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Phu Kradueng National Park

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Address: Phu Kradueng, Thailand
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Beautiful national park

Phu Kradueng is an absolutely beautiful national park. The climb up to the top of the plateau is challenging, but doable with no training. Every 1k there is food and drink... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
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Bangkok, Thailand
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Phu Kradueng is an absolutely beautiful national park. The climb up to the top of the plateau is challenging, but doable with no training. Every 1k there is food and drink availible and benches to sit and rest. Once you make it up to the top the plateau is huge and you can easily spend 4 days exploring the trails.... More 

Thank APinBKK
Phetchabun Province, Thailand
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

I really enjoyed our trip to Phu Kradeung. I like hiking and walking so it was right up my street. This one of my favorite places in Thailand though it was a bit difficult getting to and from the national park for us. The following is some tips and information i think people might find useful. 1. 9.15 am bus... More 

5 Thank gerardboyce1
Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

It is not a walk in the park with 5,5K upwards hiking and another 3,5K to the campsite. But it is worth it! There's food/drinks stations at every 1K, and it is quite beautiful to see the forest changing as you walk upwards. The camp site is (much!) bigger than I expected, and thereby also more people than I had... More 

1 Thank Berit B
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

If you live to walk and hike. This could be the place. The hike is good with natural stairs and more challenging hike at the end of hike. The plateau at the top is a place to be explored. Many cliffs and waterfalls to be checked. This is just like an adult nature adventure. Though you can bring your kids... More 

Thank Andreas L
Sint-Niklaas, Belgium
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing! The trip is a little bit hard, but I did it with my (not so sportt) 52-years old mom, and we made it in 3,5 hours. It's really amazing! When you get on the mountaintop, you can hire a mountainbike to get to the visitors center, or walk. We watched the sunset at Mak Dook. The morning after we... More 

Thank marieb1234
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Last week I went to Phu Kradeung for my first real solo hike. I flew from Phuket to Bangkok, then Bangkok to Loei. From Loei, I walked across the street and took a bus to Phu Kradeung town (49THB). From the town I took another ride, a motorbike taxi, to Phu Kradeung station and paid 60 THB. I got in... More 

5 Thank Jeffrey Ephreim... V
Looe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Waited 25 years to climb Phu Kradueng mountain , always something got in the way, but this year depute me now in my 60's and my wife in her 50's we were determined to do it. It's tough going up and took us about 8 hours, plus a long walk to the chalets. If anything coming down is worse on... More 

1 Thank nigelflanakin2014
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14 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

It was really fun and tough. However, once you be there, you will forget everything. The sunset is so magnificent also, the sunrises. Time to be alone here without burden. I will definitely come here again.

Thank Atcha P
Bangkok, Thailand
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I live in Bangkok. I never want to climb up Phu Kradueng before. One day ;in the end of rainy season; my best friend asked me to go up there. I'm in boring mood and I said yes. On the way up is hard but not that hard ,and up there is Superb!! **No need to prepare food or tent,... More 

7 Thank Mamaoil A
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was a spectacular and unexpected Thai experience. The camping and bushwalking at the summit was made all the more enjoyable for the hard work to get there. And yet no matter how fit you think you are, it's truly humbling to see the amazing porters bounding up the mountain carrying huge loads of back packs balanced on bamboo across... More 

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