Tham Khao Wangthong is a naturally beautiful cave in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. Inside Tham Khao Wangthong, it is a large hall with some small rooms. Each room has many stalactites and stalagmites. Some visits require crawling or climbing, which is more fun.
Khao Wang Thong cave is a iron ore, limestone cave with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites. It is one of the famous tourist attractions in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Khanom District. At the cave entrance, you can see a view of Khuan Thong. Inside the cave, there are some small and large halls. The largest hall is about 2 rai.
The cave floor, wall, and ceiling contain stalagmites, stalactites, and stone pillars with various shapes such as a pagoda, waterfall, fish skin, custard apple, bathtub, etc. as imagined. When stalagmites and stalactites expose to lights, they look glittering. It is a beautiful natural sculpture. Each level of each room is quite different. Visits may require climbing or crawl. Some parts are slippery due to moisture. Visitors should wear appropriate clothing and shoes in order to enjoy the beautiful nature.
To get the cave from Kanom District, turn right at the intersection to Donsak District, then turn left again. There is a pavilion named “Sala Tansakul” at the entrance, go straight about 6 km to the cave entrance. Visitors who want to visit Tham Khao Wangthong must contact a cave keeper first at the house at the cave entrance. The cave is located about 77 km from Khanom District.
Tham Khao Wangthong
Location: Khuan Thong, Khanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat 80210 Thailand