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Abundant wildlife includes leopard cat, slow loris, civets, squirrels and bats. Birds found in the park include parakeets, kingfishers, beeaters, orioles and barbets. The north side of the reservoir is an important fishing area for local people.

Beautiful natural features abound including waterfalls, hot springs, caves and an island studded reservoir.

Huay Knamin waterfall is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand. The stream separates into two channels and tumbles down seven levels before flowing on to the upper Kwae Yai river in Khaoen Sri Nakarin.

Khaoen Sri Nakarin view point overlooks the beauty of Sri Nakarin reservoir. You can take a boat trip to explore the dam lake.

Neramit cave is a limestone cave which looks like a dome. There are many stalactites and stalagmites inside.

Phra cave has a Buddha image inside. It used to be the hiding place of Thai soldiers during the Thai – (Myanmar) Burmese war in the 18th Century.

Phatat waterfall is the most beautiful waterfall in Thong Pha Phum district. It is located on the route number 323 and is surrounded by peaceful countryside.

Hot spring there are 2 hot springs suitable for bathing.

Tham Sawan The cave has just been discovered in the area of Khuean Srinagarindra National Park, near Ban Ton Maphrao, Tambon Mae Krabung, Amphoe Si Sawat. The characteristic of the cave is a natural hole which is 9 metres wide, 9 metres high and 150 metres long. There are also prehistoric cave paintings. To get there, the cave is situated on the way from Namtok Huai Mae Khamin to Namtok Erawan. Turn right at Ban Ton Maphrao School and go straight on for 1.5 km. until getting to Ban Ton Maphrao. Take a car from the village to the entrance of the cave another 500 metres. A four-wheeled drive car and a local guide from Ban Ton Maphrao are suggested.

Tham Neramit It is a massive cave divided into many rooms with amazing strangely-formed stalagmites and stalactites, located 10 km. before Namtok Huai Mae Khamin. Go along the way to Wat Tham Neramit for 2 km. and walk on for 300 metres. 4 km. from the cave; another three large caves; Tham Nam Mut, Tham Phra Prang and Tham Phra Kho, are situated. Please contact guides or Khuean Srinagarindra National Park officials. Travelling by a pick-up or four-wheeled drive car is recommended.

Tham Nam Mut It is situated in the area of Khuean Srinagarindra National Park in Ban Nam Mut, Tambon Mae Krabung. Its entrance is 15 metres in width and 10 metres in height. It contains a deep hole and stream continuously flowing out of the cave.

Tham Phra Prang It is another massive beautiful cave of Kanchanaburi, located in the area of Khuean Srinagarindra National Park in Ban Nam Mut, Tambon Mae Krabung. It is divided into many rooms with stalagmites and stalactites. To get there, take the route to Namtok Erawan, 11 km. before getting to Namtok Huai Mae Khamin. Turn left, pass through Wat Nam Mut for about 500 metres and park the car at the foothill behind the temple. Use the lane to climb up to the cave about 400 metres to reach the entrance of the cave. From the car park, in the northwest with a height of 130 metres, you can find Tham Phra Kho.

Namtok Huai Mae Khamin It is situated near the National Park Office on the Srinagarindra Dam lakeside, 108 km. from Kanchanaburi. Covered with diverse kinds of plants, its water source is on the dry evergreen Kala Mountains in the east of the park flowing down to Srinagarindra Dam. It is one of the most beautiful cascades with 7 levels; named, Dong Wan, Man Khamin, Wang Na Pha, Chat Kaeo, Lai Chon Long, Dong Phisuea and Rom Klao. The national park has made a pathway for people climbing up to each level along the natural study route. Visiting the waterfall in October to April is suggested. Accommodation and camping site are available for tourists including restaurants and slide projecting at night. Admission is Bt200 for adults and Bt100 for children. For more details, contact the National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok, at Tel. 0 2562 0760 or www.dnp.go.th.

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