Sri Nan National Park

Sri Nan National Park is overlooking the valley of Nan River and is home to the famous Doi Samer Dao and Phu Chu (Lovers Cliff). Sri Nan National Park is about 80km south-east of Nan town, bordering Uttaradit province. And about 16km east of Na Noi.

Camping in in Nan, 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 and 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. Although not all National Parks in Nan - Thailand do enforce the rule of entrance fee at all or the special foreigner entrance fee, but at Sri Nan National Park they probably do enforce entrance fee rules.

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!

Doi Samer Dao at Sri Nan National Park

Doi Samer Dao is about 2km from the HQ of Sri Nan National Park. This mountain top is famous because from here you have a 360degrees view around and there are no cities with lights nearby. So on a clear day you will have a stunning view of the skies & stars. At Doi Samer Dao is a camping ground (tent costs 350 THB with 2 thin mattresses, 2 blankets and 2 pillows), there are good clean toilets and within walking distance is a restaurant.

Entrance fee : At Doi Samer Dao you will have to pay entrance fee of 20 THB per Thai person and 100 THB per non-Thai person. And 20 THB for your car or motorbike. 

Phu Chu at Sri Nan National Park

Phu Chu is at the HQ of Sri Nan National Park and it takes you a 1 hour of hiking to get to the cliff.

How to get Sri Nan National Park?

Best with your own or hired transport. From Nan follow route 101 to Wiang Sa and then route 1026 to Na Noi. From Na Noi follow route 1083 to the park and follow the signs.

By public transport take the bus to Wiang Sa and then change for the bus to Na Noi. From Na Nou arrange private transport to Sri Nan National Park.

Location of Sri Nan National Park


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