Pangka Royal Project Development Centre ‘An amazing agricultural tourist attraction’
For tourist attractions, agricultural places are ones of the most interesting. People have felt so stuffy in big cities for so long. You may even be one of these people. Therefore, what make agricultural tourist attractions interesting is, they can comfort your mind and reduce your stress.
In that case, let’s visit Pangka Royal Project Development, the one in Phayao Province.
Gather all your family members as many as possible. Then, woohoo, take off!
You will fall in love with the place at your first sight. First, it’s gigantic. It’s about 56,041,600 square metres large. Not only that, it’s located on mountain area, which is about 500-1,300 metres higher than the sea level. Therefore, you will see green mountains and trees from great distances.
For your information, the place is for royal project development. But it’s also open for tourists to visit and have camps.
There are shelters and camping grounds. For shelters, they are small houses without air conditioner. Don’t worry that the air will be hot, as the weather around there is always cool. You don’t need any air conditioner at all. By the way, the service price starts from 100 Baht
Just choose what you like. If you just want to be comfortable, choose a shelter. If you want to get close to the nature, just choose a camping ground and set up your tent.
Minimally, you should spend at least 1 nights, in order that you will have enough time to explore the place and admire its beauty.
During your camping there, you will enjoy many things. You will see a lot of plantations, which allow you to observe how plant are grown and harvested. These plants are absolutely interesting. Mostly, they will be put on sale and transformed into food later. Officers at the place will explain everything to you.
Beside, you will enjoy sightseeing. And, if you travel during cold season, you will see lots of rare cold plants too.
Next, there are 3 villages, consisting of Sibsong Pattana Village, Pangka Tai Village, and Pangka Nua Village, under the care of the project. You should explore them to see lives of ethnic people. Yes. These villages are inhabited by ethnic people.
Also, you don’t need to worry about your food, as there is a restaurant at the place. Feel free to eat your favourite dishes in the middle of beautiful nature.
In fact, this place is also like a kind of resort. There are conventions room and karaoke rooms for rent. Therefore, if your company or working group wan to hold a business trip, they can use the place. With all these facilities, everything will be perfect.
General Service Fee
- Breakfast = 60 Baht per person
- Lunch = 150 Baht per person
- Dinner = 150 Baht per person
- Snack and Beverage = 30 Baht per person
For other details, you may contact the page www.facebook.com/pages/ศูนย์พัฒนาโครงการหลวงปังค่า.
How to get there
Panka Royal Project Development Centre is located in Pong County.
To get there, you should start from Chiangmai downtown. Follow Dok Kham Tai County, Chun County, Chiangkam County. After that, switch to the Highway 1179 and follow it. At the 8th kilometre, turn right for two times, in order to get to the Highway 1148(Chiangkam-Nan). At the 9th kilometre of the highway, turn left and continue straight for about 5 kilometres.
Alway remember, drive carefully. The road to the place is not always smooth. Instead, it’s mostly rough and steep.
The Monument of War Heroes
Wanna relax yourself with nature again? Phu Lanka Forest Park is only about 2.54 kilometres away from Panka Royal Project Development Centre. You may get another camping there. There are forests, plentiful natural resources, and camping grounds. Enjoy!
- The Monument of War Heroes
This one is not too far from Chiangkham County. You just have to follow the Highway 1021 for about 2 kilometres. The place is the monument for those heroes who died in the clash between the borders of Phayao and Chiangrai. There is also a museum that gather exhibitions of old photos, figures, and ancients weapon from the clash. See those for yourself.