Sukhothai Tourist Attractions :
Si Satchanalai National Park
| Located 100 kilometers from the town of Sukhothai is one of the most picturesque locations in the entire Sukhothai province known as Si Satchanalai National Park.
Spread over an area of around 300 acres, Si Satchanalai National Park is present in Amphoe Si Satchanalai and Amphoe Thung Saliam of Sukhothai province. The Government of Thailand declared this area as a national park on 8 May, 1981.
The most important tourist attractions inside the park include the Tat Dao and Tat Duean waterfalls that are located 3.5 kilometers from the park headquarters. It is truly an amazing experience to watch the waterfall of Tat Dao splashing from a height of 40 meters. Another remarkable experience inside the park is to ascend the summit of Wang Chang, one of the highest peaks in the park. Other important attractions inside the park include the Tham Kang Khao and Tham Thara Wasan caves and hot sulfur springs called as Pong Nam Dean.
The mountain ranges inside the park are mostly covered with tropical forests that are home to more than 70 species of birds. Average temperature inside the park is between 15°C to 35°C making this an ideal place to visit during any time of the year. Trekking is permitted inside the jungle.
Si Satchanalai national park is open to visitors from 8.00 am in the morning to 5.00 pm in the evening. Admission fee is 200 baht per person. One can go around the park either by foot or on a vehicle. However, certain fee is collected so as to permit any private vehicle inside the park. Accommodation is available for tourists inside the park.