06.00 - 18.00Contact Details
Pha Taem National Park Pha Taem National Park
Tambon huai Phai, Amphoe Khong Chiam, Ubon Ratchathani
+66 4531 8026, +66 4524 6332 - 3
Covering the area of 140 square kilometers, this National Park features the plateaus, hills, deciduous dipterocarp forest, sheer cliffs resulted from the earthquakes, irregular shaped of sandstone which scattered around and the beautiful wild flowers growing among the rocky ground. Highlight of the Park are Pha Taem and Pha Kam which located near the National park headquarters. Surface of the cliffs are filled with numerous prehistoric cave paintings dated back 3,000-4,000 years ago that explores the traditional way of life of people who once lived here during the prehistoric days. Scenes in paintings include fishing, rice farming, human figures, animals, hands and geometric designs. As a result, Pha Team becomes one of the world’s oldest agrarian communities and given Ubon Ratchathani be cradle of Northeastern civilization. Also, the site recently discovered more archaeological evidences suggested that human settled in this area between 14,000-6,000 years ago.
Opening hours: Daily from 6.00-18.00
Admission fee is 400 bath for adults and 200 bath for children.
Contact: Tambon Huai Phai. Amphoe Khong Chiam. 045-318-026, 045-246-332-3. www.dnp.go.th
Admission fee: 200 Baht for adults and 100 Baht for children
Getting there: Located 18 kilometers away from Amphoe Khong Chiam, take Highway 2134 and followed by Highway 2112 then turn right at kilometer 8, keep going for anoth 5 kilometers.
From Khong Chiam District, the tourists can take the highway number 2134 and go to the highway number 2112. At the 8th kilometer marker, turn right to Pha Taem for another 5 kilometers.