Kayaking and Rafting in Northern Thailand

Kayaking and Rafting in Northern Thailand with Active Thailand

Active Thailand, based in Chiang Mai offers visitors a range of exciting river rafting and kayaking trips in the North of Thailand. With safety of paramount importance, the rafting and kayaking trips are accompanied by experienced local captains with in depth knowledge of the rivers in the region.

The captains are friendly and trained to BCU standards and are happy to answer any questions and share local knowledge with participants. The area is rich with history and traditions with an abundance of nature, all of which will be explored with each visit.

Kayaking and rafting in Northern Thailand is a once in a lifetime experience, there is no need for thermal wetsuits as the water is lukewarm, lush jungle, wild rivers, bamboo campsites, Thai smiles and gourmet food await you. Each rafting expedition uses a strong hypalon self-bailing raft and canoe. All safety equipment is provided, included life jackets and helmets.

Guests have use of watertight containers which are always readily available for when the group takes a break, overnight packs are stored in sturdy dry bags taken on the rafts. During the two day Pai river expedition, all food and drink is provided with the exception of alcoholic beverages. Water, tea and coffee is provided at the campsite.

Active Thailand regular trips for kayaking and rafting in Northern Thailand:

Two-day trips on the Pai River middle section. Convenient package tour, departure from Chiang Mai – Day trip, departure nearly every day in season. Depart from Pai – Day trip on the Maetang River, departure from Chiangmai (short rafting section 9km).

Active Thailand also offers lake kayaking trips on Mae Ngat Dam, which is part of the Sri Lanna National Park; from here we can also organize overnight stays on floating bungalows. More experienced kayakers can paddle deeper into the lake, looking at the scenery or simply for the sport. A great nature trip all year round and enjoy lush green jungle during the “raining season” from May to November!

Our river rafting trips are operated from mid-June until the end of January! If you are looking to go rafting and kayaking in Northern Thailand, Active Thailand is a leading operator with an exemplary safety record. Contact them directly for further information and bookings at www.activethailand.com or fill in the quick inquiry form on this page and Active Thailand will respond shortly.

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