National Parks in the Central
Lam Klong Ngu is fertile forest complex in the Tanaosri mountain range of Kanchanaburi province. The area has a high diversity of forest habitat and wildlife due to its close proximity to Thung Yai Naresuan wildlife sanctuary and Khao Laem and Khaoen Sri Nakarin national parks. The large, towering limestone mountains are the watershed for Sri Nakarin dam lake, and cover an area of 600 square meters.
Most of the park are of mountains running on north-south axis. The mountains are covered by mixed deciduous forest with Pterocarpus Macrocarpus, Afzelia xylocarpus, Xylia kerrii and Diospyros mollis. Wildife includes serow, elephant, barking deer, sambar deer, wild pig, Asiatic black bear, clouded leopard, tiger, macaque, langur, and gibbon.
Sao Hin cave has a huge 61meters high limestone pillar inside, which has gradually built up for millions of years.
Nok Nang-an cave is a large cave with the Klong Ngu stream running through it all year round. Swallows live in the cave, and there are many stalactites and stalagmites.
Natok cave has an underground limestone waterfall, dropping down 17 levels. There are about 30 prehistoric paintings of human and animal shapes on the cave walls.
Yai cave water bubbles up from underground and seeps through the walls to create a stream which winds around the sandy floor of this cave for about 200 meters.
Nang Kruan waterfall originates from the Thong Pha Phum stream on Khao Pad Roi mountain and the Cha Ey stream. These 2 streams join together to create the Yai stream and this waterfall.
Kliti waterfall is an 800 meters long limestone waterfall. It's highest level is 20 meters high and some levels have pools.
Accommodations and facilities
There is only a camping area in Lam Klong Ngu national park.
How to get there
Follow the route 323 from Kanchanaburi to Sangkla district. Turn right at Kroeng Krawia district and follow the laterite road to the park headquarters.
Lam Klong Ngu National Park
P.O. Box 18, Thong Pha Phum