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Jungle trekking

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Old-growth rainforest blankets mountains topping 700 metres on Ko Chang, making it a great place to do some jungle trekking as a break from the beach.

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The short hikes to any of Ko Chang’s waterfalls offer casual hikers a glimpse of the jungle, with the trails to Khlong Jao Leuam and Kai Bae waterfalls being our favourites. In theory, you could locate trails leading further into the jungle from several waterfalls and just start walking, but these trails are not marked and quite a few trekkers have spent nights in the jungle after losing their way.

You will need a guide. Photo taken in or around Jungle trekking , Ko Chang, Thailand by David Luekens.

You will need a guide. Photo: David Luekens

To do a solid day trek safely you’ll need to employ a local guide and Ko Chang is home to a few focusing on different parts of the island. All three speak English and have good reputations for pointing out wildlife including the rare loris, civet cat and many species of birds and ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 600 words.)

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