A drive through the rugged terrain, mostly
along dirt tracks, is the ideal way to see the spectacular scenery
of forests and hills and previously inaccessible hill-tribe settlements.
Biking is an ideal way to discover the
country's diverse cultural and natural heritage. Mountain bikers
both novices and veterans will find challenges galore in the mountainous
terrain of the north.
Elephants used to be a major form of transport
before the rivers and roads were discovered.
Young back-packers in the 1970s were the
pioneers of Thailand's eco-adventure travel.
Kayaking is available in the waters off
Krabi and Phangnga provinces, which boast some of the most spectacular
sea-capes and marine life anywhere.
The heart beating, gut wrenching thrill
of shooting the rapids and getting yourself ever wet is one adventure
that should not be missed.