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Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary
Rabam Lan Sak Uthai Thani 61160
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Description
Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary is one of most interesting wildlife watching location in Thailand. Due to relatively clear visibility through the forest and abundance of all sorts’ animals it is very easy to spot wildlife. The sanctuary is home to largest population of tigers in Thailand, other relatively common species are banteng, elephants and leopards. Although being one of best bird-watching destinations it is quite unknown to many birders.
Inscribed as Wildlife Sanctuary in 1974, together with adjacent Thung Yai Wildlife Sanctuary both sites are the largest protected wildlife area in mainland Southeast Asia. It is located in the Dawna Range northwest of Thailand, covering 2780 km² mainly within Uthai Thani province but also Kanchanaburi and Tak provinces, bordered by Thung Yai Wildlife Sanctuary to the west. Huai Kha Khaeng and Thung Yai were jointly added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1991.
Feature
- Nature trail study - Bird watching - Environmental conservation camp - Visit the home of Sueb Nakasathien
History
Huai Kha Khaeng is mainly hilly, consists of evergreen hill forest with Eleocarpus dominating the river banks, semi-evergreen, deciduous and bamboo forests. The sanctuary has several large rivers surrounded by grassland. The sanctuary is one of Thailand's least accessible and least disturbed forest areas.
The species found in the sanctuary are mix of four different biogeographic zones; Indo-Burmese, Indo-Chinese, Sundaic and Sino-Himalayan. Many of species found here are rare, endangered or endemic. Around one-third of all mainland Southeast Asia's known mammal species sad to be represented in the sanctuary.
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Information
Opening hours
Sunday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Monday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Friday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
: 08:00 - 17:00
Remark (Opening hours) : -
Transportation
• Motorcycles
• Car
Entrance fees
• Entrance fees: Non-fee
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Contact us
Address
Rabam Lan Sak Uthai Thani 61160
Telephone No.
085-725-8433, 087-840-0316
E-mail
khakhaeng@hotmail.com
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