For Travel to Thailand this August, we have selected trips that are suitable for the rainy season. You can choose form plans for a variety of trips, according to each person’s preference. Even during the rainy season there are plenty of places to visit in Thailand.
While many people might think that the rain is an obstacle in tourism, but it is actually a time when the rainforest, the trees, the streams and waterfalls are at their most beautiful, Including the Gulf of Thailand too .. Be sure to come see for yourself.
Pitukro Waterfall, Tak
Pitukro Waterfall is located in the middle of the deep forest in the Doi Sam Mu mountain range, Tak province. It is a large waterfall that flows to a heart shape about 500 meters high, with a lot of water during the rainy season. The water will flow through huge rocks, both left and right, which, when the river is clean, contrasts with the surrounding green forest. The waterfall looks like great and beautiful heart, so many people call it the heart-shaped waterfall. Anyone who like waterfalls will have to see Khao Khao at least once.
Walking Shrimp at Kaeng Lamduan Waterfall, Ubonratchathani
Come see the amazing marching shrimp phenomenon during the night, around 19.00 hrs. – 04.00 hrs, from mid-August until the end of September at Kaeng Lamduan Waterfall.
You will be amazed by the small freshwater shrimp all ready to march on a thousand-meter-long stone pavement and then flowing downstream of the Kaeng Lamduan waterfall. The move in unison with the goal of laying eggs and breeding in the upper reaches of the Phanom Dong Rak mountain range, only once a year.
The Kaeng Lamduan and Kaeng Lamduan waterfalls are among the most beautiful and attractive places in Ubon Ratchathani.
Man Daeng Waterfall, Phitsanulok
Admire the Man Daeng Waterfall at Phu Hin Rong Kla National Park, Phitsanulok Province. During the rainy season the strong flowing stream splashes water high into the air and the spray makes small flowers like the Pink Dragonfly or varieties of Begonia blossom in full bloom cover the valley bottom. The fifth level of the waterfall is the highlight of the Man Daeng Waterfall. The ground at each level is unique and beautiful. In addition to the natural beauty, experts from France and geologists from Thailand have found more than 20 carnivorous dinosaur footprints on the stone plate that formed the waterfall.
The Pink Dragonfly flower, which is hard to find during the rest of the year, is the most beautiful in August of every year.
E-Tong Village and Pilok Mine, Kanchanaburi
E-Tong Village is on the Thai-Burmese border and the names come from Nat Ngang, which means Mountain of gods. Visiting the village of Eeng during the rainy season in August is considered to be the best, because this place is beautiful in the rain. After a rainshower the village will be surrounded by fog like a dream land that many people seek amidst the refreshing atmosphere of the green mountains with mist, trees and rich waterfalls.
E-Tong Village is a district in the Thong Pha Phum district of Karnchanaburi. The mine flourished in the past but it was closed to maintain a peaceful village full of natural beauty. The good-hearted villagers, both Thai and Burmese, are descendants of former miners.
Khiriwong Fruit Village, Nakhon Si Thammarat
For those seeking fresh air during the rainy season, Khiri Wong Village in Nakhon Sri Thammarat is considered to be one of the most pure ozone villages in Thailand. The village is located close to the royal mountains that are rich in forests and clear streams with cool fresh weather and pure flowing water throughout the year. Villagers still live in simple, traditional ways with lots of fun activities. During the month of August, there are many seasonal fruits. Travel to the Kiriwong Village for both fresh air and refreshing tasting, delicious fresh fruit. Khiriwong Fruit Village is on the must do lists of savvy travellers.
Akha Swing Festival, Chiang Rai
The annual Swing Festival is an old tradition of the Akha hill tribe people in Chiang Rai. It is a famous activity which you should not miss. It is held during only 4 days during August to September, depending on the traditional festival days set for each village. You therefore need to take a little effort to track the date their ceremonies. But it is guaranteed that it is worth the effort if you come to experience this unique and beautiful tradition. The villagers in each village will work together to prepare a lively event with traditional clothing and people cheerfully working together to assemble the swings.