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140504_ Adventure Hike at Op Khan National Park

The magic mountain river

We will hike up north in a beautiful and shady valley,along a small river named Nam Mae Khanin in Op Khan National Park. Crystal clear cold water from the mountains.
But this Sunday hike, however, is a bit special …
The hike can be classified as easy . Only for 30 minutes, it is steep.. For the most part it is a hike along the narrow river valley. Hiking time including breaks and lunch is 4 hours and 30 minutes, up to 5 hours, depending on the group.
The little specialty that makes this as an adventure hike is that we will cross the river numerous times and for one hour we will more or less hike in the stream.
But do not worry, the river is wide and the water level is about 10 centimeters. Soft and sandy ground to walk on and delightfully cool mountain water.
In order to be able to get the full benefits of this hike, it is very important that you have two pairs of shoes with you. A couple for the river wading and a couple for the regular hiking.
You can say that this hike is a bit of magic,,,,
Option after the hike:
Nice lunch at the spectacular Canyon Restaurant…must to be seen…

Hike Leaders: Pam & Anders

If you want to join:
Just turn up at the meeting place on the day and on time. We cannot accommodate groups.

Meeting Point&Time.

This time we will meet at 07:30 for 07:40 start

We will meet at a open area on the left hand side of Canal Road ( If you drive from Canal road from direction suthep Road towards Night safari Road, it is 500 meter after Suthep Road past PTT Gas station for 50 meter– please see map below)

If you have a problem with the meeting point please call 085-798-1905  or Email- pamhike@gmail.com

(Please click on map to enlarge)

Meeting Point

0730 we meet for departue at 0740.

Meeting area

Advice

Bring :

  • around 1.5-2 liters of water or more, snacks&picnic lunch
  • good footwear etc. hat, rain wear, insect repellent and sun-block
  • energy,team spirit, enthusiasm and a good sense of humour.
  • In case you are a passenger, please contribute to the costs of gasoline with THB 100 per person
  • very important that you have two pairs of shoes with you

2 Responses

  1. I plan to do some extra exploration on this hike, Some trails I want to check. Fast hikers are welcome to join in.

  2. Take money for the Canyon Restaurant, 120+bht per item of food!
    But the beer is reasonable, maybe just drink beer.

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