Waterfall and Caves in Chumphon

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Waterfalls in Chumphon
Haew Lom Waterfall
Haew Lom Waterfall
Haew Lom Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Pha Toh
This waterfall is located at Ban Bok Fai, Tambon Pak Song, in Kuan Mae Yai Mon Wildlife Sanctuary. From Amphoe Mueang, use highway no.4 to Lang Suan Junction, turn right to highway no.4006 (Lang Suan - Ratchakrut route), pass Phato to the 11th kilometre and, turn left for another 8 kilometres. The most suitable vehicle to be used is 4-wheel drive. From Heo Lome Forest Guard Unit, there is a trek for 500 metres, pass the origin of Phato Canal, and fertile evergreen forest. The waterfall is more than 80 metres high, surrounded by various kinds of trees. It is a venue for relaxation, trekking for natural study, and bird sanctuary.

How to get there :
From highway no. 4 (Petchkasem road) to Lang Suan Junction, turn right to highway no.4006 (Lang Suan - Ratchakrut route), pass Phato to the 11 kilometre and, turn left for another 8 kilometres.
Haew Ta Jan - Haew Phlu Nang Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Pha Toh
A walking trip to see the fresh atmosphere, natural, and gully. Start at Ban Khlong Ruea to Heo Ta Jan waterfall and then walking down to Heo Phlu Nang waterfall.
Khao Thung-Klong Pi Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Pha Toh
This large mountain is the main waterway of Lang Suan river. Almost area still be the fully rainforest, and enjoy the beautiful view point 50 meters in height of Khlong Pi waterfall.
Tab Khon Waterfall
Haew Ta Jan - Haew Phlu Nang Waterfall
Haew Ta Jan - Haew Phlu Nang Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Pha Toh
It is in village No.2 Pak song Sub district, Pha Toh district. From Pha Toh district office to Ban Pak Song 4 kms. Turn right to Ban Pak Song about 5 kms., to reach the village and go ahead about 10 kms which somewhere is very high. Tab Khon waterfall is very high. It comes from high cliff for 30 meters. It has 2 levels surrounds with a beautiful nature and suitable for the summer, not for raining season to travel. There are many levels on the top of waterfall that you can camping and watching wild animal at night. The tourists can contract with government officials of forestry department to inform and take good core of all.
Thap Chang Waterfall or Klong Prao Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Thung Tako
This is the most beautiful waterfall in Khlong Phrao National Park, situated at Mu 5, Tambon Tako. Amphoe Thung Tako. It is surrounded with various varieties of trees, and many different types of animals live here. To get there, travel along highway 41 until you come to a police booth at Sammai, Lang Suan cross-road. Then turn right into a brick road and go on for another 15 kms. The waterfall is about 65 kms. from the city center.

How to get there :
Distance from Tung Tako district office about 23 km using Highway No.41 (Tung Tako - Lang Suan route). Turn right at kilometer no. 57-58 to Baan Nai Hood, go on asphalt road for 14 km and then go on a dirt road for 1 km.
Thung Yor Waterfall
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
This waterfall is in village no.11 Chum Ko Subdistrict. It's far from Pathiu District office to the northwest about 14 kilometres. (It has a square laterite road 7 kilometres) It is a small waterfall that has many levels. In the rainy season, it has a beautiful fallen water. This look likes a big fish scale that overlap. Other corner, it looks like curtain that blows follow off three wind. You can relax with a cold waterfall.
Caves in Chumphon
Changphuek Cave
Changphuek Cave
Chaiya Pruk Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
Chaiya Pruk Cave is in village no.8 Kao Chai Rad Subdistrict. It's far from Phetchakasem Rd. about 1 kilometre and far from Pathiu District office about 35 kilometers. You can go through this cave. The width of the cave can contain about 300 people. Inside this cave the beautiful of nature is still completely conversed.
Chan Rain Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
Chaiya Pruk Cave is in village no.8 Kao Chai Rad Subdistrict. It's far from Phetchakasem Rd. about 1 kilometre and far from Pathiu District office about 35 kilometers. You can go through this cave. The width of the cave can contain about 300 people. Inside this cave the beautiful of nature is still completely conversed.
Changphuek Cave
Location : Amphoe Mueang
Changphuek Cave is located at Moo 12, Banna, Muang, Chumphon 86190. It is a beautiful cave divided into two parts: cave and temple. When you walk up the cave, turn left, you will see a giant snake statue, lots of trees, thousand years pond which local people believe that whoever use this water to wash their faces, it will bring out the aura. There also a place to homage the Buddha images. There are some swallow which build their nest with dried grasses and dirt. On the other side, there is a temple inside a cave with beautiful stagmatite.
Kaew Kho Rum Cave
Khao Kriap Cave
Khao Kriap Cave
Location : Amphoe Mueang
This cave is in village no.12, Banna Subdistrict, Muang Chumphon District. It is 25 kilometres far from Chumphon City Center along Route 41 near Chumphon-Ranong District. There are many beautiful stalactites and stalagmites inside. This caves interior has also two caves. They called Tham Lom is the cave that goes throughout and the wind can always pass through it very well. Tham Kaew's interior contains strikingly beautiful stalactites and stalagmites, in various animal shapes.
Khao Khun Krating Cave
Location : Amphoe Mueang
This cave is situated near the 565 kilometres demarcation, 12 kilometres from Chumphon City Center along Route 41 near Chumphon Luang Suan District. There are two caves which are 30 meters above the ground. There are cement stairs leading to the caves openings. There are colored geometrical drawings on the cliff around the path joining the two caves. These drawings could have been created in prehistoric time.
Khao Kram Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
It's at village no.7 Ban Moung Thaew, Khao Chai Rat Subdistrict. It's very wide and deep cave. Inside the cave, there are many beautiful stalactites and stalagmites blinking when light flashing. A lot of bats live here. It is very convenient to get there, cars can be parked in front of the cave.
Khao Kriap Cave
Khao Ngoen Cave
Khao Ngoen Cave
Location : Amphoe Lang Suan
This is one of the most beautiful caves in the south. It is 85 kilometres from Chumphon along highway no.4 (Chumphon - Lang Suan), and turn right for another two kilometres. There is a Buddhist temple at the foot of the Khao Kriap hill. Inside the cave, there is also a Buddha image besides the stalactites and stalagmites.

