Friday, 19 April 2024

Khlong Thom County (42 km.)

Counties (Districts)
Muang (Krabi town) | Au Luek | Khlong Thom | Ko Lanta | Khao Phanom

Wat Khlong Thom

This is an interesting archaeological site, located in Khlong Thom county, between km. 69 and km. 70 of Highway No. 4. In the temple compound there is a museum which features various kinds of artefacts discovered in the backyard of the temple. The discoveries include stone tools, stone and earthen ornaments and beads dating back to some 3,000 years ago.

Thung Tiao Forest

Located in the area of Khao Pra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary next to Bang Tiao Village, 18 km. from Khlong Thom county. This lowland forest is endowed with many interesting things to attract nature lovers, such as natural ponds, rare species of flowers and birds. There is also a 2.7-kilometre nature trail for studying the environment. Interested persons can obtain information from the Wildlife Sanctuary Office at Bang Tiao Village.

Khao Nor Chuchi Forest

This is a luxuriant lowland rainforest which is an important part of Khao Pra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary. It is an ideal place for bird-watching where more rare species of birds are found more than any other places in the South. Visitors can also walk through the trails to admire the unspoiled dense forest and swim in the clear pools.

Khlong Thom Hot Springs

The hot springs are located in the forest in Khlong Thom Nua Sub-county, about 12 km. from Khlong Thom county. Apart from several hot springs, there is a scenic mountain range of over 500 metres high in the area.