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Bamboo rafting on the river

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Bamboo rafting on the river

Hi all,

We would like to do a rafting trip out of Chiang Mai, but do not want to combine it with any elephant visits. We have planned our own elephant visit on another day.

After continuous research, I have found that all bamboo rafting down the river is a part of an elephant trek trip.

We just want to do this in a day. Does anyone know a tour co. or somewhere we could do this? We want to keep around the Chiang Mai province, so not looking to travel up to Chiang Rai.

Many thanks in advance. MCG

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1. Re: Bamboo rafting on the river

Bamboo rafting tends to be a rather short activity and tends to take place away from the city, so an hour drive each way for 30 minutes on the river. It is almost always combined with other activities to make a full day or half day of touring.

If you are looking for a leisurely trip down a river, you might check into canoeing the upper Mae Ping. Chiangmai Kayaking offers daytrips of varying length by canoe. And paddling your own canoe is much more fun than squatting on a bamboo bench on a bamboo raft.

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