Another fun activities in Chiang Mai are sailing a bamboo raft and sailing a rubber raft. Just imagine yourself put a life jacket on and sail along a cool stream.
There are many places for you in Chiang Mai if you want to have fun with rubber rafting or Bamboo Rafting. You can go by yourself or book a tour package. Mae-Tang river is an interesting choice. Kang-Kued, also in Mae-Tang County, is a suggested one for you too, guaranteed by frequent visits of a bunch of tourists, both Thai and foreign. Or, you can go to Mae-Tang Elephant Park, because this is not an ordinary elephant park, but you can also sail a rubber raft there. Sounds fun, isn’t it?
If you don’t have any experience of sailing a raft at all, don’t worry, because, regularly, there will be local paddlers and guides at every attractions. You will be told to wear a life jacket first, of course. So, your safety is guaranteed. Be sure to follow all safety rules strictly and nothing will happen to you. For an instance, don’t stand up when you’re in a raft or it will be flipped over.
For a bamboo raft, there are many places for you to sail it too. Mae-Tang Elaphant Park will be great. It doesn’t offer you a trip of rubber raft sailing, but also a trip of bamboo raft sailing. Mae Wang is also a popular one for sailing a bamboo raft. Kok River shouldn’t be skipped, if you want to sail a bamboo raft and notice the life of locals at the same time. However, you should remember that a bamboo raft doesn’t have railings or edges. Therefore you should sit still, not bouncing around, during your trip if you don’t want to fall into water.
If you follow all safety rules, sailing a raft, both bamboo raft and rubber raft, will be your fun and joyful activity. You will feel happy with traveling along nice and cool water source, with green trees and mountains all around you. These are all beautiful things more than you can ever imagines.
We lists the places for do a rafting tours in Chiang Mai as below.