Situated in the Andaman Sea in Southern Thailand, this park has more than 40 islands with beautiful cliffs, caves and the largest remaining mangrove forests in Thailand. Ao Phang Nga National Park is known for its limestone rock formations. World renowned for white sandy beaches and crystal clear water. The park also flaunts rich natural beauties and thousand year old archaeological sites. Pre-historic paintings on the cliff, stone tools, pottery, etc make up the remaining material evidences for pre-historic human activity. Ao Phang-Nga's marine limestone environment conceals reptiles like two-banded monitors, flying lizards, Bengal monitor lizards, banded sea snakes, shore pit vipers and Malayan pit vipers. You can also spot some mammals like serows, white-handed gibbons, crab-eating macaques and dusky langurs. While you get busy beholding the breathtaking beauty of this location, do not forget to enjoy sea-canoeing which is a popular activity in the park.
Highlight: Limestone rock formations
Timings: 8 AM to 6 PM
Entrance fee: ₹400
Best time to visit: November to April
Where to stay: Six Senses Yao Noi, Koyao Island Resort
This time when you visit Thailand, discover beyond bold beaches of the country and get naughty with nature in these spectacular national parks.
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