Krung Ching waterfall
is a beautiful and important waterfall of Khao Luang National Park. Located in Tambon Krung Ching, the
waterfall derived its name from Ton Ching which is a kind of palm prevalent in the area. The waterfall has
many levels and the most breathtaking level is Nan Fon Saen Ha where water drops off a sheer cliff 100
meters high, splashing down creating a mist covering the area like rain unlike other falls. This waterfall
level is depicted on the back of Thailands 1,000 baht currency note. The waterfall is under the responsibility
of the Khao Luang National Park Protection Unit. The waterfall can be reached by a road 3.8 kilometers long
to Nan Fon Saen Ha. The area has a training center, accommodation and a campground.
To get to the falls, take the Nakhon Si Thammarat-Phrom Khiri road (4016). Upon reaching Na Reng intersection,
turn left to King Amphoe Nop Phitam and turn right (4186). The total distance is 70 kilometers.