How to get there :
From Chumphon town centre, Drive along highway no. 41 (Chumphon town - Laung Saun district route) about 85 kilometres and turn right for another two kilometres.
Khao Ngoen Cave
Location : Amphoe Lang Suan
This cave is in the same area as the Park. Somdej Phra chulachomklao Chaoynhua graciously had a pagoda built in front of it. When the visited Lang Suan for the first time in 1889. The cave's interior initial looks like a big hall through the top. The cave's wall is also inceribed wish His Majestry Jor. Por Ror. Khao Kriab Cave This is a famous cave. It is accessible by car. It is about 80 kilometers away from the city center along Chumphon-Lang Suan Route or 10 kilometers away from Lang Suan District. There are many Beautiful Stalagmites and stalactites inside. There is a monk residence at the foot of the hill from which the 370 steps leading to cave begin.
Lab Laa Cave (or Nang Thong Cave)
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
This cave is in village no.4 bang Son Subdistrict. It's far from Patue District office to the south about 10 kilometres long to this cave that stand in the valley. To get there, you have to walk about 500 meters. Inside the cave, it is 600 square meters wide, it is a marvous cave and has various wonderful of stalactites and stalagmites. Someone told that this cave looks like Lab Laa cave of Uttaradit Province.
Num Lod Cave
Lab Laa Cave
Lab Laa Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
Nub Lod Cave is in village no.3 Chum Ko Subdistrict. It's far from Patue district office to the north. Inside the cave there is a 300 meters long tunnel, through to other side. The water run pass to the mouth of cave all year. Besides, it has a beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.
Phit-sa Darn Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
This cave is in village no.6 Tha-Lae Thub Subdistrict. It's far from Phetchakasem Rd. (Tha-Sae-Pa-Tue about 6 kilometres.) Inside the cave there are beautiful stalactites and stalagmite that look like bedroom, kitchen, living room and else. That cave still have a real nature that worthy to conserve.
Phrommuni Cave
Location : Amphoe Thasae
This cave is in Salui subdistrict, Thasae District. It is about 7 kilometres away from Phetkasem Highway. This cave has many rooms. The first room is called "Tham Phra" in which the monks of Phrommuni Samnaksong have practiced Dhamma. There has been still the track of the channel flowing from the mountain which has been a natural phenomenon on for more than a thousand years inside. The next room is called "Tham Rusi or Tham Phrommuni" It is quite wide and the air can flow through it very well. There is an effigy hermit which is tenfold bigger than human beings for the visitors to pay respect inside.
Teen Pet Cave
Num Lod Cave
Num Lod Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
This cave is in village No.3, Khao Chairat Subdistrict far from Phet Khasame, Rd. about 300 meters. The main cave's interior has both big and small caves, banked clay utensils and animal corpse were found here. It is said that this place was a community of the old people before historical age.
Tha-lae Thab Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
This cave is in village No.4 Tha-lae Thab subdistrict. It’s far from Pa Tue district office to the west. You can go by Phet Kha same Rd. (Tha sae-Patue) about 7 kilomenters or a crossroad of phetkhasame Rd. to the east about 12 kilo-meters before Pha Tue district. It is a big limestone cave . You can walk through it. It is the location of Tha-Lae Thub cave Temple. This temple has many big Buddha effigy. The various trees, You can warship a Buddha effigy.
Thip Prida Cave
Location :Amphoe Sawee
This area is a rocky mountain with a stream flowing past the front. This mountain has about 40 beautiful caves, some of which contain pools. These caves are in Mu 2, Tambon Khao Khai. Tourists can easily get there through Chumphon- Sawi Route up to Khao Beep intersection, Thung Tako District. Then, go along Khao Beep- Khao Thalu Route for about 16 kilometers, turn left into a brick road and travel for 4 kilometers more until you arrive at Huai Kaew intersection. Then, turn left into a village road and travel for 6 kilometers more, you will be at ThamThip Prida. The total distance from the city center is 70 kilometers.
Yai Eai Cave
Location : Amphoe Pathiu
Yai Eai cave is in village no.5 Chum Ko Subdistrict. It's far from PaTue District office to the northeast about 16 kilometres. The people believe that there is a magic in the cave. So the fishermen who live around this cave respect it very much. This cave has a stone looks like fence around it Inside the cave, there is a stone looks like a bed that has a mosquito net at the top. You can see a good view inside this cave, from this point a beautiful of the blue sea will be attract your eyes.