Thung Handicrafts can be found 24 kilometers from the city. Ban Nai
Thung is a Muslim Thai village near the sea. Aside from fishing,
villagers use their spare time to make colored cloth kites in the
shape of birds, as well as birdcages, for sale on both sides of the
road. This village is well worth a visit for some quality products.
main attraction is the small but lovely Sunantha Waterfall. Water
drops down a steep cliff to the pool below before flowing into
Khlong Klai, the main waterway of Tha Sala. Rafting can be done in
the canal during the rainy season, when the water level is high.
Wat Mokhlan Archaeological Site is in Tambon Don Kha and
is 10 kilometers from the district office. To get there, take Highway
No. 401 to Ban Na Thap, turn left onto Highway No. 4022 and drive for 6
kilometers. Originally a religious place for Brahmans of the Sawai Nikai
sect, the artifacts found here date from the 7th-9th century. Items that
can be seen here include traces of stone pillars, carvings around
doorways, religious stones, an ancient pond, and statue bases. The Fine
Arts Department declared this area an archaeological site in 1975.
National Park is 30 kilometres from Amphoe Tha Sala. The park covers
areas in Amphoe Tha Sala, Amphoe Sichon and King Amphoe Nop Phitam.
In addition, the park has areas in Pa Khao Nan National Forest
Reserve and Pa Krung Ching National Forest Reserve. The total area
of the park is 436 square kilometres. The main topography is a high
mountain range extending from Khao Luang National Park. The park
itself is a watershed of many waterways. From the city, travel by
Highway No. 401 across Khlong Klai, and past Ban Sa Kaeo in Amphoe
Tha Sala. Upon reaching the 110-km marker, turn left into Ban Pak
Chao and drive 15 kilometres to the park office.