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Phitsanulok-Lom Sak Route (Highway No. 12)

Phitsanulok, Thailand
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Nice, safe drive.

While I was here, Thailand became number one in the world for road fatalities. Fortunately, this is... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2017
edkemp2002
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Bangkok, Thailand
Nice scenic route

I liked it very much. Green and beautiful. Wide road, not dangerous at all. recommended to all... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Max N
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Reviewed December 19, 2017

While I was here, Thailand became number one in the world for road fatalities. Fortunately, this is a large, dual carriageway style road and has a few nice stops for coffee, waterfalls and views.

1  Thank edkemp2002
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Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

I liked it very much. Green and beautiful. Wide road, not dangerous at all. recommended to all nature lovers and photographers.

Thank Max N
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Reviewed June 10, 2017

... especially if somebody else is driving! There are hairpins galore, and the views to the south are as thrilling as anything in the Alps. It goes on and on forever, but there are plenty of places to stop and it's best to take your...More

Thank LH M
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Reviewed April 26, 2017

This is a fabulous mountain and National Park route with nice scenery and a plethora of outrageous looking coffee shops vying for your attention and custom. If you have time stay in the hillside villages to the east of this drive - you can even...More

Thank Sandy H
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

Very nice scenic route going over the mountains, Several scenic view points and a few nice buddha images on the slopes of the mountains. Avoid road 228 to Udon Thani, probably the worst road in Thailand .

Thank tony v
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Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

We took this road from Sukhothai to Khon Kaen in early Feb. The road is in excellent and 2 lanes s lot of the way. It winds it's way across the top of the national park from Phitsanulok to Lom Sak so the scenery is...More

Thank yngsally
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Reviewed January 29, 2017

This is a very scenic drive, there are plenty of stopping points along the way with many offering coffee and refreshments, many have a viewing point so that you can see the exceptional countryside.

1  Thank milto321
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

Since the road was made two lanes each way it is a safer road. Many places to stop en route with the temple at Kao Khot worth an hours stop. Great views.

Thank Steve F
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

The views and the attractions (waterfalls, markets, viewpoints) along the route have always been nice, but the road was quite narrow. But not anymore!! The road has just been widen all the way to Lom Sak. So, it's now safer and more convenient. If you...More

Thank Phongsan_M
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is a wonderful scenic trip and the reward at the end if you travel all the way through is Khon Kaen, one of Thailand's most lively and enjoyable cities.

Thank davidljboden
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