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Address: Pai, Thailand

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Small river. Romantic.

Small river. Nice to sit by drink a beer or read a book. Very relaxing. Integral part of what pai is. Great spot for couples.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Small river. Nice to sit by drink a beer or read a book. Very relaxing. Integral part of what pai is. Great spot for couples.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We rented tubes from a place on the walking street, and they drove us a few miles upstream and helped our group get started. A bit frustrating at first because there are many spots that are just too shallow for the tube to float over. But overall very relaxing to float all afternoon with beers and friends. I'm giving 4... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We rented inner-tubes for 100 baht from a small shop near the high school in town. The man dropped us off a few kilometers away so we could float downstream for about 2 hours (or at least that was the plan). The water was pretty low so we got caught and flipped around every few hundred meters, but it was... More 

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Albany, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This little river is typical of many Asian waterways. Polluted, algae ridden & totally uninviting, However, it has a certain charm because of the accommodation situated around it. The town of Pai itself is on the river & that is where the action is. The place bustles in the early morning (from about 10.00am it seems) until about 2.00pm when... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I never lived by the river as the places I checked out were fully booked, but walking alongside it is nice too. There are good camping options around the river in Pai town, and supposedly great fishing waters a bit outside town. I met two men that had camped with their MCs somwhere by the river closer to Maehongson which... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Pai river for most the year is 20cm deep, slowly meandering around Pai township. hire a tube from several shops in the town and get a lift out to 12,000 rice fields. start your 1hr ride in a tub with your favorite coldie from 7-Eleven. make sure you dont miss the main town get off in the Pai River Corner... More 

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Rio de Janeiro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After gone tubing in the amazing Nam Song river, in Vang Vieng (Laos), I was expecting some clean water and great environment in Pai. UNFORTUNATELY that's not the case for Pai River. It's quite dirty, lot of sewage being disposed... Honestly I dindn't feel like to make the tubing again in this place. Enjoy Pai's waterfalls, hot springs and other... More 

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Hannover, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

We went Rafting on the Pai river, you can book it by Thai adventure! It was one of the best days in Thailand so far. The rafting is not in the part oft the river, that is close to the City. You take a 1,5 hour drive to the parts of the river with all the rapids!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Just a small river, nothing special. There are a lot of resort, hotel and lodge built by the river, if you like relaxing place, can try to stay here. Portion of the river just at the end of Pai town main road, we parked our scooter at town area and just walked there. More photos and details please refer my... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014 via mobile

We went tubing with a couple of beers! It was a really fun way to spend the afternoon, just floating around and relaxing.

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Address: Pai, Thailand
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Mae Hong Son Province  >  Pai

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