river rafting and be amazed by the raw mountain jungle nature of Umphang and the area around

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Around five hours and 165km of winding mountain-top road south of Mae Sot, lies Umphang -- a blip of a village that would be completely unknown was it not the launch pad for Thailand's largest, and most impressive waterfall, the mighty Tee Lor Su waterfall.

Umphang has long been popular with domestic tourists, but it's strangely never been all that popular with foreign visitors -- partly due to the fact that it sits almost at the end of what is essentially a dead-end road.

While it was once possible to undertake a seven-day walk from here to Sangkhlaburi in Kanchanaburi province, as the circuitous route required substantial stretches within Karen State of Burma, it is well and truly off ... Read our complete Umphang travel guide

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