Thailand, oft referred to as ‘The Golden Land‘, beckons with its year-round perfect weather, warm hospitality and beaches that seem to go on forever. It is also a country brimming with activities, adventure and fun. The exploits mentioned below promise to provide the highest levels of chills and thrills and get your adrenaline rushing.
Step into the heart of Thailand and explore its ancient caves and captivating caverns. Caving in the scenic precincts of Pang Mapha, located in the Mae Hong Son Province, makes you venture underground and explore the region’s wildlife, history and geography alike. So, gear up to discover vertical caves , geologic labyrinths and collapsed ruins by a raft or forest hike-there is a lot in store for you.(image by Smokky Shot)
Unmarked jungle trails help you get intimate with the wilderness of Thailand. The many rainforests, mountain ridges and wild valleys of Thailand offer wonderful camping opportunities-for those who love to befriend risks and adventure at every step of their life.
Mount an elephant and take exciting rides through local Thai villages, surrounding forests and the lush terrains beyond. A 5-day trek takes you through the dense jungles of Northern Thailand. If you are looking for higher endurance levels, adventure and fun, then it is a good idea to include rafting and mountain biking into your trek.
If regular rock climbing or mundane repelling is not your scene, then get ready to throw yourself in the force of a waterfall. Repelling or abseiling down Thailand’s powerful waterfalls is enough to make your heart leap and ground slip beneath your feet, literally. Doi Inthanon in Chiang Mai offers the best waterfall abseiling fun-enjoy!
Comparatively a new introduction in the Thai tourist market, the thrill of whitewater rafting is now topping the list of adventure activities in the country. Maneuver your path down the frothy rapids of Phang Na province, get set for an exhilarating river rafting ride in the precincts of the popular Ton Pariwat Wildlife Sanctuary or ask your tour guide for tougher levels-there is no dearth of adrenaline here!
Exploring Thailand with wheels under you is the right way of going about the act. With a multitude of biking trails and tour itineraries to choose from, you can look forward to some great tidings on narrow trails that take you though the wilderness, thriving cities and alongside beaches alike.
Dive into the deeps off the coast of Thailand. With stunning marine life and a range of diving programs to its credit, this beautiful location helps you get lost into the blues of Phang-Nga or explore the bounties of Surin and Similan Marine National Islands-be there.
From the seas into the skies above — zip lining hustles you through the dense Canopies of Chiang Mai rainforests. Get on a suspended cable that transcends you to the highest levels of thrill and fun. The other attractions in store are the Flight of the Gibbon; Thai village home stays in authentic environs, rock climbing and more.(image by April)
If you still want more, then skydive over Thailand and beat all the other outdoor activities on your list!
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