Interesting Place of Erawan National Park in Thailand
Encircled by mixed deciduous forests, Erawan National Park offers itself as an interesting place to visit. This tourist attraction is located in western Thailand and is filled with many interesting sites to keep one occupied inside the premises. Apart from going for a sneak peek of the wild mammals, reptiles and birds, one famous attraction is the Erawan waterfalls, named after the three-headed white elephant in Hindu mythology.
It is sited in the eastern side of the park. Other attractions you can find here are, Ta Duang Cave, Phartat Cave, Ta Duang Cave, Mi Cave, Wang Bah Dan Cave and Reua Cave. There are also various trekking trails in the park like Khao Hin Lan Pee Nature Trail and Mong Lay Dry Evergreen Forest Nature Trail.
Attractions of Erawan Waterfall
Erawan Waterfall is located in the east side of the park in a convinient walk distance from HQ. The waterfall is named after the main tier which said to be resembling three-headed white elephant in Hindu mythology.
It has 7 major tiers and many other smaller tiers, all tiers are accessible by a series of trails and footbridges all the way up to the 6th tier. Last tear is accessible by scrambling up to few cliffs for those who like a bit more challenge. The total distanse from the trailhead up to the top tier is nearly 1.5 km. Apart from the waterfalls, there are many emerald green ponds which the visitors are allowed to swim in. The ponds are full with fishes.
The first two tiers are relatively easily accessible for most people. There are few picnic spots around the lower tiers, food is strickly forbidden beyond the second tier, visitors have to leave their food and bottles at a checkpoint for a smaller deposit which can be collected on way back.