Phu Jong Na Yoi National Park
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Phu Jong Na Yoi National Park
Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park is located in Buntharik, Na Chaluai and Nam Yuen of Ubon Ratchathani and lies along the international boundary with Lao People’s Democratic Republic and the Kingdom of Cambodia. It is about 100 kilometers from Ubon Ratchathani city. The park is part of Phanom Dongrak mountain range, the area is covered by mixed hardwood deciduous trees and grassland once grazed by deer and wild elephants. There are many beautiful waterfalls in Phu Chong Na Yoi and the area is drained by the Mun River a tributary of the mighty Mekong. The park covers an area of 687 square kilometers, featuring stunning views from the cliffs at Pha Pheung and the enormous Bak Tew Yai waterfall. Laos and Cambodia can be seen on clear weather days.
The cool season sees an abundance of flowers including purple and yellow utricularias and doritis orchids. September is the best time to visit to enjoy orchids and other flora on the sandstone plateau, and the waterfalls will be in full flow. There are plenty of tourist activities at Phu Chong Na Yoi including trekking, camping, rafting, canoeing and kayaking
Location and getting there
Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park is situated in Buntharik, Na Chaluai and Nam Yuen Ubon Rachathani province 34280.
Telephone number: 045-411-5156
Webiste : www.dnp.gp.th
By car, travel from Bangkok to Nakhon Ratchasima by the Mittraphap Road, then follow Highway No. 226 to Ubon Rachathani, after that follow Highway No. 24 (Ubon Rachathani – Dej Udom) and proceed to Highway No. 2182 to Na Chaluai district. Then, take Highway No. 2248 to Nam Yuen district, turn right at Ban Kaeng Ruang to the park There is an airport at Ubon Ratchathani