Tham Lot or Tham Lod is without doubt one of the largest cave methods in Northern Thailand. It’s of the size of 1,666m and is positioned in Pang Mapha District, Mae Hong Son Province, Northern Thailand. It’s roughly round 40 minutes drive from Pai City and is considered one of must-visit place if you’re visiting Northern Thailand. It is a big limestone cave which has Nam Lang River flowing inside this making it a hostile ecosystem for a lot of plant and animal species and so they have tailored to this totally different ecosystem.
Tham Lot has a wealthy historical past the place it’s to be famous that it has been inhabited by prehistoric man which makes this a hotspot for archaeologists. You could find historic clay pottery, teak wooden which is carved and plenty of different prehistoric collections contained in the cave. You could find coffins contained in the cave that are taught to be carved by Lawa tribe 1000’s of years in the past which means that the cave might need been residence for Lawa tribe.
Tham Lot is a cave of stalactites and stalagmites that are shaped superbly. It’s residence to many bats and swifts and it’s to be famous that should you go to this cave throughout night occasions, you may get an opportunity to note many swifts flying contained in the cave to take relaxation and resume right into a sleeping place. This cave wants a information to be explored, right here additionally they present gasoline lantern to note the insides of the cave. You may also discover the cave with the assistance of bamboo rafts that’s current contained in the cave.
The partitions of the cave are coated by varied big formations and columns that are roughly 20 meters excessive, there are steps right here the place you’ll be able to climb and spot a great view of the stalactites and stalagmites. The doorway of the cave is straightforward to find as there’s a river passing via the cave entrance, this has Three essential caverns. They’ve Three totally different stops the place the rafts cease and we are able to climb the staircase to note the spectacle of the cave. As we enterprise additional deep it will get darkish which is the place the gasoline lanterns come to at least one’s assist.
This space has an enormous number of issues to do; caving (alone or guided), kayaking, exploring the attractive panorama with its valleys and limestone cliffs, visiting distant hill tribe villages, and watching the chook present in close by Tham Lod cave. The timing of cave is from 09:00 – 18:00hrs, information charge together with gasoline lantern prices round 150Baht for a gaggle of 1-Three individuals. Bamboo raft via the size of cave prices 400 Baht or you’ll be able to take raft a technique for 300Baht and stroll whereas returning.