Photo: Ton Te Waterfall is worth the effort, but you gotta put in the time.

Ton Te Waterfall

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The Ban That mountains in Trang province’s remote eastern reaches conceal some 10 waterfalls, many of them reachable on a single day trip. At least one—Ton Te—is worth the trip, but it will take some effort.

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With so many options, it can take some time to figure out which waterfalls to hit. The locals we spoke to insisted that Nam Tok Ton Te (nam tok is Thai for waterfall) was the best of the bunch. Since Sai Rung, Lam Plok and Ton Tok waterfalls are all on the way, we figured on a motorbike excursion that would take us to all of these, saving Ton Yai, Ton Noi and Klai Sawan, among others, for another trip.

Ready to be refreshed? Photo taken in or around Ton Te Waterfall, Trang, Thailand by David Luekens.

Ready to be refreshed? Photo: David Luekens

Avoiding busy Route 4 (aka Phetkasem Road), we rode south out of town and cut east on Route 4015. Though bumpy in spots, it was a scenic cruise past rice fields and tiny villages where the old folks, including some of the women, still go bare-chested with only the traditional sarong wrapped around their waists. Framed by tall rubber trees and flower blossoms, the mountains ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 700 words.)

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