In the area of 185 square kilometers in Tha Song Yang district of Tak province. The name given Mae Moei national park is because almost 50 kilometers area in the north of the park borders Mae Moei river. Most part of the park is ruggedly mountainous. Average elevation is about 680 metres above sea level, and the area is covered by fertile forests. It is also an important headquater of water of the four famous rivers i.e. Mae Moei, Mae Song, Mae U-Su, and Mae Slit Luang rivers.
Mae U-Su Cave is a striking cave with a stream running through it making it all worthy. Inside the cave are formations of fantastic stalactites and stalagmites. The Headquarter view point is a good place to see the landscape of the park that is covered by mist in cool season. It is also a good place to see sunsets and sunrises. Climbing to this viewpoint takes 3 to 4 hours. Mae Salit Noi Waterfall is a medium size waterfall and is a popular route for adventurers since you have to take a 3 kilometres walk to reach there. Chao Doi Waterfall is a medium waterfall which only requires one kilometre walk to access the waterfall. Mon Khruba Sai and Mon Phunsuda are quite close to each other. Also the place offers sea of clouds viewpoint. Mon Kio Lom is the attraction which is the most popular among visitors to watch spectacular sunrise and sea of clouds panorama views. It is located 7 kilometers from the national park headquarters. Perspectives lying in the sea of clouds at the back of Mae Moei National Park headquarters with its viewpoint at 1,100 meters high above mean sea level, the viewpoint offer the best attraction for watching sea of clouds including sunrise and sunset views. You have to take a 4 hours walk to access the viewpoint and staying overnight is required.
Fascination is the dry evergreen forest, mixed deciduous, deciduous dipterocarp forest, pine forest and montane rain forest blanket the park with various kinds of plants such as Ficus sp., Tectona grandis, Afzelia xylocarpa, Lagerstroemia calyculata, Shorea obtusa and Xylia xylocarpa. The national park is home to wildlife such as Northern Red Muntjac, Wild Boar, Common Palm Civet and Squirrels as well as various kinds of birds as Barbets, Babblers, Bulbuls, Bee-eaters, Minivets, Trogons, Thrushes, Tailorbirds, Shrikes, Sunbirds and Flowerpeckers.
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