Photo: Khao Yai’s largest and most impressive waterfall.

Haew Narok Waterfall

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Thundering over a 150-metre-high cliff draped in jungle, Haew Narok is by far Khao Yai’s largest waterfall. We even rank it among the most impressive in Thailand, at least during the rainy months, but it does take some effort and prior planning to reach.

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The experience begins at a car park with a shop and restaurant that’s only open at busy times of year. From here visitors embark on a one-kilometre sealed trail with a wooden footbridge fording a jungle-rimmed river. It might be tempting to jump in for a swim here, but the current is often stronger than it looks and you do not want to get swept downstream.

There's a build up to seeing Haew Narok -- a kilometre-long walk. Photo taken in or around Haew Narok Waterfall, Khao Yai National Park, Thailand by David Luekens.

There's a build up to seeing Haew Narok -- a kilometre-long walk. Photo: David Luekens

Take it slow and keep your eyes peeled as you hike: along with broad reaching palms, huge centipedes, an array of multi-coloured mushrooms and butterflies, we spotted a thumb-size insect with a body that looked exactly like a freshly fallen ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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