The beautiful resort village of Si Kao is one of the popular tourist destinations in Thailand’s Trang Province. Known for its secluded ambiance and stunning natural beauty, Si Kao is ideal for any traveller who wants peace and quiet amidst nature.
With its beautiful coastline, luscious interior forests, and awe-inspiring natural features, the Hat Chao Mai National Park is one the most popular natural attractions in the Province of Trang. This protected natural reserve spreads over a vast area covering large swaths of land in the Province of Trang as well as in the districts of Si Kao and Kantang. Over the years the park has become a highly popular tourist attraction, especially for those who love nature. A great hotel to stay at while checking out such attractions in Trang is the luxurious Anantara Si Kao Resort from where one can set out on excursions to the park.
Since its establishment in 1981, the Hat Chao Mai National Park has become synonymous with blissful nature and awe-inspiring scenery. The park extends over an area of over 231km2 and is now one of the most popular outdoor locations of Trang. One of the great features of this sprawling national park is that it is completely isolated from any human intervention, making the experience at the Hat Chao Mai National Park all the more exciting and breathtaking. Some of the major highlights of the park include the pristine white sandy beaches, stunning views of limestone mountains, thick mangrove forests, and luscious beach and interior forests. The Hat Chao Mai National Park is also one of Thailand’s top locations for bird watching, as the park is home to many species of avifauna, including the extremely rare black-necked storks, sea eagles and many other endemic species. If birds are not your thing, not to worry, as a trek through this mesmerizing nature reserve will give you the opportunity of witnessing other creatures such as sea otters, sambar deer, monitors & lizards, a whole array of snakes including pythons, and macaques. All in all, the Hat Chao Mai National Park provides a complete nature experience, and is ideal for an exciting excursion.
Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+