Evergreen Forest Trekking at Tham Thanlod National Park - Kanchanaburi Thailand
Evergreen Forest Trekking at Tham Thanlod National Park, Start trekking into its lower cave, and appreciates the cave's splendid features. The non-touristy trail from here leads up to the upper cave, through the magnificent gallery forest along the stream that runs through the park's famous cave. Walking on a 2 kms. nature trail provides visitors a real sense of being in the tropical rainforest housing diverse species of plants and palm trees, including giant bamboo and other standing trees along the way. The trekking route is suitable for those who are considerably physically fit. About half of the route is very steep, though wooden steps were installed to ease the walk.
Reach the open cave and ultimately enjoy the tranquility of its surroundings. Famous for its stone arch, the larger upper cave is also regarded a place of holy where an annual ceremony to worship the guardian spirits and ancestors of ethnic Karen people living nearby takes place every year. Enjoy peaceful picnic lunch.