Superbikethailand Day Trip To Chaiyaphum Pa Hin Ngam and Sai Thong National Parks

Discussion in 'North-East Thailand Road Trip Reports' started by TonyBKK, Jul 13, 2011.

  1. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

    After a brilliant track day on Saturday it was tough to wake up at 4am to meet the Superbikethailand club for their ride to Chaiyaphum, but I'm glad I did as it was a fantastic day!

    Diverse mix of bikes from Ninjette 250s all the way up to a Hayabusa with a lot of Kawa 650's in the middle, a nice Gixxer K9, couple of REAL CBR 1000s, BMW F800GS, etc.

    Gas stop somewhere near Lopburi-
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    We then proceeded to Pa Hin Ngam National Park-
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    More bikes kept joining us and the group kept growing in size-
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    Pa Hin Ngam is famous for it's views-
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    And for fields of mountain flowers and odd rock formations-
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    Nice and cool up here looking out over vast forests and a sea of clouds-
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    The park is huge but fortunately you can hire some transportation-
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    Another viewpoint-
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    We had lunch at Pa Hin Ngam and then rode down the mountain to meet up with some more guys-
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    Nice Gixxer K9
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    Next stop- Sai Tong National Park!
     
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  3. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

    Here we are at the entrance to Sai Thong National Park-
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    The road in was a bit challenging and I was feeling fortunate that I was on the Versys-


    Everyone made it in one piece!
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    Because of the difficult access road this park was rather deserted and we pretty much had the place all to ourselves-
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    Nice little restaurant with a big cooler full of cold drinks so we grabbed some water and set off on a 3 km hike to the Pha Hum Hod viewpoint-
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    Wow- what a spot!
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    The hike took us through fields of the same flowers we saw in Pa Hin Ngam National Park-
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    We didn't leave the park until close to 5PM and I got home exhausted but exhilarated around 9PM! Talk about a FULL DAY ride!

    Thanks for a fantastic trip Superbikethailand!
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    Looking forward to the next one!

    Happy Trails!

    Tony
     
  4. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

  5. TonyBKK

    TonyBKK Ol'Timer

    Cheers Colin :)

    Yeah, I had no idea there was anything to see or do in Chaiyaphum!

    Thanks to SuperbikeThailand I now know better!

    Happy Trails!

    Tony
     

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