Tham Pla Cave-Pha Suea Waterfall National Park ‘Explore the cave and the waterfall, all in one place.’
How nice will it be, if you happen to have a chance of exploring a cave and a waterfall, all in one place? Surely that will be nice. Well, there is a place where you can do that. Tham Pla Cave-Pha Suea Waterfall National Park
Tham Pla Cave-Pha Suea Waterfall National Park is in Mae Hong Son, of course. The whole area is about 488 square kilometres large. This takes place from the area of Tham Pla Cave to Pha Suea Waterfall.
There are high mountains around the national park, same as many kinds of forests: mixed forest, tropical evergreen forest, pine forest etc. Beside, there are mammals, amphibians, fishes, and insects living within the area.
The atmosphere is fresh. If you visit it, you can feel cool water drizzle along with cool wind through your heart. Also, you will enjoy the activities there.
You will want to explore the cave for the first thing. The cave is about 2 metres wide and 1.50 metres deep. You have to walk on your feet and be in perfect health. Also, you should dress properly, as there will be water flowing around the cave, with fishes in there. You don’t want to trip over something because of your slippers or high heels.
One interesting about those fishes is, they aren’t captured and eaten by anyone. People believe that these fishes are some kinds of gods. Therefore, eating or hurting them can cause a deadly disaster.
After exploring the cave and watching the swimming fishes, you may want to have a sightseeing around the cave.
For Pha Suea Waterfall, it is a 6-storied waterfall. It is about 10 metres high and 15 metres wide. The water flows all the time, causing them to look like a thin white curtain. The woodland around it is in complete state. There are green trees. However, you are not allowed to play in the water below the waterfall, as the current is too harsh and that may cause you a great danger. In that case, you may just sit on the shore and have a picnic, or something like that instead.
Other Attractions in Tham Pla Pha Suea national park
Huay Pong-on Waterfall : The Waterfall is situated between the access road to Huay Pong-on village. The Waterfall is approximately 7 meters high and 5 meters wide and having the flowing water throughout the year. The Waterfall also has beautiful scenery and a small basin of 40 square meters for swimming.
Mae Sa-nga Klang Waterfall :Mae Sa-nga Klang Waterfall is a beautiful waterfall situated above Mae Sa-nga Dam, with the flowing water throughout the year. The Waterfall is approximately 15 meters high and 10 meters wide, and can be easily accessed by walking or by boat.
How to get there
Tham Pla Cave-Pha Suea Waterfall National Park is located in the heart of Mae Hong Son. To get there, you can just follow the Highway No.107. Look for the spot to turn left at Malailuang Junction, in order to switch to the Highway No.1095 instead