If talking about Satun, many people may not know. But if talking about Koh Lipe, it is well known as one of Satun’s famous tourist attractions.
In addition to Koh Lipe, there are many beautiful attractions in Satun. Today you will know more about this province.
Since Satun is a province with areas adjacent to the Andaman Sea, most areas are islands. And with the terrain of the island, so there are forests, mountains and waterfalls.
The tourist season of Satun is from November to April because it is a time when there is no monsoon.
The Attractions of Satun
Satun’s reputation, besides having a beautiful sea, Satun also has 3 national parks, the first is Tarutao National Marine Park. Next is the National Park Mu Koh Talay Bun and the last is Patra National Marine Park.
Stone Castle “Phun Yod”
Located at Khao Yai Island is known as the natural wonders caused by the erosion of the rocks of rain until it becomes a strange stone shape. It is also a geological area that is over 480 million years old.
Currently, here is part of the World Geological Park, Satun by UNESCO. Named Satun UNESCO Global Geopark
The Dragon back Beach
The Dragon back Beach, with outstanding features, that when the sea water drops, it causes sand dunes Which is a sand dune filled with millions of shells, making the route winding for over 3 kilometers.
The “Les Stegodon” Cave
This is a cave in a long limestone mountain range, resembling a tunnel under the mountain, in which the cave looks crooked.
The distance from the mouth of the cave to the exit is about 4 kilometers.
The most prominent feature of this cave is the discovery of the fossils of elephants and rhinos of the Pleistocene. Especially the elephants of Stegodon. Which is the origin of the name of this cave, “Les Stegodon Cave”
Seven color corals at the Jabang Sea channel
Underwater rock group, here is a source of soft corals, sea anemones and colorful fish. The water level is about 15-20 feet deep, suitable for snorkeling and diving.
Bridge over time “Toe Ngai”
Khao Toe Ngai is a mountain with an area of approximately 600 × 300 square meters. North to the flat area.
On the south side is a steep cliff with a pointed head stretching to the sea.
The northeast is a sandy beach that curves into the land and is home to the Petra Islands National Park Office.
There is a walking bridge from the Petra Islands National Park office. Go along the eastern cliff side of the cliff Then bend westward through the boundary between the gray limestone and red sandstone.
Although there is no evidence from fossils. But by comparing the hierarchy, it can be said that a gray limestone is a group of limestone in the Ordovician era. Red sandstone is the sandstone of the Cambria era.
Which is easily explained by If you notice the gray across the stone plane towards the red side. That is the meaning of the age of the Ordovician era has increased and changed to the Cambrian era.
Which the nickname is “The Bridge of Time”. For this reason, Satun National Geological Park is affiliated with the Petra Islands National Park. And Satun province has a concept of organizing wedding ceremonies across time.
To create stories for people in the area to learn and to promote the tourism industry.
Satun is a place that has many interesting attractions. And can also be divided into Marine tourism.
And tourism in the national park forest which is an activity for travelers who love hiking activities, adventure trips, waterfalls, climbing and more.
Which are also divided into various topics as below
- Crocodiles Cave
- Phu Pha Cave
- Lord Puyu Cave
- Jet Khot Cave
- Patra National Park
- Talay Bun National Park
- Tarutao National Marine Park
- Than Prew Waterfall
- Pa Nhan Waterfall
- Ya Roi Waterfall
- Lu-Do Waterfall
- Wang Sai Thong Waterfall
- Thon Prew Waterfall
- Thara Sawan Waterfall
- Pha Toe Bu ViewPoint
- Pha Cha Do ViewPoint