Rafting, Outdoor Activities in Thailand. Due to in Thailand has many areas of the rainforest, Waterfalls, and cliffs. Therefore there are many the area of outdoor activities as well. In addition to rock climbing, there are also popular outdoor activities- rafting in the river. At the same time, we recommended the rafting in the national park such as follow
Surin Waterfall National Park, Mae Hong Son
Pai River is a river that looks crooked but not very wide. The water surface is mostly shallow. In addition, Filled with pebbly beaches and rocky rocks in the middle of the water periodically. At the same time, along the path is a fertile forest line and the watershed forest is also a habitat of various wildlife.
Distance: about 45 – 50 kilometers
Time spent: 1 night, 2 days. The first day is a river cruise of Through the synthesized waterfall Go down the river Pai The river will be wider. Stay in the middle of the forest for 1 night. On the second day, continue down the Pai River. Through various rapids, 15 rapids, tourists will experience the beautiful nature on both sides.
Suitable period: November – late February
Mae Ngaw National Park, Mae Hong Son, and Tak Province
Mae Ngaw river caused by the watershed forest in Mae Ngaw National Park. At the same time, flowing through Mae Meio National Park. The distance of approximately 42 kilometers.
Duration: 1 – 2 days
Difficulty level: 1 – 2 is relatively easy to moderate. There is hardly any rapids at all. There are only 3 levels of rapids.
Suitable period: November – February
Huai Nam Dang National Park, Chiang Mai Province
The origin of the Mae Tang river comes from Doi Puk, Pa Sak, Chiang Dao district. The river has a length of approximately 135 kilometers. The condition of the river is fairly wide. At the same time, in the winter is clear water. When Summer water will decrease. In addition to the two sides is the rainforest. That is abundant with various kinds of plants and birds. The river is full of islands and rocks.
Distance: Walking from the bulging boils, Huay Nam Dang National Park, about 9 kilometers and rafting for a total of 3 distances, approximately 17 kilometers
Time spent: about 7 hours
Difficulty level: 1 – 2 (lower)
Suitable period: Can raft bamboo all year round. Each season has a different atmosphere. But the appropriate period is the end of the rainy season – winter
Ob Luang National Park And Mae Tho National Park
Mae Chaem River, Chiang Mai is a large river with turbulent water flowing between the mountain and the valley. In addition, there are islands in the middle of the river. that alternating with white sand beaches. Water turbulent water flowing in the rainy season. The winter will reduce violence.
Distance: There are both the shortest, about 1.5 kilometers, take a 20-minute cruise, 5 kilometers distance, 8 kilometers, 25 kilometers, and 37 kilometers distance, need to stay overnight.
Difficulty level: Upper level, level 2 – 5, total 8, big rapids, suitable for professionals only. The lower level 1 – 2 is suitable for general travelers.
Mae Charim National Park, Nan Province
Wa River is a river that is not very large. In the rainy season, There is much water. At the same time, in the winter, the water is very clear. Until the summer, the water gradually decreases. The point of starting a rubber boat, about 85 kilometers from Nan.
Distance: Divided into 3 parts: Upper of Wa, Middle of Wa, and Lower of Wa. Which is most popular in the middle and lower.
Upper of Wa River rafting, Suitable for travel that is hard to navigate through the adventure Because there are over 100 downstream points, difficulty level 4 – 5, must stay overnight in the middle of the night for 1 night
Middle of Wa River rafting, Classified as difficult rapids, level 4-5, with small rapids and larger than 100 rapids, a distance of 80 kilometers, takes 3 days 2 nights
Lower of Wa River rafting, There are 4 downstream points. The distance is from 4 kilometers. It takes about 1 hour downstream. The distance is 14 – 15 kilometers. It takes about 2-6 hours.
The rainy season, May – September, level 3 – 5
Winter September – Feb Level 3 – 4
Summer February – May Level 2 – 3
Suitable period: The Lower of the river can flow all year round. At the same time, the middle of Wa River Suitable to lure during the months of October – February. In addition, the level is not difficult, not too easy. At the same time, the upper of Wa River. Suitable for cruising in early winter.
Sai Yok National Park, Kanchanaburi Province
The Kwai Noi River originates from the rainforest in the west. Then flowed together with the Kwai Yai River together into the Mae Klong River. In addition to rafting with the two sides have beautiful nature, there is also the unique hill to the rapids.
Distance: 13 kilometers
Time spent: about 2 hours
Difficulty level: 1 – 2, then add to 3 – 4 and 4 – 5, switch throughout the route
Suitable period: October-February
Kaeng Krung National Park, Surat Thani Province
This river rafting is suitable for everyone in the family. At the same time, various rapids are not difficult. Not too easy. And besides touching the pure nature, In the middle of the forest is a charming spot. In addition, the homestay in the middle of the forest. There is also camping along the river in the middle of the way.
Distance: about 20 kilometers
Duration: 6 – 7 hours
Difficulty level: 1 – 3
Suitable period: able to cruise all year. During the dry season, the amount of water is low, but not dry. Popular canoes during the rainy season. Especially June-early October. But suitable for rafting and other forest viewing activities. In the rainy season, early winter, October-February.