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Kao Lak, Phang-Nga, Thailand

Kao Lak-Lam Ru National Park

General Information

In the past this national park is only the sea shore forest park of Khao Lak, until Mr. Somchit Suksanga, village chief of Mu 3, Kapong sub-district, Kapong, Phang Nga, had proposed to the assistant minister of agricultural and cooperative on September 26, 1984 for considering to declare the forest of Amphoe Ka Pong and nearby forest to be the conservation forest for conserving the origin or source of water of Phang Nga province which still be the perfect forest and has a lot of wild animals. Forever, this area still has a colorful tourist attraction, especially many small waterfalls. This area became the 66th national park on August 30, 1991 namely "Khao Lak -Lam Ru National Park covers 125 squarekilometre

Khao Lak Hotels


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Hotels & Resorts Room Rate Location
Kuraburi Greenview
1,600 - 2,400 THB + ABF Kuraburi District Kuraburi Greenview
The Briza Khao Lak
The Briza - Khao Lak
2,500 - 5,500 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach The Briza Khao Lak
Kohkhao Island Beach Resort
1,400 - 4,500 THB + ABF Kho Khao Island Kohkhao Island Beach Resort
Andaman Princess Resort & Spa
Andaman Princess Resort & Spa - Phang Nga - Pang Nga
3,550 - 13,700 THB + ABF Kho Khao Island Andaman Princess Resort & Spa
Tacola Resort and Spa
Baan Rak Talay
2,000 - 6,600 THB Kho Khao Island Tacola Resort and Spa
The Andamania Beach Resort
Bangniang Beach Resort
1,000 - 5,000 THB + ABF Khuk Khak Beach The Andamania Beach Resort
Bangniang Beach Resort
Bangniang Beach Resort
1,750 - 3,550 THB + ABF Bangniang Beach Bangniang Beach Resort
Royal Bangsak Beach Resort
Baan Rak Talay
2,000 - 5,000 THB Bangsak Beach Royal Bangsak Beach Resort
Khaolak Emerald Beach Resort
Khaolak Emerald Beach Resort & Spa
2,300 - 13,000 THB + breakfast Khao Lak Beach Khaolak Emerald Beach Resort
Takolaburi Cultural & Spa Resort
Baan Rak Talay
TBA Pakarang Beach Takolaburi Cultural & Spa Resort
Baan Krating
1,800 - 3,000 THB Kao Lak Baan Krating
Baan Khaolak
Baan Khaolak Resort - khao lak phang-nga
1,700 - 8,000 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Baan Khaolak
Khaolak Orchid Beach
2,100 - 7,900 THB + ABF Khuk Khak Beach Khaolak Orchid Beach Resort
Khao Lak Seaview
Khao Lak Seaview Resort & Spa
2,100 - 13,900 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Khao Lak Seaview Resort & Spa
Khao Lak Resort
Khao Lak Resort
1,600 - 4,500 THB +  ABF Khao Lak Beach Khao Lak Resort
Khaolak Bhandari
Khaolak Bhandari Resort
2,100-6,500 THB Nang Thong Beach Khaolak Bhandari Resort
La flora
La Flora
5,500 - 12,500 THB + ABF Bangniang Beach La Flora Resort & Spa
Le Meridien Khao Lak
TBA Haad Paak Weeb Le Meridien Khao Lak
The Sarojin
The Sarojin
9,250 - 21,150 THB Pakarang Beach The Sarojin
Mukdara Beach Villa & Spa
Mukdara Beach Villa & Spa
2,650 - 10,300 THB Bangniang Beach Mukdara Beach Villa & Spa
Amandara Island Resort
Amandara Island Resort
1,200 - 18,000 THB Kao Lak Amandara Island Resort
The Andaburi Resort
The Andaburi Resort - Pang Nga
1,300 - 1,650 Bht Nang Thong Beach The Andaburi Resort
KhaoLak Sunset
1,600 - 4,200 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Khaolak Sunset Resort
Khao Lak Palm Beach
Kao Lak Palm Beach Resort
1,600 - 4,300 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Khao Lak Palm Beach Resort
Khaolak Paradise
Khao Lak Paradise Resort
3,100 - 4,800 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Khao Lak Paradise Resort
The Hotspring Beach Resort
The Hotspring Beach Resort & Spa
3,600 - 8,800 THB Natai Beach The Hotspring Beach Resort & Spa
Khaolak Merlin Beach
Khaolak Merlin Beach Resort
3,000 - 8,000 THB + ABF Khao Lak Beach Khaolak Merlin Beach
Best Western Palm Galleria
Best Western Palm Galleria Resort - Pang Nga
1,800 - 6,000 THB Pakarang Beach Best Western Palm Galleria Resort
Koyao Island
Koyao Island Resort
2,900 - 6,500 THB + ABF Koh Yao Koyao Island
Paradise Koh Yao
Paradise Koyao
5,100 - 11,600 THB + ABF Koh Yao Paradise Koh Yao
Apsaras Beach Resort & Spa
Apsaras Beach Resort & Spa
2,250 - 11,800 Bht + ABF Pakarang Beach Apsaras Beach Resort & Spa
Haadson Resort
Haadson Resort
2,450 - 6,600 Bht Bangsak Beach Haadson Resort
south Sea Grand
south Sea Grand
2,100 - 12,800 Bht Pakarang Beach south Sea Grand
Khaolak Bay Front
Khaolak Bay Front
1,200 - 4,250 Bht Khao Lak Beach Khaolak Bay Front


