Umphang Jungle Expedition

  • DepartingDaily
  • Days6
  • StyleBasic
  • From$450USD

Umphang Jungle Expedition

Explore the Umphang with an expert guide on a 6-day tour from Mae Sot. This place has not only beautiful scenes to visit but also interesting experiences. Let’s explore Thailand with Trek Asia Travel! Here is an overview of The Umphang Jungle Expedition.

Start Mae Sot, Thailand
Finish Mae Sot, Thailand
Destination Thailand
Style Basic

Physical rating ***
Ages Not required
Group size Min 2 paxs

Small groups

Average group size of 10 paxs

Local leaders

Local food, accommodation and transport

Responsible travel

Make a difference in the world, just by exploring it


Your adventure starts in Umphang, where you board your rubber raft. The experienced captain will guide you on the Mae Klong stream, while you can enjoy the beautiful jungle scenery.

The first highlight is the Tee Lor Jor waterfalls. Over a distance of more than one kilometer the water drops from the cliff and trees, sometimes from such a height that rainbows can be seen. A magical place!

Then stop at the hotsprings, where you can take a nice, warm bath in the natural hot water. Continue to the Takhobi cataract, where some easy rapids excite your senses.

In the afternoon, around lunchtime, arrive at Thasai where you will have lunch.

After lunch, start trekking through the jungle to the Tee Lor Sue basecamp, at the wildlife sanctuary. On the way you may be lucky so to spot various animals that still live here: butterflies, monkeys, wild elephants, and many others.

Install yourself in your tent and make yourself comfortable. Your guide will prepare dinner. After dinner, relax by the campfire.

Night at Tee Lor Sue basecamp.

Rafting time/level: 03h00/easy.

Trekking time/level: 04h00/moderate.

Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, walk from the basecamp to Tee Lor Sue waterfalls through the ancient jungle. Depending on the season, a variety of flowers grows along the way. Then reach Tee Lor Sue waterfalls: the biggest in South-East Asia. If the circumstances are favorable, you can enjoy a swim at one of the many small natural pools.

Return to the base camp for lunch.

After lunch, we trek deep into the jungle to reach our overnight place. Ko Tha village is a Karen settlement, still relatively untouched by western influences. You will spend the night and dinner in one of the houses in the village.

After dinner explore the village on your own and witness the Karen traditional way of living.

Night in Ko Tha.

Trekking time/level: 04h30/moderate.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast in the village. The villagers wake up early to work in the fields. If you want, you can walk around in the village and visit the local school.

Trek to Palata, another hill tribe village for about 03h00, where you will enjoy lunch. Palata is also the starting point of rafting further down the Mae Klong stream. We will head into the direction of Tee Lor Lay falls, passing a some exciting rapids.

At the streamside we will set up camp and have a warm dinner by the campfire.

Night at Mae Klong stream.

Trekking time/level: 03h30/moderate.

Rafting time/level: 5h00/moderate.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, continue to Tee Lor Lay waterfalls. Be awed by the impressive waterfalls, falling down the cliffs and its beautiful surroundings. Enjoy a swim, if the circumstances allow for it.

After lunch, trek to Kachawchilay where camp will be set up at the streamside. Dinner, campfire and relaxing in the evening.

Night at Kachawchilay riverside camp.

Trekking time/level: 06h00/moderate.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast is prepared by your guides. This morning we trek back to Palata village, the end point of our expedition.

In Palata, pick us up by our car and transfer to Umphang, where you will enjoy a goodbye lunch.

The rest of the day is free at leisure for a well-deserved rest after your exciting adventure.

Night in Mae Sot

Trekking time/level: 04h00/moderate.

Transfer time: 0h30.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Breakfast at the resort.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Our services include

  • Accommodation at selected hotels/villages or in tent as mentioned
  • Meals as mentioned (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Local staff
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Drinking water
  • Visits as mentioned

Our services do not include

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance, tips, visa

Important notes

  • This itinerary may alter due to local conditions, the strength of the group and other unexpected circumstances. We will do our very best to adhere to the set itinerary, however we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes that might occur. In all such circumstances, your guide will have the final say.
  • Especially during the rainy season, the itinerary on Day 3 to Day 5 may be changed, because of too high water levels. Your and our safety always comes first. We will inform you about possible changes to your adventure, as soon as we can.
  • Travelers to Thailand are required to buy insurance before departure

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