Located at approximately 40
kilometres from the city, built by the Department of Energy
development and Promotion, Ministry of Science Technology
and Environment as a dam for electricity, irrigation,
fisheries and prevention and mitigation of flooding. It is
205 metres high above sea level or contains 76 million cubic
metres of water. This dam also offers a good view and
The 3 natural
hot springs originated in the alluvial plain, line from the
Northeast to the Southeast of the area. The big one sizes 90
centimetres in diameter and the rest are 10-20 centimetres.
The water’s heat is about 39 C. It is under developing now.
Pong Nam Ron
Pong Nam Ron
Canal runs from Khao Kreu Whai and meanders through the
valley which is full of hillocks. Both sides are shaded by
various kinds of plants. It is suitable for tourists who
love adventure, especially rafting ranked in the 1 st-2 nd
difficulty level and takes about 2-3 hours for one trip
depending on the tide.
Thailand-Cambodia Border Market (Chong Phakkat)
Located at Ban Khlong Yai,
Tambon Khlong Yai, sells various kinds of consumer products.
From this point, going to Cambodia is possible, 20
kilometres to Phailin and 68 kilometres to Pratabong
(Battambong), both are interesting.
Thailand-Cambodia Border Markte (Ban Laem)
Located at Ban Laem, Tambon
Thep Nimit is the border market where sells various kinds of
consumer products. The wooden furniture such as dinning
tables, dressing tables, etc., made by villagers are also
avilable. Here is the other gateway to go to Pratabong
(Battambong), Cambodia, 86 kilometres from the border.
Located at Ban Khlong Bon,
Tambon Nong Ta Kong, is the ancient human skeltons, pottery,
utensils, etc., aged about 4,000 years. They have already
been moved to the Archeology Division office for studying.
Highland Golf Course
Located at the hillock of
Khao Soi Dao Tai, on the Chanthaburi-Sa Kaew Road, 46
kilometres from town, is the most beautifun standard golf
course with 18 holes in the eastern region of Thailand. Full
activities offered are hotel, clubhouse, restaurant and
other activities-mountain biking, rafting and walking tour.
It is suitable for relaxing with a good peaceful view. The
best time for visiting is between October-May ; please check
in advance at Tel: No. 66-39-322831-2
Nam Tok Hin
Located at Khao Soe Dao
Tai, Tambon Thub Sai, is a beautiful waterfall with 12
levels, falling down on the rocks below. To reach it, have
to walk through the rain forest and climb up the mountain;
one can see various aspects of the environment appearing
along the way both fauna and flora. It is necessary to have
a guide. Contact the guide at Ban Thub Sai at Tel: No.
Located at Tambon Sai Khao
in total area of 465,637.5 Rai, about 70 kilometres from the
city, covers a wide stretch of mountain ranges, a source of
many streams and waterfalls such as Nam Tok Khao Soi Dao.
This 15 level waterfall is beautiful and suitable for
relaxing. For more information, contact the Wildlife
Conservation Division, Tel: No. 66-2-5792776 or 5794847