The best natural World Heritage Sites in Thailand

Ao Phang Nga Bay ©Argenberg/Flickr

Thailand is a country of wonders and outstanding beauties. There are so many destinations and attractions in this amazing country that you wouldn’t be able to choose only one of them. Well, if you would like to visit a couple of attractions and you are a nature-lover, this article is the best source of information for you. Below I will present you the best natural World Heritage Sites of the numerous such attractions of Thailand. I hope you will find this guide useful. These are mostly national or natural parks which attract thousands of visitors every year. It is not a surprising fact if we think about the beautiful and virgin nature.

Mu Ko Similan National Park

Situated in the Andaman Sea, in the southern part of the country, the Mu Ko Similan National Park is a fantastic World Heritage Site of Thailand. Administratively it belongs to the province of Phang Nga. The archipelago of Similan consists of nine islands which are considered some of the most popular diving sites in the country. The largest island is Koh Similan which is famous for being one of the most famous sites for diving. The underwater life is colorful and varied. The archipelago is with no doubt of an outstanding natural beauty.

Ao Phang Nga National Park

Another excellent national par is Ao Phang Nga. Being a national park since 1981, it is of an outstanding natural beauty. It is well-known for the huge limestone formations in the sea, along the shore. The Phang Nga Bay is very attractive for visitors. It presents amazing mangrove forests, coral reefs in the waters, caves and wonderful species of animals and plants.

Ao Phang Nga Bay ©Argenberg/Flickr

Mu Ko Surin National Park

Also situated in the Andaman Sea, the archipelago of Surin consists of five islands. It belongs administratively to the province of Phang Nga. The Mu Ko Surin National Park is famous for including the Richelieu Rock which is considered one of the world’s most spectacular dive sites.

Mu Ko Surin National Park ©en.wikipedia.org

Tarutao National Park

This amazing World Heritage Site can be found in the Andaman Sea and includes 51 islands. The bigger islands are the following: Ko Tarutao, Ko Adang, Ko Klang and so on. The Tarutao National Park is an extremely beautiful natural attraction of Thailand, being home to fantastic species of animals and plants.

Mu Ko Lanta National Park

As one of the major highlights of Krabi Province, the Mu Ko Lanta National Park is also a fantastic archipelago. The largest of the islands are Ko Lanta Yai and Ko Lanta Noi. Ko Lanta Yai is a principal destination for tourists.

Koh Lanta Beach ©en.wikipedia.org

 

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