Waterfalls Of North Thailand

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There are an abundance of waterfalls in Northern Thailand, ranging from majestic to insignificant. Wet Season can be a good time to get some photographs of waterfalls in full flow.

[format=h2]Waterfalls in northern Thailand by Province[/format][format=h3]Waterfall in Chiang Rai Province[/format]

[format=h3]Waterfall in Chiang Mai Province[/format]
[format=h3]Waterfall in Phayao Province[/format]
[format=h2]Waterfalls in Nan Province[/format]

[format=h3]Waterfalls in Phrae Province[/format]

[format=h3]Waterfall in Mae Hong Son Province[/format]

[format=h3]Waterfall in Tak Province[/format]
 

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Tard Mork Waterfall

Close in to Chiang Mai is Tard Mork waterfall, just past Ban Pa Kha.

Wet season & a gentle Thai-style reminder
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The greasy car park
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The delightful walkway & foot path to the falls
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The falls in the distance
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A short climb to the falls
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The falls
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It was a pleasant enough excursion, but I was expecting a lot more water.Something more like this from the 94-95 wet season floods
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Yes sir, the same waterfall in full raging flood. AWESOME!
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And this was the way there, back in those days.
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Tard Mork falls are only 26 kms from Chiang Mai, & a nice half day excursion from Chiang Mai. Check out Tard Mork Falls on the GT Rider Mae Sa Valley map.

If anyone else wants to join in & post some waterfall photos they are most welcome.

With Tard Mork out of the way, it was time for a coffee break at the Coffee House by the Hmong Lodge at Pang Hai - Mae Khi.
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And this place is a gem of a "funky coffee hut."
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the range of "classic collectibles" on display here is incredible.

The diminutive 18 year old waitress from the Hmong Lodge across the street was an absolute honey.
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Turn around point was the Hmong village of Mae Khi, a couple of kms up the hill, & where they were setting up the regular Sunday Talad Nut
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Time for lunch, & back track to Route 1096, the Mae Rim - Samoeng road.
Coming from Mae Khi, at the junction with Route 1096 turn right & it is 6 1/2 kms to Suan Achip falls right beside the road.
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Easy riding buddies for the day
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Thanks Phil & John.

Departure time from Chiang Mai was 12.20PM & arrival time back home was 4.30PM
Total distance travelled 94 kms.
An easy & very enjoyable day out.

Tard Mork waterfall & Suan Achip Falls are both on the GT Rider Mae Sa Valley map.
https://www.gt-rider.com/maps-of-thailan ... g-loop-map
 
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johngooding

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Smacked wrist, no pictures from me. Did not bring my camera up this trip, but will do so next time. So many more photogenic opportunities this time of year.
Thanks David and Phil for another good day out.
 

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Hello David,

I really missed a stop at the Hmong coffe house in Pang Hai last year but,thanks to your post,I'll stop and enjoy for sure.

75 days more to wait!

Cheers,

Lung,(southern French Alps).
 

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And the little girl is inquisitively whispering into the old man's ear "Why does my grandma know your name and smile when she sees you?"

And the way back picture, is that Steve?
 

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Johpa wrote: And the little girl is inquisitively whispering into the old man's ear "Why does my grandma know your name and smile when she sees you?"

And the way back picture, is that Steve?
Yep that's Steve & Mike.
I wish I could tell you what the young lass was whispering in my ear, but...
 

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[format=h2]Pha Bong Waterfall- Mae Hong Son[/format]

Pha Bong waterfall is located just south of Mae Hong Son - 19th August 2010

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Incredible not much water & I was expecting a lot. I've now been to Pha Bong waterfall 4 or 5 times in search of water & give up of ever seeing anything significant.

It's a pretty picnic spot & ride there,

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but if you're looking for water at the waterfall.... :thumbdown:
 

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[format=h2]Huai Sai Lueang Waterfall[/format]
- Friday 3rd September 2010
East of Mae Chaem, & on the Mae Pan waterfall road

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[format=h2]Mae Pan Waterfall[/format]
MAE PAN WATERFALL - Friday 3rd September 2010
East of Mae Chaem & on the west side of Doi Inthanon

The view from R1192
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The bottom lower falls & pool
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Wouahhh ! This is a great one David :) … and so close to home. How do you get so much water in your pictures and so little on the nose ? Could be good timing, but probably also some luck !
 

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[format=h2]Huay Mae Sai Waterfall [/format]
- Ban Jalae, Chiang Rai
- 2nd tier, 15 metres
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[format=h2]Khon Kon Waterfall [/format]
- 70 metres - Chiang Rai - off Route 1211
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Wonderful places and great refreshing pictures David. I hope that Thailand will "keep the forest on". Imagine dry cascades under eucalyptus covers.
 

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[format=h2]Than Sawan Waterfall[/format]
Few photos from Than Sawan Waterfall in Phayao.
Sorry for poor pic quality, dark cloudy rainy day.

GPS: 18.85778, 100.18008

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[format=h2]Phu Sang Waterfall, Phayao[/format]
My version of Phusang Waterfall, Phayao. Photos taken in dry season, May 2015.

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