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Mae Wang’s raft floating downstream, 10$ exciting adventure for 4 in Chiang Mai

How to go there?
– Car, Motorcycle, yellow track Taxi distant approx. 50 kilometers from old town

Cost?

– Around 300 Baht=10$, 250 baht per raft and the rest for food

– One float raft is suitable for 4 members

– drive by yourself  or 50 baht optional charge for driver

 How long?

– Renting time is unlimited, take stops as long as you like
– floating raft downstream period is about 3-4 hours depends on your stop

 Who can join?

– Suitable for anybody who higher than 120 cm. because water level is 80-100cm

– Strong team member should heads the raft

Where to get a raft?

– When you see little river along with the road then you’ll see homey restaurants on roadside, ask them for a raft floating

– There is a truck to pick you guys up to the floating area and float downstream to the place where you park your vehicle

Let’s start with the raft, bamboo made-off, 4-5 meters long, engineered to stable while passing river’s rock stair. Water is crystal-clear, cold and not flow too fast. Little desk on middle right is a shop, a lot of beers, sodas, and snacks

Wang River

Bamboo Raft

Water way is clam and smooth but sometime narrow and fast- flow.

Wang River

Get Started

We take a stop to have lunch, just tie down the raft with a tree and cross the river and water level is about adult’s waist. Tip: take the pushing bars with you when leave the raft, we did lose that bars after having lunch.

Wang River

Wang River

Here’s homey riverside shop which feed us a papaya salad (Som-tum), sticky rice, grilled chicken and 2 cans of cola altogether around 100 baht for 3 people.

Papaya Salad Station

Papaya Salad Station

At the river’s corner, they’re trying to pass the narrow way after the turn, some raft hits the rock make passengers fun and exciting but don’t worry bamboo raft never sink.

Start the raft

Start the raft

At the river’s corner, they’re trying to pass the narrow way after the turn, some raft hits the rock make passengers fun and exciting but don’t worry bamboo raft never sink.

Rafting along the river

Rafting along the river

This is not makeshift bridge but rafts got struck in the middle of river.

Raft in traffic

Raft in traffic

Rafts waiting to pass the narrow way.

Raft Overload

Raft Overload

Raft overload

Raft along the river

Raft along the river

Ride along the river, see the scenery, take a break, swim and relax.

Almost arrive

Almost arrive

Tip:

– Remember where (in the river) that you park the vehicle, it’s hard to find

– Ride the raft is not that easy, it’s totally wet and tired but fun

– Camera and electronic devices are not recommended because it’s wet and no place to carry

– Food cannot be eaten when floating raft because everyone has to pay attention on the way

– Don’t worry if raft or pushing bar are broken, there’s no surcharge

– Water in the beginning is more clean and clear than the lower one,  you better swim there

Mae Wang River. It is a river raft that was playing very People to play together is in During the rainy season Because water is very and is Secure Rafting 250 Baht each time if I just took another rower with U.S. 50-100 between the raft. Many restaurants will serve along the whole journey. Getting to Mae Wang :From the city of Chiangmai use highway number 108 (Chaingmai-Hod) to the south about 21 km then turn right to Maewang sub district by use Rorporchor road number 12039 and 10240 (Meawin-Maekeaw) and about 36 km will get to National Park Headquarters.

How to go there? - Car, Motorcycle, yellow track Taxi distant approx. 50 kilometers from old town Cost? - Around 300 Baht=10$, 250 baht per raft and the rest for food - One float raft is suitable for 4 members - drive by yourself  or 50 baht optional charge for driver  How long? - Renting time is unlimited, take stops as long as you like - floating raft downstream period is about 3-4 hours depends on your stop  Who can join? - Suitable for anybody who higher than 120 cm. because water level is 80-100cm - Strong team member should…

Review Overview

Atmosphere
Great for taking photo
Relax
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Relax

Summary : Great adventure in summer time, but a bit far away from the city.

User Rating: 3.2 ( 2 votes)

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