Doi Khun Tan National Park
The National Park Doi Khun Tan ( Thai: อุทยานแห่งชาติ ดอย ขุน ตาล ) is a national park in the northern region of Thailand. It was declared a National Park in 1975, making it the ninth in the country.
It covers an area of 255.29 km ² and is located in the mountains of northern Thailand in the provinces Lamphun and Lampang, the elevation gain 325-1373 meters.
The area of the National Park consists of rugged, mountainous terrain. He is the catchment area of important rivers like Mae Tan and Mae Tha. The highest peak is Doi Khun Tan with 1,373 meters above sea level.
- Rainy season: May to October with heavy rains from July to August
- Winter season: November to January with temperatures around 5 ° C
- Summer season: from February to April, with temperatures up to 38 ° C
Flora and Fauna
Doi Khun Tan National Park is home to tropical rainforests, mixed, deciduous and coniferous forests. It is the habitat of many different plant species.
- Teak tree, at a height of 325-850 meters
- Afzelia xylocarpa; The wood is referred to as " Makamong "
- Australian red cedar ( Toona ciliata )
- Lagerstroemia calyculata
- Burma Padauk
- Common muntjac
- Khun Tan Tunnel: 1,352 meters, the longest railway tunnel in Thailand
- Mae Long Waterfall
- Indeed Moie waterfall