Best place in Erawan Waterfall

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Finished a week full of stress with your job, your relationships and you want to find a peaceful place to erase all of the stress in your self? Erawan, Thailand would become your ideal place to you. The natural beautiful of plans and animal in the park would make you fell better. There are the top of best place in the Erawan which you should to come.

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National Park Office

Located on the northeast side of the national park. There are many shops, restaurants and various facilities as well as a big car park and an area where public transportation vehicles stop by. The campsite area and bungalows are just few hundred meters away. Bungalows can be rent from the visitor center next to headquarter from 800 THB for 2 persons, 1200 THB for 4 persons and some bigger “bungalows” up to 50 persons with prices up to 4000 THB.

Erawan Waterfall

Erawan Waterfall is located in the east side of the park in a convinient walk distance from HQ. Named after three-headed white elephant in Hindu mythology, Erawan Waterfall flowing with emerald water is the major attraction of the national park. It is 7 tiered and spans over 1.5 km, each tier has also number of smaller falls into ponds full of fishes. A series of trails and footbridged will lead visitors all way up to 6th tier, last tear is accessible by scrambling up to few cliffs for those who like a bit more challenge.

Most tears are running into ponds, great for swimming. There are few picnic spots around the lower tiers, food is strickly forbidden beyond the second tier.

Phartat Cave

Located 12 km north west from the HQ, the cave consists of both stalactites and stalagmites withing a limestone hill. It is accessible by a short trail starting from a nearby carpark.

Ta Duang Cave

 
Located 30 km from HQ at the south east corner of the national park, 700-800 meters into the forest from Tha Thung Na village. The cave has rock paintings of trees and human shapes. Evidence of past human habitation, pottery and used tools may be seen.

Mi Cave

“Mi” means bear in Thai and cave believed to have got it’s name because it thought to be occupied by bears. It has 5 chambers. The cave is located on south side of the park, accessible through Ban Thap Sila village on the south side of the park. The cave consists of of stalagmites, stalactites and stones. 7 km of tracking needed to reach to the cave.

Reua Cave

Reua is a 40-50 meters deep cave situated at the south side of the park, not too far away from Mi Cave. It doesn’t have any stalagmites or stalactites. Several coffins has been found in this cave. It is approxtimately 1 km walk into the forest from Ban Thap Sila village.

Wang Bah Dan Cave

Located 54 km from HQ in the south side of the national park, accessible from Chaiyaphruek Village couple of kilometers into the forest. It is a limestone cave with a narrow opening. Chambers contains different stalactite and stalagmite formations. There is a permanent waterstream running through last chamber.

Trails

There are several trails into the forest from the HQ area, of those;

Khao Hin Lan Pee Nature Trail, approximately 5 km and takes 2-3 hours to walk. It ends at 5th tier of Erawan Falls.

Mong Lay Dry Evergreen Forest Natural Trail among waterfall, takes less than an hour to walk.

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