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Phu Tub Berk Destination : Phetchabun Category : Nature & Wildlife
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Hi everybody. New year is coming. What’s you plan? Let me check… hmmm… I got it! ‘Phu Tub Berk’ is gonna be my New-Year goal. Get your stuffs packed and let’s go!

 

 

Let me tell you a little something about Phu Tub Berk. Phu Tub Berk is the highest mountain in Phetchaboon province, located in Tub Berk village in Wangban sub-district, 90 kilometres away from central Phetchaboon. Besides, there is a scenic landscape with the sea of peaks, cool breeze and nice atmosphere and so on… I can’t wait to reach there.

 

 

It’s been a while that Hmong ethnic group has moved to settle down there. They grow a cabbage farm, using a terrace cultivation system. You will see all the cabbages distantly. This is one of the highlights at Phu Tub Berk you must not miss. Moreover, you shouldn’t miss Wild Himalayan Cherry blooming all over the area which can be seen only in December until January.

 

 

For those who still have no plan for New Year festival, Phu Tub Berk can be your another choice. There’s a New Year Party arranging on December 14-22 at Tub Berk village, Wangban sub-district, Lhomkhao district, Phetchaboon province. Lots of activity awaiting.

 

Look at those cabbages… and that Wild Himalayan Cherry! Oh, I’m almost there. What a beautiful scenery! Let me set up the tent first. I wish you come and enjoy the moment here together. See you next time.

  How to get there

Location : Located in Tambon Wang in Petchabun Province, Thailand.
Getting there : Rent a van or drive to Phu Tub Berk is the best way to get there.

 

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  Written by : Jazzie Panis 30-10-2014
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