Tae Law Zoo Waterfall at Aum Phank National Park, Tak, Thailand.
- Tak is the central province for development of Northern Thailand, also being the communication center of the North having an Asian Highway passing through Myanma-Thai border into Thailand at Amphoe Mae Sot,
Sukhothai, Phitsanulok towards Northeastern Thailand entering Loas at Chong Mek pass of Ubon Ratchathani.
- Tak is the site of Bhumibol Dam, the largest in Thailand. Covering an area of 16,406.6 square kilometers. Tak is located 426 kms. from Bangkok.
- Amphoe Aum Phank is also a border district adjoining Myanmar. It is about 249 kilometers from the provincial city along the Highway 105, the Tak - Mae Sot route, with a turn to the Mae Sot - Aum Phank Highway (Highway 105). The road meanders through mountainous area to Amphoe Aum Phank.
Another former Karen settlement, the district was later inhabited by migrant people from northern Thailand. Nowadays, Amphoe Aum Phank is renowned for its challenging activities like jungle trek and rafting thanks to its intact nature.
- Tourist Attraction in Amphoe Aum Phank include 'Doi Hua Mot' where scenic sunrise and the sea of the morning mist as well as sunset are not to be missed, Tham Ta Ko Bi - a spacious cave with beautiful stalagmites and stalactites, 'Mu Ban Karieng Pa La Tha', a developing Karen village where the villagers still dress in their original costumers,
and 'Namtok Thi Lo Su' - a large breathtaking waterfall cascading down a high cliff with streaming water all year around.
- Umphang National Park
- Umphang is well-known among tourists interested in nature tours.
The area enjoys its fame as a result of the numerous dense strips of tropical
evergreen forests, mixed decidous and deciduous dipterocarps forest.
Moreover, Umphang is located within the Indo-Burma and Indo-China
Wildlife Buffer Zone, which is home to a large variety of wild animals.
Rare birds, including the hornbill Aceros nipalensis and the near - extinct
Cairina scutulala - a species of large duck - may also be spotted in this
region. As a result of its uniqueness the area was proclaimed the Umphang
Wildlife Conservation Area in 1989.
- Lan Sang National Park
- This park is located on Tak - Mae Sot Highway at KM. 12 - 13, where a 3 kms. access road leading to the park area branches off on the left. In the vicinity of the park one can see beautiful falls such as Namtok Lan Sang, Namtok Pha Phung, Namtok Lan Liang Ma, etc.
General surrounding is shady, suitable for relaxation, thus popular with Tak residents to spend their picnic vacation on holidays. For accommodation contact National Park Divition, Royal Forestry Department, Tel 5790529, 5794842.
- Taksin Maharat National Park
- Originally name Krabak-Yai National Park after the name of Thailand's biggest tree found here. The park is located along Tak-Mae Sot Highway (No.105) about km. 25-26, with the access road on the right leading to the park about 2 kms. With the area of 149 square kilometers or
37,250 acres, the park is surrounded by steep mountains and hills, together with shady trees, ever green forest, waterfalls, clear streams and many beautiful view points. Accommodation are provided in the form of bungalows, tents and tourist-house, and reservation can be made through the National Park Divition, Tel 5790529, 5794842.