Phu Fa Royal Project near Bo Klua

The mountains of Phu Fa were originally famous for poppy fields for the production of opium but nowadays famous for its Royal Project to help the people living an sustainable life in the mountains. With the help of this project there is now production of tea, coffee and herbal products that are sold all over Thailand. There is an HQ with coffee shop, small museum and of course a stunning view over the mountains with in the background Laos. Visiting is best to be done on your way to / from Bo KluaPhu Fa Royal Project is about 100 km north-east of Nan town, about 23km south-east of Bo Klua.

What to do in Nan province, North Thailand

About National Parks in Nan province

There are 7 National Parks in Nan province, where nature meets adventure. Great places for jungle trekking, enjoying nature or wild water rafting. Besides National Parks there are also a few smaller forests, parks and Royal Projects.

Although all National Parks in Thailand can be visited the all year around there are some parks that close in the raining season depending on how much rain there is. The National Parks in Nan - Thailand are best to be visited at the end of the raining season or during the cool season, so from September to February. From March to June it will become a bit hot for hiking in National Parks.

Entrance fee : For most National Parks in Thailand you will have to pay an entrance fee, for what foreigners have the privilege to pay 4 or 5 time as much as Thai people. But not all National Parks in Nan - Thailand do enforce the rule of entrance fee at all or the special foreigner entrance fee.

Remark : Since 2017 you are not allowed anymore to drink alchohol in National Parks, this thanks to people who can not control themselves while drinking alchohol and start fighting or being an disturbance to other people (or animals).

Accommodation : Many National Parks have some simple bungalows or rooms as accommodation or camping grounds. But not all, check before you are going!

How to get to Phu Fa Royal Project?

By private car or motorbike. The easiest way is to go first to Bo Klua via route 101 and 1256. Then a bit south via route 1081 and then take route 1333 to Phu Fa. You could also go via route 1170 from Tha Wang Pha and follow the signs for Phu Fa. In this way you will enter route 1081 from the other side. And then take also route 1333 to Phu Fa.

By public transport you would first have to go to Pua, change for Bo Klua and then change for private transport to Phu Fa (23km).

Location of Phu Fa Royal Project


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