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Takua Pa County

Tracing back to about 2,000 years ago, Takua Pa was an important port on the trade route of Malayan Peninsula, also called the silk pathway. The Indian and Persian merchants would anchor their shiploads of goods here and travel further on land from Takua Pa on the west to Ban Don of Surat Thani on the east. Luckily, many archaeological remains of the Indian culture still exist today such as the statue of Vishnu God, discovered in Kapong county, which is now kept at Thalang National Museum in Phuket.
Bang Sak Beach

Bang Sak Beach is situated in Bang Muang Subcounty off Phetkasem Highway at Km.75.

Khao Lak - Lamru National Park
This national park is emerging as a new star appealing to those who love tranquility amidst the pristine nature. With an area of about 150 sq.km. covering four counties of Thai Muang, Kapong, Takua Pa and Muang, it boasts virgin forests with abundant flora and fauna and waterfalls. The cream of the park lies on Khao Lak Hill, 25 km. from Amphoe Takua Pa. The mountain is not only a border landmark of Takua Pa and Thai Muang counties, but also forms a scenic background for a serene long golden beach, which is an ideal place for relaxation and a nice viewpoint for watching the sunset.

Khao Lak Beach
There is a pretty curve in the 10-km beach running parallel with Khao Lak Mountain. The beach is naturally decorated with granite boulders with an offshore coral reef suitable for snorkeling, about 40 minutes away by boat. Here is a nice viewpoint for an impressive panorama of the Andaman Sea. The sunset here forms a very spectacular scene and creates a romantic atmosphere.

Khao Lak Beach, Phang-nga

Lamru Waterfall
Take Highway 4090 to enter Lamru Village, cross the Kapong canal, turn left and go ahead for 1 km. to reach a forest protection unit. Not far from here, you will find a 5-leap waterfall. The most impressive beauty lies in the fifth leap with a height of 30 meters. The trees are so thick that little sunlight is allowed through.

Ton Chong Fa Waterfall

Ton Chong Fa Waterfall, Phang-nga
Ton Chong Fa is only 5 km. to the north of the park office. The 5-leap waterfall is set amid a quiet pristine forest with water flowing all year round.

Phang-nga : Attraction List
Beaches
Bang Sak

Thai Muang
Thanun
Khao ( Hills )

Khao Khian or Writing Hill

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Khao Lak
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Khao Phingkan

Ko ( Islands )

Ko Hong

Ko Khai

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Ko Panyi

Ko Phanak

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Ko Tapu (James Bond Island)
Ko Yao

National Parks

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Similan Islands
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Khao Lak - Lamru (Khao Lak)
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Ao Phang-nga
Khao Lampi - Hat Thai Muang
Si Phang-nga
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Surin Islands
Waterfalls
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Lampi
Lamru
Raman
Ton Chong Fa
Ton Phrai
Others
Bo Dan Hot Springs
Chulabhorn Marine Park Conservatory Center
Phang-nga Naval Base
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Wat Suwan Khuha

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