Sai Yok National Park in Kanchanaburi
Sai Yok National Park is situated at Sai Yok district of Kanchanaburi. It is around ninety-eight kms from the main town. Spread over 500 sq kms of land, it was designated as a national park in October 1980.
The park is surrounded mostly by Limestone Mountains that run from north to south.
The hills and mountains of the park are covered with a mixture of deciduous and dry-evergreen forest as well as Bamboo forest.
The varied wildlife of the park includes red cow, bull, wild pig, tiger, samba deer and all kinds of birds. Some rare species like Khun Kitti Bat, which is amongst the world’s smallest bat and Queen Crab, can also be seen.
Other tourist attractions of the park include the Sai Yok Waterfall, Lawa Caves and the Kwae Noi River. The park also has modest accommodation facilities in the form of campsites and bungalows.
Some food shops and raft houses run privately can also be seen in and around the park.