16 Oct 2007 update
Below program is now not the best one any more. Umphang area is very large and
we are able to operate a customised jungle trek, bamboo or inflatable rubber rafting,
jungle camping, Karen hilltribe village home stay. There are some very good highland
viewpoints too. Most trips will require at least four full days in Umphang.
Please kindly contact us.
Please also look around our photo essays of previous trips at:
4 Day 3 Night Ti Lo Su Waterfall (one of the 10 most beautiful falls in the world) in Umphang (whole year)
Day 1 (D)
You arrive Umphang (yourself). Today we will provide you a room at our resort 1km from the town. You will also be provided a Thai dinner.
Sleep in our resort room. Wooden room attached with toilet.
1. Ti Lo Jor waterfall
2. Hot spring
3. Pha Luad
4. Tha Sai
Day 2 (B.L.D)
We will pick and send you by car to the rafting point on Meklong river. Equipment check and learn how to handle the raft and safety matters. Rafting down Meklong river for about 4hours. You will pass Ti Lo Jor waterfall, a hot spring. The scene is breathtaking: limestone cliffs, thick forest, caves, birds and so on.
At "Tha Sai" boat landing place you will have lunch boxes. You will then continue on foot (trekking)for about 3 hours to Ti Lo Su waterfall camp site.
Dinner will be prepared and eaten at the camp site. Sleep in the tent.
Day 3 (B.L.D)
Camp brekafast. Today morning you will trek 1.5 km (about 20 minutes) to Ti Lo Su waterfall. You can climb to the upper levels. Have a dip and swim in the pools.
Before noon time you will walk back to the camp site for lunch. After the lunch you will walk 7 km (about 2.5 hours) along a stream to Kotha village (Karen people).
In the village you will have a room in a house for the home stay. Dinner will be provided. There is a primary school, Karen houses where you can watch hand weaving of cloths, etc.
Sleep in the village.
Day 4 (B.L)
Breakfast in the village. Today you will hike through the jungle for about 3 to 4 hours to the road where our 4wd truck will be waiting.
Then you will be transported to Umphang. After the lunch we will send you to the local transport station in Umphang.
We provide :
1. Transportation by 4x4 pick up truck
2. Inflatable raft, life jackets, tents, sleeping bags.
3. Thai style meals as per the program including seasonal fruits, drinking water
4. One night in Double sharing room: electricity, fan, attached bathroom in Umphang
5. English speaking local guide for rafting and trekking
6. Travel accident insurance
Price Please contact us for the cost, latest possible program which may be different from the above, etc.
This is just a sample program. We can design a customised travel plan to suit your likes, available times and weather.
You can start at Mae Sot, or in Bangkok; and include other places to visit too. If you have more days you can go to
sleep in other Karen villages, visit the Thai-Myanmar border, continue to Ti Lo Lay waterfall, etc
Things to bring
- Back pack
- Clothes to change
- Hiking shoes and sandals
- Insect repellants (herbal types is prefered)
- Torch lights, spare batteries
- Rain coat for rainy season (June to October)
- Personal medicines