Khao Laem National Park

Giant Tree

About 190 km. from Kanchanaburi on Highway 323 (Thong Pha Phum-Sangkhla Burl), the national park is situated at Km. 40, about 30 km. to Amphoe Sangkhla Buri.

With an area of 815 sq. km. covering Amphoe Thong Pha Phum and Amphoe Sangkhla Buri including forest, Khwae Noi River and Vajiralongkorn Dam (or Khao Laem Dam), it is a peaceful pleasant park with Huai Kateng Cheng flowing through it. Tourists can camp and start the journey there to learn about nature along the waterfall.

Tourist Attractions: Bridges, Waterfalls, Lakes, Giant Trees, Viewpoints
Famous for: Mon Bridge (the longest wooden bridge in Thailand)
Established: 1987 Province: Kanchanaburi Province, Western Thailand

Things to do in Khao Laem National Park


Songkaria River, Khao Laem National Park

Songkaria River, Khao Laem National Park

Songkaria in the Mon language means “the other side”. The river originates from the Songkaria brook in Myanmar, and the Rodi brook in Thung Yai Naresuan Forest. It is about…

Mon Market, Khao Laem National Park

A tiny village market where commodities, food items and local products are on offer. They include clothes. Mon calendar, fresh fish from the lake, and local vegetation.

Mon Wanga Village, Khao Laem National Park

Mon Wanga Village, Khao Laem National Park

Mon Wanga Village or the “Mon Side” Village, lies across the river, and can be reached through a wooden bridge. A visit is recommended early in the morning, when one…

Bikhli River, Khao Laem National Park

Ranti River, Khao Laem National Park

The 70-kilometer-long river originates from the eastern side of the area it is a significant breeding ground of marine life. There are communities along the river, and a riverside road…

Ranti River, Khao Laem National Park

Ranti River, Khao Laem National Park

The name is in Karen language, meaning ‘Head Water’. It originates from Thung Yai Naresuan Forest Reserve. The river is about 60 kilometer in length. The river bed is undulated…

Mon Bridge, Khao Laem National Park

Mon Bridge, Khao Laem National Park

Located in Amphoe Sangkhla Buri, it is also called “Saphan Uttamanuson”. This is the longest wooden bridge in Thailand with the length of 850 metres crossing Huai Song Ka Lia…

Wat Wang Wiwekaram, Khao Laem National Park

Wat Wang Wiwekaram, Khao Laem National Park

About 6 km. from Amphoe Sangkhla Buri, this temple is the residence of Luangpho Uttama, a respected monk of Thais and Mons including Karens and Burmese living in the area….

Khao Laem Lake

Pom Pee View Point

Khao Laem Lake is located in Laiwo and provides some beautiful scenery. It is a big lake and perfect place for swimming. Around the lake is lush jungle for all…

Kroeng Kra Wia Waterfall

Kroeng Kra Wia Waterfall

The waterfall is located in Khao Laem National Park on Highway 323 (Thong Pha Phum-Sangkbla Buri) between Km. 32-33, a little further from Namtok Dai Chong Thong. Approximately 191 km….