About Tham Sakoen National Park in Nan province

The name of Tham Sakoen National Park refers to Tham what means cave in Thai. The park stretches out over the border area of Nan & Phayao province, but the entrance is luckily in Nan province. Besides caves there is a pristine looking jungle and within the park are 2 beautiful waterfalls. Tham Sakoen National Park is along route 1148 between Tha Wang Pha and Chiang Kham, about 70 km west of Tha Wang Pha. The name of this National Park is sometimes also written as Tham Sa Koen. For other National Parks in Nan province click on National Parks & Caves in Nan Province. For more information about Nan province see Destination Travel Guide Nan province, North Thailand.

Destination Travel Guide Nan province, North  Thailand
Tham Sakoen National Park in Nan province, North Thailand

How to get to Tham Sakoen National Park?

There is no public transport going there, although you could take the bus from Nan to Chiang Rai and get off at Tham Sakoen National Park. But then you would still have to travel a few km's to Tham Sakoen National Park.

By private car or motorbike from Nan town follow route 101 to Tha Wang Pha, then take a left to route 1148 to Chiang Rai. Keep on following route 1148 for about 65km, you will see signs for Tham Sakoen National Park.

Warning about caves

It is easily to get lost in caves and during rain some caves can get flooded so NEVER go alone in any cave. If any serious cave take a local guide with you, at National Parks there are always park rangers to assist you.

Location of Tham Sakoen National Park

Location of Tham Sakoen National Park in Nan - Thailand

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