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17/08/13_Trip Report_Mok Fa Waterfall Circular River Hike


Somewhere in the neighbourhood of eight to twelve hikers gathered at the meeting place, and drove about 45 minutes to Mok Fa waterfall in Doi Suthep-Pui National Park just off the road to Pai. Thanks to our Thai member Bus, we had a park ranger waiting to guide us on our hike, which started at 8:30.

We were glad to have the guide, as the trail that was used previously by our group in September 2014 was quite overgrown with bamboo and other plants, and was hard to find in places. While not that aerobically demanding, the trail was fairly difficult technically as it involved a bit of bushwhacking, climbing over and under fallen bamboo, slippery slopes, and river crossings.

The trail mostly followed the trail that was used in September 2014, but at one point we were given an option to take the hill route or river route. Whereas the hill route was used in the previous hike, we opted for the river route, which was a lot of fun for most members of the group, although a bit slow and slippery in some parts. The water was knee-deep in some areas, and this route might have been a challenge without the assistance of our guide.

In total the hike was about 6km and took about 4 hours, including a swim. We had lunch and refreshments at Pankled Coffee nearby, which was pretty good.

According to the park ranger, there are other hikes available in the area, so we are looking forward to another visit sometime soon.




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