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Ranong is a rainy province filled with pristine natural beauty that serves as a gateway to southern Myanmar. The region is best known for its mangrove forests and hot springs.
Ranong is the most northerly province on Thailand’s Andaman coast, located 568 kilometers from Bangkok. Ranong is known for its long rainy season, which lasts for 8 months each year. A mountainous and heavily forested province, Ranong is best known for its capital city of the same name, which serves as a major fishing and trading port. It was originally settled by the Hokkian Chinese, and their strong influence remains evident in the town. Ranong town is also a gateway to Myanmar, with colorful longboats ferrying produce and people across the narrow divide that separates the two countries. The traffic is even heavier these days since a casino opened at Victoria Point in Myanmar. Just outside of Ranong town are the famous Ranong hot springs, where an arboretum and various first-class hotels cater to visitors eager to benefit from the medicinal properties of the mineral waters.
Ranong Province, one of the wettest in Thailand has a number of other distinctive characteristics: The province features sixty-two islands, many fine beaches, unspoiled forests, and refreshing waterfalls, many of which are incorporated in national parks or wildlife sanctuaries. Ranong is also known for its hot springs and unspoiled mangrove forests. Ranong is a major border crossing between Thailand and neighboring Myanmar and also contains the narrowest point on the Malayan Peninsula.
Province of Ranong is an island that has only recently been popular for about two years with the Blue sky resort is a resort with a beautiful view of the Villa and has been dubbed the Maldives of Thailand. Make acquaintances Downtown And wishing to visit Downtown Long Beach is located five white sand beaches, crystal clear waters relatively modest nature on the island, complete with trees and forests, wetlands, beaches Kayoo rubber plantation, and also to see the hornbill. Hawks again For travelers who prefer natural raw.
Koh Payam Ranong to drive a bus or a plane had gone down in Ranong. Then the boat to Koh Payam. The airlines currently available to Ranong two airlines including Nok Air. And Happy Air AirAsia has flown on the route Bangkok – Ranong, but the cancellation of flights in this direction already. Nok Air has daily flights to Ranong two flights (2 to 2) and Happy Air has flown 4 times / week.
Ngao National Park .
Getting comfortable Communications From the center of the road. (Route Ranong – Phuket), about 13 kilometers left, across grassy hills. Split into approximately one kilometer
two mountain grass .
From downtown Ranong along Highway 4 (Ranong – Phang Nga), Phang Nga province, about 12 km to the mountain grass. On the right, opposite the falls Ngao.
Mountain grass can travel throughout the year.
Green Mountain Found in the rainy season months. May to October
Mountain golden grass Found during the dry season from November – April.
Ngao Mangrove Forest Research .
. Research and mangrove Ngao, known officially as the name. “Mangrove Research Centre Ranong” located below Moo 4 Tambon Ngao, Ranong away from Ranong town south along the road. A distance of about 19 kilometers at Km. 626-627 is the right-hand area of the Municipality Ngao. A paved trail for about five kilometers.
Ngao Mangrove Forest has a total area of 189 431 hectares, there are more than 20 species of rare plants such as mangrove trees older than 200 years in Thailand. The giant black nails over 300 years old, born and raised as a source of marine species. Prior to living healthy and living in the sea. Animals are rare mangrove crab claws erotic turnovers thalassina herd of monkeys and otters as well as the country’s top hotels. A bird endemic rare species such as quail Houten red quail Houten big brown wings and Pitta mangroves have been regarded as mangroves are the most complete player in Thailand and the Asia Pacific region so far. Organization UNESCO declared the mangrove areas of research. And some of the province’s forest area as a “Biosphere Reserve” Last year.. 2540.
In addition, the Ngao Mangrove Forest Research. The staff, led by Nature. Both the trees and wildlife and has a nature trail about two kilometers of mangrove forest excursions in this region. To do letters to the Chief of Ngao Mangrove Forest Research 185 Moo 4 Tambon Ngao lower house Ranong 85000 Tel. 0 7784 8392.
Should carry with them the threat of small wooden monkey see monkey if reprimanded. But then the monkey will not hurt us. If we do not disturb the monkeys first. Do not bring food and drinks to refrain from loud to disturb the animals and do not litter.
Kra Isthmus or deflated action is the narrowest part of the Malay Peninsula is in Ban Thap Li District Mamu Kra Buri, Ranong Province, Suite Chumphon at Km 545 of Highway 4 from the municipality 66 kilometers in this area. A large concrete plate model.