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Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park

Phitsanulok, Thailand
+66 55 356 607
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Interesting landscape, former communist stronghold

Some interesting rocky landscape, but nothing spectacular. However if you are a history buff, a... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Phitsanulok, Thailand
One of my Top Ten Places to Visit in Thailand

It's an important centre of Thai history that the present military government would probably prefer... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Peterborough, Canada
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“small museum” (2 reviews)
“thai history” (2 reviews)
Phitsanulok, Thailand
+66 55 356 607
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Some interesting rocky landscape, but nothing spectacular. However if you are a history buff, a couple of decades ago this was a communist stronghold in Thailand, and there was significant fighting here with government forces.. They were eventually disbanded with government pardons. There is a...More

Thank falangsabai
Reviewed 10 June 2017

It's an important centre of Thai history that the present military government would probably prefer we didn't visit. For fifteen years between 1968 and 1982 this high mountain plateau was the site of the headquarters of the Thai communist party, which controlled large parts of...More

2  Thank LH M
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park is one of my favorite destinations in Thailand. I have visited the high plateau 6 or 7 times since 1991. I last visited in Feb 2017. I lived in Thailand for three years. I speak Thai. I worked for...More

1  Thank Transmogrifer
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This national park is a bit different because of the unusual rock formations.Its very beautiful up in the mountains but a bit diffcult to get to without personal transport.You can get a bus to nakhonthai then hitch hike.Unfortunately foreigners have to pay about 400-500 baht...More

1  Thank creamscones b
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This national park offers one of the most amazing natural landscape in Thailand, featuring the unique geological characteristics.

Thank bbank1
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Up and up to the hill top where you can tent or stay, around the national park office, and feel the cool wind on top of the valley. Lots of view spots that you can enjoy and spending days dreaming for it. Floral, Birds, Waterfalls,...More

Thank KaiserAnubis
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Make sure you visit Lan Hin Taek and Lan Hin Pum! The entrance fees are 500 THB for foreigners (children 250 THB) and 40 THB for Thai citizens (children 20 THB), cars 30 THB (August 2016 prices).

5  Thank rednirg
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

If you're interested in finding out about Thai history, it is worth visiting this national park. Communist gorilla forces were stationed here in the past. Some of their huts are still standing. If you're interested in nature, it is also worth a visit. Jaw-dropping views...More

2  Thank Svernede
Reviewed 21 July 2016

We weren't that interested in the history of the place but found the 3.5 km loop trail fascinating for other reasons. The trail is about 12 km from the Nakhon Thai side of the park (maybe 25 km from the other entrance). You walk on...More

Thank BeirutMoores
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Phu Hin Rong Kla (PHRK) national park is a beautiful place to visit specially during winter time. The best time to visit is in January where the Himalayan Cherry (pink Sakura) is at full bloom. It's not crowded as the access is rather inconvenient. The...More

3  Thank Jigrak
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