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Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary, Umphang, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love adventure, going to Thi lor su waterfall is the best choice. Not only because the waterfall itself is beautiful, but how to go there is a real fun. The best time to visit Thi lor su is November to February. My friends...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Must visit, not to miss the rafting which added the trip so perfect. Not easy to get there though. Visited: October2018

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Too many hassles to get there: they don’t let you in with your car despite there is a road, instead forcing you to take a local pickup track and pay 1,700 baht, plus the entry ticket ! All this is to extort as much money...More

Date of experience: January 2018
10  Thank Mekong164
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I am not sure whether the title is true but at the falls I met two foreign tourists one of whom had visited 74 Thai waterfalls and told me that Thi Lo Su was the best he had seen. The falls are not all that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank bjarnesh2017
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

I traveled to Umphang by car, running through 6 hours from Maesord to go to Umphang in order to go to Thee Lo Su. It is worth for!!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Ann_anncy
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Please be aware there is NO PRIVATE VEHICLE ACCESS TO THE CAMPSITE ANYMORE even 4x4s - you have to pay between 2000 and 2500 baht per vehicle The official reason is " Because policy of Tak Governor ,he wants the people to have income" -...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank wilcop932
Reviewed 9 August 2017

After walking through the jungle for 9 hours in the pouring rain, we made it to the camping nearby the waterfall. The trekking was part of a tour I did. The next morning we set out for the waterfall. It was my first time seeing...More

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Esmee M
Reviewed 22 July 2017

These are the largest waterfalls in Thailand located along the Burmese border, about 220 km from Tak here you can do rafting - camping - traking in the forrest and admire the true nature it is advisable to stay at least 3 days to admire...More

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank h0meparadisetak
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We are Thai residents who have our own truck. We did the four plus hour drive from Mae Sot to Umphang and enjoyed the scenery along the way. From our resort, we took the river raft, and the scenery is so spectacular that the raft-ride...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank burningturner
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We drove (by own car) from Tak via Mae Sot to the waterfalls. As described by others the route from Tak to Mae Sot is a dangerous one but under construction so expect within 2-3 years a complete 2x2 lane motor way with separation. The...More

Date of experience: April 2017
4  Thank RubenS932
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wilcop932
I visited a couple of times in my truck It is one of the most stunning sights in Thailand. When I visited about 3 years ago you could drive your 4x4 to the campsite and then its a short 1km walk to the waterfalls. Unfortunately there is now a restrictive transport regime in operation - a group of 4x4 Song Teaw onwners have got a monopoly on the last 25 km or so to the campsite and they are refusing to admit private vehicles even if they are capable of the trip to the waterfall. Tis means people like myself who come fully equipped for camping are required to pay 2500 baht or so to have our equipment transferred to one of their vehicles and taken to the campsite.....and then wait for them to take you back down again. If you book an all-in package trip, this won't affect you - but I cancelled a convoy of 23 Thai pickups due to this. Most people stay in Umphang for a night before going on to the waterfalls and maybe a few nights after - there's a a lot in therein to see. the whole area is very isolated and only accessible by one road (pf a thousand bends) from Me Sot. This means it's a lot further from BKK than it looks - the detour to Mae Sot can put 450 kms/w on the trip.
3 December 2018|
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Response from wilcop932 | Reviewed this property |
I'm afraid the whole thing with the "local" Song Teaws has left a very nasty taste in my mouth. If you want more information contact the office of the Governor of Tak - it's his idea.
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Loke A
30 August 2018|
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As far as Im aware there has been no change as it is very profitable for "local" vehicle owners. If you were to camp, you would have to transfer all your gear from your truck onto th local Song Teaw union's vehicles. You... More
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wilcop932
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PS. - I was told this in January and spoke to the people involved on various occasions before the song Khran holiday. I have been told by Tak DNP office as well and a couple of hotels in Umphang. If you did manage it at... More
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