5 interesting Thailand Festivals in August


5 Festivals in August, the interesting festival in the rainy season of Thailand. Tourism Authority of Thailand holds many festivals around Thailand. Whether it is a field of the flower bloom, national park tour, mountain, and waterfall view Including outdoor adventure activities Which started in August as follows

Parading Shrimp

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Amazing phenomena of parading shrimp at Lamduan Kaeng, Nam Yuen District, Ubon Ratchathani Province. Will occur during the months of August to September, every year will be the rainy season. And the point where the shrimp will walk in the Kaeng Lamduan waterfall. The waterfall formed by natural rock rapids, which is quite strong and turbulent. Until becoming a natural phenomenon that is a Thai scene, a phenomenon “Parading Shrimp”

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This miracle will happen during the night. With hundreds of thousands of shrimp, they heading to Phanom Dong Rak mountain range. Which is the breeding and spawning period of shrimp At the same time, they must take themselves back to the source at the top of the mountain

Akha’s swinging tradition (Year Kuq Aq Poeq)

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The ancient tradition of the Akha people who held for more than 2,700 years is a remembrance of the grace of the goddess who gave rich moisture to cereal crops. And in addition to celebrating the crops that are growing At the same time, this festival is held annually in late August. At the Akha village, Chiang Rai.

Suphan Buri Traditional

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Traditional traditions of Thai people, Chinese descent in Suphan Buri Province. Which is a scattering of many different items At the same time, there is a belief that it is a merit to thank the ancestors’ protect. Therefore having to distribute things to those who are inferior Starting in mid-August for 5 days and 5 nights
Tourism Authority of Thailand supports the event from 18-29 August 2019 at the Chinese Association of Suphan Buri Province.

Hin Phoeng White Water Rafting Festival

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The Hin Phoeng rafting festival will be held from July to October. At the same time, the time of high water levels and clear water is suitable for whitewater rafting.
In addition, rafting will pass through many rock rapids that challenge the ability of those who love adventure activities. Moreover, tourists say the same word is worthwhile on this trip.

Siam Tulip Festival

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siam tulip

See the pink and purple of the Siam Tulip field contrast with the green grass field at Pa Hin Ngam National Park, Thep Sathit District, and Sai Thong National Park. Nong Bua Rawe District Chaiyaphum Province from today to the end of August

Rafting, Outdoor Activities


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.

Difficulty level:
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.

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