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The road to Sangkhlaburi

  • joaquin55555

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    I've just read the feature story : "The road to Sangkhlaburi"! Greatness... Now I was wondering if there's any chance you can rent a motorbike for a single way trip? For example 2 day rent and leave it in Sangkhlaburi?
    One of the must sees is a visit to Khao Laem National Park. But on there website they mention it's a bit cold (min 10°) in December?! So no swimming in the waterfalls?
    There a lot of tips/hints in the article but any additions will be highly appreciated... I'm planning this little trip around the 17th of December..


    #1 Posted: 3/10/2013 - 10:20

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  • Tilapia

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    I doubt very much that you'll find a company that exists in both of those towns that would allow you to rent a motorbike and do a one-way trip and drop-off.

    Last time I was in the area was a few years ago during late December and early January. I found the afternoon temperatures perfect for swimming. Water was cool, but the sun was nice and warm. But with weather these days, who can say?

    If you are going during a Thai holiday or weekend, make sure you have a reservation. The place will be packed!

    #2 Posted: 3/10/2013 - 16:34

  • somtam2000

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    I agree with Tilapia that you'll probably not be able to find a rental shop to do that.

    What you could do is ride up and then throw the bike on the roof of a local bus for the run back -- you'd need to pay a surcharge to do so, but I think they'll do it -- though to be honest -- I'd just ride it back as well -- see half the sights going up and the other half going back.

    #3 Posted: 4/10/2013 - 18:13

  • joaquin55555

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    Thx... I'll let u know how we handled it when we come back! :)

    #4 Posted: 7/10/2013 - 06:42

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