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Phu Pha Man Bats Cave

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Phu Pha Man 40350, Thailand
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A 30km or so motorbike ride out of Chum Phae is this amazing scene. A hundred or so people... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
RoryE
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Melbourne, Australia
A suprise awaitens

The area is very understated with a no decript road leading to a large car park next to a lake. As... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Michael W
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Ormskirk, England, United Kingdom
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Phu Pha Man 40350, Thailand
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

A 30km or so motorbike ride out of Chum Phae is this amazing scene. A hundred or so people standing, sitting, snacking at the local food stalls....all waiting for that moment at sunset. Mums, dads , kids....all taking photos at the entry statues..... Then slowly...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The area is very understated with a no decript road leading to a large car park next to a lake. As the sunsets the anticipation grows with bat caricatures around the car park area, indicating this is a spooky place. A footpath leads to the...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times because I live nearby. Right around sunset, millions of bats pour out of a cave in a stream that grows several miles. I have never seen anything like this anywhere else, I'm sure it must exist. I've taken visiting relatives...More

Thank AbbasHamian
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Located in a national park approximately 30 mins drive from Koosai bar in Chumphae. Beautiful pictures to be taken here and a fantastic swarm of bats to be seen. Take your video camera.

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Reviewed 6 January 2016

The place is nice and its amazing to see the line of bat when the sun sets. They are in thousand and continues till say 10 minutes. Only problem is there is no one to guide where you should stand to see the bats.

Thank saloni2015
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Reviewed 22 October 2015

This is an exhibition of the natural world at it's best,Millions of small bats leave the caves of Phu Pha Man every day!! without fail, at Sunset.These small bats charge out of the huge mountain cave entrance and fly into the sky ,just over the...More

1  Thank Geoffrey T
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

We visited the bat cave surrounding of Phu Pha Man National Park. At the sunset, a million of bats leave the cave en masse. To get up by bus, there are no English signs, but once you arrive at the car parking area, turn to...More

Thank Heidi I
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

This location is to the west of Chum Phae off route 201 to Loei. It is clearly signposted. Turn left on a secondary road and you will arrive at the location. Do not get confused with Phu Pha Man National Park which is further along...More

1  Thank Frances H
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Reviewed 3 April 2015

You have to get there at Sunset. Depending on season but between 17:00 at 18:00. You'll see millions of Bats flying out of the cave. Huge black clouds of bats in the sky going to hunt for insects. Really impressive for adults and for kids....More

1  Thank Terminabitor
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