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Phu Khieo restrictions

21 Feb 2018 13:45 - 22 Feb 2018 20:26 #4819 by WT admin
Phu Khieo restrictions was created by WT admin
Any one planning to visit and stay at Phu Khieo is advised to call ahead as there is currently a temporary halt on camping and overnight accomodation in the sanctuary without prior permission.

One day entry continues as normal.

One assumes this is linked to the recent situation in Thung Yai Sanctuary.

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21 Feb 2018 18:36 #4820 by curlywombat
Replied by curlywombat on topic Phu Khieo restrictions
Do you know of any other parks that are affected? Would Mae Wong and Mae Ping still be OK?

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22 Feb 2018 17:55 #4821 by WT admin
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curlywombat wrote: Do you know of any other parks that are affected?


No National Parks are affected, Phu Khieo is a Sanctuary, not an NP.

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22 Feb 2018 22:33 #4822 by onflipflops
Replied by onflipflops on topic Phu Khieo restrictions
I feared this would have more consequences.
One person ruins it for all.

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24 Feb 2018 09:50 #4825 by WT admin
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onflipflops wrote: I feared this would have more consequences.
One person ruins it for all.


I know - I was just about to head down for my first visit to Hala Bala Sanctuary, theres no way I am going to risk that length of journey now with the possibility of more restrictions than existed previously.

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02 Dec 2018 12:01 #5136 by INFO
Replied by INFO on topic Phu Khieo restrictions
We have been in touch with Phu Khieo and overnight camping is now allowed again.

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