krabi visited by tourists from all over the world and throughout the year. Apart from the varied range of flora and fauna, what draw attention towards the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi is the limestone cliffs that emerge vertically from the sea and resemble wall like structures. Acting as sentinels, these limestone walls seem to protect the natural habitat as well as the animals from any destructive influence.

The Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi is located in the Ao Luk District and in close proximity to the border area of Krabi and the Andaman Sea. Although the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi can be visited at any time of the year, the charm actually can be captured when visited after a spell of monsoon showers. The lush greenery all around strikes the eye and acts as a natural healer to your tired self. The Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi came into existence in the year 1991. With the construction of the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi, the botanical garden that existed was replaced. In the present scenario, the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi occupies within its geographical territory the mangrove forests lining the coastal area and nine caves.

Dotted by numerous waterfalls, lotus ponds, hot springs and natural pools, the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi makes for a great holiday getaway. A favorite of the nature lovers for the presence of a wide variety of plants and floral species, birds and wild animals, the secured areas of the park make for great picnic spots. Sturdy evergreen trees are the dominant vegetation found at the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi. The canopy formed at the top makes for great nestling places for the birds.

However the caves are the prime attractions at the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi. Kayaking tours as well as guided tours are arranged for the visitors by the park headquarters. One of the caves is named Tham Hua Kalok and the main highlight of the cave is the ancient drawings that are still visible. Many of the caves at the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi showcase such exquisite and rare pieces of timeless art work.

A must visit for all visitors to Krabi, the Than Bokkharani National Park in Krabi is located at a distance which can be easily covered within half an hour from Ao Nang.


Last Updated: 23 May 2008