General geography consists of many mountains such as Lak mountain, Lam Ru mountain, Sang Tong mountain, Mai Kaeo mountain and Prai Bang Toa mountain. The highest peak is about 1,077 meters about the sea level which is the origin of the important rivers of Phang Nga province, namely Ta Kua Pa river and Phang Nga river and also consisting of many small canals and streams. The Khao Lak - Lam Ru national park office is located in the shore area nearby sea covering the rock beach ecological system, sand beach and coral ecological system.


The Khao Lak - Lam Ru national park is located in the western coast of Andaman sea, let it get an influence of southwestern monsoon wind and northeastern monsoon wind which induce to have raining for almost all year round. It's two seasons, hot season starting from January till April and raining season starting from May till December which would have a lot of rainfall.

Flora and Fauna

The majority of the park is covered by Tropical evergreen forest, some is still pristine, whereas in other areas human encroachment has altered the forest structure. In some places the original forest has been completely replaced by fruit trees or rubber plantations. The park also has some small areas of coastal habitat and small secluded sandy beaches.

Tropical evergreen forest, this occurs on the forested hills of Khao Lak. In places with little human disturbance this forest is highly differentiated with; a ground flora, an undergrowth of seedlings, then a canopy of three levels, lower, intermediate and upper and above this a few emergent forest giants. The principle tree species recorded include; Dipterocarpus sp., Alstonia scolaris, Anisoptera costata, Michelia champaca, Syzygium sp., Hopea odorata, Mimusops elengi, several palm (Palmae) species and Bamboo (Gramineae). This forest is also very rich in epiphytes such as Orchids and ferns, and snaking between the trees are Lianes and many climbers including Rattans.

In small patches near the coast the forest includes many marine tolerant species including; Barringtonia asiatica, Anacardium occidentale and Pandanus odoratissimus.

Wild Animals
Mammal animals consists of Colugo, Binturong, Malaysian weasel, Drynaria. bonii H. Christ, Bat and the big mammal animals found here are. Sumatran serow, Malayan Tapir, etc.

Retiles could be classified into the daytime living reptiles such as Idian or Bengal Monitor, etc. and the reptiles that you could find directly are Snake such as Iridescent earth snake, Malayan pit viper, and White-lipped pit viper.

Amphibians such as Bufo asper Gravenhorst, Rana laticeps Boulenger, and Heymon's Froglet, etc.

Birds, from survey could be classified into 15 class-orders 108 families, for example Crested serpent-eagle, White-bellied sea-eagle, Emerald Dove and Scarlet Minivet , etc. while the big birds could be found 3 types, namely Bushy-crest hornbill, Oriental pied hornbill, and Homrai.

Daytime butterflies, most of them could be found in the primary rainforest, especially in the creek or pond area. The daytime butterflies are defined as conserved animals totally 3 types, namely Troides aeacus thomsoni, Trodes amphrysus ruficollis, and Stichophthalma godfreyi.

Sea animals , for example the sea cucumber group such as Black Cucumber, H. scabra, etc. , the hedgehog group such as Malayan Porcupine, etc., the sea slug such as Feather star, etc., the fish group such as Morey eel, Lizardfish, Long Tom, etc., the star group such as Feather star, the crab group such as Giant murex, Tiger Cowrie.



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