Phetchabun is in the lower northern region of Thailand, in the area between the northern and the central region. The province lies in the broad fertile river valley of the Pa Sak River, with mountains of the Phetchabun mountain range to the east and west. It boasts national parks, waterfalls, and lakes. Has high bio-diversity is Khao Kho National park, species and wildlife, beautiful natural tourism places such as the waterfall, caves, isles, islet, cliffs, scenery viewpoint and historical fighting monument encountered between the government and the communist terrorists, In addition, Khao Kho is regarded as one of the most beautiful places to see the sea of fog, especially in the rainy season. Found the most sea mist. General condition of Khao Kho looks like the beautiful atmosphere of Switzerland and the sea on the mountain with pleasant chilly all year long. This forest is a sanctuary, food source, shelter for wildlife such as Indian elephant, Asian golden cat, wild boar, mouse deer, langur, common slow loris, civet, porcupine, Siamese hare, clouded monitor, Red junglefowl, and various species snake. Moreover found various of bird more than 100 species and diversity of butterfly.
Phetchabun is 340 road kilometres north of Bangkok via Route 21 and take 5-6 hours.
Phetchabun is served by Phetchabun Airport. Nok Air serves the airport with flights to Bangkok takes 2 hours to travel.
Activity & Experience
- Wat Mahathat
- Phetchabun City Pillar Shrine
- Tri Phum Temple
- Huai Pa Daeng Reservoir
- Tat Mok National Park
- Pho Khun Pha Mueang Monument
- Phu Hin Rong Kla
- Si Thep Historical Park
- Khao Kho
- BN Farm
- Nam Nao National Park
- Phu Tubberk
Where to Stay?
Khao Kho is the name of the area including the large mountain range of the Petch Bur mountain range. Until it can be said that it is a sea of mountains. There is a strange tree, which is a tree in the palm family. Has early characteristics and leaves resembling palm trees But the result is a bunch like a piece Which is everywhere in Khao Kho area Cold weather throughout the year
Phu Thap Boek is located in Wang Ban Subdistrict, Phetchabun Province, which has a height of about 1,768 meters above sea level, which is the highest point of Phetchabun province. Is the beauty of the sea, mountains, nature, forests, abundance, fresh air Cool all year round In the morning, fog and clouds clashed with the green mountain tops. There are cabbage plantations that are planted along the hillside.
Best times to visit
There is no temperature stress from December to January. There is low temperature stress from November to February. Highest temperature stress is from March to October.