Um Phang Wildlife Sanctuary covers an area of 1,619,280 rais, and the area is for conserving and protecting the nature. This forest in the West of Thailand is the origins of a greater forest which is a UNESCO Word Heritage site. This forest has been proclaimed a wildlife sanctuary in 1989.
Most of the area is mountaineous, so the weather is rather cold and becomes really cold from November to February. It is made up of rain forest and deciduous forest. Frequently spotted animals are, for example, clouded leopard, tapir, serows, falcon and spot-billed pelican.
Highlights: Thi Lo Su , the biggest and most beautiful waterfall of Thailand and also 1 of the 6 most beautiful waterfall in the world. To go to, visitors need to be really careful.
To go by car from Amphoe Um Phang, follow Um Phang-Mae Sod route until the 61st kilometre, then turn left to Baan Mae Klong Mai towards checkpoint of the Wildlife Sanctuary (30 kilometres).
Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary
Location: Nong Luang, Umphang District, Tak 63170 Thailand