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Tours, rafting and trekking

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Trekkers in search of an alternative to Pai and Chiang Mai will find some excellent options in the Umphang area, which also boasts some of Thailand’s best whitewater rafting.

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A typical one-day program includes rafting on the Mae Khlong River with stops at a small hot spring and Thi Lor Jor Waterfall on the way to meet a pick-up for the ride to the Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary camp, from where it’s a three-kilometre hike to the stupendous Thi Lor Su Waterfall.

Oh so pretty. Photo taken in or around Tours, rafting and trekking, Umphang, Thailand by David Luekens.

Oh so pretty. Photo: David Luekens

Also known as Sai Fon ("Falling Rain") Waterfall, Thi Lor Jor features angelic sheets of water freefalling directly into the river from a vast section of cliffs and caves. Rafts cruise behind, around and directly under the falls over an exciting half-kilometre -- be prepared for a shower. We felt that Thi Lor Jor made the rafting worth the extra expense as compared to going straight to Thi Lor Su ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 400 words.)

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